Mr. Jamal Iftakhar was born in a business family and on coming to age he joined his ancestral business after doing his BBA under the able guidance of his father. He has done his Bachelor’s in Finance from City University London, United Kingdom in 1981. He is Managing Director of Dostsons Cotton Mills (Pvt.) Ltd. He has sixteen years of experience of running spinning business. He possesses strong analytical and administrative skills, which resulted in continuous expansion of Dostson’s manufacturing capacity from initial 1536 Rotors to 3312 Rotors as of now. He has initiative, drive and is always on the look for new technique to enhance production and improve quality. It is at his initiative that presently Dostsons has implemented ERP software for effective control of the business. Currently he is a Chief Executive Officer of Dost Steels Ltd (DSL). DSL is the first private sector steel Rebar mill in Pakistan for a capacity of 300,000 metric tons per annum. DSL has completed the entire erection of plant mechanical and electrical cold commissioning under the supervision of Mr. Jamal Iftakhar.
Mr. Zahid Iftakhar was born in a business family and on coming to age he joined his ancestral business after doing his graduation under the able guidance of his father. He is looking after management and Sales of the Dostsons Cotton Mills (Pvt.) Ltd. He possesses all the requisite abilities to run a business independently. He has foresightedness and is able to forecast the future needs of the mill. He has been in the spinning business for the last twenty years.
Mr. Amir Mahmood is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has extensive experience of over 20 years in financial and commercial sectors in senior management roles of large organizations. He has been involved in lead roles in national and international financing arrangements and restructuring as Chief Financial Officer of an airline. Currently, he is serving as Chief Executive Officer in Dost Steels Limited.
Mustafa Jamal Iftakhar belongs to a respectable business family of Karachi. He has done his a level from Karachi Grammar school and Bachelor in mechanical engineering from Kings College London. He is a keen sportsman and a certified Scuba Diver from PADI USA. Currently He is looking after the implementation of ERP software and web development of Dost Steels Ltd Lahore Officer and Mill SITE as well. Besides belonging with the business family, he has also yarn brokerage and clearing forwarding experience personally that actually polished his technical and analytical skills.
Naim Anwar – President and CEO- Crescent Star Group
Managing Director & CEO- Crescent Star Insurance Limited (CSIL) – a veteran Insurance professional with a vast experience of more than 3 decades in the insurance industry in the fields of Sales & Operations, Re Insurance, Underwriting & Claims and Risk Management. Mr Naim holds the portfolio of Managing Director & CEO of Crescent Star Insurance Limited (CSIL), President/CEO Crescent Star Foods (CSF), CEO Crescent Star Luxury (CSL), CEO Crescent Star Technologies (CST), Chairman & Director Dost Steel Limited.
President/ CEO Crescent Star Foods (Pvt) Ltd (a subsidiary of Crescent Star Insurance Limited) Golden Chick: CSF has launched the Texas based Fried Chicken chain “Golden Chick” in Pakistan. The initial plan is to open three (3) restaurants with a target of thirty (30) outlets in the next five (5) years; the first 2 restaurants are already serving successfully from Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi and Y Block Lahore. Bombay Chowpatty: An International Food Chain with the rights for Sindh & Baluchistan in Pakistan. Hailing from the UAE, it serves Desi Food as Fast food which is a fairly recent and unique concept for South Asian cuisine. Currently, it has three outlets already operating in Karachi situated at Dolmen Mall Clifton, Dolmen Mall Tariq Road and for the first time in Pakistan, Bombay Chowpatty has launched its Dine- in Restaurant at Zama Zama Clifton Karachi.
CEO Crescent Star Luxury (Pvt) Ltd (a subsidiary of Crescent Star Insurance Limited) The latest addition to the line of business with an estimated investment of Rs300m, to market cosmetics, perfumes and luxury items under the brand name of “DEFINE”. Its first concept luxury store is launched at Lucky one Mall Karachi, with 45 international brands of perfumes and cosmetics with first of its kind “Service Zones” concept that are providing a whole range of facilities such as Style Bar, Make-over Bar and Nail Bar.
Chairman & Director -Dost Steel Limited (DSL): Mr Naim Anwar is Chairman of the new Board of Directors of DSL, as a nominee of Crescent Star Insurance Limited.
Syed Adnan Zaidi, being the architecture and researcher in the team is leading the project on core technical side. He is MS/M.Phil in Network Security and BS in Computer Science. His endeavour has resulted as remarkable technology in motion. He has conducted vast research in last 6 years on Media related technologies. His knowledge in Multimedia and Digital Signal Processing has converted the computerized technology into automated solution for industry.