Aamir Hafeez Ibrahim

CEO, Jazz

Aamir Hafeez Ibrahim

Speaker Bio

Aamir Ibrahim has been the CEO of Jazz since 2016, Pakistan’s largest telecom and internet company with 75 million subscribers. He is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of VEON (the sixth largest telecom operator in the world). He has held senior leadership positions in VEON, Telenor Group, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mobilink. His career spans over 25 years, 7 countries, and in industries as diverse as telecommunications, automotive, and financial services.

Aamir has been an instrumental member of the team that helped transform Jazz from a legacy telecom operator to being the company’s preferred digital lifestyle player, which today offers mobile broadband, digital financial services through JazzCash, and content and services ranging from music, TV, to gaming and insurance.

During Aamir's time as CEO, Jazz has also placed great emphasis on Diversity & Inclusion. Currently, 33% of Jazz's Executive Leadership Team consists of women. Earlier this year, Jazz's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement was unveiled with key initiatives towards empowering women at the workplace. Aamir is also a member of the Champions of Change coalition which works with leaders and organizations to redefine strategic action on gender inequality through strategic learning, knowledge sharing, collective agency, and action.

Aamir received his Bachelors in Business (Accounting) from The University of Texas at Austin. He also holds an MBA from IMD in Switzerland and an APM Diploma from the Harvard Business School.