Sima Kamil becomes first woman to lead a major Pakistani bank
Sima Kamil became the first woman in Pakistan to head a major commercial bank after she was appointed as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of United Bank Limited (UBL). Prior to this appointment, she was deputy CEO of UBL. UBL is Pakistan’s third-largest lender, headquartered in the financial hub Karachi. It employs 15,000 people and has branches in 15 other countries, including Qatar, US and United Arab Emirates.