Key Promoters and Directors

Mr. Nasir-ur Rahman Sinha, the driver of many successful business ventures in Bangladesh is a distinguished self-achieved industrialist & businessman. Starting from late seventies with a vision of ‘taking our nation a step towards tomorrow’, Mr. N R Sinha has been one of the leading Entrepreneurs in the country over the years. The road had been quite difficult and the tasks was challenging, but Mr. N R Sinha made it possible only by his commitment, dedication and self-confidence. He obtained MA in Political Science from Dhaka University in 1965 and is a pioneer manufacturing industrialist having vast entrepreneurial foresight of business. He is connected with Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. since 1969 and is also a member of DSE.

He is a disabled man as he is suffering from Cerebral Palsy since his birth but due to his sincere and serious efforts and co-operation of his parents, wife and siblings he turned as a bold man to face all obstructions successfully. As a disabled he is interested to work for the disabled and established Salvation For the Deserving (SFD), a non-profit organization, for rehabilitating the disabled in Bangladesh.

 

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Mrs. Nagina Afzal Sinha is a Non-Executive Director of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. since 1981. She was elected as the Chairman of the Company on 5 September 2018 and since then she has been putting in efforts to materialize the dream of her late husband and past Chairman, Late Afzalur Rahman Sinha.

She provides leadership and governance to the Board so as to direct overall Board’s and individual Director’s effectiveness and ensures that all key and appropriate issues are discussed by the Board in a timely manner. She also ensures that the Board as a whole, plays a full and constructive part in the development and determination of the Company’s strategies and policies and that Board decisions taken are in the Company’s best interests and fairly reflect Board’s consensus. Under her able guidance the Company is experiencing rapid growth in terms of both business and development.

Mrs. Nagina Afzal Sinha is also Director of the ACME Consumer Products Ltd. and shareholder of The ACME Agrovet and Beverages Ltd. as well as of Sinha Printers Ltd. She is involved in many social and philanthropic works and committed to make positive changes in the society. At a personal level, she is relentlessly supporting the welfare of Senior Citizens living in old age homes as well as children living in orphanages

 

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Mr. Mizanur Rahman Sinha, Managing Director of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. obtained his honors graduation in Commerce from University of Dhaka. After graduation, he joined the then Habib Bank Ltd. in 1964 and worked there in different senior positions. In 1975 he joined The ACME Laboratories Ltd. to fulfil the desire of his father, the founder of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. His wholehearted efforts and bold leadership made the organization’s achievement a milestone in the Pharmaceuticals industry of the Country.

He is the Chairman of Sinha Fabrics Ltd., Sinha Knit Industries Ltd., Sinha Knit and Denims Ltd., Kalyar Packaging Ltd., Kalyar Replica Ltd. and ACME Overseas Trading Ltd. All of these organizations have achieved a very good export market within a short period of time under his guidance. He is also Director of The ACME Agrovet & Beverages Ltd., Sinha Printers Ltd. and ACME Consumer Products Ltd.

He is very popular among his fellow countrymen as a devoted social worker and philanthropist for his magnanimous contribution towards the well-being of the common masses through development of infrastructure, establishment of schools and construction of buildings and roads.

He was elected as Member of Parliament for two consecutive terms starting from 1996 and during the period 2001-2006 at the constituency of Louhajang, Sherajdekhan and Munshigonj, areas where he is immensely popular. He also served as State Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ministry of Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

 

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Dr. Jabilur Rahman Sinha has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Dhaka, an M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota and a Ph.D. from University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Since receiving his Ph.D., Dr. J. R. Sinha has done 2 years of post-doctoral work, of which one year in Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia and the other year in University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, both in synthetic and analytical chemistry. Following his post-doctoral experience, Dr. Sinha was involved in teaching and research for 29 years in several academic institutions in the United States. His expertise includes teaching General, Organic and Analytical Chemistry. His outstanding evaluation by his superiors, peers and students year after year testifies to his success as an academician. Dr. Sinha has been an active member of American Chemical Society, Rho Chi Honor Society, and Sigma Xi Honor Society.

