Md. Musharrof Hossain
President, Bangladesh society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM)
Founder President, Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource organizations (FBHRO)
President, Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resources Management (APFHRM)
Board Member, World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA)
Head, Human Resources Management, icddr’b
Md. Musharrof Hossain is the award winning internationally renowned HR professional and speaker who is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including the “Lifetime HR Achievement Award 2013” for the BSHRM, “Lifetime HR Achievement Award 2017” from the World HRD congress and “Global HR leader Award 2017” from the Malaysian institute of Human Resources Management. He earned his Master’s in continuing Education major in HR Leadership and OD from the University of Calgary, Canada. Currently, he is the Head, Human Resources Management, icddr,b. Mr. Hossain is the Founder President of the Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource organizations (FBHRO). He is also the president of Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resources Management. He is also the president of Bangladesh society for Human Resources Management. He is also the board member of the World Federation of People Management Association.
Mr. Hossain is one of the Editorial Advisory Board Member of the South Asian Journal for Human Resources Management (SAJHRM). Which is the first journal in this kind by the Griffith University, Australia and Sage Publication. He is the Chairman of the newly introduced Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resources Management HR Professional Award Committee. He also served as the member of International jury Board Member for Great HR leaders Award 2013.
Mr. Hossain is also the Adjunct Professor of Human Resources in MBA program of few leading Universities in Bangladesh including IBA of the University of Dhaka. He regularly deliver lecture in different national and international seminars/conferences on Human Resources. Mr. Hossain has deliver keynote presentations in over 50 national and international conferences and seminars. He regularly participates in “Talk Show” on emerging Human Resources Management and development related issues in different television channels in Bangladesh.
Mr. Saeed Ahmed, a very renowned and well-reputed name in the corporate world of Bangladesh has served various multinationals, international and large conglomerates of Bangladesh. In his present organization, Gemcon Group, he served for about thirteen years as Chief Human Resources Officer. He is also serving as Chief Executive Officer of a business unit of Gemcon Group and Chief Executive Officer of social development wing of Gemcon Group-Kazi Shahid Foundation.
Mr. Saeed served a world’s leading multinational cement giant-Heidelberg Cement Company Bangladesh Ltd. as General Manager, Human Resources & Administration, First private terrestrial television of Bangladesh-Ekushey Television Ltd, as Head of Human Resources & Administration, Largest insurance company of Bangladesh-Delta Life Insurance Company Ltd. as Senior Vice President, HRD, Training & Administration, US Based Non-Govt. Organization-International Development Enterprises (IDE) as Deputy Director, HRD, Training & Administration, Highly reputed name in Bangladesh’s corporate arena-Beximco Group, in their Beximco Pharmaceutical Ltd. and Beximco Agrochemicals Ltd. as Planning Officer, Factory Incharge, and Sales Promotion Officer.
Mr. Saeed is a business graduate from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University and also completed Masters in Chemistry with honours from the same university.
Dr. Abdus Sobhan, a well-reputed private sector specialist of the country like Bangladesh who is trying hard to be a developing country where private sector is the most important arm of its trade & economy. As a Business Graduate (M. Com. in Business Management) of the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, he did his Ph. D. in Economics from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India – one of the leading universities in India & Asia. The title of his PhD thesis was “A comparative study of economic reforms in India and Bangladesh during the period of 1990-2000” under the joint-supervision of Dr. Dilip Kumar Halder, Professor of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Dr. Alak Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Calcutta University, Kolkata. On the other hand, he has started his 32+ years career with Industrial Development Leasing Company of Bangladesh Limited (now IDLC Finance Ltd) the first financial leasing company of the country with joint-collaboration of South Korea (KDLC) and Bangladesh as a Junior Team Member for their Operations Department. Therefore, he worked with BEXIMCO Synthetics Ltd (the largest private sector conglomerate of the country) and successfully performed his duties & responsibilities for more than thirteen (13) years as Senior Manager & Head of the Department of Procurement & Commercial. Then he worked with IFC – the private sector arm of the World Bank Group as their Business Development Specialist and performed successfully for couple of years. After coming back to the private sector of the country, he has successfully worked with Gemcon Group as their Corporate Head of Procurement & Commercial Division, Chief Operating Officer for Gemcon City Limited (one of the leading real estate companies), and Chief Operating Officer for Gemini Sea Foods Limited (leading shrimp processing & exporting public listed company). As Chief Executive Officer, he worked with Alana Group & their sister concerns – one of the leading RMG manufacturing & exporting company; and as Divisional Chief for Operations under SMC Enterprise Limited for couple of years. He also worked as a Director (SCM, Admin, & HRM) with Auko-Tex Group – a RMG composite unit of the country. Now he is working for a local Bangladeshi Group of Companies as their Group CEO.
