Mr. Zafar Osmani, the CEO of Excelerate Private Limited, is a well renowned, seasoned business professional and carries vast management and leadership experience spanning over thirty years.
In his career, Mr. Osmani served prominent organizations in senior management and leadership capacities in the Human Resources, Organization Development, Marketing and Project Management functions. Prior to setting up Excelerate, Mr. Osmani was the Chief Operating Officer at Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC). He also served as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Habib Bank Limited; as Member Human Resource Management at Central Board of Revenue (CBR); and as Senior Executive Vice President (Business Planning, Marketing, IT and HR) at Pak Kuwait Investment Company/Meezan Bank. Mr. Osmani also served American Express Bank as Director/Head of HR for Pakistan and Bangladesh and as Regional Director (Asia-Pacific Region, based in Singapore) Compensation & Benefits. Earlier in his career he also served at Gulf International Bank, Bahrain, Exxon Chemical Pakistan Ltd. and Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan.
Mr. Osmani holds a Masters Degree in IR and Political Science and a Bachelors Degree in Law. He completed a Human Resource Management Program from Cornell University, USA and has conducted various HR, Leadership, TQM and other management development programs for indigenous and multinational organizations. He has also facilitated many training programs, workshops and seminars through management institutes in Pakistan and abroad.