Asad Umar is a lawmaker and former business administrator . He is son of a retired Major General Ghulam Umar. Since his father was an army officer, he moved from one city to another and for that reason, all of them were born in different cities. He was born in Pindi in 1961 and after his father’s retirement, they decided to move to Karachi. He served as CEO and President of Engro Corporation for 8 years during a 27-year career. He resigned from his post at Engro and joined Imran Khan led political party PTI on April 2012. He is also recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz Pakistan.