Syed Asif Ibrahim has been appointed as new Director of the Intelligence Bureau. He is the first Muslim to head the Bureau in the 125 years of the organization’s history. Asif Ibrahim will be the IB chief from Jan 2013 to Dec 2014. Born on September 28, 1953, in Kanpur, Ibrahim belongs to the 1977 batch of Indian Police Service (IPS). He was assigned to Madhya Pradesh where among other postings, he also served in Chambal as SP Gwalior.