LAHORE - The government and BoD on Saturday appointed Amir Tufail acting managing director of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited—the country’s largest gas distribution company.

He has assumed the charge with immediate effect as company acting chief. A statement issued from the SNGPL said that Amir had been appointed by the government with approval of company’s Board of Directors.

Amir Tufail assumed his charge on retirement of Ms. Uzma Adil Khan. He is a chartered accountant by profession from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

“Tufail is a veteran executive of SNGPL who has previously served in the prestigious positions of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company,” said SNGPL spokesperson.

“He has been instrumental in successfully transforming SNGPL into a modern IT enabled organisation which will go a long way in enhancing the efficiency of the Company’s Operations, improved UFG Control, transparent procurement mechanism, quick consumer complaints redressal while giving the organisation a consumer centric focus.

“Prior to joining SNGPL, he worked for large national and multinational organisations in Pakistan and abroad including key multi lateral donor agencies featuring over 25 years of rich experience in a large variety of disciplines,” it said.