Kamran Bakr as the Chairman & Managing Director
Unilever Bangladesh has appointed Kamran Bakr the new Chairman & Managing Director
Unilever Bangladesh has appointed Kamran Bakr the new Chairman & Managing Director. The appointment will be effective from the 1st of February, 2012. Kamran joined Unilever Bangladesh in 1990. After working in a variety of roles encompassing Production, Development, Industrial Relations as well as a short term assignment to Central Asia & Middle East Regional Innovation Centre, he was appointed Technical Director in 1997. In 2002, as Supply Chain Director, his role was expanded to include Planning, Procurement & Distribution aspects of the business.
In January 2007, Kamran moved to Nepal as Managing Director, Unilever Nepal – becoming the first Bangladeshi national to head a Unilever business. During his successful stint in Nepal, he found opportunity in adversity, leading the team to double the business in 4 years; while growing market shares across categories to become market leaders in all categories Unilever Nepal operated in.
Kamran holds a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka as well as a MBA from McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Washington DC. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
Kamran comes in place of Rakesh Mohan, who is now moving to Unilever Malaysia & Singapore as Chairman & Managing Director. Kamran is married with a son, and enjoys music from all over the world as well as share his learning over the years with business school students.
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