Air Vice Marshal Sohail Malik (Retd)

DIRECTOR - Technical & Industry

Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Sohail Ahmad Malik has an extensive record of aviation industry engagement arising from his practitioner experience with the Pakistan Air Force over 36 years. He is a recipient of Professional Excellence Badge, Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Certificates, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), and Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), and is a life-time member of Pakistan Engineering Council. AVM Malik was part of Pakistan's flagship JF-17 Production Project from its initiation to the completion of aircraft production at the Aircraft Manufacturing Factory, of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex; initially as Chief Engineer, later as Deputy Managing Director, and finally as the Managing Director. During his career he advanced through a series of increasingly responsible management positions in PAF. He had worked on various weapon systems in fighter squadrons, and performed engineering assignments at different operational bases. He held the office of Chief Maintenance Officer (CMO) of PAF's largest Engineering Depot, and Chief Engineer of Jet Engine overhauling facility at the Mirage Rebuild Factory.