Brands Foundation is a pursuit of excellence to activate the concept of IP ownership...

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To represent Pakistani brands globally and build a distinct brand identity of Pakistan...

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To provide proficient services for brand research, brand market positioning, brand ...

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Since its inception in 2007, Brands Foundation has to its credit the following achievements...

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Organizational hierarchy of Brands Foundation comprises of a board of directors, working director, various department managers and other support staff. Directors who form the nucleus of working strategy are highly qualified with vast diversified experience and are engaged in running various high-tech organizations.

Details of the qualifications, experience and assignments of directors are as follows;

Emran Ahmed Riyaz - Chairman

Mr. Emran did his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi in 1988.

He has been actively involved in roll-out of big scale technology projects throughout his career, ranging from 1000 lines digital PBX to a full scale Radio paging infrastructure. He was also part of the team spearheading FM radio stations and MMDS based wireless cable infrastructure, the first ever in Pakistan.

In 1999, he laid the foundation of VectraCom (Pvt.) Ltd, a wireless application services company as is the CEO and Chief Architect. In 2003, VectraCom Broadcasting Services (Pvt.) Ltd... Read More +

Shaikh Rashid Alam – CEO and Board Director

Mr. Rashid is the founder and CEO of the Brands Foundation, an MBA in Brand Management by qualification, he has held various strategic positions throughout his career. He started his professional career in 2003 with the establishment of Prime Public Relations in Karachi. Prime Public Relations was a sole proprietorship company providing PR and event management services to leading corporate companies of Pakistan. He has also got the honor of representing Government of Pakistan at World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Regional Forum on Branding Transformation at Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Syed Asim Zaffar – Board Director

With over 24 years of experience within the IT industry and holding the prestigious position of Director Sindh IT Board, his career spans through sales, marketing, operations and public relations. He has represented Pakistan on numerous occasions locally and internationally. His tireless efforts to improve and inculcate a progressive IT environment within Pakistan earned him an honorary key to the city by the Mayor of the city of Naperville, IL, USA in addition to numerous other awards. He has also served as Chairman Pakistan Council of IT Professionals, an entity engaged in career counseling and image building.

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Yaseen Tahir – Board Director

With 25 years senior management experience in administration of Customs, Central Excises and Sales Tax matters as an officer of the Central Board of Revenue (CBR), Ex-officio Member of National Industrial Relations Commission (NIRC), Islamabad and Ex-officio Director Saudi Pak Investment Company (A joint venture of the Governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia) backed up with Masters in English and Strategic Studies, Mr. Yaseen brings a lot of diverse experience to the organization.

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Shagufta Rashid – Board Director

An MBA in brand management by qualification, she has held various positions related to Branding. She has done considerable work within supervisory roles and as member of various councils.

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Ghousuddin Ahmed Khan – Board Director

A doctor by qualification, he has been associated with various IT and energy projects. His diverse experience provides alternate mindset while tackling matters and gives a new dimension to the strategic direction of the Brands Foundation.

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M. Shakeel Khan – Working Director

Mr. Shakeel brings with him a vast experience of 29 years ranging from management, operations, supply chain and commercials. He has also worked on classified government projects in collaboration with international firms. He holds a masters degree in microbiology along with business administration.

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Supervisory Council

Apart from the organizational hierarchy Brands Foundation has got a Supervisory council comprising of Mr. Tariq Sayeed, Mr. Zahid Malik and Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Soomro. These renowned technocrats are entrusted with the task of providing policy guidance and board of directors gets their suggestions for future working.

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Brands Foundation Members

Brands Foundation has an autonomous board overlooking all the aspects from the initial evaluation of brands to the final awarding. Each member within the autonomous board is elected for a period of 2 years and has to be re-elected after that. All the autonomous board members are individuals who have no valid association of any sort with any other organization and possess a high caliber of repute and professional experience in order to effectively evaluate and honor the brands.

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