Hussain Dawood

Group Chairman, Engro

Hussain Dawood is a seasoned business leader and visionary who has transformed Dawood Hercules Group and Engro Corporation into a partner of choice for international companies seeking investments in Pakistan.

Mr. Dawood serves as Chairman of the Dawood Hercules Corporation, its subsidiary Engro Corporation, and is the driving force behind The Dawood Foundation, a non-profit focused on education and social change. During his tenure as Chairman since 2006, Engro Corporation has experienced significant growth, expansion into new fields of business, and increased revenue.

In addition to his professional successes, Mr. Dawood is deeply committed to promoting human development based on character and good manners (CGM). He has made it a priority to invest in the growth potential of both his people and businesses, focusing on leadership development, upskilling and reskilling, and international partnerships. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Karachi School of Business & Leadership (KSBL), where the Engro Leadership Academy embodies CGM principles.

Mr. Dawood holds an MBA from the prestigious Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a degree in Metallurgy from Sheffield University. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute and has been an active participant in the World Economic Forum since 1992. Under his stewardship, the Group is now focused on continuously investing in the growth potential of both its people and businesses, contributing to the growth of Pakistan.

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