The federal government has nominated Arshad Khan as Chairman, Board of Directors (BOD), Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC).
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed the Board of Directors (BOD) to elect Arshad Khan as Chairman PTVC in line with PTVC Memorandum and Articles of Association (Article 95).
Khan, who holds a master’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University, USA, has over 30 years of experience working with national, multinational and public sector organisations holding board-level and key management positions.
Throughout his career, he made several achievements which include establishing a new cellular venture Ufone literally from scratch and successfully running its operations as its chief executive. Ufone truly played the role of a catalyst in the growth of cellular industry of Pakistan.
Khan also turned around large public sector organisations like Pakistan Television as its Managing Director twice and Pakistan Post as its Chairman & Director General.
He remained member on several Boards like Ufone, PTV, Pakistan Post, Radio Pakistan, APP, ATV, Allama Iqbal Open University. He also contributed at Staff College, NIPA, NDU, and IBA as guest speaker.
He was conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz civil award by the President of Pakistan in 2006 in recognition of the outstanding contributions made in the growth of cellular market of Pakistan and establishing Ufone in a highly professional manner, and turning around PTV from a loss-making to a profit-making entity.
He is also the recipient of Pakistan Engineering Council’s ‘PEC Pride of Performance’, and Institute of Engineers Pakistan’s ‘IEP National Award of Excellence 2009’.