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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Didar A. Husain

Mr. Didar A. Husain is a renowned and dynamic personality in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh. Just after completing HSC with Honors from Faujdarhat College and while a freshman at Dhaka University, Department of History, he joined the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, and was commissioned in the Bangladesh Army during the war. Having served with the Army with distinction which included being Instructor in the Infantry School for 3 (three) years, he retired as a Major in 1981. He is the founder sponsor Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited since 1981. He has more than 37 (thirty seven) years’ experience in the Textile Sector. He is the Chairman of Rahim Textile Mills Limited and Managing Director of Graphics Information System Ltd, Property Care Services Bangladesh (Pvt.) Ltd. and Director of Hejaz Publications Ltd. Mr. Husain has been actively involved in the organizational activities of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and was Vice President for the year 2005 and 2006. He was also a Member of the Business Advisory Body of CRP (Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed), Savar.

Dr. Shamim Matin Chowdhury

Dr. Shamim Matin Chowdhury is a Sponsor Director of the Company since 1981. She has more than 36 (thirty-six) years’ experience in the textile sector. She completed M.B.B.S from Dhaka Medical College and postgraduate studies from the U.K. Mrs. 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 Malek Spinning 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 and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Malek Spinning Mills Limited and Rahim Textile Mills Limited.

A Matin Chowdhury

Mr. A. Matin Chowdhury is a Sponsor Director of the Company since 1981. 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, Salek Textile Ltd, Knit Asia Ltd, Hejaz Publications Ltd., New Asia Ltd. and the Chairman of J.M. Fabrics Ltd., Newasia Synthetics Ltd. and Director of Rahim Textile Mills Ltd. and Fatehbagh Tea Co. 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’ experience in the textile sector.

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, USA- B.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 Malek Spinning Mills Limited (listed company), Salek Textile Limited, J.M. Fabrics Limited, Fatehbagh Tea Company Limited and Design Asia 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 13 (thirteen) years working experience in the textile sector. He is also the Director of Malek Spinning 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).

M. Sekander Ali

Mr. M. Sekander Ali, B.Com (Hons), Dhaka University (1960), MBA (IBA), Karachi University (1962), having Capital Market Training in USA (1968-69), one of the Senior Development/Investment Bankers of the country, former (retired) Managing Directors of Investment Corporation of Bangladesh, erstwhile Bangladesh Shilpa Bank & Bangladesh Shilpa Rin Shangstha (now Bangladesh Development Bank Ltd.), and Former Senior Adviser of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (1997-98), has been appointed as Independent Director of the company on 30th September 2018 with effect from 23rd September 2018. He has been also appointed as Audit Committee Chairman and member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Rahim Textile Mills Ltd.

Lt. Col. Serajul Islam, Bir Protik (BAR) Retd.

Lt. Col. Serajul Islam, Bir Protik (BAR) Retd. a Director of Exim Bank Ltd. and Adviser of Nassa Group & Vice Chairman of Nassa Real Estate Ltd. has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company with effect from 04th July 2019. He has been also appointed as Member of Audit Committee and Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Rahim Textile Mills Ltd.

Sr. Management Profile

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Brig. Gen. A F Jaglul Ahmed

Brig. Gen. A F Jaglul Ahmed (Retd.) has been working as Executive Director in the Company since July 2018. Prior to joining here, he worked in Bangladesh Army for long 33 years in different capacities. His long experience in the military career suits him as an appropriate person to contribute in this sector.

Mohammad Sakhawat Hossain

Mohammad Sakhawat Hossain has been working as Chief Financial Officer since January 2015. He has completed M. Com (Accounting) and CA (CC). He has more than 18 years’ experience in Finance and Accounts. He has vast knowledge in his field.

Md. Kamruzzaman

Md. Kamruzzaman has been working as Company Secretary since 31st December 2018. He has completed M. A. and LLB. He has more than 21 years’ experience in his job. He has vast knowledge in his field.

Md. Jamaluddin

Md. Jamal Uddin has been working as Head of Internal Audit & Compliance since 31st December 2018. He has completed MBA (Finance) and CA (CC). He has more than 12 years’ experience in his field.