Dr. Mostafizur Rahman, Managing Director & CEO
Dr. Mostafizur Rahman
Managing Director & CEO

Dr. Mostafizur Rahman

Managing Director & CEO

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.

Sardin Rahman, Director
Sardin Rahman
Director

Sardin Rahman

Director

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Dr. M. A. Malek Chowdhury, Senior Director-Industrial Operations
Dr. M. A. Malek Chowdhury
Senior Director-Industrial Operations

Dr. M. A. Malek Chowdhury

Senior Director-Industrial Operations

Dr. Chowdhury, aged 59, is the Director, Industrial Operations. He joined Popular Pharmaceuticals on 23 March 2005. He holds a Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Science from Supreme Attestation Commission, Moscow in 1984. Before that, he did his M. Sc. in Pharmacy from Kharkov State Pharmacy Institute, Ukraine in 1980. 
Prior to joining Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd., he served the Beximco Pharmaceuticals for 8 years in various discipline like Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Dr. Chowdhury was the General Manager, Quality Operations from 2003 to 2005 and was the Head of Beximco Track – II Plant. He also served Rhone Poulenc Rorer Bangladesh Ltd. for 13 years as Development Pharmaciests, Head of Technical Services and Quality Assurance Manager. In total Dr. Chowdhury brings more than 28 years of relevant job experience within the pharmaceutical industry. 
As Director Industrial Operations of Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dr. Chowdhury is looking after the total operations of the manufacturing plant. 
Dr. Chowdhury travelled many countries like Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, China, United Kingdom, India etc.

Kazi Mohammed Badruddin, Senior Director-Finance & Accounts
Kazi Mohammed Badruddin
Senior Director-Finance & Accounts

Kazi Mohammed Badruddin

Senior Director-Finance & Accounts

Mr. Badruddin, aged 55, is the Director Finance & Accounts. He started with Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as Director Finance & Accounts on July 16th, 2009. His responsibilities include Finance & Accounts, Supply Chain management, ICT and Distribution. Mr. Badruddin qualified CA and CMA exam from Bangladesh Institute of Chartered Accountant and Bangladesh Institute of Cost and Management Accountant in 1985. Now he is FCA and FCMA. Mr. Badruddin also did his Master of Commerce from Dhaka University, 
Mr. Badruddin’s 27 years extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry includes working as a Chief Executive Officer with Syntho Laboratories Ltd. for 2 years, Director (Finance & Accounts) with Orion Laboratories Ltd. for 5 years and as Finance Director with ACME Laboratories Ltd. for 17 years. 
Mr. Badruddin travelled many countries like, Singapore, Thailand, Dubai, Malaysia, Yemen, China, India, Nepal etc.

Md. Quamrul Hassan, Senior Director-Marketing and Sales
Md. Quamrul Hassan
Senior Director-Marketing and Sales

Md. Quamrul Hassan

Senior Director-Marketing and Sales

Mr. Quamrul Hassan, aged 50, is the Director Marketing & Sales. He started with Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as Director Marketing & Sales January 14th, 2013. His responsibilities include Marketing and Sales of Pharma, Ophtha, Infusions and Agrvet business units. 
Mr. Quamrul Hassan is vastly experienced in Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing and brings with him over nineteen years of relevant experience with leading pharmaceutical industry like SQUARE, ORION, OPSONIN and SK+F. 
Mr. Hassan has strong academic background. He obtained his B. Pham. (Hon’s.) & M. Pharm. from Dhaka University. He has also obtained his MBA in Marketing from IBA. 
Mr. Hassan has earned high reputation all through his long successful career and has been quite capable in building a strong self image by virtue of his pleasant personality, administrative acumen and dynamic leadership. 
Mr. Hassan started his career with Square Pharmaceuticals as a Product Executive. He served there for more than eight years holding different positions including “Head of Product Management” and “Head of Technical Services”. 
He also served Orion Laboratories Ltd. for around four years as “Senior Vice President, Marketing” and subsequently as “Director, Marketing”. Later Mr. Hassan has served Opsonin Pharma Ltd in the capacity of General Manager, Sales & Marketing for around one and half year. After that he joined SK+F as “Head of Business Operations” and served by shouldering overall responsibility of its domestic Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining with us he was serving as “Chief Operating Officer” of Apex Pharma Ltd.

Mr. Rabin Kumar Paul, Director – Production Operations
Mr. Rabin Kumar Paul
Director – Production Operations

Mr. Rabin Kumar Paul

Director – Production Operations

Mr. Paul, aged 47, is the General Manager – Production Operations. He oversees the entire production operations of Pharma, Ophthalmics, Infusions and Agrovet. He holds a Master of Pharmacy from Dhaka University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Science and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh. 
Mr. Paul brings 18 years of relevant job experience. He began his career as a Production Officer with Advance Chemical Industries (ACI), Bangladesh back in 1994 and worked there before moving on to the Opsonin Chemical Industries Ltd. Bangladesh as Coordinator of Factory Productivity Improvement Program in February 2002. He worked with Opsonin for 4 years and was Production Manager before leaving Opsonin in 2006. 
Mr. Paul joined Popular in 2006 as Plant Manager and promoted to General Manager – Production Operations in 2011.

M. Maswood Hasan, Director – HR and Admin
M. Maswood Hasan
Director – HR and Admin

M. Maswood Hasan

Director – HR and Admin

Mr. Hasan, aged 43, is the General Manager, Human Resources and Admin. His responsibilities include overseeing all HR related activities and Administrative services. 
A business graduate in Human Resources Management from North South University, Dhaka and with a Bachelor of business Administration in Accounting from Chittagong University, he has over 18 years experience in the manufacturing industry, particularly in pharmaceuticals. He began his career with Youngone Corporation, Korea in 1994. He also served with Silva Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Cotton Group in various disciplines including Planning, Organization Development and Human Resource management. 
Mr. Hasan joined the Popular in April 2005 as Manager and promoted to General Manager – Human Resources and Administration in 2012.