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The Composition of Board

The Board of Directors of the Reliance Insurance Limited is proudly composed of the widely-acclaimed business personalities of Bangladesh. All of them have first-hand experiences in running goal-oriented organizations, and proven track record of leading conglomerates through their innovative entrepreneurial skills.

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ChairmanDirectorsAdviser
MS. SHAHNAZ RAHMANMR. M. SHAMSUL ALAMMR. AKHTAR AHMED
Vice-ChairmanMS. ZAKIA ROUF CHOWDHURYCEO
MR. HABIBULLAH KHAN MR. RAJIV PRASAD SHAHA MR. MD. KHALED MAMUN
MR. IFTEKHARUL HUQ
MR. SHAMSUR RAHMAN
MR. ARSHAD WALIUR RAHMAN
MR. IMRAN FAIZ RAHMAN
MRS. SRIMATI SHAHA
MR. AMANULLAH CHOWDHURY
MS. AMIRAN HOSSAIN
MS. SHAHZREH HUQ
MR. AHMED SHAFI CHOUDHURY
MR. AZIZUR RASHID

MS. SHAHNAZ RAHMAN

Chairman


Ms. Shahnaz Rahman is a Director of Transcom Limited, Transcom Beverages Limited (sole franchisee of PEPSI), Bangladesh Lamps Limited (licensed manufacturers of PHILIPS lighting products), Transcom Foods Limited (sole franchisee of Pizza Hut & KFC), Transcom Electronics Limited, Transcom Cables Limited (manufacturers of domestic and industrial cables), Transcom Mobile Limited, Eskayef Bangladesh Limited, Transcom Distribution Co. Limited, Bangaldesh Electrical Industries Limited, Transcom Consumer Products Limited, Trinco Limited, Transfin Trading Limited, Mediastar Limited (publishers of Prothom Alo), Tea Holdings Limited, Mediaworld Limited (publishers of The Daily Star).

Ms. Rahman is also a Sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

MR. HABIBULLAH KHAN

Vice Chairman


Mr. Habibullah Khan holds a Bachelor of Science degree. He is the Managing Director of Meenhar Group of Companies. Mr. Khan has been recognized as CIP by the Government of Bangladesh for many years for his outstanding contribution towards industrialization of the country. Under his dynamic leadership, Meenhar Sea Foods Ltd was awarded Silver Medal by the Government for its contribution in export sector of the country for the last two consecutive years. He is the founder of Habibullah Khan High School, Feni, Vice President of Bhatiary Golf and Country Club, Chittagong, Member of Japan Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka. Mr. Khan is the Former Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Marine Fisheries Association, Founder Vice President and former President, Chittagong Stock Exchange, former President of Bangladesh Frozen Food Exporters Association, Bangladesh, Former Member of the Governing Council of Independent University, Bangladesh, Former Executive Committee Member of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Dhaka. Mr. Khan is a Sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

Directors


MR. M. SHAMSUL ALAM


Mr. Shamsul Alam is a Chairman of General Produce International Ltd. Mr. Shamsul Alam, B.Com (Hons) , M. Com (DU ), ACII ( UK), Chartered Insurer, Former, Chairman, SBC & JBC, former Chairman, Asian Reinsurance Corporation, Bangkok former Managing Director, SBC & JBC, Founder Managing Director, Reliance Insurance Ltd. M/s General Produce International Ltd. Nominated Mr. M. Shamsul Alam as Director in the Board of Directors of Reliance Insurance Ltd.

MS. ZAKIA ROUF CHOWDHURY


Ms. Zakia Rouf Chowdhury is the Director of Rangs Limited, Rangs Motors Limited, Rangs Properties Limited, Rangs Industries Limited, Rangs Pharmaceuticals Limited, Rangs Workshop Limited, Rancon Motors Limited, Ranks ITT Limited, Ranks Telecom Limited, Ranks Interior Limited, Ranks Real Estate Limited, Shield Security Services Limited, Ranks Steels Limited, Ranks Agro Biotech Limited, Sash Limited, Zest Polymer Limited, Metro Foils Limited, Sea Resources Group.

Ms. Chowdhury is a Sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

MR. RAJIV PRASAD SHAHA


Mr. Rajiv Prasad Shaha is the Managing Director of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd. and Kumudini Pharma Ltd since January 2000. Mr. Shaha was the Director of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd and Kumudini Pharma Ltd since 1987 till December 1999. Mr. Shaha is a Sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

Mr. Shaha is the grandson of the great philanthropist Rai Bahadur Ranada Prashad Shaha (R. P. Shaha), the founder of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Limited.

MR. IFTEKHARUL HUQ


Mr. Iftekharul Huq is a sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

Mr. Huq obtained his graduation in Economics from George Mason University in Virginia, USA. After that he worked for Bangladesh Enterprise Institute as a Research Assistant on the "Counter Terrorism Policy" project. He did internships at Grameen and Airtel.

