Bangladesh Brand Forum organized the first-ever Bangladesh C-Suite Awards in order to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of Bangladeshi business leaders.
The gala night was hosted at Hotel Le Méridien Dhaka on November 5, 2022. Powered by United Group in collaboration with Team Group, The Daily Star, and the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dhaka (MCCI).
This prestigious award recognized corporate executives in the Bangladeshi industry who exhibit integrity, insist upon excellence, won the trust of others, and have developed a competitive business. More than 350 professionals, specialists, and business executives attended the gala night. By the same token, the inaugural Bangladesh C-Suite Awards event was well-received. In the first round of the award, more than 100 entries from about 30 companies were submitted.
The honorees were chosen after a renowned advisory board thoroughly evaluated more than 100 nominations from more than 30 companies. Consequently, 16 Top Executives of Bangladesh received the prestigious award in 16 outstanding categories.
The following individuals served as jurors for the Bangladesh C-Suite Awards 2022: The jurors for the Bangladesh C-Suite Awards 2022 were: Prof. Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar, Professor, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka; President, Asia Marketing Federation; Barrister Nihad Kabir, President, BUILD; Immediate Past President, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI); Quazi M Shahed, Co-Founder and Partner, Zunoks Consulting; Muhammad A. (Rumee) Ali, Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce – Bangladesh Banking Corporation; Professor Mohammad Abdul Momen, Director, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka; Professor Imran Rahman, Vice Chancellor & Dean, School of Business, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh; Naquib Khan, Chief Consultant & CEO, Naquib Khan Associates; Corporate Consultant, Nestle Bangladesh Ltd.; Ejazur Rahman, Managing Director & Lead Coach, Mind Mapper Bangladesh; CEO, ISCEA Asia; M. Zulfiquar Hussain, CEO & Lead Consultant, Grow n Excel; Anis A. Khan, Director, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI); Chairman, Valor of Bangladesh; and Nazmul Haider FCMA, President, i-Calipers.
The keynote speakers for the event included Roger Levermore, Dean & Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, Vivienne Read, Director, Leadership Trainer Complexability Pty Ltd., Australia, Tausif Ishtiaque, Partner, Boston Consulting Group, Malaysia, and R Gopalakrishnan, CEO, The Mindworks, Former Director, Tata Sons Ltd.
The extensive and visually stimulating sessions allowed both the leaders and the next generation in the rows to learn while doing. President of Women in Leadership and acclaimed visual artist Nazia Andaleeb Preema presented works of art to each keynote speaker (WIL).
The 6th Leadership Summit, with the subject “Transformative Humane Leadership During Extraordinary Times,” came before the inaugural Bangladesh C-Suite Award. Four-panel discussions, four keynote addresses, and one insight session mainly composed the summit. Leaders and industry professionals from home and abroad presented their experiences and expertise on leadership throughout the day-long summit.
Bangladesh C-Suite Awards, a program of the Bangladesh Brand Forum, were sponsored by United Group in collaboration with Team Group, The Daily Star, and the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Dhaka (MCCI). Beximco Pharma is a supporter of the event.
The Marketing Society of Bangladesh (MSB), Bangladesh Organization for Learning & Development (BOLD), Aamra Technologies Limited, Backpage PR, and Leadership Academy are the event’s strategic partners. Mind Mapper Bangladesh is the knowledge partner for the event.
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