Dr. Sinha took 2 years of sabbatical leave from his University in the U. S. and worked full time at ACME from 1995 to 1997 and finally joined ACME permanently in 2003. He was closely involved in ACME activities during the period 1997 to 2003 including working in ACME during those summers. Given his limitations during his tenure in ACME, Dr. Sinha has provided active leadership, training, planning and supervising personnel to exceed their performance goals, sharing the fiscal, manufacturing, and marketing responsibilities.

 

Mrs. Jahanara Mizan Sinha is a Director of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. since 1981. She became the Deputy Managing Director of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. on 28 April 2019. Her constructive ideas and inspirational guidance are enabling ACME to pursue excellence with greater success.

Mrs. Jahanara Mizan Sinha is also the Chairman of J M Sinha Agriculture Food Processing Industries Ltd. and Sanjar Aviation Ltd. as well as Director of the ACME Agrovet & Beverages Ltd., Sinha Printers Ltd., ACME Consumer Products Ltd. and Kalyar Replica Ltd. She is also the member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. Mrs. Jahanara Mizan Sinha is a social entrepreneur which has given her an opportunity to make a difference in the society with an impact on the country. She is the Cabinet Member and Regional Chairperson HQ, Lions Clubs International. She is also the founder Director of Lions Club of Dhaka Shapla and past Vice President of Women’s Voluntary Association (WVA).

 

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Ms. Tasneem Sinha is the daughter of Mr. Mizanur Rahaman Sinha, Managing Director and Mrs. Jahanara Mizan Sinha, Deputy Managing Director of the Company. Ms. Tasneem Sinha completed her education from Home Economics College under University of Dhaka and immediately after that, got involved with the family business as per her own aspiration and desire of her parents.

Ms. Tasneem Sinha started her own business, Kalyar Replica Ltd. and Kalyer Packaging Ltd., which is one of the leading Packaging Company in the country since 2008. Within a short span of time since its inception, it has been farmed and widely entrusted as one of the leading Flexible Packaging and Corrugated Packaging Company in Bangladesh already having working experience with local giant conglomerates and multinational companies.

Ms. Tasneem Sinha got officially enrolled in the Board of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. as a Director, on 10 September 2020. She is also the Chairman of AMBE Clearing Ltd., Managing Director of Kalyar Packaging Ltd., Kalyar Replica Ltd., Skye Rotogravure Printing Industries Ltd., and Director of J.M. Sinha & Agriculture Food Processing Industries Ltd., Sinha Knit and Denims Ltd., Sanjar Aviation Ltd., and The ACME Agrovet and Beverages Ltd.

Ms. Tasneem Sinha is one of the successful young women entrepreneurs of the country. She is a far sighted individual with excellent business development skills and hands on knowledge to lead diversified businesses. She holds excellent knowledge of supporting the Company’s strategic alliances. She is closely involved with overall day-to-day business activities of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. since long and carrying out her assigned responsibilities with utmost sincerity and full dedication. She is experienced in supervising employees across cross functional departments in order to expedite targeted results. Ms. Tasneem Sinha is a seasoned professional belonging enormous knowledge on rules, regulations and corporate practice.

In recognition to her remarkable contribution as a Chairman of Kalyar Replica Ltd. and Kalyar Packaging Ltd. Ms. Taneem Sinha received the most prestigious award, ‘An Icon Women Entrepreneur of the year – 2012’ awarded by Business Asia under the title – “Business Asia Most Respected Company Award -2012.’

Ms. Tasneem Sinha is actively involved with many social and community development works of the Country. At a personal level, she is relentlessly providing her support for the well-being of the People, more specifically, for the welfare of Senior Citizens living in old homes, underprivileged children and women of the Society as well as the orphans. She is providing support to the physically and mentally disabled people of the society. Besides, she is also working for women empowerment of the country.

