ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The two-time former Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) and the recipient of the “Sitara-e-Imtiaz” Arshad Khan has returned to his previous organisation as the Member of the Board of Directors (BOD) of PTV and will also serve the Board as its Chairman.
The notification of the Chairman BOD has been released here on Wednesday. According to available information, he will head the State Run Television as its Managing Director also.
His appointment as member of PTV BOD and its Chairman is result of a decision taken in the Federal Cabinet meeting held in Islamabad on September 13 with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Chair.
Arshad Khan has already served as MD PTV twice
Prior to it, Arshad Khan served as the MD PTV from May 2004 to May 2006, and then again from December 2008 to November 2010 for his second term. He has also remained as the President and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ufone, a well renowned Cellular Company, from March 1999 to January 2004.
In addition, he also held the position of the Chairman & and the Director General of Pakistan Post from June 2006 and June 2008.
Overall, Arshad Khan possesses over 30 years of diversified experience working with national, multinational and public sector organizations holding Board level and key senior management positions. His key responsibilities included Strategic Planning & Management, Organizational Development, Policy & Strategy formulation, Commercial & Technical assignments, Telecom & Media Operations, Regulatory Frame Work, new Start-ups & Turning Around existing organizations.
Arshad Khan also contributed at prestigious institutions like National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA), Administrative Staff College, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), and National Defence University (NDU).
In 2006, then President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf conferred “Sitara-e-Imtiaz” (a Civil Award) to Arshad Khan in recognition of the outstanding contributions in various fields.