Group CEO

Nouzab Fareed is the Group Chief Executive Officer for Fijian Holdings Group and he
also serves as the Chairman of Life Cinema Ltd, FHL Media Ltd and FHL Retailing Ltd.
He is the Deputy Chairman of Merchant Finance Ltd and Fiji Television Ltd. Fareed
sits as a director on the board of all FHL Group of companies in addition to being
a non-executive director on the Board of Marsh Fiji Ltd, Goodman Fielder Ltd and
Pernix Fiji Ltd.

Fareed is the President of the newly established Pacific Corporate Governance
Institute as well as the Acting President of Fiji Chess Federation. He is the Vice
President for Fiji Chamber of Commerce & Industry as well as for CPA Fiji Branch.
He is a Past – President of Fiji Institute of Accountants as well as Fiji – PNG Business
Council and Australian Institute of Company Directors – Fiji Branch.

Fareed possess more than 27 years of Executive management experience covering
diverse sectors from Education, IT, Travel & Tourism, Media, Insurance, Commodity Broking, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Research, Management Services, Fund Management, Stock Broking, Leasing, Courier & Manufacturing. In the past, he also held the position of the Director Business Development for FedEx and Western Union in Sri Lanka.

Fareed is a Chartered Accountant (Fiji), Chartered Management Accountant (UK), Chartered Certificate Accountant (UK), a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of CPA (Australia). He is a Fellow of British Computer Society as well as a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He is also Chartered Marketer (UK), a Licensed Investment Advisor (Fiji), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) of USA.

Fareed holds a MBA in Banking & Marketing and a Master of Arts in International Economics. He has received Executive Training from Harvard Business School, University of Oxford, Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), and AOTS (Japan). Nouzab Fareed is the only Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) in South Pacific as well as the only Travel Centurion. He is also the Secretary for Rotary Club of Suva.

Fareed is an accomplished facilitator and a presenter at various forums at national and international level. He is also a mentor for aspiring directors and business professionals.