Alumni Profiles

Hamza Kamal Bela

Organization Information

ASTO Life Sciences Private Limited is a complete business solution for marketing and distribution of medical technology products in Pakistan. It is a unique blend of expertise and experience.
ASTO Life Sciences specializes in marketing and distribution of branded medical devices, Diagnostics & Life Sciences products. We import, support, and market Becton Dickinson and Company (BD) medical devices, medical supplies, Diagnostics & Life Sciences products.

Describe the work that you do in your role

Working as Product Manager for ASTO Life Sciences, where the job is to work on the product portfolio and to identify the potential products from that which would fulfill the requirement of the market in order to achieve the target revenue; conduct market research; generate product requirements; determine specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction, assisting and managing the sales force in addition to developing marketing strategies which are aligned with the market dynamics.

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Initially, a dynamic professional in the field of Business Development with the background of Business Analysis and HR (UMT), now looking to optimise experience in the other Business functions and maximise any opportunity provided in order to achieve professional excellence by application of empathy, coherence within a team and the determination to achieve goals both short and long term. The priority now is to make SMART moves in order to keep pace with the massively evolving nature of the business activities at organisations across the globe that tend to diversify dramatically.

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

Through my time at UMT and then working at EZ Solutions as a Business Development Executive before moving on to the UK for my MBA (Coventry University), the professional progression has been smooth. With the passage of time the aim is now to become professionally capable of taking the perspective organisation forward to new heights of success through setting up new standards of performance, sustaining them and achieving consistency in results which is an epidome of raising the bar and being above the rest.

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

Member of UMT Cricket team
Member of UMT Football team
Fut-Thrill (2009) WInner
Clash 20 (2010) Winner
Fut-Thrill (2011) Winner

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

My time at UMT makes up for the most cherished of memories of my life. I was an active member of the UMT football as well as cricket team. WIth 2 Fut-Thrill winners medals and 1 Clash 20 2010 winners medal to my credit, my sporting career at UMT is worth mentioning. I was also an active member of my departmental activities (SPA) and promoting my course (MHRM) was on the agenda at most occassions.