Abdur Rashid elected EC member of FICCI


abdur-rashidAbdur Rashid, Country Manager, SGS Bangladesh Limited has been elected executive committee member of the Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the period of 2022-2023. A total 15-member strong executive committee was elected. The announcement was made at FICCI’s 58th annual general meeting (AGM), held recently in Dhaka, said a press release.
Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Naser Ezaz Bijoy and Managing Director of United Dhaka Tobacco Co Ltd Neil Coupland has been elected president and vice president of the Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the period of 2022-2023.
The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) was established on the 1st of July 1963 in the port city of Chittagong under the name and style of the “Agrabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry” (‘Agrabad’ being the name of the commercial hub of the city) with the initiative of the foreign companies located in and around Chittagong. It may be mentioned here that, at that point of time, most of the foreign companies, had their establishments located in that region of the country.
Other elected members of the board are: Ala Uddin Ahmad, General Manager of MetLife Bangladesh; Anirban Asit Kumar Ghosh, MD of Bata Shoe Co (Bangladesh) Ltd; Ashish Goupal, MD of Marico Bangladesh; Deepal Abeywickrema, MD of Nestle Bangladesh; Jahangir Saadat, MD of Youngone (CEPZ) Ltd; Mahbubur Rahman, CEO of HSBC Bangladesh; N Rajashekaran, Country Officer of Citibank NA; Riad Mamun Prodhani, Country President of Novartis Bangladesh Ltd; Shwapna Bhowmick, Country Head of Marks & Spencer Plc; Wu Li Chuan, MD of LSI Industries Ltd; Yasir Azman, CEO of Grameenphone; and Zaved Akhtar, MD of Unilever Bangladesh Ltd.
SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. It has 93,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.