Haji Muhammad Amin Pardesi stepped into his family business of textiles in 1982, which was established by his father, Haji Abdul Rahim Giga, in 1956. Haji Muhammad Amin Pardesi strategically focused on non-traditional and non-quota regions like Africa for trade in textiles, made-ups, and machinery. Under his leadership, Mian Akber Trading Corporation in Pakistan has won the Largest Exporter to Non-Quota Countries award for the past 17 years.
Haji Muhammad Amin Pardesi believes in challenges. Under his captaincy, the company carved a name in the African market with a unit in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, with a workforce of over 5000 that earned the appreciation of the President of Tanzania for contribution to the Tanzanian economy. In 1994 he ventured into the bullion market by establishing Mazyood Jewellery LLC in UAE. Soon it became one of the leading traders of bullion in the UAE and the subcontinent.
The excellent working relationship with Union Bank of Switzerland Warburg brought Mazyood Jewellery the title of the most active client of the year 2000. Ever enterprising, Haji Amin established Al Ghurair Giga Gold Refinery in 2003 at the Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC) in UAE. The project is a joint venture between Al Ghurair Group and Giga Group. Haji Amin then entered the arena of construction and property development and established enterprises in Pakistan and UAE.
He established joint ventures with EMAAR – one of the largest property developers in the world and Al Ghurair Group – one of the most prominent groups of UAE with businesses all over the world.
Besides his remarkable business acumen and success, Haji Amin is also known for his philanthropy. He encourages the young and deserving by providing them with the opportunities for higher education and personally devotes significant time to mentoring them.
Today all Giga Group Companies have the privilege of the leadership of Haji Amin.
Mr. Najeeb Amin Pardesi is the Vice Chairman and CEO of Giga Group since 2009. He holds many executive and leadership positions in the member group companies. He played a significant role in expanding development projects in Iraq and Libya, worth 900 million dollars.
He was awarded the Best Exhibitor in UAE Expo 2011 in Pakistan. His strategies and planning have helped the company in controlling the cash flows and scheduling of different Projects in Pakistan like Defense Residency Islamabad, Crescent Bay Karachi, and state-of-the-art project Giga Mall Islamabad.
He is passionate about bringing quality Education system in lacking areas through Technological Advances.