Shamshad new Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) BoD chairperson

By: News Desk      Published: 10:44 AM, 5 May, 2021
Shamshad new Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) BoD chairperson
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Shamshad Akhtar has been appointed as chairperson of the Board of Directors of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.

The Pakistan Stock Exchange has notified the appointment.

Shamshad Akhtar is a Pakistani development economist and diplomat who had served as the caretaker finance minister. She served as the 14th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, the first woman to assume this position.

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Shamshad also served as a senior adviser to the then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon and as Vice-President of the World Bank.

In December 2013, Akhtar was selected by the UN Secretary-General as Joined Countries Under-Secretary-General and the 10th Chief Secretary of the Monetary and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).