Friday, July 8, 2011
Mr. Shazad G. Dada is a seasoned banker and a prominent capital market professional. His portfolio includes over 20 years of major national and international financial market experience. Being the CEO of Pakistan operations of Barclays Bank plc, he is presently overseeing all Barclays' businesses in Pakistan.
Mr. Dada is a graduate with honours from University of Pennsylvania with Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees and also has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Dada's banking career started with Bankers Trust, USA in 1990 which was later acquired by Deutsche Bank AG in 1999 where he worked extensively on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions during his appointment as the Managing Director of Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Advisory group at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc in New York and as Head of Media M&A practice in the Americas. In 2005, he was assigned in Pakistan as Deutsche Bank's Chief Country Officer and Head of Global Banking.
He has been contributing towards the development of the Pakistani financial market and continues to do so as the Vice-Chairman of the Pakistan Banks' Association and Council Member and Chairperson - Finance Committee of The Institute of Bankers Pakistan.
The Board of Directors of KSE has appointed Mr. Dada as member of its Audit Committee and Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Shazad Dada actively contributes towards the community and plays his part as Chairperson of Developments in Literacy, as Director of Naya Jeevan and AIESEC. Besides, he is also associated with various reputed charitable organizations and causes.