Presentation on “Turning Around Organisations” by Mr. Farid (Fred)Hassan

Dr. Shaukat A. Brah

KSBL is organising a presentation on “Turning Around Organisations”
by Mr. Farid (Fred) Hassan, author of ” Reinvent: Leaders’ Playbook for Serial Success” on Tuesday October 1, 2013, at 4:30pm, at the KSBL auditorium.

Mr. Farid (Fred) Hassan

Partner and Managing Director at Warburg Pincus – a leading global private equity firm in New York City

Member Board of Directors of Time Warner Inc. and Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Farid Hassan grew up in Lahore. After receiving a degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA from Harvard Business School, he has built a successful career working in the U.S., Europe and Pakistan in the pharmaceutical industry. He is best known as a turnaround expert for transforming six broken global companies into dynamic organizations.

Hassan was the CEO and Chairman at Schering-Plough Corporation (2003 – 2009). From 2000 to 2003, Hassan was Chairman and CEO of Pharmacia Corporation (formed from the merger of Monsanto and Pharmacia and Upjohn). Hassan joined Pharmacia & Upjohn as CEO in 1997.

Previously, Hassan was executive vice president of Wyeth, with responsibility for its’ pharmaceutical and medical products businesses. He was elected to Wyeth’s board of directors in 1995. Before Wyeth, he spent 17 years with Sandoz Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis) and ultimately headed its largest unit, Sandoz US. Earlier in his career, he was CEO and Managing Director of Sandoz, Pakistan.

Mr. Hassan is currently a member of The Business Council, a group of prominent global CEO’s. He is a frequent participant in meetings related to management development for senior executives (especially CEO’s) and is frequently sought after as a media commentator.

Farid Hassan is the author of “Reinvent – A Leader’s Playbook for Serial Success.” “Reinvent” has been featured in television and print media since its launch earlier this year.

For further detail contact:

(92 21) 111-11-5725. (Ext. 551,653)

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