Systems Limited, Pakistan’s leading software technology and IT services provider has announced the appointment of Asif Akram as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company.
Asif Akram comes with extensive management experience of delivering IT and IT-enabled services spanning over 2 decades. Being a part of leading IT services providers in the region including IBM and PwC, he is a cross-industry consultant who led sales and delivery of numerous consulting, transformation and system integration projects. He has held several senior executive positions in IBM Global Business Services (GBS), including being the Vice President & General Manager for IBM GBS across Middle East, Africa and Turkey. An MBA in Management Information Systems, he is passionate about talent growth and leadership development and mentors several experienced and young leaders.
His role as the COO will cover the delivery of all services of the organization including talent growth and he will be responsible for driving operational excellence, improve efficiency and build upon Systems Limited’s strong foundation for achieving growth.
“Systems Limited has been a pioneer of IT services in Pakistan and has increased its local and global presence with an opportunity to be the next Accenture of the region. Joining Systems is exciting for me, since I can bring my IT services and consulting experience and help in the growth of Systems and more importantly help our talent learn and grow faster,” said Asif Akram, COO, Systems Limited.
Welcoming the addition to the company’s executive management team, Asif Peer, CEO of Systems Limited expressed confidence in Asif Akram’s operational expertise and proven leadership skills to keep the company on its growth path by enhancing resource quality and delivering superior services to global clients.
Systems Limited maintained strong growth as its consolidated profits soared by 71.15% in Q1 CY2020. Despite the ongoing economic crisis in the country, the company is experiencing accelerated growth and expanding its global footprint. With Asif Akram in the executive management ranks, Systems Limited will look to continue with the momentum and maintain this growth.