Bangladesh-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BGCCI) the oldest and the biggest bilateral Chamber held its 18th & 19th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Executive Board Election 2021-23 on 29 May 2021.
The AGM and the Election for 2021-23 were actively participated by a large number of members of BGCCI on a virtual platform. The Executive Board Election was conducted by Chief Election Commissioner Syed Rezaul Karim, a well-known figure in the Business and a reputed author.
The new Board Members elected Mr. Thomas Hoffmann, CEO of Stoll Bangladesh as the new President of BGCCI for the term of 2021-2023. Mr. Hoffmann is a German national and well-known in the RMG sector. He is also the President of the German Club in Dhaka.
The Senior Vice President elected are, Mr. Tarun Patwary, Managing Director of Kuehne+Nagel, and Md. Muin Uddin Mazumder, Managing Director of Sanofi Bangladesh. Mr. Sathish Kumar Somuraj, Country Head of TÜV SÜD Bangladesh, and Mr. Ibnul Wara, Managing Director of Austan were elected as the Vice Presidents and Mr. Saad Nusrat Khan, Managing Director of Audi Bangladesh has been elected as the Treasurer of BGCCI.
Mr. Abdul Muktadir, Chairman & Managing Director of Incepta Pharmaceuticals has been elected as the Chair of the BGCCI Committees. Md. Hafizur Rahman Khan, Managing Director of Siemens Healthcare, Ms. Farzanah Chowdhury, Managing Director of Green Delta Insurance; Mr. M. Humayun Kabir, Chief Executive Officer of Shinepukur Ceramics; Dr. Sebastian Groh, Managing Director of ME Solshare; Ms. Ivonne Stein, Country Representative of Muenzer; Ms. K.M. Tharanga K. Atthanayake, Country Head of Tchibo Bangladesh, and Mr. M. Maksud, Managing Director of CORONA International, is the new Directors of the Board.