Abdul Matlub Ahmad

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Abdul Matlub Ahmad
Native nameআবদুল মাতলুব আহমাদ
Born1952
Dhaka, East Pakistan
🏳️ NationalityBangladeshi
🏫 EducationM.A in economics
🎓 Alma materOxford University
💼 Occupation
Business leader
📆 Years active  1980
🏡 Home townDhaka
TitleChairman, Nitol Niloy Group
👩 Spouse(s)Selima Ahmad
🌐 Websitewww.abdulmatlubahmad.com

Abdul Matlub Ahmad (born 1952) is a Bangladeshi business leader. He is the chairman of Nitol-Niloy Group and the past president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI).[1][2][3] He is the founder president of India-Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh Automobiles Assemblers' Association, past president of Bangladesh-Malaysia Chambers of Commerce and Industries and president of Bangladesh Cement Manufacturer's Association.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Dhaka in 1952, his father was Justice Abu Mohammad Abdullah. Matlub Ahmad graduated with a B.A.(Hons.) and M.A. in economics from Oxford University.

Career[edit]

Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol-Nioly Group. Nitol Niloy Group is one of the reputed business houses and has 26 companies. Of them, six are joint ventures and three are public companies. It has presence in automobiles, cement, paper, real estate, electronics and financial services.[4] The Group has a strong, diversified profile, which includes a joint venture with TATA Motors of India to trade, assemble, and provide after sales support of vehicles, transport and aviation services, financial institutions, manufacturing of sugar, cement, paper and luggage, real estate development, and sports promotion. Started his business career in 1981 and eventually in 1990 he went into joint venture with Tata Motors under the banner of Nitol Motors. It has spawned many new employment, business opportunity like Nita Joint Venture, Nitol White Cement, Nitol Insurance, Nitol Leasing Company, Niloy Hero Motors, Nitol Curtis Paper Mill, Kaliachapra Sugar Mill (Proposed Kishoregonj Economic Zone), Nitol Electronics, Nreach, Ntrack etc. at has widen business and employment opportunity in the country as a whole. Besides his number of other social activities, he is actively involved and very much concerned with environmental pollution to keep the world safe and secure place for the future generation. For the first time car rally has been sponsored by him in 2014 in Dhaka.

Personal life[edit]

Mr. Ahmad is married to Selima Ahmad, Member of Parliament, Govt. of the people's republic of Bangladesh, a women business leader, founder President of Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) and Oslo Business for Peace award Honoree.

They have two sons, Abdul Musabbir Ahmed (Nitol), Managing Director of Nitol Niloy Group and Abdul Marib Ahmed (Niloy), Vice Chairman of Nitol Niloy Group.

References[edit]

  1. "Past Presidents". Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries.
  2. "Matlub new president of FBCCI". The Daily Star. 25 May 2015.
  3. "Matlub Ahmad new FBCCI president". Prothom Alo.
  4. "Directors Profile". Nitol Niloy.

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