MR. SHAMSUR RAHMAN


Mr. Shamsur Rahman is the Director of Bangladesh Lamps Limited (licensed manufacturers of PHILIPS lighting products), Transcom Electronics Limited, Mediastar Limited (publishers of Prothom Alo), Mediaworld Limited (publishers of The Daily Star), ABC Radio (FM Radio Station). Marina Tea Co. Limited, Monipur Tea Co. Limited and M. Rahman Tea Co. Limited.

Mr. Rahman is also a Sponsor Director of Reliance Insurance Limited.

MR. ARSHAD WALIUR RAHMAN


Mr. Arshad Waliur Rahman is a Director of Transcom Beverages Limited (sole franchisee of PEPSI), Transcom Foods Limited (sole franchisee of Pizza Hut & KFC), Transcom Electronics Limited (licensed manufacturers of PHILIPS lighting products and TVs/Radios, manufacturers of TRANSTEC lighting and household appliances, sole distributor of WHIRLPOOL, Transcom Cables Limited (manufacturers of domestic and industrial cables), Transcom Mobile Limited (distributor for SAMSUNG mobile handsets), Eskayef Bangladesh Limited (leading pharmaceutical manufacturers – formerly SmithKline & French), Transcom Distribution Co. Ltd. (distribution of pharmaceuticals – SK&F, NOVO NORDISK, SERVIER, ALLERGAN and consumer brands – Frito Lay, Heinz, Wrigley, Mars, Energizer, Schick, L’Oreál, Garnier, Ferrero, ConAgra Foods, Hemas) Mediastar Limited (Publishers of PROTHOM ALO), Tea Holdings Limited (Tea Plantations). Major stakeholders in Mediaworld Limited (Publishers of THE DAILY STAR), National Housing Finance and Investments Limited.

MR. IMRAN FAIZ RAHMAN


Mr. Imran Faiz Rahman is a member of the Board of Directors of Reliance Insurance Limited. He has completed Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from a reputed University of USA. He is the Chairman of Imaan Cold Storage Ltd. and Managing Director of Arlinks Ltd.and Imaan Cold Storage Ltd. He is also the Director of R.R Cold Storage Ltd., Aris Holdings Ltd., R R Estates Ltd.

MRS. SRIMATI SHAHA


Mrs.SrimatiShaha was born in a respectable family 1950 at Sylhet. She completed her schooling and later graduation. Thereafter, despite her heavy commitment to the family she continued looking after the war affected Kumidini Welfare Trust. Following the traditions of Kumudini, Mrs.SrimatiShaha dedicated her life in the furtherance of female education and women’s empowerment in addition to the provision of health care to the poor and needy. She actively participates in the running of Bharateswari Homes, a free residential school for girls.

Mrs.Shaha was instrumental in setting up the Kumudini Nursing School and the Kumudini Nursing College. In recognition of her contribution in the field of female education she was conferred with the `Begum Rokeya Award’ in 2005. Mrs.Shaha is presently member of the Governing body of Kumudini’s Medical College, member of the Board of Trustees of RanadaOrasad University and she is also director of Kumidini Welfare Trust.

MR. AMANULLAH CHOWDHURY


Mr. Amanullah Chowdhury is the Vice Chairman of Rangs Group. He is also the Director of Rangs Pharmaceuticals Limited. He is Joint Managing Director of Sea Resources Group of Companies. He was the President of Superpharmacal Laboratories & Vice President of Superpharm Corporation (a pharmaceutical manufacturer in New York from 1979 to 1981). Mr. Chowdhury was District Sales Manager, Calibiochem Behring Corporation, USA from 1977 to 1979. He was a Senior Technical Representative Behring Corporation-a subsidiary of American Hoechst Corporation from 1974 to 1977. Mr. Amanullah Chowdhury was Marketing Manager of Hoechst (Bangladesh) Ltd. Chittagong. He obtained his Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.) degree.

MS. AMIRAN HOSSAIN


Ms. Amiran Hossain was appointed as Director of Reliance Insurance Limited on July 24, 2017 nominated by Deep Sea Fishers. After completion of her A-levels from Mastermind School, Dhaka, she enrolled at Bachelor of Science (Economics) at the State University of New York, USA. Beside academia, she involved herself with community and social organizations. She worked with Senator Mr. Ruben Diaz for the New York State Democratic Conference, Albany, New York in 2014. Ms. Hossain is an active member of Albany Stock Exchange Club and Albany Business Leaders Emerge, New York. She has keen interest on Golf, Swimming, Tango, Guitar and piano.

