Shams Mahmud has been elected president of the Bangladesh-Thai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTCCI) for the 2023-2025 term in its 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at Dhaka Club Ltd on Saturday.
Md. Munir Hossain and Md. Salem Sulaiman have been elected as senior vice president and vice president respectively along with Shamima Rahman, director administration and Mohammad Junaed Ibne Ali, director, finance for the same period, reports BSS. The other newly elected directors are Abul Kashem Khan, Mohammed Hussain Sattar, Jafer Ummeed Khan, Shuchat Suntipada, Kiatkati Chaopaknam, Shahzada A Hamid, Md. Ahsanuzzaman, Brahmanda Pratap Barua, Zubair Hassan Chowdhury and M K Karim Antu. Mahmud is a leading entrepreneur in the textile and readymade garment sector in Bangladesh.
Mahmud is the secretary general of the Consular Corps Bangladesh (CCB) and vice president of the Bangladesh-Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BPCCI). He is a former president of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI).
BTCCI senior vice president Md. Munir Hossain is the director of Vertex Group, a top level business house of readymade garment sector in Bangladesh. He is a director of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), director of Shippers' Council of Bangladesh and Exporters Association of Bangladesh.
He is also former vice president of BTCCI, Shippers' Council of Bangladesh and former director of BGMEA. He is a civil sponsor of Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC).
BTCCI vice president Md. Salem Sulaiman is the managing director of Massons Polymer Corporation, Lalbagh Metal Industries Ltd. and Champion & Massons Ltd. He is holding various positions of some other businesses and social organizations. He is also a former director of the DCCI.
The election of BTCCI was conducted by Engr. Rashed Maksud Khan, chairman of the Election Board and former president of DCCI and BTCCI.