Board Of Directors

Mr. Usman Ahmed

Mr. Usman Ahmed is an Executive Director and heading the Company as Chief Executive Officer. He joined the Company in 2000 after completing his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University, USA. Mr. Usman carries with him rich experience of more than 20 years relating to oleo chemical industry and has a very strong understanding of the critical business drivers of the trade.
During his tenure at the Company, he remained involved in each and every aspect of business including operations, marketing, supply chain and finance departments. He played a pivotal role in expansion of the Company in Soap Noodles segment. His vision and mission is to transform Gamalux form a normal manufacturing facility to a world renowned oleo chemical plant in line with the global best practices and certifications. He was the founding Vice President of Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry (“BQATI”) and has also served as the Chairman of Pakistan Soap Manufacturers Association (“PSMA”) from 2018 to 2019. He is also current General Body member of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce Industry (FPCCI) and Director of Pakistan Malaysia Business Council of FPCCI.

Mr. Salman Saeed


Upon completing his education, Mr. Salman Saeed started working at Gamalux Oleo Chemicals (PVT) Ltd as a Production Director. It was with his constant efforts that Gamalux Oleochemicals started its laundry soap plant operations in 2005 & further ventured into beauty soap manufacturing with its own brands in the last quarter of 2007 & launched commercially in early 2008. He was involved in the fabrication, installation, and commissioning of all the soap manufacturing plants during his tenure here.

Mr. Muhammad Ahmed

Independent Director
Mr. Ahmed is a distinguished industrialist possessing eminent qualities of leadership. He belongs to a renowned family that has been active in business since incorporation of Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed graduated from College of Commerce and Economics, Karachi in 1996 and got degree in Business Administration from University of Faisalabad. He spent first ten years of his career at Paracha Textile Mills Limited and Hamza Sugar Mills. In 2000, he started oilseed business and established a solvent extraction plant by name of Ali Industries in Karachi, this was first of its kind solvent extraction plant established in the country. He has also served Meezan Beverages, Ali Danyal Industries (Pvt.) Limited and Al Momin Packaging Industries Limited in various capacities.
Mr. Ahmed has also served as Patron In-chief & Founding President of Bin Qasim Association of Trade & Industry and Chairman of All Pakistan Solvent Extractors Association (“APSEA”). He has also served in Federal and Provincial Government as an advisor for promotion of trade in the Country and has also played an important role in preparation of budget proposals.

Mr. Shakil Ashfaq

Independent Director
Mr. Ashfaq is associated with the Company as an Independent Director. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1991, and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1993, from Wichita State University, USA. Mr. Ashfaq has been involved in the edible oil business since 2000 when his family cofounded Shujabad Agro Industries (Pvt) Ltd. Shujabad Agro flagship cooking oil brand Eva enjoys prominent share in the premium segment of Pakistan’s edible oil market. Shujabad Agro also manufactures and markets Maan brand of cooking oil and banaspati in the mid-tier segment. Mr. Ashfaq has also served as the President of the All Pakistan Solvent Extractors Association in 2019-2020, President of Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry and Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers’ Association (“PVMA”) as Executive Committee member.