Beside his 32+ years of successful professional career – he involved himself with many educational, cultural, professional, and religious organizations. He has established many educational institutions i.e. College, School, Cultural School, & religious institutions i.e. Masjid, Orphanage, Madrasa, as their founder/co-founders. He is involved with many professional bodies as their active Life-member i.e. Indian Economic Association, New Delhi, India, Bengal Economic Association, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh Economic Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh as well. He is also involved with many social organization i.e. Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh, Institute of Social Studies, Kolkata, West Bengal, India as their active Life-member besides with many other academic body as well.
He lives in Dhaka – the capital city of the country with his happy family of two sons & one daughter. By profession, they are Lawyer (Lincolns-in, UK), M. Sc. Engineering student (Ottawa, Canada), and MBBS student (Dhaka).
Mr. Md.Kamruzzaman is a renowned HR & OD professional in the country. He has also been flourished as one of the best Trainer of the country. As well as he has got wide working experience in different industry including Pharmaceuticals, Retails, Automobiles & RMG. He has long successful career track in HR & Organization development in many renowned companies in the country.
Currently Mr. Md. Kamruzzaman has been working as CEO – MyJobs. His immediate past position was Chief Human Resources Office, Asrotex Group. Before that he worked in Windy Group as Director- Human Capital Management, Compliance and Admin. Earlier he was heading one of the largest RMG Factory – Fakir Apparels as GM-HR & Admin. He also headed Corporate HR department of one of the biggest conglomerate namely Dekko group. He headed HR department one of the largest retail – Meena Bazar.
He has a broad and specialized academic back ground in Human Resources Management – BA(Hons.) MA(Eng.) MBA (HR), LLB, PGD(HRM), Diploma in Social Compliance, Diplom in Computer System Management. He is a registered member of Dhaka Income Tax Bar.
Mr. Md. Kamruzzaman is an EC & Fellow of BSHRM and has successfully organized the BSHRM 7th & 8th International HR Conference -2018 & 2019 as an Organizing Secretary of the program. He was also successful as the Convener of Event Committee of 6th International HR conference 2017. He is also a member of Society for Human Resources Management. He is the convener of ‘BSHRM Members welfare committee”.
Mr. Jishu Tarafder
Management & Leadership Development Professional,
Business Advisor and Corporate Trainer
Jishu Tarafder is an expert management & leadership development professional from Bangladesh. In the mid nineteen eighties Tarafder started his career as an entry-level executive in the hospitality industry; however, within a few years, with his enthusiasm, dynamism and perseverance he became a manager. Since then he has held many key managerial positions in the Sales & Marketing and Training & Education areas in several 5-star hotels and training institutes in Bangladesh as well as in overseas. Tarafder has a career history of more than twenty-five years and he carried out an extensive research in the field of human potential development and professional development. He has a vast teaching and consultancy experience in first class international hotel chains, banking sector, corporate training companies, real estate companies, hospitality institutes, electronic media, and telecommunications sector. Following are a few names where Jishu Tarafder has trained: Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Radisson Water Garden, The Westin Dhaka, BRAC Bank, Aamra Group, Grameen Phone, Bangla Link, ProthomAlo Jobs, Qatar Airways, Lake Shore Hotel, Metronet, IUBAT, Apollo Hospitals, Katalyst, Adcom, Standard Chartered Bank, Aventis, Navana Group, Unique Group, The City Bank Ltd, Kallol Group, Popular Pharmaceuticals, Square Pharmaceuticals, SGS, IDLC Finance, Avery Dennison, Chittagong Skill Development Center, DCCI, Premier Bank, Cambrian College, Crown Cement etc, ILO, Superstar Group, Apex Group and many more. Tarafder holds several international professional training qualifications including a qualification as a certified trainer and assessor of Technical & Further Education (TAFE), Australia. Besides his training and management skills, Tarafder has an excellent flair for visual arts i.e. painting, photography, and digital film. So far, he participated in a number of group art exhibitions and held one solo painting exhibition. He also holds an M.A degree in film & media.
