Sumair Abro is a seasoned management & organizational development specialist and a facilitator at Funverks. He brings with him over 17 years of diverse professional experience from across Pakistan, UK, and
His OD journey commenced with Navitus in 2006 in Pakistan’s Corporate Sector where he facilitated management development subjects, such as Strategy, Leadership, Teambuilding, Change Management, HR, Performance Coaching & Sales; for both – domestic and multinational conglomerates such as 3M Pakistan, Roche, Pakistan Tobacco Company, Beaconhouse School System, Habib Oil Mills, Indus Motor Company, Fauji Fertilizer, Reckitt Benckiser, Deutsche Bank, Phillips, United Bank, Telenor, Shell, Engro, Philip Morris, MCB Bank, Novartis, JS Bank, Pepsi, Unilever, Nestle and many others.
In addition, driven by his passion to contribute – Sumair continues to associate with Institute of Business Administration, and Management Association of Pakistan – where he regularly conducts workshops for students, and working professionals.
He has also held key executive positions in the Financial, Textile and Pharmaceutical sectors. Sumair led Organizational Strategy/Change and HR for five years with KASB Group [Bank of America Merrill Lynch Affiliates – Pakistan]. During the initial years, he was leading Corporate Sales for Coats Group Plc., running Production Lines for Glaxo Smithkline, and advising clients on higher education at Kaplan Inc., UK.
Sumair has also partnered with Dawn News TV from 2008 to 2010, and appeared as an Expert/Coach on several Talk Shows, deliberating on areas of personal improvement such as Goal Setting, Creativity, and Leadership.
He acquired a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Oklahoma, USA in 1996 following it up with an Executive MBA in Marketing in 2012. Sumair was also a Yale World Fellows Program Finalist in 2012, and has qualified as a Certified Human Resource Management Professional in 2015 from Human Resources Certification Institute, VA USA.
As an individual, he is a fitness & swimming enthusiast – and loves to spend time with family &close friends.