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Akij Ventures gets new MD

Staff Correspondent

2 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Syed Alamgir has joined as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Akij Ventures Limited and its subsidiary Akij Food and Beverage Limited recently.

Alamgir is a highly regarded person for his contribution and success in the marketing arena both nationally and internationally, said a press release.

 In 2019, Alamgir was awarded the Marketing Super Star title - the highest accolade in the marketing sector of Bangladesh by Channel I and Bangladesh Brand Forum.

He is also recipient of many other awards from home and abroad. Alamgir is a distinguished member of the UNICEF Private Sector Advisory Board.

Alamgir completed his MBA degree from Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka and obtained PhD from University of New Castle, USA.

Alamgir started his career with May & Baker Limited, a UK Pharmaceuticals company. He joined Jamuna Group in 1992 as Group Marketing Director and worked till 1998 prior to join in ACI Limited as Executive Director.

Alamgir was part time faculty of North South University, South East University and Daffodil International University for a number of years.