The inventor of IMPACTTM, CASHTM, TRAIN-YOUR-MINDTM, LIFE-SKILLS-21, and My-Beautiful-LifeTM personal and professional development system, Tarafder is a self-made person. His present credentials have a long history of a trial & error process. Therefore, his mission is to disseminate the techniques of excellence, in both personal and professional lives, among the eager learners without letting them go through any experimental process. Tarafder welcomes the enthusiastic learners to participate in the personal and professional development workshops. Vocations: Jishu Tarafder has over 30 years of diverse professional experience in Hospitality Management, Hotel & Resort Development, Hospitality Education & Training, Corporate Training & Coaching, Motivational Speaking, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Corporate Wellness, Stress Management and Mindfulness Meditation. Passions: Hospitality Management, Eco Tourism & Eco Resorts, Personal Development & Life-skills, Speaking, Painting, Photography, Videography, Sculptures, Mindfulness & Meditation, Yoga, Creativity & Innovation, Philosophy, Spirituality, Science, Simple Living and Nature. Vision: To help create a better world through various voluntary and philanthropic activities. Mission: To create a positive impact in people’s lives through speaking, training, coaching and mentoring. Lifestyle: To adopt a minimalistic, simple, eco friendly and artistic lifestyle incorporating the best human values in life. Personal Values: Conscience, Aesthetics, Knowledge, Compassion, Integrity and Simplicity.
Career History of Jishu Tarafder: CEO & Chief Consultant, CORPORATECOACH, Hospitality Management and Corporate Training Company (2008 – Present) Advisor and Project Director – Vocational Training & Education Projects FutureEd Corporation Ltd. (2014 – Present)
CEO & Lead Consultant, UPDATE (Unique Professional Development Academy for Training & Education), (2009 – 2014) Director of Operations and Owner’s Representative to The Westin Dhaka, Unique Hotel & Resorts Ltd. (2009 – 2014) Training Manager, The Westin Dhaka (2006 – 2008) Director & Head of Training, Kangan Batman TAFE, Australia Dhaka Campus (2005 – 2006) Sales Manager & Designated Trainer, Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka (2001 – 2005) Training Manager, Dhaka Sheraton (1998 – 2001) Guest Relations Manager & Designated Trainer, Sheraton Perdana Resort, Malaysia, (1996 – 1998) Sales Manager & Designated Trainer, Dhaka Sheraton (1991 – 1996)
Professional Qualifications of Jishu Tarafder:
- Certificate in Corporate Management – AOTS-HIDA (Tokyo, Japan 2015)
- Certified Trainer – Building World Class Brands, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific Division (Bangkok, Thailand)
- Certified Facilitator – Starwood Cares Customer Service, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific Division (Singapore)
- Certified Facilitator – Star Customer Experience, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific Division (New Delhi, India)
- Certificate in Training and Workplace Assessment, Kangan Batman TAFE, (Melbourne, Australia)
- Certified Food Safety Supervisor, Kangan Batman TAFE (Melbourne, Australia)
- Certificate for Designated Trainer, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Mr. Jafrul Hasan Sharif, LL.B (Hon’s), LL.M (DU)
PGDPM (BIM), SA 8000 (SAI-USA)
Advocate and Consultant
Chairman and Managing Partner
Mr. Jafrul Hasan Sharif has over 17 years of experience, working in the field of corporate legal service, labor matter, compliance audit, and human rights issues as a lawyer. Mr. Sharif has vast experience in resolving labor disputes, legal implication of human resource management, labor compliance in the industries and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Sharif has expertise on dealing labor, other civil and criminal cases in the lower and upper Judiciary.
Currently Mr. Sharif working as a Labor Law expert in the labor law and policy reform committee of the Labor and Employment Ministry of the Government of Bangladesh, He drafted the Labor Law 2006, The Labor (amendment) Act 2013 and National Labor Policy 2012 of Bangladesh. The National Labor Policy 2012 approves by the cabinet after thirty-two years of countries labor policy of 1982. He also drafted the labor Rule 2015, National Inspection Policy and Inspection Manual for the ministry of labor and Employment as a core member of the drafting committee. He also reviewed and supported the government to reform upcoming BEPZA Labor Act 2018. In addition, Mr. Sharif is a reputed resource person and experienced trainer on legal affairs, labor and industrial relations. He conducts training courses, workshops, seminars for government officials, corporate bodies, police officials, judges, lawyers and nongovernmental organizations on Labor Laws, corporate legal issues, alternative dispute resolution, human rights and legal aid.
