Jawed Ahmed - 2010
By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif
Jawed Ahmed, kit no. 932/Liaquat House joined Cadet
College Petaro in 1966 in 7th Class (which was a special entry of
25 cadets only) and left the college in
1972 after completing his Intermediate. His kit no. in 7th class was P-43.
He was born on
1 October 1954 and got married to (late) Mrs. Suriya
on 6 March 1980. They have 1 daughter - Nida.
His dear wife expired in 2006.
demise of his first wife, Jawed got married again
to Mrs. Sherry on 9 June 2009.
After leaving Petaro, Jawed joined Dawood College
of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, and
graduated as an Electronics Engineer in 1978.
Soon after his graduation, he joined Siemens
Pakistan as a trainee engineer, leading on to
working for the same company for the next two
decades. He started his career as an Executive
Engineer for Communication Products and Systems
such as PABXs, Teleprinters, Facsimile Machines,
Fire Alarm and Security Systems, MATV, and
In-house Sound Systems. Serving in different
capacities, he ended up finally as the Projects Manager in Siemens. During this period, he
participated in various international conferences
and trainings, and demonstrated
his capability and technological expertise in
In 1999, Jawed availed the opportunity to become
the Country Manager of SITA, Pakistan, which
provides data communications for the Airlines
Industry worldwide. He headed the organization in
Pakistan until 2006 when he joined France Telecom owned company
Equant Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. as the CEO and Managing Director.
He incorporated the company in Pakistan and was also its first
employee. Equant Pakistan operates under the trade name Orange
Three of Jawed's brothers are Petarians -
Rear Adm. Imtiaz Ahmed 73125/I, Cdre.PN Mushtaq Ahmed 8099/A and Zaheer Ahmed
8287/A. Two of his nephews are also Petarians, namely Imran Imtiaz Ahmed
2006082/I and Usman Imtiaz Ahmed 2007082/I.