The Executive Committee meets on a quarterly basis and its scope of work includes: business review; budget approval; and senior management appraisal.
Executive committee comprises of five members : Mr. O.K. Chowdhury, Nazmul Hassan, Rabbur Reza, Ali Nawaz and Afsar Uddin Ahmed.
Mr. O.K. Chowdhury, who are members of the board, are also members of the Executive Committee.
Nazmul Hassan MP
Mr. Nazmul Hassan MP is the Managing Director of Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the Chairman of Nuvista Pharma Ltd. He is also the Director of the Board of Bangladesh Antibiotic Industries Limited, Independent Television and Padma Mining and Energy Limited.
Mr. Hassan obtained his graduation degree in Public Administration from the University of Dhaka and an MBA degree in Marketing from Institute of Business Administration (IBA). He also received executive education from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Kellogg School of Management, Chicago.
Since 2009, Mr. Hassan has been an elected Member of Parliament (MP) of Bangladesh for three consecutive terms. He is also a Member of the Parliamentary Committee for Finance, Sports & Defense. Mr. Hassan is currently the President of Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI). He is involved with various national and international committees and task force on healthcare and drug policy.
Mr. Hassan is the elected President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Asian Cricket Council (ACC), Director of International Cricket Council (ICC) Board and ICC Business Corporation (IBC). He is the President of IBA Alumni Association and a Member of the American Management Association and the Australian Institute of Management.
A prominent and highly respected business leader in the country, Mr. Hassan received the prestigious Asia’s Most Influential Leader award at the Asian Brand Summit 2013, Dubai for his outstanding business leadership.
Mr. Rabbur Reza
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Rabbur Reza, the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, has 24 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, in the areas of sales, marketing and brand management, international business development, operations management, acquisition and partnerships etc. He had previously worked for Biotech and Milton Pharmaceuticals in Australia. He is also serving as the Managing Director of Nuvista Pharma, a subsidiary of Beximco Pharma, since its acquisition.
Mr. Reza holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Panjab University, India and an MBA from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. He received executive education in Strategy and Leadership at Harvard Business School, USA and London Business School, UK.
He is a fellow of Australian Institute of Management, a member of Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, and also a member of Montreal Protocol’s Medical Technical Options Committee (United Nations Environment Program–UNEP). Mr. Reza received the prestigious “Australian Alumni Excellence Awards 2014” in the category of Business and Leadership.
Mohammad Ali Nawaz
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mohammad Ali Nawaz qualified as a CMA from the institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh, and is currently a Fellow Member of the Institute. He also obtained an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka.
After joining as a management trainee in 1990, he worked for different entities within the Beximco group of companies, in varying capacities. He possesses diversified skills and experience in Accounting, Finance, HRM, Project Management, Supply Chain and Operations Management. He attended a number of training courses, seminars and symposiums at home and abroad in various functional areas including organizational leadership.
Afsar Uddin Ahmed
Mr. Afsar Uddin Ahmed completed his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka, with a major in Marketing. He also received advanced management training at International Management Centre, IIkley College, UK.
Mr. Ahmed has worked in and supervised a number of operational areas of BPL including Marketing, Sales, Distribution, Exports, Planning, Procurement, MIS, Business Development, Project Management and API business. Mr. Ahmed also worked as the Country Manager of BPL’s Pakistan operation.
He worked for Sanofi-Aventis as Director Marketing of its Bangladesh business overseeing the marketing operations of several business units.