Board of Directors

Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality. With a wealth of experience having worked across some of the world’s most renowned consumer and retail brands, such as Bose, Hugo Boss, Karstadt, Nike, Tesco, Victoria’s Secret and Xerox we have a simple vision: provide ‘world class’ apparel manufacturing solutions to our customers and create an inspirational work environment for our employees. So doing, we hope to transform the global perception of the “Made in Bangladesh” label.

Directors Profile

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AFM Zubair

Mr. A. F. M. Zubair is a Sponsor Director of the Company since 1989. He is a renowned and dynamic personality in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh. By profession Mr. Zubair is a Textile Engineer. He has done Post Graduate from Leeds University, U.K. He has vast knowledge in the Textile Sector in the country. He is the Chairman and Director of Malek Spinning Mills Limited and Salek Textile Limited and Director of Knit Asia Limited, J. M. Fabrics Limited, New Asia Synthetics Limited and Hejaz Publications Limited.

A Matin Chowdhury

Mr. A. Matin Chowdhury is a Sponsor Director of the Company since 1989. He is a renowned and dynamic personality in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh. After his active participation in the liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, he voluntarily retired from the Bangladesh Army as a Major. He entered into the family business with his brother late Mr. A. Malek Chowdhury into Graphics Limited, a company that pioneered printing, office equipment and other technology equipment. In the last many years, he moved from indenting to the manufacturing and is currently the Managing Director of Malek Spinning Mills Ltd, New Asia Ltd, Salek Textile Ltd, Knit Asia Ltd, Hejaz Publications Ltd. and Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited, Fatehbagh Tea Co. Ltd. and the Chairman of J.M. Fabrics Ltd. and New Asia Synthetics Ltd.

He is the former Chairman of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), Under Privileged Children’s Programs (UCEP) and Education, Science, Technology and Cultural Development Trust (ESTCDT). He is also involved with many other non-profit organizations including Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (DAB) as a Member of the National Council, Founder Trustee of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB), Founder Member, Board of Governors of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI), Board Member of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and many other voluntary organizations. He has more than 48 (forty-eight) years’ experiences in the textile sector.

Dr. Shamim Matin Chowdhury

Dr. Shamim Matin Chowdhury is a Director of the Company since 1991. She has more than 38 (thirty-eight) years’ experiences in the textile sector. She completed M.B.B.S from Dhaka Medical College and postgraduate studies from the U.K. Dr. Chowdhury is a famous Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. She is the former Chief Consultant of Pabna Mental Hospital. She is also the Chairperson of Special Olympics in Bangladesh. She is the Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited (listed company), Salek Textile Limited, Knit Asia Limited, J.M. Fabrics Limited, New Asia Limited, Hejaz Publications Limited, Fatehbagh Tea Company Limited and also the Managing Director of Newasia Synthetics Limited. She is the Member of Audit Committee of Malek Spinning Mills Limited and Rahim Textile Mills Limited. She is also the Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Malek Spinning Mills Limited and Rahim Textile Mills Limited.

Azizur Rahim Chowdhury

Mr. Azizur Rahim Chowdhury is a Director of the Company since 2007, son of Mr. A. Matin Chowdhury. He obtained graduation from Purdue University in the U.S.A. with a major in Computer Science and Business Management. He has more than 11 (eleven) years working experience in the textile sector. He is also the Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited (listed company), Salek Textile Limited, Knit Asia Limited, Hejaz Publications Limited, Fatehbagh Tea Company Limited and also the Managing Director of J.M. Fabrics Limited and Director of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA).

Saima Matin Chowdhury

Ms. Saima Matin Chowdhury is a Director of the Company since 2007, daughter of Mr. A. Matin Chowdhury. She is a bright young executive having High School graduation from Concord Academy, Concord, Massachusetts, USAB.Sc. from Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, USA and MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania USA. She has work experience in the Unites States with Ernst & Young and Victoria’s Secret. She has more than 12 (Twelve) years working experience in the textile sector. She is also the Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited (listed company), Salek Textile Limited, J.M. Fabrics Limited, Fatehbagh Tea Company Limited and Design Asia Limited.

