Cargill's Top Management Conducts Case Session for LUMS MBA Students
Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), LUMS organised a special case session for MBA students with Cargill’s Head of Strategy, Mr. Mark Chow. Accompanying Mr. Chow were LUMS alumni, Mr. Mumtaz Kazmi, Head of M&A, Cargill; Mr. Imran Jehangir Nasrullah, CEO, Cargill, Pakistan and Cargill senior analysts, Mr. Thomas Simpson and Mr. Kuan Tek, and Business Development Lead Cargill Pakistan, Mr. Ahsan Mahmood. The session began with an introductory talk by Dr. Muhammad Adeel Zaffar, Associate Dean, External Relations, SDSB. Also present were SDSB faculty members, Drs. Fazal J. Syed and Zainab Riaz.
Cargill is a global agribusiness leader, with over 160,000 employees in 70 countries. With a rich history spanning over 150 years, Cargill is an integral part of the international agricultural value chain, trading, processing, and distributing grains and oilseeds. The company also serves major food and beverage manufacturers, retailers, and service companies. Additionally, Cargill’s diverse portfolio includes shipping, metal trading, bio-industrial, and pharmaceutical interests.
LUMS Student Makes Mark at Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations Conference
LUMS students continue to make the University proud. Shah Meer Ishaq, a student at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, recently represented LUMS and Pakistan at the Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Conference in Kazakhstan from August 16 – 20, 2019. Over the course of five days, participants engaged in dialogue and formed new connections. Mr. Ishaq was also named the winner of the Impact Challenge competition at the conference, where participants had to solve real life management consultancy cases within a given timeframe.
HPAIR is a forum that was formed to allow students and young professionals to discuss and learn more about the important economic, political and social issues in Asia. HPAIR has organised 43 conferences in 12 different countries since 1991. This year’s conference was held at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan – the capital city of Kazakhstan.
British American Tobacco Holds Recruitment Drive at LUMS
On September 30, 2019 British American Tobacco (BAT) held a recruitment drive at LUMS. The event was attended by LUMS students who are in their junior or senior year or are pursuing their Masters degrees. Members of BAT management were also present at the session to provide an overview of their recruitment programme and to encourage students to avail the opportunity.
BAT is a multinational company that has a number of offices across the globe and one of the two oldest factories in the Jhelum region of Pakistan. BAT is passionate about finding the best way to recruit students from universities. The company provides internships, and also has a Global Graduate programme that allows students to participate in international platforms and to leave a global footprint of their work.
Aleena Ahmad, Graduate Trainee BAT and LUMS alumni, spoke at the session and shared her experience of working with BAT and presenting her work globally. She also talked about her unique idea that got her recruited by the company as a Global Graduate. Ms. Ahmad encouraged the attendees to apply for the programme and benefit from this incomparable experience.
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