Sohail F Rahman is the Chairman and Co founder of Beximco Group, which is one of the biggest corporate houses in Bangladesh. One of the great entrepreneurs of Bangladesh, he has been much recognized and felicitated for his immense contribution to the industrial development in the country, given the fact that Beximco Group contributes a big share of the country’s GDP. The progressive industrial group was initiated way back in 1966 by Sohail F Rahman and his brother and the company has grown from its early days as a sea food trading company to become a highly successful and diverse corporate enterprise known to the world as Beximco Group. |
At present the Beximco Group has established itself in multiple fields which range from Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Ceramics, Construction and Real Estate to Information Broadcasting and Media. Each of the fields that the company has ventured into, it has witnessed enormous success. The company remains the top Ceramics and Textiles exporter in the country. Moreover, the pharmaceutical division of the group is among the topmost companies in pharma sector in Bangladesh today manufacturing generic formulations for a wide range of ailments and developing new drugs after its inception in 1976. Beximco Pharmaceuticals ultimately became the first Bangladeshi company to be listed on the London Alternative Investment Exchange.
Sohail F Rahman further expanded the group to Banking, Hotel industry, and Real Estate where the group continued its successful run. He is very keenly associated with each division of the company and is the think tank behind the innovative corporate practices in the group.
His rich experience and ability in leadership is the reason Beximco Group is the leading private employer in Bangladesh with a work force that numbers higher than 48,000 personnel. Despite this staggeringly large number of employees, the company has never witnessed any unrest owing to the unique HR strategies of Sohail F Rahman and his commitment to his personnel.
In his long and illustrious career, Sohail F Rahman has held many chairs and positions of honor in distinct organizations such as the Chairman of IFIC Bank Limited, Director of Pubali Bank, Limited Director of Industrial Promotion & Development Company, and Director of the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh.
Despite having achieved astounding success, Sohail F Rahman remains firmly grounded and therefore is involved in many unique philanthropic endeavors for the welfare of the people of Bangladesh. He will surely keep leading the company to further successes and growth in the coming times.
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