Abdul Razak Dawood

Abdul Razak Dawood is the Chairman of Descon, which is involved in Engineering, Construction, Chemicals, Trading and Power.

He started his career as Managing Director of Lawrencepur Woolen Mills, before assuming responsibility of Managing Director at Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited.

In 1981, he started Descon Engineering Limited Company and since then has been associated with it. Currently, he is the Chairman of Descon Engineering Limited, the only Pakistani multinational company, which is operating in five other countries, and holding four overseas manufacturing units, It has more than 30,000 employees, 50% of them based overseas.

He is one of the founders of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and has been its Rector since inception. He has also served the Lahore Chapter of Management Association of Pakistan as Chairman.

He was a former trustee for the first ten years of Shaukat Khanam Memorial Hospital. 

He has graduated in Engineering from Newcastle University, UK and obtained his MBA in Business Administration from Columbia University, USA.