Profile of the Chairman

Syed Al Farooque

Honourable Chairman of the Board

Mr. Syed Al Farooque is one of the Sponsor Shareholder Director, and currently the Chairman of the Board. He was previously Chairman, Vice-Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee Chairman of Express Insurance Limited.

He is the Managing Director of Wills Group, one of the leading business-personalities of the country, engaged in business for the last four decades. Started business in 1980 and setup a number of industrial units in Garments sector, Established Non-Life Insurance, Lease finance Venture capital Private Equity Company, Brokerage House and Asset Management Company in Financial sector. He built a number of Residential and Commercial projects, involved in Property business and has earned a good reputation in Real estate sector. He also involved in Media business and established Celebrity and Talent Management Company at home and abroad.

He had active role in BGMEA. He is a member of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI). Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DBCCI). Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BGCCI). He was a member of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) and played vital role in developing the Insurance Industry in the country.

Apart from business activities he is an internationally reputed cultural personality and renowned poet in the country. He is author of 50 books and has been honored with 26 important awards nationally and internationally in Bangladesh, India, UK and USA for his literary contribution. He attended many international poetry and literary festivals, book fairs and business summits throughout the world. He is associated with many other social and cultural organizations including Bangla Academy, Muktijuddho Jadughor, Baridhara Society, Gulshan Society, Chattogram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital, Muldhara (International Center for Writers, Journalists & Artists) and syedalfarooque Center for creativity. As the Founder President of Muldhara and Shishu Shahitya Parishad he is working to expand Bangla Language and culture all over the world.

He was the Editor of Weekly Akarshon, Chief Editor of Kishor Jagat, Associate editor of Shachitro Shomoy and Asia Editor of Curry Life, an international Magazine published from London. He is also a TV presenter, Motivational speaker, Reciter, Song-writer and Music-Poetry video director. He obtained M.A with B.A (Hon’s) in Bangla Language and Literature from University of Dhaka.

Profile of the Vice-Chairman

Latiful Bari

Honourable Vice-Chairman of the Board

Mr. Latiful Bari is a Sponsor Director of Express Insurance Limited. Mr. Latiful Bari obtained his graduation in Business Administration from Bradford College, United States of America. After completion of his education he joined his family Group of Industries. He holds the position of the Managing Director of Rahmat Fashion Wears Limited & the Chairman of Rahmat Knit Dying & Finishing Limited. He is one of the Directors of Rahmat Textiles Limited, China Plastic (BD) Limited & Rahmat Rotors Limited. He visited many countries of the world for business purpose.