Hanif becomes Republic Insurance chair, Shafiul vice-chair

Business Desk | Published: 23:52, Jul 29,2020


Mohd Hanif Chowdhury and SM Shafiul Hoque

Mohd Hanif Chowdhury has been re-elected chairman and SM Shafiul Hoque vice-chairman of the board of directors of Republic Insurance Company Limited at its 125th board of directors meeting, said a press release.

Hanif started his business career in the garments sector in 1980 and then expanded his business into the textile sector.

He obtained his BSc degree from Chittagong University in 1976. He is the group chairman of Unitex Group and chairman of Unitex Spinning Ltd (unit 1 and unit 2), Unitex Composite Mills Ltd, HS Composite Textile Ltd, Unitex LPG Ltd and Unitex Synthetic Ltd.

Shafiul has been a sponsor director of Republic Insurance Company Limited since its establishment.

Shafiul holds a bachelor’s degree and has been involved in the export-oriented garments sector since 1985.

He is the chairman of the Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association airport cell in Chattogram. He served as the vice-president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industries in 2009-2010.

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