Mr. Asif Jooma began his career in the corporate sector with Lucky Core Industries Limited (Formerly ICI Pakistan Limited) back in 1983. He has over 35 years of extensive experience in senior commercial and leadership roles. Following his early years with the Company and subsequently, Pakistan PTA Limited, he was appointed Managing Director of Abbott Laboratories Pakistan Limited in 2007. After serving there for nearly six years, he returned to Lucky Core Industries Limited (Formerly ICI Pakistan Limited) as Chief Executive in February 2013.
Mr. Jooma has previously served as the President of the American Business Council, President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) and Chairman of the Pharma Bureau. He has also served as a Director on NIB Bank Limited, Engro Fertilisers Limited and Director and Member Executive Committee of the Board of Investment (BOI) â€“ Government of Pakistan and currently serves on the Board of National Bank of Pakistan, Systems Limited, Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited and International Industries Limited. Mr. Jooma is also the Chief Executive of NutriCo Morinaga (Private) Limited.
Additionally, Mr. Jooma is on the Board of Governors of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and a Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Programme, whilst previously also serving on the Board of Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVSAA). He himself graduated cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics and attended Executive Development programmes at INSEAD and Harvard Business School thereafter.