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Management Team

Mr. Mahbubul Alam – Chief Operating Officer

 

Mr. Alam began his career at Quasem Drycells in 1992 after completing his Masters in Finance from Dhaka University in 1990. Mr. Alam has worked in a number of different capacities since joining the company; his passion his work, thirst for new knowledge and loyalty to the company has seen him earn promotions on a regular basis and earn the respect of his colleagues.


In 2011, after almost two decades of service, Mr. Alam was named the Chief Operating Officer of Quasem Drycells Limited, the highest operational position in the company and just reward for his hard work. MrAlam is responsible for the overall operational activities starting with production and going on to include procurements, IT, transport and logistics, finance, construction and Maintenance, and marketing and sales. Under his stewardship, Quasem Drycells has continued to expand on its already majority market share in the Bangladeshi battery market while also improving and expanding manufacturing facilities to expand the company’s product range.


 

Mr. MD. Zakaria – Chief Financial Officer

 

The Chief Financial Officer of Quasem Drycells Limited, Mr MD Zakaria was hired in 2007 following a career involving over a decade of experience working at Brac, Brac Dairy & Food products and SABINCO. Mr. Zakaria, a certified chartered accountant, initially started at Qusaem Drycells as the Controller of Accounts and Audit, where he served for 4 years before becoming the Chief Financial Officer in 2011. From his earlier experiences and his time within the company, Mr. Zakaria has built an extensive knowledge of financial and accounting practices along an efficient and diligent work ethic. Mr. Zakaria is responsible for the overall accounts, audit and financial control and financial management activities of the company.



He has obtained his M. Com Degree from National University in 1994 and he became a Chartered Accountant in 2006. He later obtained his FCA in 2012 from The Institute of Chartered Accounts of Bangladesh. During his time at Quasem Drycells, Mr.  Zakaria has completed various training programs such as Financial Software training, Organization Development, Tax Management and Credit Risk Management.


 

Air Vice Marshall Mirza Akthar Maruf (Retd.) – Director, Sales

 

Air Vice Marshal Mirza Akhtar Maruf, Psc, AWC (Retd) joined Quasem Drycells in 2002 following a decorated career encompassing almost 30 years in the Bangladesh Air Force, he retired with the rank of Air Vice Marshal. Mr. Mirza joined the company with a reputation of being the most distinguished fighter pilot in the history of Bangladesh, but also as one of its greatest ever leadership figures. Mr. Mirza has brought with him to Quasem Drycells his fearless, no-on sense style of management and his fit in perfectly with the company’s core values of being an honest company that never compromises on quality and precision.


Air Vice Marshal Maruf is responsible for the overall sales activities of the company, putting him in charge of the huge sales force that Quasem Drycells employs nationwide.


He obtained Msc Degree in Defense Service from Air War College, located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama in the USA.


 

Mr. Swapan Kumar Dutta – Director, Factory Operations

 

MrSwapan Kumar Dutta, the Director of Factory Operations, is considered the premier authority on Drycell Battery Manufacturing in Bangladesh having worked with Quasem Drycells since 1983 in a career that has already lasted 32 years and promises to continue for much longer.


Having initially joined the company as an Assistant Chemist, Mr. Dutta soon found that the manufacturing of drycell batteries was a process he was very passionate about, he obtained huge amounts of knowledge and experience in the three decades he spent in a number of different positions at the factory. Mr. Dutta’s encyclopedic knowledge, boundless energy and deep passion for his job makes him one of the most valuable resources of the Company and a hugely respected figure not only within the company, but also around the manufacturing sector in Bangladesh.


In 2014, Mr Dutta was promoted to Director of Factory Operations, the highest post available at the factory and is now responsible for the overall operational activities of the manufacturing facility of Quasem Drycells in Gorai, Tangail.


Mr. Dutta obtained his Masters in Chemistry in 1980 from Dhaka Universityand  has completed  various training such as ISO 9000 Quality Management System, ISO 9000:2000 Quality Management System and Internal Quality Audit (ISO 9001:2000).


 

Mr. ATM Jahangir Hasnat – Director, Company Affairs & Company Secretary

 

Mr ATM Jahangir Hasnat is the longest serving employee in the company having started his career in 1973 at Quasem Cotton Mills, a sister concern of Quasem Drycells. Since then he has gathered commendable experience, knowledge; his efficient and diligent work ethic saw him earn many promotions over the years before he eventually become the General Manager of Quasem Cotton Mills in 2000. In 2003, Mr. Hasnat transferred over to Quasem Drycells Limited and has served as the Company Secretary since 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Director in 2015.


Mr Hasnat is responsible for the overall activities of Company Affairs & Share. Mr. Hasnat is also in charge of project development for Quasem Drycells. In addition to his present work, Mr. Hasnat’s vast experience has made him an invaluable resource for the Company for his extensive knowledge of the history, rules and regulations of doing business in Bangladesh. 


Since completing his Degree in Commerce in 1975 at the prestigious Dhaka University, Mr Hasnat   has completed various trainings such as Special Training on BTMC accounts officers, insurance course and compliance in corporate governance by DSE.