Dr. Rahman, aged 60, is the Managing Director and CEO of Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is the founder of Popular Group.
A Medical Graduate of the Rajshahi Medical College with an MBBS in 1978, he began his career as In Service Trainee with Rajshahi Medical College. In 1980 he joined Bogra Khetlal Thana Health Complex as Medical Officer and in July 1980 he joined Dhaka Medical College as Clinical Pathologist. With a vision to serve country with modern diagnostic technology, Dr. Rahman established Popular Diagnostic Center in 1983. Now Popular Diagonstic Center has 13 branches countrywide and Dr. Rahman holds the Managing director position of Popular Diagnostic Center Ltd.
Dr. Rahman established Popular Pharmaceuticals in 2002 which was that time largest private investment is Bangladesh pharmaceuticals sector. He also started Popular Ophthalmics in 2006, Popular Infusions in 2007 and Popular Agrovet in 2008.
In 2009 Dr. Rahman established Popular Specialized Hospital and in 2010 and under the umbrella of Popular Group, Popular Medical College started its academic session in 2011. Dr. Rahman is the Chairman of the Board of Governs of Popular Medical College.