The Team
Aftab Tapal


Aftab Tapal is the third generation of the Tapal family and the current Chairman of the company. After completing his degree in Marketing with Associates in Applied Sciences from USA, Aftab returned to join the family business in 1977. While managing the day to day operations of the company, Aftab embarked upon a journey which was based on the principles of fair, honest and differentiated business practice. This journey has provided an admirable work culture and a Corporate Brand which has acquired the recognition of being market leader in its respective category of business.

Mehvish Tapal


Mehvish Tapal is the 4th generation of the Tapal family and a Director in the company. Mehvish joined the family business immediately after graduating with Honors degree from Imperial College London. Mehvish has served various job rotations covering HR, Marketing and Supply Chain. Her prime area of interest includes Brand Innovation and Business Management.

Kumail tapal

Director - International

Mr. Kumail Tapal is the fourth generation of Tapal Family and a Director in the company. After graduating from UK with International Business, Kumail joined Tapal Tea in 2008. Kumail has served several job rotations in the company including International Markets, Finance and Tea Supply Chain. His prime areas of interest includes Tea Supply Chain and International Business Development.

Samar Hayat

Chief Executive Officer

Samar has around 20 years of rich & diversified experience in the FMCG industry, having worked on progressive brands in Pakistan, Arabian Peninsula, India & Africa. He launched his career in Pakistan with Procter & Gamble in 1998 and held various leadership positions within P&G. During his tenure with P&G he led giant global brands such as Ariel, Pampers, Gillette, Head & Shoulders and Pantene in his area of responsibility. His last role before joining Tapal Tea was Commercial Leader & Brands Director – Hair Care, Shave Care, Feminine Care, Oral Care, Beauty Care – Arabian Peninsula at Procter & Gamble based out of Dubai, UAE.

Muhammad Tariq Moin

Chief Financial Officer

Muhammad Tariq Moin is a Chartered Accountant (Fellow Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan) and has over 25 years of progressive work experience. Prior to joining Tapaltea he has worked with Dalda Foods (Pvt.) Ltd and Novartis Pharma.

Khawaja Zulfiqar Ali Ansari

General Manager Marketing

Zulfiqar Ansari is an MBA with over 15 years of experience in brand development and brand building in a number of key FMCG categories. He started his career at Unilever Pakistan Limited and later on worked in the marketing functions of ZIL, Engro Foods Limited and EBM.

Mohsin M. Saify

General Manager Tea Supply Chain

Mr. Mohsin M. Saify is a seasoned tea taster by profession, having experience of more than 30 years in the area of tea tasting and procurement. Completing his graduation from Karachi University, Mr. Saify has been associated with Tapal Tea (Private) Limited since 1981.

Muhammad Shabbir

General Manager Operations

Mr. Muhammad Shabbir, an MBA with over 28 years of diverse and professional experience. Currently he is heading Production Operations nationally which consists of Two Plants based in Karachi and Raiwind.

Farukh Iftekhar

General Manager Human Resources

An MBA with over 14 years of rich & versatile experience in the field of Human Resources.
Has worked in four sectors namely FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunication & Manufacturing
Engineering. Previously held leadership roles in Reckitt Benckiser, Sanofi-aventis, Ufone and 3M.

Mobashir Ahmed Siddiqui

General Manager Administration

Mr. Mobashir Ahmed Siddiqui is an MBA in Human Resource Management. With a career that spans over 20 years, he has had the privilege of being trained and commissioned in the Pakistan Army for 12 engaging years. He is associated with Tapal since 2004.

Waseem Rasheed

General Manager Information Services

Mr. Waseem Rasheed is a Master of Science in IT. He joined Tapal Tea (Pvt.) Ltd in 2013 leading the company’s IT Infrastructure and support teams.

Anjum Pervaiz

General Manager Projects

Mr. Anjum Pervaiz is an MBA by qualification. At Tapal, he founded Administration Department as an Administration Manager. During the course of his duties, he undertook different constructional projects and later formed Projects Department. Currently he is heading the Project Department.