The late Ghulam Faruque, Khan Bahadur H.P.K., C.I.E., O.B.E. O.M. (Spain) is a renowned and respected name in the industrial and financial sectors of Pakistan. He founded the group and brought it to its present position as one of the permier groups in Pakistan.
After graduting from the Aligrah University, India, he started his career in 1921 with the Bengal Nagpur Railways, a private British owned railway company. He held several prominent positions in business and the Government.