In addition, Mr. Sharif also contributed for developing various document for the Readymade Garments Industries as per labor laws of Bangladesh; the document was prepared for RMG Industries, as a legal consultant of IIFC, a project of World Bank. He also contributed for developing social compliance training module for GIZ. He also worked as a GIZ consultant for developing social compliance standard for RMG industries in Bangladesh. He also works as labor expert to conduct Bangladesh Labor Assessment for US Mission under the US State Department in 2008 and 2014. He also Prepare code of conduct and labor compliance documents for Shrimp Processing industries of Bangladesh as legal consultant of USAID. Recently he supported the civil society for drafting the Foreign Donation Act 2016 and its rules. Mr. Sharif has Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Dhaka and is an enrolled Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He has completed his post-graduation in personnel management in Bangladesh Institute of Management; he is also a certified lead auditor for SA 8000. Since January 2007, Mr. Sharif is also working as a regular resource person of Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM) and Bangladesh Institute of Management of Governance (BIMG) former Civil Service College (CSC) as a legal and labor law expert. He is also the member of National Occupational Health and Safety Council, an advisory council run by the government under the supervision of Ministry of Labor and Employment. Currently Mr. Sharif is a practicing lawyer of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, senior partner and chairman of Attorneys, a legal and management consulting firm.
Mr. Jafrul Hasan Sharif advices different national and international organization like Grameen Phone, ROBI Axiata Ltd, Ericson, NEC Corporation (Japan), Heidelberg Cement Group(Germany), Holcim, Bata, Pan Pacific Sonorgaon Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel (Former Ruposhi Bangla Hotel), Bangla (Intercontinental) Hotel, Hotel Grand Sultan, R-pac ltd, Kazi Firms Group, Standard Chartered Bank, The City Bank, Prime Bank Limited, Primark, ZXY International, Marico (India), Dabor (India), Samsung R&D, Summit Communications, Source Direct International UK (Little wood), Campvally HK, Bohemian Travel Gear Ltd, Evergreen (BD) ltd China, King Kong Group, Hansol Group Korea, TUV SUD, Intertek, MASCO Group, Walton, Donglien BD, Dachser, Aglity, Scandex, Up2date, Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA), Bangladesh Tea Association (BTA), Oxfam GB, Project Concern International (PSI) USA, Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF), GIZ, ICOO, Orbis International etc.
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Profile of Mr. Shamim.
A Bangladeshi leading and highly respected personality in the field of HR has over two decades of experience in different field of HR has served in UK and USA based MNC , Commercial Bank and multi detention Cultures. And Reputed Public and Private universities.
Inception of his career in UK Based MNC as Management Trainee (MTO) in 1999 named James Finlay BD Ltd. Presently, Mr. Shameem is Head of HRD and Operation, Bangladesh, in Austin Base USA MNC, named Pragma Systems USA. Mr. Shameem has obtained graduations from DU. He is an MBA major in HRM.
Started career in 1999 as International Manager in world renowned Multi National Company, James Finlay BD Ltd (Trainee Assistant Manager ). Served in different important key appointments, long nine years. Later on 2008, he moved in BRAC Bank Ltd, Heading the Recruitment, Talent Management and Talent Sourcing Department, HRD in BRAC Bank. He was Head of General Administration in BBL also. Then he walked in USA based MNC as Head of HRD and Operations name Pragma Systems USA. He also heading the total team of Bangladesh
Apart his professional career he is an adjunct faculty of IBA Jahangir Nagar University and South East University. He teaches HRM, HR Planning, Labor Relations, Strategic HRM , Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Compensation Management , Training and Development and others Management Courses.
He also known as motivational Speaker. He speaks on different Universities and Government and Non-Government institutions, DPDC, BIM, Canadian University of Bangladesh, Northern University.
Mr. Shameem is professional with top class credential having works experience in different industries. He has the both combination of Industry and University, which rare in practical professional life.
He is involved in professional and social forums as Fellow Member in Bangladesh Society for Resource Management, Executive Committee members Ex association.
B.Com (Hons) M.Com- DU
Ex- Head Human Resources, Metlife Bangladesh
Ex- Head Human Resources, Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited
Ex- Sr. Manager, HR, Eastern Bank Limited
Ex- Sr. Asst. Manager, HR Operations and Benefits, AKTEL
She has persuaded many leadership position in Human Resource Management field exercising 19 years of HR experience in MNC and local organizations including Oil Industries, Telecommunications, Financial Institution, Pharmaceuticals& Life Insurance, blending with eagerness to learn, execution capability, strong interpersonal relationship and people management skills. She has been graduated & post graduated from Dhaka University. She also did her Post Graduation Diploma in HR from BIM She has some special Achievements in Academic Career as she got Board Scholarship in Class Eight and she stood 2nd among Girls and 6th in combined merit list in Commerce in HSC examination from Jessore Board. She Achieved University scholarship for academic result of B.Com Honors as well.
