Mr. Jahanzeb Khan has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited (the ‘Bank’).
Mr. Jahanzeb Khan, a seasoned business leader, will take over as CEO of the Bank on 14th June 2021. Mr. Jahanzeb Khan provides 23 years of experience in fintech, financial services, and banking from both the global and local levels. He is a globally recognised authority on reforming and developing financial services solutions.
“With Jahanzeb’s extensive and global fintech experience, we are delighted to welcome him to the FINCA Family and believe that his rich diversity and history of work complement FINCA’s future vision. Jahanzeb’s previous role as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at Telenor Microfinance Bank resulted in the development of a diverse array of award-winning financial and digital products, as well as the execution of a plan for greater financial inclusion. We are convinced that Jahanzeb is the ideal leader for FINCA Pakistan and wish him the best of luck in his new position,” said Ms. Zar Wardak, Vice President and Division Director, FINCA Impact Finance (FIF).
Prior to joining Telenor Microfinance Bank, Mr. Jahanzeb Khan worked for one of the world’s top financial services firms (JPMorgan Chase & Co.), a blue-chip management consulting firm (Deloitte Consulting), and a Fintech startup – First USA Bank (acquired by JPMorgan).
Mr. Jahanzeb Khan stated on the occasion of his appointment, “I am honoured to assume leadership of FINCA Pakistan and have enormous respect for the institution’s work in empowering our country’s unbanked.” I look forward to collaborating closely with the board of directors, members of the management team, and the whole FINCA Pakistan staff to continue expanding financial inclusion through socially responsible and innovative financial products and services that put the consumer first”.
Mr. Jahanzeb Khan earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from the University of Delaware, completed the Wharton Business School’s Program for Working Professionals, and then completed executive leadership programmes at Wharton and Harvard Business Schools.