CEO TRG Nadeem Elahi Elected As American Business Council President

Nadeem Arshad Elahi, Country Head of The Resource Group (TRG), one of the big ICT solution providing companies which is also listed with Pakistan Stock Exchange, has been elected as President American Business Council recently.

Mr. Nadeem Arshad Elahi said:

The American Business Council is a vitally important voice representing one of the largest investor groups in Pakistan and I look forward to working with the Executive Committee to ensure member concerns are heard and addressed.

I would also like to thank the outgoing Executive Committee,” continued Elahi “for their service to the Chamber and its members.

Nadeem Elahi also served as Chairman PASHA in 2012.

The other members of the Executive Committee also comprise of some of the most prominent business executives, managing amongst them the most prestigious businesses in Pakistan.

Ahmed Jamal Mir, Managing Director & CEO, Prestige/Grey (Pvt.) Ltd., has been elected Senior Vice President and Kazim Hasnain, Managing Director, Eli Lilly Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd., elected as Vice President. This was announced at the 31st Annual General Meeting held at the Chamber recently.

Newly elected Office Bearers and Executive Committee members will take office for a 12 month term commencing from October 1st 2015.

The American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC) is a Chamber of Commerce & Industry of American businesses in Pakistan and is is one of the largest investors group in Pakistan with 68 members – most of them are Fortune 500 companies. They operate in various sectors i.e. health care, financial services, information technology, chemicals & fertilizers, energy, FMCG, food & beverage, oil & gas and others.

ABC members have cumulative revenues of US$ 3.73 billion.  Members contribute a sizable amount to the national exchequer every year as direct and indirect taxes – last year they contributed Rs. 77 billion.  The ABC members also employ over 34,000 people directly who support 140,000 dependents and indirectly employ nearly one million people with agents, distributors, contractors, etc.