Mr. Saleem Anwar is Acting President & Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer and Board Member at Askari Bank Ltd., a President & Chief Executive Officer at Askari Bank Ltd.
He was appointed Acting President & CEO of Askari Bank in March 2018.
He joined the bank in June 2008 as Head of Strategic Planning and Company Secretary and was later assigned the role of CFO in April 2009.
He has extensive experience spanning over 20 years in the fields of finance, taxation, audit, planning & corporate affairs in Pakistan & abroad.
After completing his training from M/s Price Waterhouse Coopers, Chartered Accountants, he joined Al Faysal Investment Bank Limited in 1992 where he worked till 2001 as Vice President. Later, he served Faysal Bank as Financial Controller. Prior to joining Askari Bank, he served as Head of Finance and Special Projects for Islamic banking initiative of Mashreq Bank in Dubai, UAE.
Mr. Anwar is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
He has participated in various professional training courses and seminars in Pakistan and abroad.