ATHENA ACUMEN

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INDEX Introduction & Background 3 Company History 4 Vision to Value 5 Our Approach 6 Range of Services 7 Why Athena Acumen? 10 Core Team 11 Resource Group 12 Experience Profile of Our People 13 Experience Profile of our Alliances 14 Contact Details 15 2 .

enabling us to design and deploy the time tested methodologies at competitive value propositions. • Company was established with the aim of helping organizations grow their businesses while balancing the competing demands of cost and quality.• Athena Acumen FZ LLC is a UAE based consulting firm offering a breadth of professional services through a pool of highly qualified resources available globally. INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND 3 . • Our strategically placed team of professionals enables us to deliver services in the most efficient and effective way. • Our dedicated and experienced team of professionals have breadth of expertise while working with most of the branded consulting firms. • We follow the “Athena Approach” that is based on team work. both forward integrating with the client as well as backward integrating with our people.

Cicero) July 2011 Feb 2011 2010 2009 • Envisioned service & market expansion • Strategic Alliances with Core IT and Training Firms • Established LLC in UAE offering BPO & Advisory services and established links in Sudan & Iran for service delivery • Registered as a Private Limited company in Pakistan 2005 • Firm established in Pakistan 4 . (Marcus T.COMPANY HISTORY The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.

VISION Business Strategy Business Process Documentation 2 Financial Advisory VISION TO VALUE VALUE Business Process Outsourcing Business Transformation Shared Services Center Advisory & Implementation Organizational Restructuring and Business Process Reengineering Talent Acquisition and HR Operations Advisory Financial Modeling & Business Plans Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Fiscal Planning and cross border Tax Optimization 5 .

Solution oriented People Customer focus Technology Process Experienced People Team work 6 . coupled with our talent bandwidth allows us to focus on all three spheres of any organization.OUR APPROACH Envision Execute Deliver Optimize Our approach.

Business Process Documentation • Documenting existing business processes as an addition to organizational knowledge center. 7 . reduce costs & generate business opportunities. ensuring differentiation and competitive advantage. ensuring on average a 10% increase in efficiency Financial Advisory • Financial Modeling • Investment Appraisal • Financial & Technical feasibilities • Business Valuations • Financial & Technical due diligence support • Corporate & Project Finance • Mergers & Acquisitions Business Strategy • Providing strategic consulting services to the companies while they explore new business opportunities.RANGE OF SERVICES Business Process Re-engineering • Offering organizations innovative services of process reengineering to suggest ways to improve productivity.

RANGE OF SERVICES Learning & Development • • • • Leadership Development Talent Development Coaching Customized Learning Solutions Talent Acquisition • • • • Hiring Strategy Head hunting Induction & onboarding Designing retention strategies HR Administration • • • • Policies and Procedures designing HR process outsourcing Compensation & Benefits Leave accounting 8 .

promoting efficiency. 9 . ranging from financial and administration (F&A) processes. answering the most asked question of what to outsource • Turnkey outsourcing solutions. accounting & payroll. call center and customer service activities.RANGE OF SERVICES Business Process Outsourcing • Advisory on BPO services. human resources (HR) functions. value generation & improved service. cost saving. Shared Services Center Advisory • Advisory on implementing SSC as a tool to centralize non-core functions of business units.

WHY ATHENA ACUMEN? Global Perspective • Experience working with multi-cultural environment gives a broader vision Holistic Approach • Ability to look at businesses keeping big picture in mind Efficiency & Effectiveness • Deep industry knowhow • Strong ability to put strategy into action • Sharp eye for end to end processes Competitive Edge • Cost effective business model by having management on shore while leveraging cost advantaged labor markets 10 .

Bestway group . Mr. Hamid Raza Sherazi is an experienced Strategy & Change professional having in-depth expertise in the analysis of business problems and development & deployment of plans for improvement. Solution Design and Deployment and Project Management.CORE TEAM 11 Mr. taxation and fiscal planning. Kaleem Ashraf has over 10 years of experience in fiscal planning and taxation advisory. corporate restructurings. Kaleem is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has vast experience working in diverse sectors for various multi-national organizations. Moors Rowland International and Bestway Group. due diligences and feasibility studies. Junaid is a certified PMP® and a professional accountant. transaction advisory. He has worked with IBM GBS. . project financing. Mr. His specialties include taxation planning. comprising Pakistani and Western expatriates alike gives him exclusivity when it comes to engaging the right resources to resolve business issues. devising financial revival strategies. devising cross border tax optimization strategies and transaction structuring. Junaid Khan Jadoon has over 10 years of experience in core consulting. Deloitte & TAG group. His wide network of professionals and business associates in UAE. Mr. Mr. His specialties include merger and acquisition advisory. devising cross border tax optimization strategies. He has worked with Deloitte. taxation advisory and advocacy.

