Harris Mahmood was appointed to the Board of Directors of Akzo Nobel Pakistan Limited in January 2015 and is also the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has been associated with ICI Pakistan and later Akzo Nobel Pakistan Limited for around 12 years in various roles looking after Finance and Internal Audit.
Harris Mahmood is currently heading the Finance, IT and Legal functions in Akzo Nobel Pakistan Limited. He joined ICI Pakistan Limited in 2006 as Internal Audit Manager at Head Office and subsequently worked in business finance functions at Polyester Fibers and Paints before joining Chemicals and Soda Ash businesses as Finance Manager. In March 2013, he joined Akzo Nobel Pakistan Limited as Finance Manager and took over as CFO of the company in January 2015.
He received his schooling from Aitchison College, Lahore, became an Associate Chartered Accountant from Institute of Charted Accountants of Pakistan in 2005 and in 2016 was enrolled as a Fellow member by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He completed his article-ship from A F Ferguson & Company (member firm of PWC) and has attended several management development programs including the Advanced Financial Management Program at AkzoNobel in 2011.