The Executive Board

Mahbubur Rahman


MR. MAHBUBUR RAHMAN, President, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)–Bangladesh, The world business organization,was born on July 10, 1942. Immediately after graduation,Mr. Rahman entered into business in early sixties and over the years he has promoted the following commercial, industrial and financial undertakings of ETBL Holdings and its Associate companies:

1 Chairman & CEO :ETBL Holdings Limited
2 Chairman & CEO : Eastern Trading (Bangladesh) Ltd.
3 Chairman & CEO : ETBL Development Construction Ltd.
4 Chairman & CEO : ETBL Securities & Exchange Ltd.
5 Chairman & CEO : Progressive Investments Limited (successors of : National Rubber Industries)
6 Chairman & CEO : Century Cold Storage Limited
7 Chairman : Eastland Insurance Company Ltd. (plc)
8 Chairman : International Publications Limited(Publishers : The Daily Financial Express)
9 Sponsor Director : National Bank Limited (plc) & Former Chairman Apart from his business undertakings, Mr. Mahbubur Rahman has been active in various other fields. He represented Government of Sri Lanka in Bangladesh from 1972-’79, prior to the establishment of their Resident Diplomatic Mission in Dhaka. Mr. Rahman has been holding/held position in the following national and international

President : International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)-Bangladesh The world business organization(HQ: Paris)
Member: ICC World Council, Paris
Member: Business Advisory Council (BAC) United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Bangkok
Chairman : Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC The Institution for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Member : Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Board of Governors University of Dhaka
Founder Member : Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Founder Member : Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute( BFTI) Board of|
Directors Member, Executive : International Chamber of Commerc e (ICC), Paris Board (1997-99)The world business organization
President : The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of (1992-94)Commerce & Industry (FBCCI)The National Trade Organization of Bangladesh.
President : The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) (1985 - 86, 1991 -92) The Premier Chamber of the Country
Founder Vice President : SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) The Apex Trade Body of 8 - member South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC)
Vice President : Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and (1993-95)Commodity Exchange (ICCICE) The Apex Trade Body of Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) of 56 Muslim Countries .
Co-Chairperson : Business Entry & Operations Group (2007 - 2008) Bangladesh Better Bus iness Forum (BBBF) Member, Board of Directors : Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited (2008 -2009)
Member, Board of Directors : Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. (DSE)(2007-2010)
Member, Board of Governors : Bangladesh Open University (BOU) (2007-2009)
Chairman : National Bank Limited (NBL) (1993-94) A Leading Commercial Bank of Bangladesh
Chairman : National Bank Foundation (1993 -2003)
President : Lions Club of Dhaka (1987 - 88)
Chief Adviser to the : Lions Clubs International, District -315A1 Bangladesh District Governor (1995-2000)
National President : Junior Chamber International (JCI), USA Bangladesh (1980) Mr. Mahbubur Rahman is married and has two children.