Jawed Ahmed, 932/Liaquat

 

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.

After the 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 these areas.

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 Business Services.

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.


Jawed Ahmed - 1966

Jawed Ahmed - 1972