Pakistan’s prime ride-hailing app, Careem, has announced one of the most unexpected news that World’s renowned cricketer Waseem Akram joins Careem as its honorary CEO. As his first act in the role as a CEO, Wasim Akram announced price cuts on Go cars both in Lahore and Karachi.
After the retirement from the Cricket as a player, Wasim Akram became a famous commentator. Then Indian Premier League (IPL) ‘s team Kolkata Knight Riders appointed him its coach and he helped them to be crowned champions in 2012 and 2014.
Wasim Akram seems to be the best for this position, he has an immense leadership quality and he is ready to take charge one of the Pakistans leading tech companies. Junaid Iqbal, Managing Director of Careem stated:
“I am excited to announce Wasim Akram as our Honorary CEO of Careem Pakistan. He is the perfect cultural fit for Careem. And there is no one more qualified than the Sultan of Swing, Wasim Akram to head Careem Pakistan.
I am proud to pass the torch to him and I have full confidence that he will bring out the best in our employees, Captains, and Customers.”
Wasim Akram asked both Captains and customers to share one change they would like him to make to Careem. Since the announcement, Wasim has looked over comments, experiences and reviews and as a result has decided to complement this change in Careem’s price.