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Shakeel Butt
Managing Partner, EEMEA

“Genius is in the idea. Impact, however, comes from action.”

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Shakeel has been helping organizations in the areas of Market Strategy & Insights, Acquisitions, Business Transformation & Expansion and Business Planning & Execution.

He has been extending these services to different businesses from multiple sectors including FMCG, Retail, Services, Govt, etc.

He has worked on several projects involving strategy discussions, conceptualization, shaping the ideas up as projects, finalizing and aligning the details with multiple stakeholders and then finally putting it to the right execution and actual delivery.

Shakeel started his entrepreneurial journey from Dubai, United Arab Emirates by setting up his own consultancy firm Merx. Currently he is the Managing Consultant and Partner in FT Consulting EEMEA.

A Business graduate, he was previously working with The Nielsen Company as Executive Director Middle East North Africa & Pakistan. Prior to that he was Managing Director and CEO of The Nielsen Company Pakistan. He has also worked as Head Business Intelligence & Research for Telenor; one of the largest Telecom companies in the world.

Shakeel is an advocate of UN Sustainable Development Goals, a volunteer for EXPO 2020 and occasionally extends mentorship to new startups.

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