KARACHI: Waqar Siddiqui has been appointed as the chief executive and managing director of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL) with effect from November 1, 2021, a statement said.
Waqar joined Shell Pakistan in 2001 and has since held several roles locally and internationally at senior leadership positions.
In his 24 years of oil downstream experience, he has successfully guided Shell companies through organisational changes, strategy development, mergers/acquisitions and achieving consistent performance delivery.
His last role before returning to Pakistan was managing director of Shell Downstream Retail in PT Shell Indonesia. Waqar has been a director on the board of Shell Pakistan since 2019.
Siddiqui holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA in Marketing. In addition, he holds academic and professional accreditations from the Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia.