Tahir Khurshid – Profile

Tahir Khurshid, MBA (Marketing), PhD (Marketing) Candidate
Senior Vice President Education

Tahir Khurshid is Senior Vice President Education, reporting directly to President/CEO of IIMP™and responsible for leading the development of International Institute of Marketing Professionals’ (IIMP™) seminars and educational programs globally as major marketing vehicles for building the brands, products, and businesses for IIMP™ members – practitioners and industry professionals.

Tahir is a global marketer, possessing more than twenty-five years of experience, working with major multinational companies and advising clients. He has handled marketing management positions with leading organizations including P&G, PepsiCo, Unilever, McCormick, Bata and Mars during his career.

Currently an international marketing and business development consultant, he advises a diverse range of clients. Tahir’s educational background includes initial schooling at Pakistan’s leading school, followed by a BA, in Economics and International Relations, from Claremont McKenna College in California, and an MBA, in Marketing and International Management, from Rice University in Texas. Most recently he is in the process of receiving Certified International Trade Professional designation from FITT in Ottawa.

Tahir has worked across five continents, in locations as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Canada, Sudan, the UK, Ecuador, Pakistan and Iraq, delivering spectacular marketing and business results to his employers or clients. Tahir’s strengths lie in international management, channel development, business change processes, franchising, branding, retailing and market research.

Tahir is an academic at heart and has often been at the forefront of creating training programs and people development efforts for companies. He has been a corporate coach at PepsiCo, Bata and other companies notably in the fields of marketing, sales, merchandising, sales development and market research.

Tahir has keenly participated in individual sport and has had considerable proficiency in marksmanship, karate, boxing, scrabble and scuba diving. He is passionate about economic development programs and keen on promoting learning in his areas of expertise globally. His future plans include completing his PhD in Developmental Marketing and building affordable educational facilities for qualified post-matriculation students in economically challenged parts of the world.

Contact Tahir Khurshid via email at tahirkhurshid@hotmail.com