He holds a masters in Business Administration. legislation. People Management. Raja Mobeen Ahmed is offering more than 18 years of administrative policy and implementation experience in security/staff management. Also an expert in security and crises management. Khurram Shahzad is a senior professional having a broad range of skills that includes BPO services. in senior management capacity for over six years. having sound experience in analyzing. designing and implementing policies and operational manuals in various public and private sector organizations. Shahzad’s experience profile places him at a unique position to offer business solutions pertaining people and processes. She also holds degree in Bachelors of Computer Sciences and is a CFA Level-I qualified. regulations in both management and advisory capacity. Business Process Reengineering. planning. Mr. . She has been involved in transaction structuring and analyzing risk profiles for clients during her stay with Allied Bank for arrangement of project and corporate finance . He has served back-office of SNL Financial LC . HR Administrative operations. Process Improvement and Shared Services Center implementation. Itrat Batool is MBA Finance. a leading information service provider. Ms. He has over the years successfully envisioned. with three years banking experience. Project Management.CORE TEAM 12 Mr. formulated and implemented policies.

He has been with Deloitte. Core Competencies of DPL exist in internet and mobile platforms using Microsoft.NET. OUR RESOURCE GROUP Syed Irshad Ali Mr. He is on visiting faculty of Center for Advance Studies in Engineering (CASE). Irshad is one of the senior members of our team. He is a mechanical engineer by profession and a PhD scholar. Technology enabled services. During his career. Mirza Jameel Yousaf Dr. PHP and mobile technologies. DPL has been involved in various award winning products and recognizable services both online and offline. Systems design and implementation and other areas of management and financial consulting. He is currently serving as CEO of TEKNOCON. Alliances Digital Prodigy Limited (DPL) DPL is a global IT consulting. Research methodologies and contracting. Training Impact Limited (Impact) Impact is a leading Training & Development company that is tagged as a holistic training/consulting outfit which can deliver measureable. Jameel served armed forces in Pakistan for over 33 years.Resource Panel Dr. including management. He is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and an Associate of ICAEW and ICAP. business skills. It was established with a vision to provide training that is practical and effective and that improves business performance. During his tenure. project management and personal development courses. Islamabad since 2006. It has more than seven years of international experience working with clients in the US. Naveed Abbas Mr. he worked on various international projects related to defense. Dr. processing & execution of engineering projects. another professional firm offering the same set of services. Europe and Asia. a Professional Accounting firm offering services in the field of Statutory Audit. Performance Measurement of the public and private sector organizations. Jameel is a professional engineer having PhD in Mechanical Engineering from United States. security. energy. quantifiable interventions. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of teaching and consulting. He is one of pioneers who set up National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad. Training Impact offers industry bespoke training/consulting interventions. His areas of expertise include Total Quality Management. Income tax and Sales Tax advisory. 13 . He also got the opportunity to work with Pakistan’s top research organizations. Management Consulting and Tax advisory. he has lead various assignments that related mostly to Accounting & Assurance services. environment and technology. outsourcing and technology services company. Naveed is currently Partner with RSM International. a Technology Consulting company specializing in Bullet Proof Vehicles Design & Manufacturing.

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EXPERIENCE PROFILE OF OUR RESOURCE GROUP 15 .

P12 Rimal. Khurram Shahzad Address: 369/B.CONTACT US Contact Information UAE OFFICE Contact Person: Mr.com 16 . Contact Number: +92 51 254 0066 and +92 321 515 5004 Email: khurram. The Walk.com PAKISTAN OFFICE Contact Person: Mr. Islamabad – 44000. Jumeirah Beach Residence. Street # 37. F-11/3. Hillal Road.shahzad@athenaacumen. Hamid Raza Sherazi Address: Athena Acumen FZ LLC. Dubai UAE Contact Number: +971 4 448 6406 and +971 4 448 6405 Email: info@athenaacumen.

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