Atif joined August Leadership as CFO and brings a commercial and business-focused mindset, with a broad and geographically diverse experience. Prior to joining August Leadership, Atif held CFO/ Senior Finance roles in his 19 years with BAT, and in his last role, he was the CFO of Al Muhaidib Group’s Nestle Distribution operation in Iraq.
Atif has worked across all major areas of finance, and in developed markets, ranging from South Korea, HK, Singapore to Germany, as well as in emerging markets, ranging from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, to Iraq.
He has in-depth working experience with pubic limited companies as well as private and SMEs. His collaborative approach and drive for results have helped him deliver ‘turnarounds’ in SMEs, as well as drive change at individual and multi-market levels in his regional/cluster roles.
Atif holds a degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA. He also speaks Turkish and German in addition to native Urdu. He is a keen golfer with an interest in cricket and tennis, as well as participating in social work activities as a Rotarian.