Umar brings over 24 years of strategic accounting, finance and business management experience to the Avanceon Board of Directors. He currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Dawlance Group, which is the leading home appliances company in Pakistan. Umar oversees and supports all aspects of the group, which has a direct impact on its financial performance.
Umar has been the key catalyst as advisor for business process reengineering and group restructuring over the past 4 years. Prior to joining Dawlance, he has worked his way up from trainee to corporate finance manager at ICI Pakistan Limited, which was then a part of the Fortune 500 Company, Akzo Nobel. He holds a BSc and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Umar was appointed as a director because of his strategic and hands-on perspective of business and financial management, which are amongst the strengths he brings to the Avanceon Board.
Over 24 years of strategic accounting, finance and business management experience to the Avanceon Board of Directors
Avanceon is the leading provider of automation, control systems integration, proprietary energy management solutions and support services. It has a strong market footprint through its offices in Dubai - UAE (covering Middle East), Lahore - Pakistan (covering South Asia) and Exton, Pennsylvania - United States of America (covering North America). Avanceon is also among the select group of ‘certified members’ of Control System Integrators Association (‘CSIA’) and is also listed on the Control Engineering Magazine’s System Integrator Hall of Fame.
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