Honouring Business Leaders: Persevering through the pandemic

Two individuals and two companies yesterday won the prestigious Bangladesh Business Awards for creating jobs and contributions to the society and the economy.

Rupali Chowdhury, managing director of Berger Paints Bangladesh, received the award in the Outstanding Woman in Business category at the 19th Bangladesh Business Awards, an initiative of DHL Express and The Daily Star.

Abdul Muktadir, chairman and managing director of Incepta Pharmaceuticals, scooped the award as the Business Person of the Year.

The Best Financial Institution award went to Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) and the Enterprise of the Year award to apparel manufacturer and exporter Snowtex Group.

They were recognised in virtual presence of Tipu Munshi, the commerce minister, Binod Chaudhary, the wealthiest and most successful industrialist in Nepal, and Nurhayati Abdullah, managing director of DHL Express Emerging Markets, along with business luminaries of the country, corporate leaders, and eminent citizens.

The event began with a tribute to late Latifur Rahman, one of the founders of The Daily Star and founder chairman of Transcom Group. The successful entrepreneur, known for his ethical business practices, died in July.

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December 14, 2020