Karachi, November 05, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Managing Director of SSGC Azim Iqbal Siddiqui tendered his resignation from the Company on personal grounds. His resignation was placed before the Company’s Board of Directors in an emergent meeting of Board of Directors held under the chairmanship of Mr. Salim Abbas Jilani on Saturday 3 November 2012 at SSGC’s head office.
After detailed deliberations, the Board accepted Mr. Siddiqui’s resignation that would be in effect from 8 November 2012. The Board of Directors paid glowing tributes for the selfless services rendered by Mr. Azim Iqbal Siddiqui for the Company during his marathon association that spanned over 35 illustrious years. The Board unanimously resolved that Mr. Siddiqui had a highly commendable career that was laced with colossal display of commitment, proven leadership abilities, sheer adherence to transparency and above all with an exemplary sense of belonging to the company. The Board members also recorded their best wishes for future pursuits of the outgoing MD.
In place of Mr. Azim Iqbal Siddiqui, the Board of Directors also decided to appoint DMD (Corporate Services) Zuhair Siddiqui as the Managing Director w.e.f. 8 November 2012. Mr. Zuhair Siddiqui has been serving the Company for the last ten years at various senior management positions.
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