Things to know about “First Woman” to lead major bank in Pakistan
Recently Sima Kamil has been appointed as the new president and chief operating officer (CEO) of one of the country’s largest bank, United Bank Limited (UBL).
You need to know some things about the “First Woman” who will be leading the major bank in Pakistan after May 31, when the outgoing CEO Wajahat Hussain leaves the company.
Since 2011 Sima Kamil had previously leaded Habib Bank Ltd’s (HBL) Branch Banking and large expansion of HBL’s branch network can be seen.
Kamil also head HBL Asset Management Company Ltd, she dealt with HBL’s consumer, retail and small and medium enterprises, and rural banking initiatives, also worked for bank’s wealth management division.
Recently she made numerous efforts to launch HBL’s Women’s Market Program with a vision to promote HBL as the top bank for women in the country.
Previously she was associated with microfinance industry as a director.
Kamil also experience at international financial institutions, including American Express, a financial services company, and Standard Chartered Bank.
She has a business degree from Kingston University in the UK and an MBA from the City University, London.
She chairs the Board of Governors of the Karachi Grammar School, and is a board member of the Notre Dame Institute of Education.