Moshiur Rahman

Mr. Moshiur Rahman is a Director of the Company since 2008, aged about 63 years after his graduation has to his credit training experience from Heidelberg on modern and economical working methods on advance printing technology. He successfully ran for many years Udayan Press Limited a business enterprise of family. In 1989, Mr. Rahman launched his own printing & packaging industry named Paragon Press Limited-a press with high quality printing & packaging facility. Mr. Rahman also achieved tremendous growth in his vertically integrated poultry business. Besides, Mr. Rahman initiated and set up a bio fertilizer plant with the view to protect the environment and conserve nature. Mr. Rahman is associated with many businesses, social & sports associations. He is the Managing Director of Paragon Poultry Ltd., Usha Poultry Ltd., Paragon Feed Ltd., Paragon Agro Ltd., Paragon Plast Fiber Ltd., Paragon Plastics Ltd., Paragon Press Ltd., Parasol Energy Ltd., Parasol Footwear Ltd., Rangpur Poultry Ltd., Aqua Breeders Ltd., Chittagong Feed Ltd., Chittagong Chicks Ltd., Jessore Feed Ltd. and DENIM Poultry Complex (Pvt.) Ltd. He is also the Director of Fatehbagh Tea Company Ltd., Newasia Synthetics Ltd., Asia Pacific Insurance Company Ltd., BD Venture Ltd., Sympa Solar Power Ltd., Jaflong Valley Boarding School, Salek Textile Limited and J.M. Fabrics Ltd. He is also the Member of Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee (NRC) of Malek Spinning Mills Ltd.

Sultan Ahmed FCA

The Board appointed Mr. Sultan Ahmed FCA, as Independent Director for a period of three (3) years with effect from 22-01-2019. Mr. Sultan Ahmed FCA is a senior Chartered Accountant and former Chief Auditor of Bangladesh Steel & Engineering Corporation, Financial Adviser-Ras Lanuf Oil & Gas Processing Company Ltd., Group Secretary & CCA- Erba & Associates Companies, Director (Finance) & Company Secretary- Prime Group of Industries, Partner-Ahmed Zaker & Co., Chartered Accountancy Firm and presently Managing Partner of Ahmed Sultan & Co., Chartered Accountants. Mr. Sultan Ahmed FCA has more than 50 (fifty) years’ experience in his profession. He is a non-shareholder director of the company.

Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman

The Board also appointed Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, as Independent Director for a period of three (3) years with effect from 23-07-2019. Dr. Rahman is a renowned economist and former Director General of Asian Development Bank (ADB), South Asia and a Senior Research Fellow of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). He was also Adviser/consultant to the Ministries of Jute, Industry, Commerce and Finance and Planning of Govt. of Bangladesh. He also served as Member of the Board of Director of Agrani Bank from 1988-91. He is a respected economist and has published on a wide range of economic issues. He obtained Ph.D. and M A degrees from Stanford University and M A in economics from Vanderbilt University

Sr. Management Profile

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Ghaus Mohammad

Mr. Ghaus Mohammad joined in the Company as Director HR & Admin since 1996. Earlier he worked as a Project Officer at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from 1975 to 1995. He is an M.A and he has vast knowledge in his field.

B. K. Chaki

Mr. B. K. Chaki joined in the company in 1992. He has completed B. Com (Hon’s) and MBA. He has more than 28 years’ experiences in Finance and Accounts. He has vast knowledge in his field.

Syed Saiful Haque

Mr. Syed Saiful Haque joined in the Company in 2008. He has completed B. Com (Hon’s) in Accounting and Master in Business Studies. He has more than 25 years’ experiences in his job. He has vast knowledge in his field.

Muhammad Rakibul Islam

Muhammad Rakibul Islam joined in the Company in June 2012. He has completed M. Com (Accounting) and ICMA partly completed. He has more than 19 years’ experiences in his job. He has vast knowledge in his field.