Monday, January 3, 2011
Fazal Karim Dadabhoy
Mr. Fazal Karim Dadabhoy is one of the pioneer industrialists of our country and belongs to a noble business family of Pakistan. Fazal Karim Dadabhoy was born in Karachi on November 10, 1977. He has vast experience and qualifications in the field of Management, Economics and Business Administration. He got his BBA degree from South Eastern University (Greenwich Institute, Washington DC).
The history of Dadabhoy Group begins in 1895. Mr. Ali Muhammad A. Latif, great grand father of Fazal Karim Dadabhoy, established a trading house later turned it into a department store, in the beautiful country of South Africa. Mr. Ali Muhammad A. Latif, departed at the young age of 35 years. Later Mr. A. Ghani Dadabhoy, grand father of Mr. Fazal Karim Dadabhoy, posthumous son of Mr. Ali Muhammad A. Latif established initially a trading house and later a soap factory, at Portbandar on the western coast of pre-partitioned India. At the time of partition, the family migrated to Pakistan and at the call of Quaid-e-Azam, it came forward to play its role in the new infant country. Immediately after settling in Karachi, he (Mr. A. Ghani Dadabhoy) set up a trading house encompassing a wide range of businesses.
His father Muhammad Hussain Dadabhoy, the Chairman, M H Dadabhoy Group of Companies, worked hard with his father. Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy, a civil engineer by education, has established many industries with his other family members, under the name of Dadabhoy Group. The Dadabhoy group that enhanced itself in diversified different industrial sectors of Pakistan decided through its Board of Directors to distribute specific areas of activities to different family members. This decision culminated into the forming of versatile and all encompassing M. H. Dadabhoy group since 1990s. Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy is the chairman of M. H. Dadabhoy Group.
Presently he (Mr. Fazal Karim Dadabhoy) is holding the office of Deputy Managing Director of M.H. Dadabhoy Group of Companies and doing the job independently for the last 10 years. During this tenure he successfully negotiated with a cross section of interests and has been leading the company in a very praise-worthy manner and to the entire satisfaction of the stakeholders.
Besides this, he has been appointed by Govt. of Sindh as Justice of Peace. He is also serving as Honorary Consul General Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) & also holds membership of many national / international forums like Chief Executive Pakistan Poland Business Forum, Chairman Nooriabad Association of Trade & Industry (NATI), Member of Defence Housing Authority Sunset Club, Defence Housing Authority Creek Club, Defence Housing Authority Marina Club, Defence Housing Authority Golf Club, Management Association of Pakistan, KDA Golf Club, PAF Yatch Club, Karachi Gymkhana, Karachi Chamber of Commerce Industry, Employers Federation of Pakistan, Corporate Member WWF, Member ABAD, Life Member of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries.
He has traveled widely across the world in connection with his business and sightseeing. Due to his sheer hard work he is highly respected in the business communities.