KARACHI – Shams-ul-Qayyum, a seasoned banker, has joined The Bank of Khyber (BOK) as Managing Director & CEO. Prior to joining BOK he was Senior Regional Chief for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Habib Bank Limited.
Shams-ul-Qayyum has been associated with banking profession for the last 40 years. He has done his MSc Economic from University of Peshawar. He started his career with Habib Bank Limited in 1974 and worked in different capacities till 1997 in various areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as Chief Manager.
From 1998 to 2005 he was posted in UAE and headed various segments of Banking in Habib Bank Limited. From 2005 to 2010, he was posted in Afghanistan, as Country Manager, Habib Bank Limited. His last posting in Habib Bank Limited as General Manager/Senior Regional Chief and has overseen 198 branches in the Region. He remained with Habib Bank Limited till 1st October, 2014. During his service career with Habib Bank Limited, he attended various National and International courses. Due to his extraordinary performance, he received appreciations, rewards and promotions during his tenure in Habib Bank Limited.
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has appointed him as Managing Director of the Bank of Khyber and he assumed his duties from 2nd October, 2014.