She worked as Head Human Resources, Metlife Bangladesh: Supported over 400 employees at all levels, including executive leadership and also to served as a key member of Metlife Bangladesh to identify key attributes, development assignment and performance metrics to ensure high potential candidates grew in development roles. Steamlined talent management, leadership development and performance based compensation process across all teams and also Synchronized performance management program to ensure HR and business goals were cascaded across all departments and were aligned with high performance strategies.
Head Human Resources, Pharmaceuticals Division , Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited: Joined as HR Business Partner to ensure necessary HR support that derives business performance. Later on redesignated as Head Human Resources with enriched responsibilities to develop policies and procedures for a well defined HR function. Dealing with development HR where as gets operational support through shared service. Hiring, performance management, people development, Pharma policies and procedure belongs to my responsibilities.
Worked as Sr. Manager, HR, Eastern Bank Limited: Performed as the second level of authority of HR Division with the responsibilities of entire HR operations including Manpower Planning &Resourcing, Compensation & Benefit Management, Employee Relations, Attendance & Leave Management, Loan Administration, Performance Management and Reward & Recognition, HR Risk Management etc.
Sr. Asst. Manager, HR Operations and Benefits, AKTEL, TM (International) Bangladesh Ltd. (rebranded as Robi):Key Account Manager for overall HR support to Finance Division which consists of Core Finance, Credit Control Department and Supply Chain Management Department having in total 300 employees.
She has also attended hundreds of trainings and workshops in home and abroad in different times throughout her career especially in Thailand, Singapore, India, Malaysia etc.
Mrinal K. Guha
Held Top HR positions in Reliance Group, Johnson & Johnson, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, ICI India and Exxon Corporation
Post Graduate in Human Resources, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
M S in Employee Relations, Chapman School of Business Management,
Florida International University, Miami, USA
AMP from Haas School of Business Management, U C L A , Berkeley, U S A.
Mr. Guha is the founding partners at SSDI India LLP and leads the Human Resources Practices, Organizational Diagnosis, Strategy Development, Talent Development and Skill Enhancement practices at SSDI. Mr. Guha has over 40 years of work experience in the field of Human Resource and Talent Management. He has held top managerial positions in HR Management, Sales & Marketing and Business Head across the Reliance Group, Johnson & Johnson, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, ICI India and Exxon Corporation.[ Erstwhile Esso Standard Refining & Distribution Company, India. Mrinal enjoyed a successful and illustrious career in Fortune 500 MNCs and most reputed Indian transnational companies as Members of the Board and Member of New Business Initiatives and Corporate Strategy group
During his professional career as an HR strategist, he has built a strong reputation and understanding of best practices in People Practices, Talent Management and Development, Talent Acquisition, Talent retention, People Development. Mr. Guha has worked across sectors such as Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Telecom, Media & Entertainment, Energy and Infrastructure and Banking & Finance.
On behalf of Johnson & Johnson, he also set up the Management Training Institute at Indonesia and managed it as a Director for over six years. His expertise and contributions in the field of HR management have been highly appreciated by some of India’s top business leaders.
Over the years, Mr. Guha has created several Learning & Development programs for business transformation and is passionate about skill development and Skill Enhancement. As a trained professional in Quality Improvement processes and Six Sigma by Quality Institute of Johnson & Johnson, USA, he developed a strong interest in training and Development for future Business leaders.
As a visiting Faculty to several premier business schools in India, including the IIMs, he delivered lectures on Organization Diagnosis, Organization Behavior, Design and Development. Have extensively worked on Research and Development initiatives in Human Resources and People Development.
He is a Post Graduate in Human Resources from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Mumbai, M S in Employee Relations from Chapman School of Business Management, Florida International University, Miami, USA and AMP from Haas School of Business Management, U C L A , Berkeley, U S A.
M. Iskander Hossain
- 20 years of customer service, distribution, Business Process Management, Customer experience, Usability and general management experiences in Telecom in different work arena of Grameenphone Ltd of World Bank, Bangladesh DWSSP project and CIRDAP Bangladesh (Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific)
- Key expertise in Process Documentation and Improvement (Certified LSSGB-BMGI-India), User experience (Certified Usability Analyst-HFI-India), Customer Service, Distribution and Project Management. Successful entrepreneur in domain of Training and consultancy since 2015.
- Experienced Six Sigma Professional with over 20 projects delivered in last 12 years with some process improvement projects.