UN Secretary-General Appoints Abraaj Capital Founder Arif Naqvi to the Global Compact Board

Karachi, Pakistan, 02 May, 2012: Arif Naqvi, Founder Trustee and Chairman Aman Foundation, has been appointed to the United Nations Board of the Global Compact by Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. Mr Naqvi, who is also the Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj Capital, is the only Board Member from the Private Equity Industry. He joins 13 business leaders from across the world, representing a wide range of industry sectors.

The Global Compact Board is the highest level advisory body of the UN that involves business, civil society, labor and employers