LAHORE, Pakistan: The Systems Limited, Pakistan’s premier technology organization, has appointed the well-versed and experienced in IT Management and Services Asif Akram as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), aiming at supporting and maintaining the Company’s growth.
Since the Systems Limited is already experiencing exponential growth and expanding its global footprint, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Asif Peer voiced the excitement to have Asif Akram as the Company’s COO and reap benefits of his over two decades management experience in delivering IT and IT-enabled services.
“I am excited to have Asif Akram in our team and am confident that his operational expertise and proven leadership skills will help us enhance the quality of our resources, deliver superior services to our global clients and keep Systems on its growth path,” Asif Peer said.
Asif Akram holds an MBA degree in Management Information Systems, and has served on several senior executive positions in IBM Global Business Services (GBS) including being the Vice President & General Manager for IBM GBS across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.
His role as the COO of Systems Limited will cover the delivery of all services of the organization including talent growth and he will be responsible for driving operational excellence, improve efficiency and build upon Systems Limited’s strong foundation for achieving the set target of growth.
“Systems Limited has been a pioneer of IT services in Pakistan and has increased its local and global presence with an opportunity to be the next Accenture of the region. Joining Systems is exciting for me, since I can bring my IT services and consulting experience and help in the growth of Systems and more importantly help our talent learn and grow faster,” the COO Systems Limited Asif Akram remarked.
It’s worth noting that despite the ongoing economic crisis in Pakistan, the Systems Limited closed 2019 with consolidated profits of Rs 1.56 billion, up to 48% higher from Rs 1.06 billion in 2018.
The growth continued in 2020 as the first quarter consolidated profits soared by 71.15%.
The Company reported a profit of Rs 526.80 million as compared to the profit of Rs 307.80 million during the same period last year.