Lakson Group

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Lakson Group
Founded 1954
Headquarters Karachi, Sindh
Pakistan
Key people
Iqbal Ali Lakhani (Chairman)
Amin Lakhani
Sultan Ali Lakhani
Zulfiqar Lakhani
Website http://www.lakson.com.pk/

The Lakson Group is a business group, headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan that was founded in 1954. The conglomerate is run by the Lakhani brothers, and is currently chaired by Iqbal Ali Lakhani.[1] His siblings are Amin Lakhani, Sultan Lakhani and Zulfiqar Lakhani. The Group's portfolio consists of detergents and soaps, toothpaste, food products, fast food restaurants, insurance, internet services, software, paper and board, printing, powdered beverages and tea, packaging, publications, surgical instruments and textiles.[citation needed]

Etymology[edit]

The Lakson Group derives from the name Lakhani and Sons stylised as Lakson.[citation needed]

Lakson Group of Companies[edit]

Media[edit]

  • Express News, Urdu-language news channel
  • Express 24/7, English-language 24-hour news channel (closed down)
  • Express Entertainment, Urdu-language Entertainment channel
  • Times TV, Urdu-language entertainment and news channel (rumored to be shutting down September 17, 2013)
  • The Daily Express, No. 2 Urdu daily in Pakistan
  • Express Tribune, English newspaper
  • Century Publications, Incorporated in 1998, publishes Urdu daily newspaper 'Express'

Other[edit]

Foreign affiliations[edit]

Equity holding in Colgate-Palmolive (Pakistan) Limited

Licensing arrangement with Clover Pakistan Limited, with equity participation option

Equity in Siza Foods (Private) Limited

Rothmans International (UK) Equity in Lakson Tobacco Company Limited

50:50 Joint Venture with Tetley Clover (Private) Limited

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Structure | Lakson Group". lakson.com.pk. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Group Companies | Lakson Group". lakson.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  3. ^ "Group Companies | Lakson Group". lakson.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-04.