Mr. Samuel S Chowdhury eldest son of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of Square Pharmaceuticals 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 pharmaceuticals, hospitals, textiles, toiletries, media & communication sector.
He is also a Sponsor Director and Chairman of Square Textiles 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. Ratna Patra Vice Chairman
Mrs. Ratna Patra only daughter of late Samson H Chowdhury, Founder Chairman of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited. She graduated from Dhaka University and has an enormous knowledge in the pharmaceuticals, hospitals and textiles business.
Mrs. Patra is a sponsor director of Square Textiles 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. Tapan Chowdhury Managing Director
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 Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Textiles, 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 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 Advisor (Minister) to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh in 2007.
Mr. Tapan Chowdhury was also a Former President of The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed. Companies (BAPLC), Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) and Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship (BBCF).
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 pharmaceuticals, textiles, toiletries, media & communication sector including capital market operations.
He has been instrumental in the execution of several projects of the Square Group namely 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. Kazi Iqbal Harun Director
Mr. Kazi Iqbal Harun is a Director of the Company since 1991, son of late Dr. Kazi Harunar Rashid, one of the Founder/Sponsor Director of the Company.
Obtained Master’s degree in Applied Chemistry from the Rajshahi University, Bangladesh and has an experience about 21 years in the pharmaceuticals and textiles sector. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.
Mr. Harun is also sponsor shareholder of Square Textiles Ltd. (listed company) and he is a Director in Square Toiletries Limited, a private limited company under the Square Group.
Mr. M. Sekander Ali Independent Director
Mr. M. Sekander Ali, B.Com (Hons), Dhaka University (1960), MBA (IBA), Karachi University (1962), having Capital Market Training in USA (1968-69). one of the Senior Development/ Investment Bankers of the country, former (retired) Managing Directors of Investment Corporation of Bangladesh, erstwhile Bangladesh Shilpa Bank & Bangladesh Shilpa Rin Shangstha (now Bangladesh Development Bank Ltd.), and Former Senior Advisor of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. (1997-98).
Mr. Sekander is also the Independent Director and Chairman of Audit Committee of Square Textiles Ltd., a listed Company and an associate of Square Group.
Mrs. Nihad Kabir Independent Director
Mrs. Nihad Kabir, Barrister-at-Law is an Advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Senior Partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, a firm of legal consultants and practitioners in Bangladesh. She 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, social and development organizations.
Ms. Kabir is a member of the Company Law Reform Committee formed by the Government of Bangladesh, life member of the Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs. She was the first Legal Counsel to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission of Bangladesh from 1993-1996.