30 March 2017 Current Affairs: Sima Kamil is appointed as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the United Bank Limited (UBL), one of the Pakistan largest banks.
She is the first woman to head a major commercial bank in Pakistan.
She will take charge on June 1, 2017.
Kamil has a business degree from Kingston University in the UK and an MBA from the City University, London.
Kamil, who moved recently to UBL, had been leading Habib Bank Ltds (HBL) Branch Banking since 2011 and oversaw a large expansion of HBLs branch network.
She dealt with HBLs retail, consumer, small and medium enterprises, and rural banking initiatives, as well as the banks wealth management division as head of the HBL Asset Management Company Ltd.
UBL headquarter : Karachi, Pakistan
UBL Founded in : 1959