ISLAMABAD (April 27, 2011): Asif Saeed Sindhu, who has been appointed by Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani as acting MD/CEO OGDCL, has over 25-year experience in the field of exploration and production sector of hydrocarbon resources in the country.
Asif Sindhu has been the Executive Director (Finance)/ CFO since
September 2009. Prior to joining the OGDCL he was working as Finance Director (CFO) for Shell Pakistan Limited.
Sindhu is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, with around 20 years of diversified financial experience.
Sindhu said the OGDCL being national oil company was more responsible towards completion of its development projects and exploration targets set by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources to play a positive role in the national economy.
He desired professionals of the company should perform their responsibilities with hard work and dedication in transparent manner.
(Published in “DailyTimes” on April 28, 2011)
Mr. Asif Sindhu had been the Executive Director (Finance)/CFO since September 2009. Prior to joining OGDCL he was working as Finance Director (CFO) for Shell Pakistan Limited. Mr. Sindhu is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, with around 20 years of diversified financial experience. He was associated with A. F. Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants (Price Waterhouse Coopers) Karachi, from 1986 to 1991 as an Audit supervisor. He then joined ANZ Grindlays bank in 1992 where he held various senior positions in Pakistan, Dubai and Melbourne, Australia. From 1997 to 2001 he held the position of CFO with ANZ Grindlays Bank (Now Standard Chartered). Mr. Sindhu joined Shell Pakistan limited (SPL) in 2001 as planning manager and later he was appointed as Chief Financial Officer for the $480 million Shell/PARCO/Chevron/PSO joint venture, Pak Arab Pipeline Company Limited. Later served as Finance Director & Country Controller for Shell from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Sindhu has been a director on the boards of Shell Pakistan Limited, Pak-Arab Pipeline Company Limited and Pakistan Refinery Limited. He has also been Chairman of the Board Audit Committee of Pakistan Refinery Limited.