Muhammad Javed Afridi is a Pakistani business executive and entrepreneur best known as The CEO of Haier Pakistan. He was born on August 14, 1985, Bara, FATA, Pakistan. Afridi is also the owner of the cricket franchise Peshawar Zalmi in Pakistan Super League and Benoni Zalmi in the T20 Global Leagues of South Africa. In an interview, he mentioned that “Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa “is near to his heart and he also wants to develop the infrastructure around the game in his homeland”. He did Master degree, Global management from London School of Economics and Political Science in the year 2007-2009. He also went to Regent Business School.
Name: Javed Afridi
Date of Birth: August 14, 1985
Age: 32 (in 2017)
Birthplace: Bara, FATA, Pakistan
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Team: Peshawar Zalmi /Benoni Zalmi (Owner)
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Weight: 70 Approx.
Net Worth: $75 Million Approx.
Javed Afridi the CEO Haier is the elder brother of one of the crazy cricketers in Pakistani cricketer team Shahid Afridi. Both brothers have contributed in cricket as one as player and Javed as the owner of the well-known franchise. He had taken several initiatives for improvements of sports in Pakistan. These two brothers pretty much look same. Javed business Skill has been inspiring to Pakistani young businessman.
Late Haji Sabal Afridi is the father of Javed. Javed relationship status is married. We have children’s too. Besides from being a good businessman he is also good father and husband at home. He is also religious as well as a foodie. He owns cars like Ferrari 458, Rolls Royce, and Mercedes class. He also owns houses in Dubai and Peshawar. He is the owner of own industry and businessman so his company Peshawar Zalmi have 90 million USD. But his personal worth is assumed to be 700 million USD.
Javed Afridi business career started from the year 2005 and still in the run. Javed owns the leading manufacturing company Haier in Pakistan. Haier was established in Pakistan in the year 2000. Haier is one of the largest companies in Pakistan’s home appliances market in terms of sales and revenues generated. Haier is Manufacturer of refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, Freezers, microwaves and audio and visual products. It has several global partnerships, most notably with China. The company has its headquarters in Qingdao Shandong province, China. In 2015, Haier invested $5 million to establish a mobile phone assembly plant in Lahore. This company manufactures over 1.5 million cell phones for Pakistan market. In first half 2017, it sold more than 270,000 refrigerators exceeding previous year’s figures.
Afridi is not only the CEO but also owned a cricket franchise Peshawar Zalmi for US$16,000,000 which is equivalent to $16,166,222 in 2016 for a ten-year period. Peshawar Zalmi was established on 3 December 2015 which current captain as of October 2016 is Darren Sammy and the head coach is Mohammad Akram.His company Haier has also sponsored many cricket tournaments under his supervision including Haier Super 8 T20 Cup and Pakistan Super League. He had also confessed in an interview that that “Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are close to my heart, and I want to develop the infrastructure around the game in my homeland”. Javed Afridi also owns the Benoni Team in South Africa T20 Global League which will start in 2017.
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Muhammad Javed Afridi is a Pakistani business executive and CEO of Haier Pakistan. He has also an investment in the cricket Franchise Peshawar Zalmi in Pakistan Super League and Benoni Zalmi in the T20 Global League of South Africa. He has been supporting the growth of cricket all over Pakistan as he is interested in what improvements they can do in the future. He has also taken a most important initiative to start Peshawar Zalmi Foundation which is based on similar objectives as the Manchester United Foundation. The idea being that whatever revenues are earned from the activities of Peshawar Zalmi or via the help of strategic partners, a part of that will be used by Peshawar Zalmi to further cricket in the area, to run events like the talent hunt schemes and provide coaching, training, kits and equipment needed to play cricket at school level. He is not a cricket player though his cousin is. He said in some interviews the driving force behind sponsoring cricket was a few years back international cricket was stopped in Pakistan and Pakistan cricket was facing problems and there was also hardly any sponsor for the team.So he devoted his brand for the betterment of cricket without any precondition but also he admits that it also made sound business sense. It also turns out to be beneficial for Javed as his brand Haier was introduced to the people of Pakistan and make it synonymous with service for Pakistan.