Shell Pakistan (SPL) has appointed Waqar Siddiqui as the Chief Executive and Managing Director with effect from November 1, 2021.
Siddiqui joined SPL in 2001 and has since held several roles locally and internationally at senior leadership positions.
“In his 24 years of oil downstream experience, he has guided Shell companies through organisational change, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions,” the company said in a statement to the press.
His last role before returning to Pakistan was managing director of Shell Downstream Retail in PT Shell Indonesia. Siddiqui has been a director on the Board of SPL since 2019.
On the educational front, Siddiqui holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA in Marketing. In addition, he holds academic and professional accreditations from Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia.