Murree Brewery is one of the oldest and top ranking companies of Pakistan with an estimated net worth in millions of dollars. Their estimated revenue in 2017 was $8.86 Billion. It’s one of the most renowned companies of Asia, also listed among the top 200 companies of Asia by Forbes. Its products range from Alcoholic drinks to non-alcoholic drinks and food beverages. The brewery is one of the most shining businesses of the Sub-Continent. The company has a rich history and has added various new products to their menu over the years.
History of Murree Brewery
When the British established their rule over the Sub-Continent, Murree Brewery was established in 1860 to meet the beer requirements of their personnel, especially army. It was established at “Ghora Gali” in the Murree hills which is almost 6000 feet above sea level. It’s situated near the Resort Town of Murree. As the 20th century came, the name “Murree ” had gained an immense amount of fame for its beer and was famous all over the bars and Army messes of the British Army. After that, the company won numerous awards for its outstanding products and made a name for itself in the coming years. They also started generating a handsome amount of revenue over the years and expanded all over the world. Today, Murree Brewery is a multinational company of Pakistan.
Hierarchical Structure of Murree Brewery
Mr M.P Bhandara (Late) was the leading figure for Murree Brewery. He was commonly known as Minoo and was also a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA). Mr Minocher Bhandara inherited the shares of Murree Brewery from his father who bought them during British rule. He passed away in 2008 and passed on the torch to his son, Mr Isphanyar Bhandara, who is the current CEO of Murree Brewery. Mr Zaka ul Haq is the Head of Internal Audit at Murree Brewery while Mr. Mohammad Khurshid is the Chief Finance Officer. Mr. Maj (Ret) Sabih-ur-Rehman is the Special Advisor to the CEO, Mr. Isphanyar Bhandara himself.
Current CEO and Owner of Murree Brewery
Mr. Isphanyar Bhandara is the current CEO of Murree Brewery. He is a Parsi Hindu by religion and most of his education was done here in Pakistan. He attended St. Mary’s Lalazar, Rawalpindi and went on for higher Education to America. However, after a short time in the US, he came back to Pakistan for further Education. The Owner of Murree Brewery has an estimated net worth of Rs 1.46 Billion. The company has a net gross profit of Rs 18,591,183 (Rs ‘000) for 2022 to 2023. It has an overwhelming amount of revenue generated per year and is one of the most profitable companies in Asia. The current owner or CEO of Murree Brewery, Mr. Isphanyar Bhandara is carrying the legacy of his father despite being a minority and goes on to shine his name. He was quite close to his father which has led him to follow in his footsteps and take care of the family business. He currently resides in J-10, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad.
Over the years the company has generated an immense amount of profit and has branched out into the world. A franchise of Murree Brewery was opened at Bangalore, India as well. The company has made a name for itself even though they’ve faced major setbacks over the years such as the coronavirus pandemic which shook every business. Despite these setbacks, Mr. Isphanyar Bhandara is a resilient and strong-minded individual with a keen eye for detail and is destined for success. Safety & Security Today had a conversation with the current Owner of Murree Brewery. Isphanyar M. Bhandara<br>CEO Murree Brewery