ABDUR RASHID

Country Manager; SGS Bangladesh Limited

Mr. Abdur Rashid is the Country Manager at SGS Bangladesh Limited. He has graduated in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) and an MBA in Marketing; Rashid has 18 years of experience in various industries including gas, telecom, and apparels all through different global reputed Multinational Companies (MNCs) in the various senior management position.

After graduation in EEE, Mr. Rashid starts his career with the British gas company named BOC Bangladesh Limited (currently Linde Bangladesh) where he was treated one of the potential young talents to grow among the company, also he completed his MBA major in Marketing this time; but he moved to telecom industry to experience the hype of telco in the early 21st Century and joined in a French company Alcatel Bangladesh as Marketing Manager. As early days of the telecom industry, it was moving very fast so it’s employees as well, Mr. Rashid joins in Huawei, the fastest growing Chinese global company; then he joined country’s first telecom operator Citycell as Head of Corporate Business.

After that, he joined in a Swiss MNC SGS Bangladesh Limited as a Head of Inspection division 8 years ago and became Country Business Manager for its largest business division 4 years after joining the company. Right now, Mr. Rashid manages a team of 700 people with a wide range of business and functions and he is the first Bangladeshi person to achieve this glory to become Country Manager of SGS and he is managing it successfully.