PMD, Pakistan Mobile Number Portability Database (Guarantee) Limited, is a company owned by the five Mobile Operators (Mobilink-Orascom, Telenor, Ufone, Warid and CMPak-China Mobile ) of Pakistan and has been managing the Centralized Number Portability Clearing House, with a solution from Telcordia Technologies of New Jersey, USA since March 2007 in a 100+ Million Subscriber Market.:
To become a credible technology partner contributing significantly towards achieving business objectives with the best possible quality in the shortest possible time.
Ensure that customers who choose to port should be able to port quickly, easily and seamlessly and their experience before, during and after porting should be smooth and pleasant.
PMD has a small team of twenty qualified, trained and highly motivated employees led by a CEO who reports to the Board of Directors (composed of mostly Mobile Company CEOs).
Profile of CEO PMD:
Mr. Zahid Minhas
|Mr. Zahid Minhas has over 28 years experience with Telecoms (cellular/wireless/ mobile-satellite) with leading regional and international players in development, implementation and operations fields. He has been heading PMD since July 2007 as its CEO. His previous assignments were: CXO-Level assignments with Pakistani Mobile Operators, Senior Project Manager for Thuraya, a GSM-Based Mobile Satellite project with Ericsson, Hughes & Boeing, based in Dubai, UAE. He has excellent international and local domain knowledge and enjoys good professional relationships with the top brass of Telecommunications and IT industry in the region. |
Profile of the PMD Board:
Mr. Abdul Aziz
Chairman Board of Directors
|Mr. Abdul Aziz, the President & CEO of Ufone, has been the Chairman of PMD’s Board of Directors since August 2008. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and has over fourteen years of experience in the Telecom Industry both locally and Internationally including Europe, Asia and Africa. During his career he has held various senior level positions with companies including Warid Telecom, Millicom International, S.A., Ufone GSM and Celtel International. |
Mr. Rashid Khan
|Mr. Rashid Khan, the President & CEO of Mobilink, has been the Director on PMD’s Board since May 2010. He is. He brings with him a vast management experience in the emerging multimedia technologies and businesses including telecommunications, computing and television broadcasting. Mr. Khan holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States; specializing in Telecommunications and Computers. Mr. Rashid Khan has worked for various companies in the Silicon Valley, California, USA for 15 years. |
Mr. Muneer Farooqui
|Mr. Muneer Farooqui, the CEO of Warid Telecom (Private ) Limited, has been the Director on PMD’s Board since March 2010. He was previously the CEO of Warid Telecom International, Bangladesh. He has dynamic work experience in the Telecom Sector and proven leadership in various capacities. He is a result oriented professional exuding strong commitment for innovation and organizational changes aimed at creating business relevance and enhancing organizational effectiveness. |
Mr. Sajid Mahmood
|Mr. Sajid Mahmood, the Chief Information Officer of CMPak Limited, has been the Director on PMD’s Board of Directors since May 2011. |
Mr. Salman Malik
|Mr. Salman Malik, Director, Corporate and Strategy Affairs Division in Telenor Pakistan, has been the Director on PMD’s Board since March 2010. He is currently serving in a lead supervisory role in launching the Mobile Commerce initiative by Telenor. He has dynamic work experience in the Telecom Sector and has also served as Director De-Regulation Facilitation Unit in the Ministry of IT & Telecom. |