Sakif Shamim, Managing Director, Labaid Cancer Hospital & Super Speciality Centre
Sakif Shamim: A Proven Leader With a Record of Accomplishments In The Transforming Healthcare Sector
Long-term care for cancer patients is based on a holistic and comprehensive strategy that pays great attention to the patient's entire health. As a result, a treatment strategy must be devised that addresses all of the pain related components of cancer, from its origins to its symptoms. In order to accomplish this, a cancer centre or comprehensive and multidisciplinary care is needed, where professionals from diverse medical disciplines co-operate to plan, assess, and execute cancer therapy. In Bangladesh, this facility is first ever introduced by the Labaid Cancer Hospital under the leadership of Sakif Shamim.
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Top 10 Leaders in Bangladesh – 2022
In comprehension to its large population and low labour cost, Bangladesh is becoming a destination of choice for companies wanting to do business in Asia. Poised at the central of triangle formed by the world’s most dynamic economies China, India and Southeast Asia, becoming a home to a growing domestic market and a young, cost-effective workforce, Bangladesh offers vast opportunities.
Having remained largely dependent on agriculture with nearly half the population employed in this sector in the early 21st century, today the business and services sector has been flooding the economy there. According to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations, the GDP in Bangladesh is expected to reach $400 billion by the end of 2022. In the long-term, the Bangladesh GDP is projected to trend around $430.00 Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models. While according to the World Bank's latest Global Economic Prospects report, the GDP growth rate will go up to 6.7 percent for the fiscal year 2023 boosted by increase in investment and remittance income for the country.
Supported by a demographic dividend, strong ready-made garment (RMG) exports, remittances, e-Commerce, IT companies (specialized in branding, UX design, web design, web development, social media marketing, mobile apps), Biotech, and stable macroeconomic conditions, it has been among the fastest growing economies in the world over the past decade. The country made a strong economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. In Bangladesh, a rebound of manufacturing and service sector activities led strong growth in 2021 and in the first half of 2022. In the medium term, GDP growth is expected to remain strong. Driven by a rise in both food and non-food prices, the headline inflation rose to 6.2 percent in February 2022. Further, with many businesses and corporate sectors swamping the workforce area in Bangladesh, there are many adept leaders having proven their dexterous skills in the business and corporate world today.
In this issue of CEO Insights, we bring you a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders in Bangladesh – 2022’ who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience for the growth and profit of the respective organizations in which they have served. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Ashik Z. Zaman, Managing Director||Pigeon Logistics||A district-level cricket player turned second-generation entrepreneur, pushing the firm's revenue by 35 percent and expandeds it across Europe|
|Azmal Hossain, Managing Director||Brenntag||As a leader, he strives to develop a highly productive and committed workforce that provides superior service to customers and suppliers|
|Donald Fernando, CEO||Croydon Kowloon Designs||His primary goal as CEO is to supply customers with high-quality products in a reasonable time-frame and at an affordable price|
|Hossain Khaled, Managing Director||Anwar Landmark||A pioneering business leader that aspires to combine business wisdom with the technological innovation in order to break new business frontiers and expand their horizons|
|Md Mohin Habib, CEO||Rahimafrooz Renewable Energy||A passionate leader with 23+ years of industrial experience at the global level is set forth on a mission to solarize Bangladesh|
|Minhaj Ahmed, Managing Director||Ahmed Food Products||A strategic thinker leading the organization towards global success in food industry|
|Najith Meewanage, CEO||Commercial Bank of Ceylon||A Seasoned Banker bringing decades of unparalleled experience|
|Rashed Mahmud, CEO||Dipon Group||With a Mechanical Engineering background he leads the company to new heights with his inventive and forward-thinking attitude|
|Sakif Shamim, Managing Director||Labaid Cancer Hospital and Super Speciality Center||A well-known entrepreneur committed to provide healthcare services with a patient-centered and ethical approach|
|Tanvir A. Mishuk, Founder & MD||Nagad||A passionate businessman, active investor, and philanthropist, founded the firm to make the most accessible financial services available to everyone|