Mr. S. M. I. Zaidi
Chairman People Group of Companies
Owner, Metrics Research Pvt. Ltd., Pakistan’s first CRO & SMO est. in 2003.
- Chairman, People Fisheries (Pvt.) Ltd., Chairman, Metrics Research (Pvt.) Ltd., Chairman, East-West Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd., Director, Noorani Ice Factory, Director, Bukhari Ice Factory
- Personal Summary – Self-motivated and resourceful MD with proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximize company profitability and efficiency. Experienced in leading and managing all sectors of business enabling them to grow and become dynamic and progressive organizations. By virtue of excellent negotiation skills was able to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with customers, suppliers and stakeholders locally and internationally.
- Professional Accomplishments – Provided daily operational review/quality control and accountability for education as it relates to government regulatory requirements as enforced in a medical setting – Received many national and international awards and accolades such as honorary titles at various platforms – industrial as well as at government level. By virtue of laurels received distinguished himself as one of the most enterprising entrepreneurs through his dedication, commitment and strong leadership abilities. – Reduced employee turnover, enhanced two-way communication among field employees and management, helped improve employee attendance thereby reducing attrition, and assured employee benefits were secured for employee satisfaction and retention.
- Professional Experience – Professional career as a leading businessman started in the 70’s with People Fisheries Pvt. Ltd., turning the company around as one of Pakistan’s leading seafood exporting business. By virtue of strategic foresight and planning established 11 companies in quick succession including realizing the importance of long-term partnerships with multinational companies and forging international joint ventures. As former chairperson of Pakistan Fisheries Exporter Association/ and currently as vital member and key opinion leader has been working zealously for the growth and promotion of the seafood industry with the Fisheries Development Board of the Government of Pakistan.