 

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Mr. Tanveer Sinha, son of Mr. Mizanur Rahman Sinha, Managing Director and Mrs. Jahanara Mizan Sinha, Deputy Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Tanveer Sinha completed his graduation from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland in the year 1997 and immediately after that, got involved with the family business as per his own aspiration and desire of his parents.

Mr. Tanveer Sinha got officially enrolled in the Board of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. as a Director, on 10 September 2020. Besides, he is the Chairman of The ACME Agrovet and Beverages Ltd., Sinha Poultry Ltd., Sinha Logistics and Transport Ltd., Sinha Sourcing Ltd., International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) and Medical Assistant Training School (MATS). Besides, he is also the Managing Director of Sinha Knit Industries Ltd., Sinha Fabrics Ltd., J.M. Sinha and Agriculture Food Processing Industries Ltd., Sinha Knit and Denims Ltd., Birgonj Fish Hatchery and Aquaculture Ltd., Coco Fashion Ltd., as well as the Director of the ACME Overseas Trading Ltd., Kalyar Packaging Ltd., Kalyar Replica Ltd. and Sanjar Aviation Ltd.

He is highly skilled in practicing leadership, formulating strategic planning, ensuring organizational effectiveness, building of corporate relationship, managing of corporate finance, quick sizing up & restructuring of business opportunities, customer interaction & communications, implementation of business objectives and ability to deal with the people at the highest level. He has creative knowledge with a strong sense of balance, corporate vision and has skill for implementation of corporate plan for achieving the goals. He has adequate knowledge on rules, regulations and corporate practice and process as per applicable provision of the law of the land.

He is one of the youngest entrepreneurs of the country with a proven track record of managing businesses successfully. His long term goal is to ensure that as an organization, ACME possesses a strategic road map for the short, medium & long term sustainable business development.

Mr. Tanveer Sinha is a social entrepreneur which has given him an opportunity to grow and make a difference in the social life in which he lives. Presently, he is the member of the Dhaka Club Ltd., Uttara Club Ltd. Narayangonj Club Ltd., Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Associations (BGMEA) and Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS).

 

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Mrs. Sabrina Juned is the daughter of Late Afzalur Rahaman Sinha, Ex-Chairman and Mrs. Nagina Afzal Sinha, current Chairman of the Company. She completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and after a while of her completion of MBA she got involved with the family business as per her own aspiration and desire of her parents.

Mrs. Sabrina Juned got officially enrolled in the Board of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. as a Director on 10 September 2020. She has extensive experience in formulating corporate vision and long term strategy, Supply Chain Management and Regulatory Compliances. Mrs. Sabrina Juned has a proven capability of contributing value in both family and business areas. She is also the Director of The ACME Agrovet and Beverages Ltd.

She is knowledgeable and experienced in successful operation and management of the respective business organization. She is highly skilled in practicing leadership, formulating strategic planning and ensuring organizational effectiveness. Besides, she is also closely involved with overall day-to-day business activities of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. since long and carrying out her assigned responsibilities with utmost sincerity and full dedication. Mrs. Juned is a seasoned professional possessing a great deal of knowledge on rules, regulations and corporate practice.

Mrs. Juned is a young woman entrepreneur which has given her an opportunity to grow and make a difference in the social life. She is also involved with many social and charitable works and committed to make positive changes in the society. At a personal level, she is relentlessly supporting the welfare of Senior Citizens living in old homes, underprivileged women of the Society as well as children living in orphanage.

 

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Mr. Fahim Sinha, son of Late Afzalur Rahaman Sinha, Ex-Chairman and Mrs. Nagina Afzal Sinha, current Chairman of the Company. After completing his Master of Business Administration (MBA), he immediately got involved with the family business as per his own aspiration and desire of his parents.

Mr. Fahim Sinha got officially enrolled in the Board of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. as a Director, on 10 September 2020. He is also the Managing Director of The ACME Agrovet & Beverages Ltd., Sinha Printers Limited, The ACME Overseas and Trading Ltd. & ACME IT Ltd. Besides, he is also acting as Director of Sinha Fabrics Ltd., Sinha Knit Industries Ltd. and Sinha Knit & Denims Ltd. He always possesses a passion for sports and represents Bangladesh in multiple local, national and international sports events.

