Dr. Syed Nadeem Ahmed


The Searle Company Limited has been selected as one of the leading “Tax Payer and Export-er” by Government of Pakistan in recognition of its significant economic contribution.

Mr. Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif (Honorable Prime Minister Islamic Republic of Pakistan)

during an event held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad. The event was graced by notable dignitaries including Finance Minister Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb, Chairman of FBR Malik Amjed Zubair Tiwana, and ministers of the Federal cabinet. A Guard of Honour was presented to the selected nominees, marking the occasion as truly momentous.

Additionally, the Prime Minister announced the issuance of blue passports to Chief Executives and bestowed honorary Ambassador positions for Pakistan, further elevating the company’s standing and recognition.”


Searle Partners With Ned University Of Engineering & Technology For Urban & Infrastructure Development Project

November 8, 2021: The Searle Company Limited is supporting NED University of Engineering & Technology in the Urban & Infrastructure Development Project. Searle also intends to establish a novel state-of-the-art research facility called Rashid Abdulla Research Centre for the engineering students of NED University to accelerate research discoveries into innovative technologies and commercial realities.

An event was held at the NED University. This event was attended by The Searle Company’s Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Syed Nadeem Ahmed and the honorable Vice Chancellor of NED University of Engineering & Technology, Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodi.  Other participants in the event from NED University included Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tufail, Prof. Dr. Adnan Qadir, Prof. Dr. Asad Ur Rehman Khan, Prof. Dr. Saad Ahmed Qazi and Mr. Ghazanfar Hussain. Mr. Ather Iqbal and Mr. Muhammad Sajid from Searle also participated.

The Searle Company & Iba Are Establishing A Research CenterRashid Abdulla Consumer Neuroscience Lab

October 28, 2021:  The School of Business Studies (SBS), IBA Karachi, signed an agreement with The Searle Company, at the IBA Main Campus, to establish “Rashid Abdulla Consumer Neuroscience Lab”.  The ceremony was attended by The Searle Company’s Group MD & CEO, Dr. S. Nadeem Ahmed, while IBA was represented by the Executive Director, IBA, Dr. S. Akbar Zaidi.

“Rashid Abdulla Consumer Neuroscience Lab” will transform consumer research and collection of data through knowledge and understanding of neuro-marketing and behavioral research.  This is a huge opportunity for academics and practitioners to get unbiased responses in real time to enable an accurate depiction of buying behavior.

Ring The Bell – Psx Gong Ceremony To Congratulate Searle – The Only Pharmaceutical Company Included In The ForbesAsiaS Best Under A BillionList

Karachi, December 21, 2020 – Pakistan Stock Exchange holds a Gong Ceremony to recognize the tremendous achievement of the only listed pharmaceutical company that appeared in the Forbes ‘Asia’s Best Under a Billion’ list. Syed Nadeem Ahmed CEO – The Searle Company Limited graced the stage and shared his thoughts and plans of the way forward. PSX distributed a memento to Searle to boost morale even more.

Agreement Reached To Set Up Standard Lab For Gemstones

On January, 7 2021, Governor Shah Farman had a joint meeting with the gemstone dealers in Peshawar and with the Chief Executive Officer of International Brands Limited (IBL) Dr. Syed Nadeem Ahmed at the Governors House. The participants of the meeting agreed to establish standard testing, cutting and polishing laboratory to increase the quantity and quality of gemstones in the country, especially Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. IBL showed interest in establishing the same in Pakistan.

Besides other participants, Trade Commissioner of Embassy of Belgium, Abid Hussain, and a representative of PM Task Force on gemstones, also attended the meeting. – The News

Iba And Ibl Ink An Mou To Promote Industry-Academia Linkages

December 30, 2020: The School of Business Studies (SBS), IBA Karachi signed an MOU with IBL Healthcare at the G&T Auditorium, IBA Main Campus. The ceremony was attended by IBL Group’s Managing Director (MD), Dr. Syed Nadeem Ahmed. IBA was represented by Dean SBS and Associate Professor Marketing, Dr. Wajid H. Rizvi and Chairperson and Assistant Professor Marketing, Dr. Farah Naz Baig.

The agreement aims to strengthen and promote industry-academia linkages. Both organizations have congruent learning goals and have partnered to enable each other through their unique strengths in becoming an integral force in the knowledge economy of Pakistan.

Ceo Summit Asia 2019 – Best Ceo Award

On January 17 2019, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee awarded the Best CEO award to Dr. Syed Nadeem Ahmed – CEO The Searle Company Limited at the Eighteen CEO Summit Asia, Book Launch of 100 Best Performing CEOs & Companies of Pakistan & Leadership Award Ceremony 2019 held at Marriott Karachi.

Hrd Antwerp, Ibl Group Delegation Call On Pm

In April 2019, a delegation of HRD Antwerp and IBL Group called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Wednesday.

HRD Antwerp is Europe’s leading authority in grading of diamonds.

Professor Dr. Atta-Ur-Rehman accompanied the delegation, while Finance Advisor Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Commerce Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood were also present.

The Prime Minister welcomed the interest of HRD Antwerp and said that the government will provide every possible support for the successful business venture.

Searle And BelourtheJoint Venture

In February 2018, Embassy of Pakistan Brussels, Belgium published a post about the joint venture of Searle & Belourthe SA, Belgium.

The joint venture will focus on manufacturing of Nutraceuticals that allows Searle to rapidly ramp up its Nutraceutical business and to scale up its new production facility in Belgium.

Searle Leading The Race In Asiamoney AsiaS Outstanding Companies Poll 2018

On September 18, 2018 Asiamoney held a poll for the outstanding company in each country in the region, and Searle led the race from Pakistan.