Mr. Jahangir Siddiqui founded JS Group in 1970 and led the group to become one of the largest business conglomerates in Pakistan with over 20,000 employees. He retired from executive duties at JS Group in 1999 but continues to serve as Chairman of JS Bank Limited.
In the past he has served as a Member on the Economic Advisory Board formed by the Government of Pakistan in 1999 and the Exchange Reforms Committee of the Government of Pakistan which opened up Pakistan’s capital markets to foreign investors.
Mr. Siddiqui was a member of the Karachi Stock Exchange from 1970-2001. He also served as a member of the privatisation Commission of the Government of Pakistan when it was formed in 1991. He was elected President of the Karachi Stock Exchange in 1990 and 1991.
Mr. Siddiqui serves on various Government of Pakistan boards and committees, in particular those related to investment, taxation and finance. He serves on the boards of a number of Pakistan’s largest companies and dedicates a significant amount of time to philanthropic activities.