Board of Directors

Mr. Tapan Chowdhury
Chairman

Mr. Tapan Chowdhury as Managing Director of the Company since 1995, second son of late Samson H Chowdhury, founder Chairman of the Company. Science graduate from the University of Dhaka and has completed different advanced courses on Business Management in Europe. Having a prosperous knowledge and experience of more than 35 years in Textiles, Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, RMG, IT, Healthcare, Toiletries, Food & Consumer Products, Organic Tea Plantation, Capital Market Operation & Satellite TV Broadcasting.

He also Sponsor Director in 30 other private limited company namely Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Square Hospitals Ltd., Square Formulations Ltd., Square Toiletries Ltd., Square Informatics Ltd., Square Yarns Ltd., Square Food & Beverages Ltd., Square Securities Management Ltd., Square Agro Development and Processing Ltd., Square Herbal and Nutraceuticals Ltd., Square Air Ltd., Astras Ltd., Sabazpur Tea Company Ltd. and Maasranga Television under the Square Group.

He was an Adviser (Minister) to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh in 2007. 

Mr. Chowdhury was also a Former President of The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) and Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship (BBCF).

At present he is the Chairman of Bangladesh Fellowship Foundation and Bangladesh Herbal Products & Manufacturers Association,
President of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association and The United Baptist Church Trust Association of the Bangladesh, Vice President of Asia Pacific Baptist Federation and Baptist World Alliance (BWA), Member, Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Commerce, Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute and Board of Directors of Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh Limited (CRAB), Governing Body Member of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, Executive Committee Member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

   

Mrs. Ratna Patra
Vice Chairman

Mrs. Ratna Patra only daughter of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of Square Textiles Limited. She graduated from Dhaka University and has an enormous knowledge in the Textiles, pharmaceuticals and hospitals business.

Ratna Patra is a sponsor director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (listed company) designated as Vice Chairman. She is also Director of 19 other private limited companies namely Square Hospitals Limited, Square Toiletries Limited, Square Formulations Ltd., Square Food & Beverages Ltd., Square Securities Management Ltd. and Maasranga Television under the Square Group.

   

Mr. Samuel S Chowdhury
Managing Director

Mr. Samuel S Chowdhury eldest son of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of Square Textiles Limited. He obtained Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rajshahi and Masters in Business Administration from the Trinity University, USA and has a rich experience of 35 years in the Textiles, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, toiletries, media & communication sector.

He is also a Sponsor Director and Chairman of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited (Listed Company) and 29 other private limited companies namely Square Hospitals Ltd., Square Toiletries Ltd., Square Formulations Ltd., Square Fashions Ltd., Square Food & Beverages Ltd., Square Securities Management Ltd. Sabazpur Tea Company Ltd. and Maasranga Television under the Square Group.

   

Mrs. Anita Chowdhury
Director

Mrs. Anita Chowdhury wife of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of Square Textiles Limited was born on 5th August 1932. Anita Chowdhury was the prime motivation and encouragement to Mr Samson H Chowdhury in succeeding the new venture of business and thereafter becoming the largest business conglomerate of the country in the name and style of Square Group.

She is a sponsor shareholder of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (listed company), and other 25 private limited companies namely Square Hospitals Limited, Square Toiletries Limited, Square Formulations Ltd., Square Food & Beverages Ltd., Square Securities Management Ltd. and Maasranga Television under the Square Group.

Anita Chowdhury volunteered in serving many social and ecumenical organizations, eg. International Needs as Chairperson, Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Buriganga as Treasurer, Bangladesh Baptist Fellowship School Committee as Member.

   

Mr. Anjan Chowdhury
Director

Mr. Anjan Chowdhury is a Director of the Company since 1991, youngest son of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of the Company. Graduated in Business Administration from the University of South Florida, USA and having an extensive knowledge and 25 year business experience in the Textiles, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, media & communication sector including capital market operations.

He has been instrumental in the execution of several projects of the Square Group namely Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Square Toiletries Ltd., Square Food & Beverages Ltd. including the Maasranga Television.

Beside holding directorship in Square Group, Mr. Anjan Chowdhury is the Chairman of Industry skill Council (ISC) a US Aid Funded Project, President of Bangladesh Agro Processors Association, Vice-President of Bangladesh Cosmetics & Toiletries Manufacturers Association, EC Member of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company and Square Textiles Limited.

   

Mr. Syed Afzal Hasan Uddin
Independent Director

Syed Afzal Hasan Uddin, Barrister-at-Law is an Advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Managing Partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, a firm of legal consultants and practitioners in Bangladesh. He is the legal advisor of several leading national, multinational and foreign organizations in various sectors in Bangladesh and is also involved in rendering services to different business & also renowned social and development organizations.

Mr. Afzal also serves in the Board of other prominent listed companies as Independent Director and in the Board of well known non-government organization.

   

Mr. S.M. Rezaur Rahman
Independent Director

Mr. S. M. Rezaur Rahman, Economics Graduate, Dhaka University is a capital market consultant and Director of United Corporate Advisory Services Ltd., a firm of financial & investment advisory and post issue management of initial public offer of securities & other related jobs in Bangladesh. Mr. Reza has a rich experience of more than 35 years in capital market, issue and post issue management of initial public offering of securities and in the corporate arena.

Mr. Reza was a partner in AAA Consultant & Financial Advisors from 1994 to 2004, served as Managing Director of SofSys Computing & Data Processing Ltd. from 1994 to 2011.

He was inducted as Nominated Director in the Board of Aramit Cement Limited and Aramit Limited for three years. Mr. Reza was also the Independent Director of CVO Petrochemical Refinery Ltd., Aramit Cement Limited & Aramit Limited and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Aramit Cement Limited and Aramit Limited.