Hussain Dawood

Chairman at Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd

Mr. Hussain Dawood serves as the Chairman of the Board of Dawood Hercules Corporation. As an entrepreneur, businessman, and philanthropist he has driven the Group and its investments since 2002 into new fields of business and achieved new levels of growth in revenues. His vision is to make contributions to sectors that are drivers of the economy and society. He also serves as the Chairman of Engro Corporation.

Committed to human development, Mr. Dawood is the Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Dawood Foundation (TDF). Established in 1962, TDF focuses on creating collective change by building interactive spaces for formal and informal learning. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Karachi School of Business and Leadership, a graduate management school focused on developing effective leaders.

Mr. Dawood also acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Karachi Education Initiative and is a member of the Board of Governors at the Islamabad Policy Research Institute.

Mr. Dawood has been leading the Group’s engagement with the World Economic Forum since 1992. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, and is a graduate in Metallurgy from Sheffield University, UK.


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