Walton gets HSBC Business Award

Business Desk

26 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Walton gets HSBC Business Award

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Director SM Mahbubul Alam receives the HSBC Business Excellence Award from Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi at a hotel in the capital recently.

The Bangladeshi multinational electronics brand Walton has been honoured with ‘HSBC Business Excellence Award’ as the recognition of its remarkable contribution to the boost of import substitutes manufacturing industry in Bangladesh.

To honour the successful entrepreneurs and organisations for their significant contribution to the country’s growth, the Hang Kong and Shang Hai Banking Corporation (HSBC) gave its ‘1st Business Excellence Award’ to a total of 8 enterprises different categories at an award giving ceremony at the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Hotel in the capital recently, said a press release.

Among the company’s of manufacturing and marketing over US$ 10 million worth import substitute goods, Walton Group received the award under Under the ‘Best in Import Substitution’ category.

Attending as the chief guest, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi handed over the ‘HSBC Business Excellence Award’ to Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) Director SM Mahbubul Alam. British High Commissioner in Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson, Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir, HSBC Bangladesh’s Chief Executive Offer (CEO) Francois de Maricourt and Deputy CEO Md Mahbub ur Rahman attended the function as special guests.

On behalf of Walton Group, Executive Directors Abul Bashar Howlader, International Business Unit President Edward Kim, First Senior Additional Director Shahana Akhter Shampa, Deputy Directors Munima Chowdhury Nodi and Augustin Sujon, and Assistant Director Mirza Maruf-ur-Rahman also present at the award giving ceremony.