He is knowledgeable and experienced in successful operation and management of the business organizations he is involved with. He is highly skilled in practicing leadership, formulating strategic planning and ensuring organizational effectiveness. Besides, he is also closely involved with overall day-to-day business activities of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. for a long time and carries out his assigned responsibilities with utmost sincerity and full dedication. Mr. Fahim Sinha is a seasoned professional possessing a great deal of knowledge on rules, regulations and corporate practice.

Mr. Fahim Sinha is a key sports organizer from a young age with a very solid and proactive enthusiasm for Cricket, Snooker, Pool and billiards. He is the counselor and operations committee member of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Presently, he is the member of the Dhaka Club Ltd., Uttara Club Ltd. and Azad Boys Club Ltd. He is also the Joint Secretary of Surjo Torun Club, member of Tournament Committee, Bangladesh Cricket Board and former Vice President of Sri Lanka Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce.

 

Md-Abul-Hossain

Mr. Md. Abul Hossain has joined as Managing Director of Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) on 21 August, 2019. He started his career as a System Analyst/Senior Principal Officer in ICB on 19 February 1998 and served different positions within the same organization. Before his joining, he acted as Managing Director at Karmasangsthan Bank (KB). During his service life, he served different Banks and Financial Institutions. He served as Managing Director (Additional Charge) and Deputy Managing Director at Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB). In addition to that, Mr. Md. Abul Hossain served as System Manager/ Deputy General Manager and General Manager at Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB). He completed his B.Sc. (Hon’s) and M.Sc. degree in Statistics from Jahangirnagar University.

He has over 30 years of diversified experience in Investment Banking, Specialized and Commercial Banking, Islamic Banking, Asset Management and ICT works. He was always instilled by the changed, research oriented and dynamic management that focused on innovations, creativity and increasing organizational efficiency and effectiveness, which also resulted in higher value addition to the organizational, stakeholders and the society as well.

During his career’s long journey, he served 16 (sixteen) organizations with different capacities. He served as a Chairman for 03 (three) organizations, of which two are the subsidiaries of ICB (ICB Asset Management Company Ltd. & ICB Securities Trading Company Ltd.) and the other is Aziz Pipes Ltd. In addition to this, he served as a Director, a number of organizations like Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd., The Farmers Bank Ltd. (Now Padma Bank), Nitol Insurance Company Ltd., AllTex Industries Ltd., ICB Securities Trading Company Ltd., Aramit Ltd., Kay & Que (Bangladesh) Ltd., Business Automation Ltd., DNS Satcomm Ltd. and Upload Yourself Systems Ltd. He has also been contributing his professional expertise as the Chairman of ICB Capital Management Ltd.

Apart from that, he is now serving as the Director of British American Tobacco Bangladesh Co. Ltd. (BATBC), Linde Bangladesh Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Ltd. (GSK), Renata Ltd., Bangladesh Krishi Gobeshona Endowment Trust (BKGET), Credit Rating Information and Services Ltd. (CRISL), Standard Bank Ltd., National Tea Company Ltd. (NTC), Apex Tannery Ltd., Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd. (CDBL), United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd. (UPGDCL), Aramit Ltd., Industrial Infrastructure Development & Finance Company Ltd. (IIDFC), Bangladesh Institute of Capital Market (BICM), Apex Footwear Ltd., Aramit Thai Aluminium Ltd., The Peninsula Chittagong Ltd., Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd., Standard Bank Securities Ltd., SBL Capital Management Ltd., Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills Ltd. (RSRM), Heidelberg Cement Bangladesh Ltd., Padma Bank Ltd. and some other Directorships. Being the Managing Director of the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB), he joined as nominee Director of The ACME Laboratories Ltd. on 9 September 2019. He is also the member of Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) of the Company.

 

Current Board of Directors

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