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Farooq Niaz Joins Zong as Head of PR

By  | 08, Oct 2012 | 10 Comments



Farooq Niaz Farooq Niaz Joins Zong as Head of PRZong has appointed Mr. Farooq Niaz as new Manager for its Public Relations and CSR function, a position that was vacated by Aamir Pasha when he had joined Ufone.

Mr. Farooq Niaz brings with him over 9 years of experience in electronic media, printing, public relations, corporate communications and event management.

Niaz has previously worked for several local and multinational organizations including Standard Chartered Bank, Cyber Internet Service Provider (Pvt) Ltd., Asia Pacific Institute of Information and Technology, Geo TV Network, SAMAA TV and ARY Digital Network.

Commenting on appointment of Mr. Niaz, Usman Ishaq – Executive Director of Zong said:

We are fortunate to have yet another capable individual on board. Farooq is young and like every youthful person he brings a lot of energy to the team along with maturity, experience and qualification required to be a thorough professional. We welcome him to the company and are confident that he will prove to be an asset for ZONG.

Niaz holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from SZABIST and has additionally been trained in Gender Equity and Media Sensitization, Making Television News and Crisis Reporting. His specialties include public relations, media handling, corporate communications, corporate publications and branding, event management, website development and management, external affairs, corporate social responsibility, business planning, sales and business development.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/Sarwar007 Ghulam Sarwar

    I guess he was NEWS ANCHOR at SAMAA? @aamir ?

    • aamir7

      Yup

  • Hammy

    Amir bhai : Is there any difference between HEAD of the department and Manager ??

  • Tech Guru

    Telenor tried the same strategy in the past with Anjum Rehman which was total failure Just because people are media personnels doesn’t mean that they can run PR department in the fierce telecom industry … This may be a step in the wrong direction…

    • Majid Mazoor

      Telenor should go for some professionals …

      • Faisal

        They already do have a lot of professionals , doing good jobs.

  • Saieen

    I totally agree with tech Guru

  • Telecom consultant

    i wonder wat is the use of such a story… you can cover about CEOs, CTO’s but not everybody in the telecom sompany… Guys may be managers or senior managers… such things keep on happening every now and then… but it appears that it is being taken just to please them or earn a soft place… waste of time and effort honestly

  • arshad

    Usman Ishaq ko media pe aanay ka itna shouq hai kay un ka bas nahi chalta kay geo tv ki news woh khud parha karen.
    ab aik khabrain parhnay wala banda zong ka PR department chalaye ga.. wah re zong..
    sales ka banda agar management chala sakta hai zong mein toh PR b chal he jaye gee.

  • muhammad haroon

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