Top Management Profile

 

A brief bio-data of the Directors of NCL Board is given below:

Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal, Chairman:

A Bachelor of Science, Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal joined the Islam Group, a reputed business conglomerate in Bangladesh in 1968 and started his career with automobile business as well as in the construction, real estate business. In the early years, he gained valuable experience by being involved in the management of the Group's diverse business operations. He played a major role in establishing "Navana" as the Toyota brand car trading company in Bangladesh, and finally set up Aftab Automobiles Ltd. He was also responsible for the construction company named Bengal Development Corporation (BDC) where he was directly responsible for the construction work of BDC in the Middle East and from 1981, he was also taking care of Eastern Housing Limited, then the largest real estate development company in Bangladesh. In 1996, the then Chairman of Islam Group, he separated from Islam Group with Navana Ltd. and Aftab Automobiles Ltd. and formed Navana Group.

He has a very good relationship with all business key persons of the country.

Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal is the Chairman of Navana Group, consisting of sixteen companies, involved amongst others in vehicles assembling, body building and trading; real estate; construction; CNG conversion and CNG stations; textiles; car rental; electronics; IT; petroleum and renewable energy.

 

Mr. Saiful Islam, Vice-Chairman:

An MBA, Mr. Saiful Islam joined the Navana Group in 1997. In the early years, he gained valuable experience by being involved in the management of the Group's diverse business operations. He has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Aftab Automobiles Ltd. in 2006. He is also the CEO of Navana CNG Limited. He took various business related professional courses at home and abroad. He traveled almost all the countries of the world.

At present, Mr. Saiful Islam is the Senior Vice Chairman of Navana Group involved, amongst others, in vehicles assembling, body building and trading; real estate; construction; CNG conversion and CNG stations; electronics; petroleum and renewable energy.

 

Mrs. Khaleda Islam, Director:

Mrs. Khaleda Islam is the wife of Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal, Chairman of the Navana Group.

Mrs. Khaleda Islam has experience in business for more than 30 years. She traveled many countries of the world.

At present, Mrs. Khaleda Islam is a Director of Navana Group, involved, amongst others, in vehicles assembling, body building and trading; real estate; construction; CNG conversion and CNG stations; electronics; petroleum and renewable energy.

 

Mr. Sajedul Islam, Director:

A BBA, Mr. Sajedul Islam, a young enthusiastic entrepreneur of the country, joined the Navana Group in 1999. In the early years, he gained valuable experience by being involved in the management of the Group's diversified business operations. He is the Chief Executive of Navana Real Estate Limited, Navana Construction Limited and Navana Building Products Limited. He is also the Vice Chairman of Navana Group. He took various business related professional courses at home and abroad. He traveled many countries of the world.

 

Ms. Farhana Islam, Director:

A BBA, Ms. Farhana Islam, a young enthusiastic entrepreneur of the country, joined the Navana Group in 2004. In the early years, she gained valuable experience by being involved in the management of the Group's diversified business operations. She took various business related professional courses at home and abroad. She traveled many countries of the world.

 

 

Mr. M. Obaidur Rahman, FCA - Independent Director (non-shareholding):

He is a Chartered Accountant from ICAB in the year 1967. He has about 46 years professional experiences on Audit, Taxation, Project Consultancy and foreign investment promotion service. Presently he is senior partner of M. M. Rahman & Co., Chartered Accountants.

 

 

Mr. Ekramul Haq, FCA - Independent Director (non-shareholding):

He is a Chartered Accountant from ICAB in the year 1980. He has got professional experience (Post-Qualification – 28 years). He rendered services as Auditors and Advisory on Tax, Accounts, Prospectus of Public Limited Companies for project financing. Presently he is a senior partner of Rahman Mustafiz Haq & Co., Chartered Accountants.

 



Description of Senior Executives and Officers:

 

Mr. Saiful Islam,Chief Executive Officer (CEO):

An MBA, Mr. Saiful Islam joined the Navana Group in 1997. In the early years, he gained valuable experience by being involved in the management of the Group's diverse business operations. He has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Aftab Automobiles Ltd. in 2006. He took various business related professional courses at home and abroad. He traveled almost all the countries of the world.

At present, Mr. Saiful Islam is the Vice Chairman of Navana Group, consisting of sixteen companies, involved, amongst others, in vehicles assembling, body building and trading; real estate; construction; CNG conversion and CNG stations; textiles; car rental; electronics; IT; petroleum and renewable energy.

 

Mr. Md. Nurul Huq, Adviser:

Mr. Md. Nurul Huq is an Adviser of the Company, responsible for its technical affairs. Mr. Md. Nurul Huq completed his Graduate in Chemical Engineering in 1970 from the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka. He also did Masters in Engineering from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom in 1978.

Mr. Md. Nurul Huq has experience for around forty years. He started his career in Natural Gas Company, Dhaka as Asstt Project Manager. Then, he worked in Burmah Eastern Ltd. (now known as Padma Oil Company Ltd.); Jalalabad Gas Transmission & Distribution Systems Ltd.; Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Systems Ltd.; and PETROBANGLA.

After retiring from PETROBANGLA as a General Manager in 1992, he acted for a short period as a Director of Orion Engineering and Consultant Ltd. until he joined Navana Group in 1992.

Mr. Md. Nurul Huq is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Australia; and a Member Institute of Engineers, Australia; a Member Institute of Engineers, Australia and Bangladesh; and an Associate, Institute of Petroleum, United Kingdom.

 

Mr. Sumit Kumar Saha, Operative Director:

An MBA from the East-West University in 2006, Mr. Sumit Kumar Saha completed his Graduation in Mechanical Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka in 2001.

After completing Engineering, Mr. Sumit Kumar Saha joined Doel Group as a Maintenance Engineer. Thereafter, Mr. Sumit Kumar Saha joined Navana Limited as a Project Engineer of it's CNG Project; and got training in Italy and India.

At present, Mr. Sumit Kumar Saha is the Operative Director of the Company; and in charge of its overall day to day operations.

 

Mr. Zahidul Haque, ACA, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

 

Mr. Muhammad Abidur Rahman, ACA, Head of Internal Audit

 

Mr. Tareque Enamur Rahim, Company Secretary:

Mr. Tareque Enamur Rahim is an Honours Graduate in Economics from Dhaka University in 1978.

Mr. Tareque Enamur Rahim joined Navana Group in 1982 and has worked in Administration, Corporate Affairs and Secretarial Departments.

At present, Mr. Tareque Enamur Rahim is the Deputy General Manager and Company Secretary of the Company.