Jun 15

Omar Sheikh to lead Shell business in Pakistan

Karachi: Omar Yaqoob Sheikh has been promoted as Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited for the period of next three years. Omar Sheikh Shell

He will assume the top office on August 1st in the place of Sarim Sheikh who resigned from Shell after long association with the oil marketing giant.

Omar is Director of Shell Pakistan and working currently as General Manager Lubricants of Shell Pakistan Ltd. He has two master degrees in business administration from INSEAD and Institute of Business Administration (IBA).

The Rise and Rise of Umar Sheikh

Omar Sheikh has pursued his successful career at Shell. He joined the company in 1995 soon after completion of his first MBA and played various roles in in retail, commercial lubricants and downstream strategy portfolios in Pakistan and overseas. He also worked at Shell International Ltd in London with senior downstream leadership on developing business strategy and implementing portfolio transactions.

National Sales Manager

Shell Pakistan

1995 – 2001

Project Leader

Shell International Limited

September 2002 – December 2004

Consultancy Manager

Shell International Petroleum Company Limited

January 2005 – July 2007

General Manager

Special Projects – Retail Strategy & Portfolio

August 2007 – January 2009

General Manager

Global Lubricants Sunrise IV


February 2009 — till now

Sarim Sheikh

Sarim Sheikh who became MD of Shell Pakistan last year in July has decided to quit the company for personal reasons.

He played a tremendous role of managing operations of Shell in 55 countries as Shell’s General Manager of Distributor Markets – Europe & South America.