MS. SHAHZREH HUQ


Ms. Shahzreh Huq is also a Member of Board of Directors of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited (leading pharmaceutical manufacturers - formerly SmithKline & French), Transcom Consumer Products Limited (first ever PepsiCo Foods Franchisee in the world), Transcom Distribution Co. Ltd. (distribution of pharmaceuticals - SK+F, NOVO NORDISK, SERVIER, ALLERGAN and consumer brands - Frito Lay, Heinz, Mars, Energizer, Schick, L’Oreal, Garnier, Abbott Nutrition and ConAgra), Transcom Beverages Limited, Bangladesh Lamps Limited (manufacturers of lighting products), Bangladesh Electrical Industries Limited (manufacturers of SAMSUNG and TRANSTEC lVs), Transcom Foods Limited (sole franchisee of Pizza Hut & KFC), Transcom Electronics Limited (distribution of SAMSUNG, WHIRLPOOL, DAIKIN, HITACHI, PANASONIC, PHILIPS and TRANSTEC household appliances), Mediastar Limited (Publishers of PROTHOM ALO, country’s largest circulated Bengali Newspaper), Ayna Broadcasting Corporation Limited (FM Radio Station) and Tea Holdings Limited.

MR. AHMED SHAFI CHOUDHURY

Independent Director


Mr. Ahmad Shafi Choudhury is appointed to the Board of Directors of Reliance Insurance Limited as Independent Director. A diversified and successful business personality, Mr. Choudhury was actively associated with Tea industry and was a member of Bangladesh Tea Board for 3 years, Central Committee of Bangladesh Tea Association for 20 years and is still associated with a number of companies for more than (30) years in the areas of banking, manufacturing etc. He is a Director of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited.

Mr. Choudhury was also Director and Audit Committee Member of Pubali Bank Limited for quite a long period of time. Mr. Choudhury graduated from Dhaka University.

MR. AZIZUR RASHID

Independent Director


Mr.Azizur Rashid, Chartered Accountant by profession, holds extensive experience of working both in public practice and industry in UK. Upon return to Bangladesh in 1989 he joined the finance function of BOC Bangladesh Limited, a British multinational company (listed). He spent 22 years in BOC and out of which 14 years as Country Head of Finance and Company Secretary. After BOC, Mr. Rashid served as CFO with Summit Group, a well known local group with speciality in the energy sector. Immediately before joining Link 3 Technologies Limited (in February 2015), a leading broad band company in Bangladesh, he was working as Financial Management Consultant with World Bank, Dhaka and subsequently with Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co, Chartered Accountants.

For a number of terms Mr. Rashid served as member of Trade, Tariff & Taxation Sub-Committee of Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Bangladesh and also of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Bangladesh. Earlier, he received membership of British Institute of Management.

MR. AKHTAR AHMED

Adviser


After completing B.A. (Honours) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1970, Mr. Ahmed joined Eastern Federal Union Insurance Company, the largest insurance company in the then Pakistan, as an Executive Officer. Following the nationalization of insurance industry in Bangladesh in 1972, his services were absorbed in Sadharan Bima Corporation. In 1981 he joined Asian Reinsurance Corporation, Bangkok, an inter- governmental organization set up by the United Nations and served in various Managerial position till 1989. In 1989 he joined Arab Insurance Group, the largest insurance organization of the Middle East and served for 14 years in various positions as Chief Manager, Regional General Manager and Chief Executive of its Far East operations, based in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Ahmed returned back home in 2003 and served as Managing Director of Sadharan Bima Corporation till February 2004. In early 2005 he completed an assignment as Consultant to KPMG, Abu Dhabi, on a project for setting up of a large Reinsurance company in the Middle East. He joined Reliance Insurance Limited as its Managing Director & CEO in March 2005 and continued till to March 2014 before becoming Adviser of the Company.

MR. MD. KHALED MAMUN

CEO


Mr. Mamun Joined Reliance Insurance in June, 2005 after 11 years of service in Reinsurance Department of the State Owned Sadharan Bima Corporation. Apart from his Masters degree from Dhaka University, he also obtained Diploma in Development Planning from Academy for Planning and Development, Dhaka. He is an Associate Member of Bangladesh Insurance Academy, Dhaka and also the Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom. He received Advanced Non-Life Insurance & Reinsurance Training from Swiss Insurance Training Centre (SITC) of Swiss Re, Zurich, Switzerland and Reinsurance Management Training from Asian Re, Bangkok, Thailand. Mr. Khaled has also attended a number of seminars on Insurance and Reinsurance at home and abroad.


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The Composition of Board

The Board of Directors of the Reliance Insurance Limited is proudly composed of the widely-acclaimed business personalities of Bangladesh. All of them have first-hand experiences in running goal-oriented organizations, and proven track record of leading conglomerates through their innovative entrepreneurial skills.

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