Mr. Atif R. Bokhari, currently President & CEO, United Bank Limited (UBL) is a career banker with extensive experience in domestic and international banking. He started his banking career in 1985 with Bank of America, where he handled diverse assignments over 15 years. Subsequent to leaving Bank of America in July 2000, Mr. Bokhari joined Habib Bank Limited wherein he was Head of Corporate and Investing Banking.
Mr. Bokhari was appointed as President & CEO of UBL in May 2004 (18 months after privatization). Since then UBL has ventured into new diversified business and revenue streams namely Consumer Financing, E-commerce, Branchless Banking, Asset Management and general insurance.
Mr. Bokhari holds the office of Chairman or Director in several UBL Group companies. Mr. Bokhari is very actively involved with a private sector program for the development of education in Karachi. Specifically he is a Director for the envisaged Karachi School of Business & Leadership affiliated with the Judge Business School, Cambridge, UK. He has been appointed as Chairman of the Human Resource Committee of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan, which is headed by the Governor State Bank of Pakistan. He is also the Vice Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee of Pakistan Banks’ Association.