Abacus appoints Fatima Asad Khan as chief executive officer

08:27 PM | 9 Mar, 2021
Abacus appoints Fatima Asad Khan as chief executive officer

 LAHORE – Leading technology, consulting, and outsourcing firm Abacus on Tuesday announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Fatima Asad Khan as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

Whilst Asad Ali Khan continues as Chairman of the Board, he will no longer serve as the CEO. Also, Muhammad Aamer Chaudhary shall assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Board. Abbas Khan and Paul Batchelor shall continue as non-executive members of the Board of Directors and Alliya Haider as Corporate Secretary.

Over the last 24 years with Abacus, Fatima has been an integral member of the top leadership at Abacus and spearheaded major strategy and technology initiatives across the firm’s portfolio, most notably delivering solutions in Digital Transformation, Enterprise Innovation, Corporate Governance, Strategic Change, and Human Capital Management. 

“During this time of rapid transformation, Fatima Asad Khan is clearly the best person to lead the firm. Fatima has the track record of leading with innovation and creating value for our stakeholders that we believe is critical to lead Abacus,” said Asad Ali Khan, Abacus’ Chairman of the Board. “We are on a positive growth trajectory at Abacus, and I am confident that this realignment of Abacus’ corporate governance framework shall enable us to innovate at a faster pace with improved capabilities and offerings for our clients, and we would be able to ensure sustainable growth, consistent with our vision and strategy.”

As a pioneer in the consulting, outsourcing, and technology space, he added, “The impact Abacus has made on our people’s lives and collectively on our client’s business is undeniable, and I can see a glorious future ahead as we continue to reinvent ourselves and be the transformation partner of choice for our clients and partners.”

In her statement, Fatima Asad Khan, commented, “Abacus has always been a true transformation partner for its clients, bringing revolutionizing solutions in Strategy, Technology, Human Resources, and Outsourcing. I am truly honored to have been chosen to lead the firm. This is an exciting time for all of us at Abacus. With our strategic partners like SAP, Mercer, Google Cloud, UiPath, CCL, and many more, we are looking forward to continuing to drive innovation and growth for our clients worldwide. I believe we have the best people, culture, and values, which have successfully served the company in its 34-year history. As the firm enters its next wave of expanded innovation and growth, together with our people, we will continue to accelerate our ability to deliver innovation-driven business solutions to our customers more quickly while providing the best career opportunities for our people.”

Headquartered in Lahore, Abacus is a technology, consulting, and outsourcing firm offering future-ready solutions to its clients worldwide. Since its inception in 1987, Abacus has been helping organizations transform their visions into realities through a combination of innovation-led methods and disruptive technologies.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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