Sulaiman is the CEO/Director of TPL Developments and is leading all the development initiatives of USD 100 mn TPL REIT Fund-I and is also responsible for all new developments of the TPL.
Before TPL, he has served as CEO of Cyan Limited, formerly Central Insurance Company Limited (CICL). In 2011, Sulaiman orchestrated the business restructuring of CICL (Insurance) to Cyan (Investments/PE), a landmark transaction, and the first of its kind in Pakistan.
Before Cyan, he has also served PICIC (DFI), PICIC Asset Management Company Ltd., Allied Bank and ABL Asset Management Company Limited. He has had the privilege of establishing two leading Asset Management Companies.
As a senior executive he has been working on strategy, mergers and acquisitions. He is a proven business leader with a track record of delivering sustainable change and superior results. Sulaiman’s experience spans over 22 years in multiple areas of real estate development and financial services including investments, operations, marketing, legal and corporate affairs.
Amongst his prominent achievements have been the acquisition of HUBCO from National Power in June 2012 for PKR 6bn and exited in March 2018 for PKR 22bn resulting in gains of approx. PKR 23bn (including dividends) in less than 6 years. He also had the privilege of leading the election process of HUBCO for DH Group twice in 2012 and 2015 and managed 8 out of 11 seats with just 17.5% shareholding while managing the rest through proxies.
He has been the youngest Chairman of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). At PSX besides being the Chairman of the Board, Sulaiman was also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Human Resource and Remuneration Committee and Regulatory Affairs Committee. He was also Chairman Pebbles Ltd., the real estate arm of Dawood Hercules (DH) Group and spearheaded all real estate initiatives of the Group. He is a Founding member of the Presidential Initiative for Artificial Intelligence and Computing (PIAIC) and a Member of the Committee on Emerging Technologies of MOIT. He is also an Independent Director on Sind Energy Holding Company (Pvt) Ltd., Banklslami Pakistan Ltd. and Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP).
He has also served on the Board of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, FOCUS Pakistan (an Aga Khan Foundation backed NGO), lnbox Business Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd., lnbox Consulting (Pvt.) Ltd., lnbox Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd., Sach International [Pvt.) Ltd., The Institute of Business Management (IOBM) and Unity Foods. He has also represented Sindh as an Independent Member on Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB).
He holds a master’s degree and is also a fellow member of The Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan (FCIS). He is also a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).