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.
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 is the Managing Director of Rahim Textile Mills Limited. She has more than 38 (thirty eight) 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 16 (sixteen) 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, New Asia Ltd., Fatehbagh Tea Company Limited, Aurum Sweater Limited, Design Asia Ltd. and also the Managing Director of J.M. Fabrics Limited and Director of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA).
MAJ. GEN. MUHAMMED MASUDUR RAHMAN, BIR PROTIK NWC, PSC (RETD.)
Maj. Gen. Muhammed Masudur Rahman, Bir Protik nwc, psc (Retd.) a retired Major General of Bangladesh Army has been appointed as an Independent Director (non-shareholding) of the Company for a period of 3 (three) years with effect from 30th August 2022. Mr. Masudur Rahman obtained BA (Honours) MA (Economics) from University of Chittagong and MS from National Defense University, USA, Passed Staff College (psc) and former Chairman of the Management Committee of Sena Kalyan Sangstha (SKS), Chairman of Governing Bodies of Cadet Colleges, Chairman of Army Sports Control Boards (ASCB), Founder Vice Chairman of The Trust Bank Ltd, Founder Chairman of Armed Forces Medical College, Founder Vice Chairman of The Radisson Hotel, Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Shooting Federation, Member of the National Sports Control Board (NSCB) and Member of Management Committee of Bangladesh Krira Sikkha Protishthan (BKSP). He has also been appointed as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
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.
Senior Management Profile
AMIT KUMAR SAHA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Amit Kumar Saha has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from May 01, 2023. Earlier he was the Chief Financial Officer of Rahim Textile Mills Limited from April 2006 to November 2014. He has completed M. Com (Management), MBA (Finance) and LLB. He has more than 29 years’ experience in Finance and Accounts. He has vast knowledge in his field.
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.
HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT & COMPLIANCE
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.
The main objective of our group is to build prosperous communities for both the present and the future. As such we are relentlessly committed to modifying our existing facilities and developing new ones in a sustainable manner to ensure we address economic, environmental, and social issues, and avoid the over consumption of key natural resources.