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Senior Management

“Individuals can and do make a difference, but it takes a team to really mess things up.”

Mahmood Kapurwala,  Chief Executive Officer

Mahmood Kapurwala

Chief Executive Officer

Mahmood is the CEO of Avanza Pakistan and has more than 12 years of experience in IT and Management. Mahmood is an MBA Gold Medalist from SZABIST. Prior to being appointed as the CEO of Avanza Solutions, Mahmood was the CFO for Avanza Pakistan & Middle East. Mahmood joined Avanza in 2002 and has been instrumental in the growth of the company over the years.

Waqas Mirza, Managing Director (MENA)

Waqas Mirza

Managing Director (MENA)

Waqas heads Avanza’s operations in Middle East and North Africa. He is a seasoned technology specialist with strong business acumen. Waqas has successfully led technology ventures, business development strategies and niche product development initiatives within Avanza during the past 12 years. With his strong technical background and keen pulse on market dynamics Waqas is considered a subject matter expert on payments solutions, transaction processing systems, CRM suites and channel banking automation. Waqas is a Computer Science graduate from FAST-NU and MBA from London Business School.

Omer Ahmed Khan, Chief Operating Officer

Omer Ahmed Khan

Chief Operating Officer

Omer is responsible for Product Development, Implementation, and Support for both Middle East and Pakistan. A Computer Science graduate of GIKI and Masters from University of California, Omer has been associated with Avanza for several years at different positions.

Muhammad Kashif Jamil, Group Head Quality Services Group

Muhammad Kashif Jamil

Group Head Quality Services Group

Kashif is a graduate of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology and holds a Masters in Software Engineering from Hamdard University. Kashif has 11 years of extensive experience in Software Quality Assurance and Testing. He is responsible for Software Testing activities, CMMI implementations, process improvement and company-wide Audits.

Muhammad Aftab, Head of Technical Support (ME)

Muhammad Aftab

Head of Technical Support (ME)

Aftab is a graduate of SSUET and Heads Technical Support for Middle East. Aftab transformed Avanza’s conventional technical support to customer and project management, in accordance to modern day challenges; and made Avanza’s support an essential & effective division of the company by utilizing his diversified experience.

 

Razi Hassan, Head of Technical Support (PK)

Razi Hassan

Head of Technical Support (PK)

Razi is a graduate from KU with over 12 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and Testing in Avanza. Razi heads the software support department for Asia and Africa regions.

Jawad Qureshi, Global Head of Business Development

Jawad Qureshi

Global Head of Business Development

Jawad has done BCS from FAST-NU, MCS from SZABIST & MBA from CBM (IoBM). He has an overall experience of 10+ years in designing & selling various software & infrastructure solutions. He is heading Avanza’s corporate sales in Pakistan, Middle East, Afghanistan, Africa, and Bangladesh.

Muhammad Irfan, Business Head - Proximate

Muhammad Irfan

Business Head - Proximate

Irfan is a graduate of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology and had been associated with Avanza since 2001. He is responsible for Avanza Products and Portfolio Sales in Middle East region. He has 12 years of versatile and hands on experience in the areas of Solution Sales, Presales Consultancy, Solution Designing, Project Management and Implementation.

 

Sajid Ahmed, Group Head Corporate Services

Sajid Ahmed

Group Head Corporate Services

Sajid is a result-oriented management professional heading the Human Resource, Administration and Information System group at Avanza Solutions. After completing his Bachelors & Masters in Business Administration from United States, he possesses around 12 plus years of diversified management experience in business and human capital acquisition, retention & development with leading brands in banking, distribution and technology sectors.

Moazzam Kamran, Head of Marketing

Moazzam Kamran

Head of Marketing

Moazzam has 7+ years of experience in managing Consumer Electronics, Telecommunication and Software brands. A bias for work marketer with a passion for working on tough assignments with expertise in process improvement, restarting/launching business operations and working with multiple stakeholders to ensure that all business objectives are met.

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