Mr. Hasan Mahmood Raja
Mr. Hasan Mahmood Raja is one of the most renowned business persons in the country. Born in 1957, he completed his graduation in commerce and got passionately involved in the business. He is one of the Founding Directors of the country’s one of the leading business houses - ‘United Group’.
Mr. Raja had a keen interest and an innate aptitude for doing business and rendering service to the nation for promoting the economic development of Bangladesh. With a humble beginning in 1978, Mr. Raja displayed his excellence in business entrepreneurship by building his business domain. The biggest milestone of his success is the courage to embark into new business ventures based on sound foresight, ingenuity, and skillful execution. Within a span of 41 years of his business career, he successfully managed to establish many diversified business enterprises under the umbrella of United Group. Commitment, integrity and sincerity are the key values of his various business achievements.
Dominant position of United Group in the Country’s Power and Real Estate sectors and creating unique establishments like Khulna Power Company Ltd., United Power Generation & Distribution Co. Ltd., United Hospital Ltd., United Nursing College, United International University and United Maritime Academy are few of his landmark entrepreneurship. United Group has always marked its steady growth under Mr. Raja’s leadership. His charming personality, focus in flawless implementation of every single business on time, constantly stressing on brainstorming for new ideas, efficiency in business management etc are only a few of his traits that eventually transformed into the core values of his business undertaking and implementation.
At present, Mr. Raja is the Chief Advisor of United Enterprises & Co. Ltd as well the Chairman and Managing Director of more than 20 Concerns of the Group, notably Khulna Power Company Limited, Neptune Land Development Ltd, United City Twin Towers Developers Ltd, United Hospital, United Maritime Academy Ltd etc. He is also the Chairman, Board of Trustees of United International University.
Mr. Raja takes a profound interest in community services and contributes generously for the welfare of the community, particularly to the underprivileged ones. He has established multiple school and madrasa in his village and surrounding areas. He continues to employ his best efforts to provide education, healthcare and infrastructure facilities for overall development of the people of Jamalpur district.
Mr. Ahmed Ismail Hossain
Mr. Ahmed Ismail Hossain is one of the Founding Directors of the country’s one of the leading business houses - United Group which marked its debut in business in 1978. He was born in June 1956 and hailed from Kishoreganj district. After schooling from Faujderhat Cadet College, he completed his Honours and Master’s degrees in International Relations from Dhaka University. He is one of the architects of the company we know as United Group today.
He undertook the responsibility as the Managing Director of United Enterprises & Co. Ltd., the parent Company of United Group for many years, demonstrated his entrepreneurial skills, and used his experience to establish many corporate bodies of the Group notably in textile and pharmaceutical sectors. He is the Vice-Chairman of United Hospital Ltd and Managing Director of Comilla Spinning Mill Ltd., performing diverse responsibilities of the Group as and when required. He is also one of the Directors on the Board of Khulna Power Company Ltd. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of United International University.
Being one of the Trustees of the United Trust, the CSR wing of the Group, he enthusiastically undertakes social works in his village in Kishoregonj district. Mr. Ismail is a widely traveled man and has visited many parts of the world for the purpose of business.
Mr. K.M.A. Shamim
Mr. Khandaker Moinul Ahsan Shamim is one of the Founding Directors of United Group. After completion of his Bachelor of Commerce, he joined the business together with a few like-minded friends. With his diligence and exceptional entrepreneurial skills, he played important roles in establishing firm footing and quick expansion of business of the Group. At one time he also undertook the responsibility of United Group in the capacity of the Managing Director, displaying his entrepreneurial skill and business experience, in order to sustain the growth of the business of United Group.
At present, he is one of the Advisors of all the corporate entities of United Group, notably United Enterprises & Co. Ltd., United Power Generation and Distribution Company Ltd., United Hospital Limited, Khulna Power Company Ltd., etc. He oversees the overall financial management of the Group on behalf of the Board of Directors. Besides this, he is also a member, Board of Trustees of United International University.
He plays key role in the social development sector of his home district. Being one of the active Trustees of the United Trust, a CSR organization of the Group, he generously patronizes the education sector in his home village and surrounding areas.
