- Founder & CEO
Mr. Farrukh Ansari is a seasoned M&A specialist, having more than 16 years of experience. Farrukh has dealt with multiple transactions in a wide range of sectors & industries such as healthcare & pharmaceuticals, chemicals, textiles, automobiles, power & energy etc.
Farrukh commenced his professional career at Citi-Bank in 1996, during which he earned immense experience in the fields of finance & equity management. After Citi-Bank, he founded IJARA Group in 2000. By prefacing the M&A division in 2006, he has executed several transactions in Pakistan and abroad over the last nine years. In addition to his strong finance skills, he has established a unique executive skill set accompanying eminent proficiency in marketing and strategic planning. His strategic planning has been instrumental in transforming IJARA from a small organization into a strong financial powerhouse in less than a decade. By using his M&A and strategic planning expertise, Farrukh guided IJARA to unmatchable excellence in healthcare & pharmaceutical sector.
He has also been associated with a pharma group and has been an integral part of its journey since its inception to becoming the 10th largest pharma group of Pakistan in a period of 8 years. He currently serves as Chairman of Industrial Promotion & Facilitation Committee; Chairman of Competitiveness Committee; Senior Vice-Chairman of Banking Credit Finance Committee of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI); Member of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry; Director, Pak-Sri Lanka Business Council and Chairman of Small & Medium Enterprises Alliance (SMEA) Banking Credit & Finance Committee.
He also serves as a board member of the following organizations:
IJARA Holdings (Private) Limited
IJARA Capital Partners Limited
Audex Consulting Limited
Wellinnova Life Sciences (Private) Limited