BRIEF PROFILE OF MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN DADABHOY BUSINESSMAN / INDUSTRIALIST
Industrialist Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy is the second generation representative of one of the pioneer industrialist and noble families of our country. Mr. Muhammad Hussain Dadabhoy, was born in September 1945. Although he is a civil engineer by education, he has vast experience in the field of management, economics, marketing and business administration.
The history of Dadabhoy Group begins in 1895. Mr. Ali Muhammad A. Latif, grand father of Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy established a trading house later turned it into a department store in the beautiful country of South Africa. Mr. Ali Mohammad A. Latif departed at the young age of 35. Later Mr. A. Ghani Dadabhoy, father of Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy, posthumous son of Mr.Ali Mohmmad A. Latif established initially a trading house and later a soap factory, at Porbandar on the western coast of pre-partitioned India. At the time of partition, the family migrated to Pakistan and at the call of Quaid-e-Azam it came forward to play its role in the new infant country. Immediately after settling in Karachi, he (Mr. A. Ghani Dadabhoy) set up a trading house encompassing a wide range of businesses.
Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy has established many industries with his other family members, under the name of Dadabhoy Group. The Dadabhoy Group that had enhanced itself in diversified different industrial sectors of Pakistan, decided through its Board of Directors to distribute specific areas of activities to different family members. This decision culminated into the forming of versatile and all encompassing M.H Dadabhoy Group since 90s. His sheer hard work, professional commitment and vision provided the foundation for the establishment of a solid industrial base in the country having an established record of sharp business acumen and a positive contribution to the national economy of Pakistan.
Presently Mr. Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy is holding the office of Chairman of M.H. Dadabhoy Group of Companies and providing unstinted leadership to the other directors in the group for the last 20 years. Mr.Mohammad Hussain Dadabhoy is in fact, the living patriarch of M.H. Dadabhoy Group of Cos.
Besides he also holds membership of many national/international forums like Chairman, Council of Industrialists (Guarantee)Limited (CIL), Member Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FPCCI), Member International non-resident owners of the real estate board of New York, Member Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Karachi (CC&I) Former President Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dadu (CC&I), Founder Chairman, Nooriabad Association of Trade and Industry and Founder Chairman All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA)., & member all reputable clubs of Karachi.
He also travels widely across the world in connection with his business interest and sightseeing. He is very familiar in business communities and well-known for social welfare work.