Commodore (Retd.) M. A. Rahman

Commodore (Retd.) M. A. Rahman


Brief Resume

Commodore (Retd.) M. A.  Rahman came of a Muslim noble family on 18th Octorber-1927 at Provakardi village of Narayangonj. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in 1949 from Bengal Engineering College, Calcata, India, and Post Graduate in Marine Engineering from Manadon Plymouth, UK in Calcutta 1951. He was the founder Managing Director of The IBN SINA Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd. He has been serving as Director of The IBN SINA Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd. (IPI) since 1983.


Naval Sea Service: Sub-Lt, Royal Navy of Pakistan, 1950-1956, Frigate & Destroyer, 1951-1956, Flotilla Engineer Officer, 1960-1961, Diplomatic Service: Deputy Naval Advisor of Pakistan in London, 1956-1960, Shore Service in Navy: MPP (Manager, Planning & Production) of Naval Dockyard, Karachi, 1961-1962, Training Commander in Karsaz, Karachi, 1962-1964, Deputy Director General, Defense Purchase, 1966-1968, Director, Naval Engineering & Director, ships Repair & maintenance.


Civil Service: Chairman, Bangladesh Inland  Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC), Chairman, Chalna Port Authority, Chairman, Trading Corporation of Bangladesh ( TCB), Chairman, Tariff Commission, Chairman, Islami Bank Bangladesh ltd.,


Social Attachment: Founder & Chairman, International School, college & University. Founder & Chairman, Faisal Investment Foundation, Founder Member, IBN SINA Trust, Founder Director, IBN SINA Group Investment Companies Ltd., Founder, Consultative Committee of Public Enterprises, Founder & Chairman, Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB), Founder Chairman, Weekly Palabadal, Founder Chairman, Center for Strategic & Peace Studies, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Business & Management Co., Founder Chairman, Association of the Private Universities of Bangladesh, Rotarian & President of Rotary Club of Dhaka, Founder, Moittri Samity, Founder Chairman, Diganta Media Corporation and Chairman of Abacia Investment Co. Ltd.


Nature of expertise in specific functional areas.

About 50 years of versatile experience in the field of administration and management in different organizations like government, semi government and also private sectors.


Names of companies in which the person also holds the directorship and the membership of committees of the board.

Chairman, Abacia Investment Co. Ltd.;