Awais Babar, based in Manchester, UK, is Founder and CEO of Endura Roses. After 16 years of experience in the Retail Industry – with special attention and focus given to his work in business management and leadership – Awais is living his dream after launching Endura Roses in 2015, adding further success to his already impressive portfolio.
“One of my favorite parts about Endura Roses is the effect they can have on people and their lives. I love seeing a smile on people’s faces.”
“Endura Roses was created to bring exclusive preserved roses and floral arrangements to our customers. Our unique natural enhancement process draws on revolutionary techniques which allow us to create roses which retain all of their natural beauty for an extended lifespan. Our arrangements of preserved roses start with the finest blooms and foliage sourced from the very best growing regions all over the world.”
For more on Endura Roses, check out their website here, and learn more about the team, what Endura Roses has to offer, and how you can get some for your loved ones!
Awais Babar’s work includes a wealth of experience in IT, and he has served as a Visiting Lecturer in COMWAVE Institute of Information Technology where he taught Network Design, Information Security, MCSE, and Operating System Architecture. He also worked as an Information Security Manager at the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), Visiting Faculty for Preston University where he taught Linux, Unix, Windows 2000 Server, Network Design, and Network Essentials. Awais was also an Assistant Network Administratorfor one year at Nicon Institute of Computer Sciences, Islamabad. There, he supervised and attended to various system support tasks such as setting up and maintaining and troubleshooting various types of O.S.
Awais cut his teeth in business management, finance, and leadership as Store Manager and Area Manager for a large, lucrative casual dining restaurant food chain. During that time, Awais Babar led the opening of 7 stores, which entailed the selecting of the store site, recommending correct equipment according to anticipated sales, arranging staff and their trainings, launching pre-opening marketing campaign, and directly managing and taking over a store for the first two weeks to ensure stable sales.
Awais Babar is a graduate of Preston University with a Bachelor in Computer Sciences and a Masters in Computer Sciences. He also has an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from Forbes College. Awais’s academic career has seen him earn a Silver Medal & Scholarship for F.A. Second Position in Multan Board as well as earning a Distinction in Matric, Federal School, Multan, Pakistan.
Awais’ personal interests and passions are extensive, as they range from international politics, design, and kicking back and watching some of his favorite movies. In his free time, Awais Babar loves gardening, painting (and art in general), computer hardware, and spending time with his family and friends.
Fun Facts About Awais:
Favorite Film: The Pursuit of Happiness
Favorite Food: Turkish Cuisine
Dream Holiday Destination: Lake Saiful Muluk in Pakistan
Oh – as a little kid – he also dreamt of being a cricketer when he grew up.
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