Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, born in 1955, is the Chairman of Runner Automobiles Limited. He completed his
B. Com (Hons), M. Com (Management) from University of Rajshahi. After completion of his education he started his career in a private organization named Farmland Engineering Limited in 1978 where he served till 1983. Then, he joined HS Enterprise Limited and served there till 1999 as Director Operation. Subsequently, he established Runner Automobiles Limited and is actively involved in the operations of the company.
He is one of the most experienced industrialists in the automobiles sector. Hafizur Rahman Khan has been selected as Commercially Important Person (CIP) for the period 2013-2014.
Mr. Md. Mozammel Hossain, born in 1955, is the Vice Chairman of Runner Automobiles Limited. He completed B. Com (Hons), M. Com (Marketing) from University of Dhaka. Upon completion of education he started his career in 1980 in Singer Bangladesh Limited and worked there till 1985. Then he joined HS Enterprise Limited and served there from 1985 to 1999 as General Manager (Marketing). He is actively involved in Runner Automobiles Limited since inception.
He is one of the most experienced industrialists in the automobile and electronics sector.
Mr. Reazul Haque Chowdhury as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Runner Automobiles Limited. He is a business leader with wide experience in General Management, Sales, Brand Marketing, Trade Marketing and Shopper Marketing in leading multinational companies in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines and Indo-China. He has a proven track record of business turnaround across geographies in South Asia and South East Asia.
He has started his career in British American Tobacco and worked for 10 years in different roles in Sales and Marketing functions. He had a very successful stint of 6 years in Unilever Bangladesh Limited as Customer Management Director from 2002 to 2008. He has worked in Reckitt Benckiser as Managing Director from 2008 to 2016 in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Thailand Cluster. Prior to this move to RAL, Mr. Chowdhury was General Manager, South Asia (Bangladesh, India and Pakistan) in Avery Dennison RBIS.
Mr. Reazul Haque Chowdhury completed his Bachelor and Masters in Marketing from University of Dhaka and Advance Management Program from INSEAD, France.
Md. Jahurul Alam, born in 1948, is a Director of Runner Automobiles Limited. He is a graduate in Science (Applied Chemistry) from University of Dhaka. He has 26 years of business experience in dealership (Sales & Service).
Mr. Md. Jahurul Alam is the member of the Audit Committee and has been contributing to the committee from his vast financial knowledge and experience in Automobiles sector. Besides, the business activities, he is involved with social and CSR activities.
Mr. Mohammad Ali Deen, born in 1956, is a shareholder Director of Runner Automobiles Limited and also a Member of Audit Committee of the company. He achieved his Bachelor of Science in 1978. Mr. Mohammad Ali Deen has 37 years of business experience in the automobile sector and various other business areas in Bangladesh. He is the Chairman of Deen Impex and Chairman of Ultimate Property Development Ltd. In addition, Mr. Deen is currently serving as the Vice President of Commonwealth of Independent State-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CIS-BCCI) and Director of International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB). He is the Former President of Naogaon Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Chartered President of Rotary Club of Naogaon (1994). In addition to his involvements with various business associations, Mr. Deen is actively engaged with different other sports, educational and socio-cultural activities. He is the First Vice President of Bangladesh Tennis Federation, Vice President of Naogaon Tennis Club, Executive Member of Bangladesh Olympic Association and a Permanent Member of Dhaka Club Ltd. He is serving as a Member of Board of Trustees of Varendra University and Member of Bangladesh Automobile Assemblers and Manufacturing Association (BAAMA).
Taslim Uddin Ahmed, born in 1948, is a Director of Runner Automobiles Limited. He is a graduate in Science from Politechnique Institutes of Dinajpur. He has more than 38 years’ experience in 2 Wheelers marketing and selling. He has vast experience who is contributed a lot from the very beginning of that organization. He is the one of the Directors whose contribution elevated company’s business in automobile industry.
Khalid Shahidul Quadir, is serving as Director of Runner Automobiles Limited. He has over 20 year experience of private equity, entrepreneurship and banking. He co-founded Gonofone, a New York based company, which was the founding partner of Grameenphone, the largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh and founded and managed a Bangladesh wireless broadband operator. Prior to that, he spent 12 years working in private equity and banking in the United States. In 2007, he joined Brummer & Partners as CEO of Brummer & Partners Asset Management (Bangladesh) Limited. Since then he has overseen Brummer & Partners investments in Bangladesh. Responsibilities have included managing investments since inception of the Frontier Fund in 2008 as well as being an original member of the investment team and one of three members of the investment committee of Frontier PE, which is dedicated to private equity investments in Bangladesh.
Muallem A Choudhury is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He completed his chartered accountancy articleship from member firm of KPMG i.e. KPMG Rahman Rahman Huq. Being qualified as chartered accountant he started his career with British American Tobacco (BAT) and served for long 20 years. His second phase of career started with Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) – a large conglomerate with multi-national heritage with interests in pharmaceuticals, FMCG products, agri business and retail chain. He was the first Finance Director and CFO of the ACI group and also handled the supply chain portfolio of the group. He served ACI for long 7 years. Mr. Muallem started his journey with “Runner” in 2016.
Oliver Harms was born in 1968 in Germany. He holds a bachelor degree in economics and Chinese language and a master degree in finance. He speaks German, English, Chinese and French. Before joining Runner Automobiles Ltd. As an independent director, he gained 25 years of experience in international finance and banking, thereof 16 years in Asia. He worked for Commerzbank AG (Frankfurt and Shanghai). The European Investment Bank (Luxemberg), Volkswagen Financial Services (Germany) and DEG - The German Investment and Development Co. Ltd. (Cologne and Beijing). In his capacity as DEG's Country Director Chaina & Mongolia where he was in charge of DEG's investment portfolio, he took board seats in manufacturing companies for 12 years. His board experience includes, among others, the automotive, financial and agricultural sectors. He joined Runner in November 2018.
Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi was born in 1947. He is an Independent Director of Runner Automobiles Limited. He is a graduate in Arts from the University of Dhaka. He served as Chairman of Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission (2006-2009), as Secretary of Ministries of Posts & Telecom, Education, Commerce (2002-06), Member, National Board of Revenue (1999-2001), Director of Finance and Accounts,
Jamuna Multipurpose Board Authority(1997-1999), Commissioner of Taxes(1992-97), Member, Finance, RAJUK (199-92) etc. He is member of the Audit Committee and has been contributing as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
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