Leading Edge is pleased to announce the appointment of Bashir Ahmed as President of the British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
A prominent figure within the Bangladeshi business Diaspora in the UK and Europe, Mr. Ahmed has actively worked with the UK and Bangladesh Governments and private sector financial organizations to assist the Bangladeshi business community.
As former Deputy– Director General, London regional president of the BBCCI, Ahmed is best equipped to lead the BBCCI in its next chapter – developing further relations between the two countries – as Europe and the U.K. in particular begins to recognise the enormous investment potential of Bangladesh.
With an illustrious career under his belt, Mr. Ahmed was founder Chairman & Managing Director of Kohinoor of India Holding Group in Netherlands in 1981 and owned the largest chain of Indian- Bangladeshi Restaurants in the U.K.
With a hotel management background and wide range of investments in Europe, U.K. and in Bangladesh, including aviation, property, food processing and financial institution business. His business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit is perfect for encouraging busing ties.