Chief Operating Officer
Rana Nasim Ahmed joined the Group as Resident Director in 2001 and continued in that position till 2007. Since 2007, his services have been hired by the Group as an Advisor/Consultant to assist in for setting strategic direction of its businesses and also overseeing implementation of decisions.
He obtained Master Degree in Economics from University of the Punjab with distinction–secured first position in the University. Thereafter, he joined the Civil Service of Pakistan through a competition examination held in 1981. On joining the Civil Service, he served in various positions in Government of the Punjab i.e. Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary and Secretary to the Government of Punjab. He did his MBA from Saint Louis University, USA in 1989 on USAID Scholarship. He served as Secretary Agriculture in Government of the Punjab from 1999 to 2001 before joining JDW Group.
JDW Group is the market leader in the sugar sector. With this massive expansion in sugarcane crushing capacity, the farming operations were also modernized and expanded to a new level in Pakistan. Presently, these farms demonstrate best farming practices of International Standards and make use of most modern farming technology anywhere in the world.
Mr. Ahmed has been responsible for overseeing expansion in sugar and agriculture businesses of the Group. He is also advising the Group in setting up of cogeneration plants at all mills.