Board Details

Ahmed Sohail Fasihur Rahman

Chairman

Mr. Ahmed Sohail Fasihur Rahman is the Chairman and founder of Beximco Group. He is a distinguished business personality of the country and has received many awards and accolades for his outstanding contribution to country’s industrial development. Mr. Rahman was instrumental in introducing best-inclass corporate practice in Bangladesh and is widely credited as the architect of Group’s successful global strategy.

He graduated with Honours in Physics from the University of Dhaka in 1966, and also studied in the United Kingdom. Mr. Rahman held key positions with many reputed organizations, serving as the Chairman of IFIC Bank Limited, Director of Industrial Promotion & Development Company Limited, Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited, Pubali Bank Limited and Investment Corporation of Bangladesh.

He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of North South University Foundation, the first Private Sector University in Bangladesh.

Salman Fazlur Rahman MP

Vice Chairman

Mr. Salman Fazlur Rahman MP is an industrialist, philanthropist and politician of Bangladesh. A Member of Parliament, Mr. Rahman currently serves as the Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser, with the rank and status of a cabinet minister, principally tasked with promoting trade, business and investment in the country.

He is best known as the co-founder and vice chairman of the Beximco Group, the country’s largest private conglomerate, comprising of four publicly listed and seventeen privately held companies. He anchored the key initiatives that have helped to build Beximco’s corporate identity at home and abroad, and led the Group into becoming a leading industrial conglomerate in the country.

He was the President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI), Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Bangladesh Textile Mills Association, Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industry and Association of Television Channel Owners (ATCO).

Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, a leading think tank focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh. He is also the Chairman of IFIC Bank Limited, Chairman of the Board of Editors, the Independent, one of the leading English-language newspapers, Chairman of the Independent Television, a popular and influential 24-hour news channel and the Chairman of Abahani Ltd. the nation’s premier sporting club and the Adviser of Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI).

Mr. Rahman has many accolades to his name and he holds a degree from Karachi University.

Nazmul Hassan MP

Managing Director

Mr. Nazmul Hassan MP is the Managing Director of Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the Chairman of Nuvista Pharma Ltd. He is also the Director of the Board of Bangladesh Antibiotic Industries Limited, Independent Television and Padma Mining and Energy Limited.

Mr. Hassan obtained his graduation degree in Public Administration from the University of Dhaka and an MBA degree in Marketing from Institute of Business Administration (IBA). He also received executive education from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Kellogg School of Management, Chicago.

Since 2009, Mr. Hassan has been an elected Member of Parliament (MP) of Bangladesh for three consecutive terms. He is also a Member of the Parliamentary Committee for Finance, Sports & Defense. Mr. Hassan is currently the President of Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI). He is involved with various national and international committees and task force on healthcare and drug policy.

Mr. Hassan is the elected President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Asian Cricket Council (ACC), Director of International Cricket Council (ICC) Board and ICC Business Corporation (IBC). He is the President of IBA Alumni Association and a Member of the American Management Association and the Australian Institute of Management.

A prominent and highly respected business leader in the country, Mr. Hassan received the prestigious Asia’s Most Influential Leader award at the Asian Brand Summit 2013, Dubai for his outstanding business leadership.

Osman Kaiser Chowdhury

Director

Mr. Osman Kaiser Chowdhury is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. He is involved with Beximco Group for over 39 years and is currently the Director of Group Finance and Corporate Affairs, Chief Executive Officer of Beximco Power Ltd. and Beximco Engineering Ltd. He has over 13 years’ experience working abroad, including the United Kingdom.

Mr. Chowdhury is a member of the Board of Directors of a number of listed and non-listed Companies including Bangladesh Export Import Company Ltd., Beximco Synthetics Ltd., Shinepukur Ceramics Ltd and Beximco Securities Ltd.

Abu Bakar Siddiqur Rahman

Director

Mr. Abu Bakar Siddiqur Rahman holds senior positions at a number of entities within the Beximco Group of companies and has over 47 years business experiences in trading, jute, textiles, pharmaceuticals and other sectors. He has been in the Board of Beximco Pharma since 1993. Mr. Rahman is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited.

Iqbal Ahmed

Director

Mr.Iqbal Ahmed has been with the Beximco Group since 1972 and holds senior positions in a number of entities within the Beximco Group of companies. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Dhaka in 1966. He has over 47 years business experiences in trading, jute, textile, pharmaceuticals, engineering, IT and other sectors. He has been in the board of Beximco Pharma since 1985. He was the publisher of “The Independent” and the “Muktakantha” an English and a Bengali national daily newspaper respectively, in Bangladesh.

Dr. Abdur Rahman Khan

Independent Director

Dr. Abdur Rahman Khan is a very senior and prominent physician in Bangladesh. He was the Chief Consultant Physician and Professor of Medicine, BIRDEM (Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders) and Chairman, Board of Management of BIRDEM. Mr. Khan is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bangladesh. He is a Member of National Council of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Member of the International Diabetes Federation and an honorary member of the Association of Military Surgeons, USA. He joined Bangladesh Army as a Commissioned Officer in Army Medical Corps and retired as a Major General. He was an Advisor to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh and previously Vice President of the Red Crescent and Red Cross society of Bangladesh.

Shah Monjurul Hoque

Independent Director

Mr. Shah Monjurul Hoque is a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, both in the High Court Division and Appellate Division. Mr. Hoque is the founder of Hoque & Associates, a law firm in Bangladesh, of which he is the Proprietor (a position equivalent to that of a director). He has held various academic appointments in the field of law and has also acted as legal adviser to a number of corporate clients in Bangladesh and as the enlisted lawyer of several Bangladeshi banks.