Abdul Matlub Ahmad
|Business, Industrialist, Entrepreneur
Full Name: Abdul Matlub Ahmad
Affiliation: Nitol-Niloy Group
Current Position: Chairman
Date of Birth: March 15, 1952
Place of Birth: Bangladesh
Home District: Dhaka
Abdul Matlub Ahmad (born 15 March 1957) is a Bangladeshi leading business personality, an industrialist and an entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of Nitol-Niloy Group of Companies, one of the prime conglomerates of the country. He established the flagship company Nitol Motors Ltd. Which is the main driving force of the group.
Ahmad was in Dhaka. His father was Justice Abu Mohammad Abdullah. Ahmad graduated with a BA (Hons.) and MA in economics from Oxford University. Ahmad started his business carrier in 1981 and eventually in 1990 he went into joint venture with Tata Motors under the banner of Nitol Motors.
Ahmad was the former President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI). He is the founder President of India-Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh Automobiles Assemblers' Association, past President of Bangladesh-Malaysia Chambers of Commerce and Industries and President of Bangladesh Cement Manufacturer's Association. He was also former director of Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI).
Ahmad has 26 companies. Of them, six are joint ventures and three are public companies. It has presence in automobiles, cement, paper, real estate, electronics and financial services. The Group has a strong, diversified profile, which includes a joint venture with TATA Motors of India to trade, assemble, and provide after sales support of vehicles, transport and aviation services, financial institutions, manufacturing of sugar, cement, paper and luggage, real estate development, and sports promotion.
Ahmed is concerned about the World Environment situation and actively working to keep Bangladesh environment congenial for the future generation. He is also giving priority to develop alternative energy sources from Gasoline and use of natural gas in Bangladesh. Ahmad, a keen sportsman, his contribution for development of games & sports in Bangladesh is commendable. For the first time car rally has been sponsored by him on 2014 in Dhaka.
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