Ali Raza Mehdi to Join Zong

Ali Raza Mehdi, Head of Human Resource, Administration and Security at ZONG
Ali Raza Mehdi, Head of Human Resource, Administration and Security at ZONG

Ali Raza Mehdi, former VP HR and admin of Mobilink, is joining Zong to head it’s human resource department, we have confirmed with sources.

Ali Raza Mehdi will replace Zaheer Baig – who recently resigned from his position to join National Bank of Pakistan.

Industry sources revealed that Mr. Mehdi is confirmed to take charge this Monday. It is unclear at the moment if Ali will head admin department as well (in addition to HR), because of his expertise in the area; though Zong has admin chief at the moment.

It merits mentioning here that Ali Raza Mehdi served Mobilink as VP HR and Admin. Mehdi had resigned from his position from Mobilink in November 2009 to join Metro.

Analyst are terming Ali Raza’s appointment as a major development for Zong. They opined that Ali Raza’s has all the abilities to bring in the positive change in Zong’s HR hierarchy.

Update (July 7th, 2011):

Zong has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Ali Raza Mehdi as Head of Human Resource, Administration and Security at Zong.

About Ali Raza Mehdi, Zong said:

Ali has over 20 years of rich Human Resource Development and Management experience both in domestic and international arenas. Ali has worked for various multinational companies including Mobilink, Metro Cash and Carry Pakistan, Pharmacia Corp (Pfizer), Etisalat, American Express TRS, ANZ Grindlays Bank and Pakistan Tobacco Company.

His expertise and experience are in the areas of corporate organizational development, change management, organizational assessment & analysis, cultural transformation, H.R Strategy, executive coaching, transformational leadership & team building, compensation strategy, merger integration and due diligence and executive assessment and staffing.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • Caveman

    Well let’s see if this is true, he let everyone know that telenor was interested in him before they concluded the search process. Then they kept on walking one he rid that

  • Aslam Sahuka

    Good chang

  • waqas

    He is best in HR now employees of Zong really feal the difference.
    We are missing him.

  • wajid

    I request Mr. Ali Raza Mehdi to Remove all these FRADiyes from there posts in HR department and customer care center. they pick the call and drop line without any answer.
    and to add to these frauds they now allow only 2 time to call 310.

  • insider

    Mr Mehdi got ample experiance to run HR/Admin operations, and currently in Zong he is heading both departments, which is a good news for all Zong employees, lets see how much room he got to work freely

  • Abdul Hannan

    Truely Champion, Wish you good luck.

  • Kainat

    wish u best of luck !!!

  • ali chachar

    sir
    wish u all the best