Company: Pantheon Group
Designation: Chief Commercial Officer
Saqib Bin Tariq is a persuasive and influential sales and marketing guru, who has carved out an enduring career with his leadership skills and strategic business acumen. With more than 18 years of experience across varied industries, Bin Tariq has been an instrumental force working with high revenue-based organisations, leading teams to success year-on-year.
Currently Bin Tariq serves as chief commercial officer at Pantheon Group, a US-based well-diversified global business conglomerate with more than AED1.2bn ($325m) in annual turnover and offices in the UAE, India, Far East and Latin America.
Prior to his role at Pantheon Group, he served as the director of sales and marketing at RAK Property, a public joint stock company that has played a crucial role in shaping the infrastructure of the nation. His sheer determination, strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask helped elevate the company to great heights, generating the highest sales revenues of AED313m during his tenure.
Establishing key steps in the sales and marketing process and defining success every step of the way, Bin Tariq also worked with Azizi Development for more than three years, and has been acknowledged as one of the key players in company’s formation and building the entire entity into a leading real estate player in UAE. During his tenure with the company, the brand became one of the most recognised brands in the region, with sales of the company soaring to record levels.
A master of change and an arch role model for his industry, Bin Tariq also had crucial roles to play at leading companies such as Deloitte & Touche, Union Holdings and Mindshare Communications.
Holding an MSC in global marketing from University of Liverpool, UK, Bin Tariq also holds several diplomas and certifications in financial planning and management. Proficient in English, Hindi and Urdu, Bin Tariq is a hard-core sports lover with a special interest in cricket.