Mr. Akhter Mahmud Rana
Mr. Akhter Mahmud Rana is one of the first-generation Directors of United Group. Born in 1960, he joined United Group upon completion of his formal education.
Mr. Rana’s entrepreneurial initiatives and commitment have added significantly to United Group’s current growth and streamlined human resources of the Group. In the early years of the Group’s journey, Mr. Rana played an instrumental role in the implementation and commissioning of sub-station of Radio Bangladesh, a milestone the Group achieved through his pivotal part.
His contribution in developing the textile sector in the Group is noteworthy. Of his many outstanding works, the revival of Comilla Spinning Mills Ltd as a profitable venture from a bankrupt one and the establishment of United Rotospin Ltd. stands as his most daring endeavor. United Elevator World is yet another one of his successful business projects. This company, formed under his bold leadership, is now supplying world-class quality elevators to industrial and residential complexes in the country.
He is one of the Advisors of all the corporate entities under United Group, notably United Enterprises & Co. Ltd., United Power Generation & Distribution Co. Ltd., United Hospital Ltd., Khulna Power Company Ltd. etc. In addition to this, he is also a member of the Board of Trustees of United International University. Being one of the active Trustees of United Trust, a CSR organization of the Group, he generously patronizes education, healthcare and various charitable activities in and around his village home, Malancha, Jamalpur.
Mr. Abul Kalam Azad
Mr. Abul Kalam Azad was born in 1955. After completion of his Bachelor of Science, he joined United Group as one of the Directors. Best known for his dynamism, he is a key entrepreneur of the Group especially in real estate sector. His dedication and relentless efforts to the business is playing a pivotal role that has also helped United Group reach new heights.
Over the years in United Group, Mr. Azad has been overseeing diverse construction projects of the group starting from real-estate to power plant construction. Under his leadership United Group is developing “United City”, the largest mini township in the country - at Satarkul and the largest international standard commercial complex with two international hotels and resorts adjacent to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka. At present, he is the Managing Director of almost all real estate enterprises of the Group, notably Neptune Land Development Ltd., United City Twin Towers Developers Ltd., Neptune Commercial Ltd. etc. He is also the Director of Khulna Power Company Limited (KPCL), United Hospital Ltd. and many more concerns of the Group. He is one of the members of the Board of Trustees of United International University.
He is well known for his benevolence in the Group, he is one of the Trustees of United Trust, an organ of United Group responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He is a widely traveled man and engaged in many social and charitable works at his village home in Bikrampur.
Mr. Faridur Rahman Khan
Mr. Faridur Rahman Khan, one of the Founding Directors of United Group, was born in 1955 and hails from Louhojang, Munshiganj. After completion of his Bachelor degree in Science, he engaged himself in Business. He is, at the moment, the Managing Director of one of the most vibrant concerns of the Group: United Hospital Ltd. Under his entrepreneurship and foresight, United Hospital developed its Medicare system at par with any international standard hospitals. Now, it has become a health care asset of the country. He is the founding Chairman of United College of Nursing – a wing of United Hospital Ltd and the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, United International University. He is one of the Directors of United Energy Ltd (UAPL), United Ashuganj Energy Ltd (UAEL) and also Khulna Power Company Ltd (KPCL).
He started his career in shipping and went on to lead one of the most reputed construction companies of the country, Neptune Commercial Limited. Under his dynamic leadership, the country saw the implementation of its first Independent Power Plant, Khulna Power Company Limited and the first Commercial IPP, UPGDCL. He was also responsible for the successful completion of several coastal embankment projects, namely Chandpur, Ekhlaspur, Patenga and Anwara to name a few.
Being one of the honored Trustees of the United Trust, the CSR wing of the Group, he spontaneously patronizes and contributes substantially in social activities in his home village and surrounding areas. Notably, he set up and is currently the Chairman of “Younus Khan - Mahmuda Khanam Memorial Complex” in his village home which provides treatment to the local people including Pathology, Radiology and Cataract Eye Surgery with nominal fees.