With the emergence of new generation leadership in Beximco Group, Shayan F Rahman, elder son of Salman F Rahman wants Bangladesh’s largest private conglomerate to mark on the global stage.
Mr. Rahman is Advisor to the Board of Directors, Beximco Group, has been instrumental in providing the support to drive the vision and development of the strategic growth plans across the Group’s various business units and help ensure the professional goals and objectives are accomplished
With his visionary guidelines the Group has evolved from being primarily a commodities trading company to a leading, diversified group with a presence in industry sectors that account. BEXIMCO’s corporate mission is now set as “Taking Bangladesh to the world”.
As BEXIMCO has grown over the years, the flagship platform now has operations and investments across a wide range of industries including textiles, pharmaceuticals, PPE, ceramics, real estate development, construction, trading, marine food, information and communication technologies, media, DTH, financial services, and energy. The Group sells its products and services in the domestic Bangladesh market as well as international markets. BEXIMCO is the largest employer in the private sector in Bangladesh and employs over 70,000 people worldwide.
The Group consists of four publicly traded and seventeen privately held companies. The publicly traded companies are Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited, Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited, Shinepukur Ceramics Limited and Beximco Synthetics Limited. The total revenue of the group stands in excess of 2 Billion US Dollars per year.
BEXIMCO encompasses one of South Asia’s largest vertically integrated textile and garment companies. The Textile division is a fully integrated manufacturer of cotton and polyester blended garments for men, women and children, both for domestic and export markets. BEXIMCO is also the largest exporter of pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh with presence in 55 countries. The Pharmaceuticals division manufactures and sells generic pharmaceutical formulation products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and intravenous (IV) fluids. The Group is also the largest ceramics exporter in Bangladesh.
State-of-the-art manufacturing plants located in the vicinity of Dhaka provide the Group with a highly cost effective manufacturing base. A majority of its plants are in the BEXIMCO Industrial Park, a vertically integrated self-contained facility. This facility provides ready access to captive power generation, water purification, liquid nitrogen, waste water treatment and other key infrastructure. The Group’s global clients include some of the world’s best known brands including BT, Chevron, Calvin Klein, H&M, JC Penney, Macys, Zara, UNICEF, Royal Doulton and Villeroy & Boch.
Beximco Communications Limited has brought the first “Direct-to-Home” (DTH) service to provide world-class television viewing experience to the people of Bangladesh. DTH is a digital technology which offers its viewers the opportunity to receive television signals directly from satellite with HD quality picture and sound.
In recent times BEXIMCO has launched its newest Vertical, the BEXIMCO PPE Division which is responsible for producing the highest grade of internationally certified PPE products for medical use.
In partnership with brands such as Zara, U.S. Polo Assn, Land’s End and Marks & Spencer, the company makes garments that look stylish for work, but wearable for outdoor and sports activities because of features such as allway stretch, temperature regulation and reinforced seams.
Following its launch, one of the first shipments was the delivery of 6.5 million PPE gowns to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the U.S
The Bangladesh-based pharma company is striding forward with its mission to make life-saving drugs available and affordable for people in every part of the world.
Today, Beximco has emerged as a leading exporter of medicines, with a global footprint in 50 countries around the world.