AlHaj Muhammad Akram Hussain (Short Profile)
AlHaj Muhammed Akram Hussain was born on 7th February, 1950. The Hussain family are descendants of Khan Shaheb Abul Hasnat, a prominent and respectable landlord of Old Town, Dhaka City.
He completed his graduation from Dhaka University. He has a diploma in Insurance and has obtained various training in trading, commerce, industry & financial sectors, both from home and abroad. He has also received high-level training from Bangladesh Administrative Staff College. Mr. Hussain has led numerous delegation abroad in connection with Trade, Commerce & Industries for participating in innumerable seminars, symposiums and meetings.
Insurance Salesman, Eastern Federal Insurance Co. - 1966-1967
Assistant Production Officer, Adamjee Insurance Co. – 1967-1968
Agency Manager, Ideal Life Insurance Co. – 1968-1969
Assistant Divisional Manager, Ideal Life Insurance Co. – 1969-1970
Divisional Manager, Ideal Life Insurance Co. – 1970-1971
Regional Manager, Ideal Life Insurance Co. – 1971-1973
Branch Manager, Jibon Bima Corporation (Govt.) – 1973-1975
Business Development Consultant, Premier Bank Ltd. – June, 2002
From 1975 till present time, he is holding the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Janata Group.
1972: President, Chawk-Mogaltully Banik Samity.
1975: Member of Executive Committee, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and
1978: Chairman, Election Board of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of
Commerce and Industries (FBCCI).
1979-80: Treasurer, Association of Travel Agents of Bangladesh (ATAB).
1980-82: Member, Executive Committee of FBCCI.
1982 – Founder Secretary General, Bangladesh Association of International
Recruiting Agents (BAIRA).
1983-84 & 1987-88: Vice President, FBCCI.
1985-86: Vice President, BAIRA.
1987-94: President, BAIRA.
1990-1992: President, FBCCI.
1990-2001: President, Manikganj Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
Key Positions held:
Member, Board of Governors of the following:
• Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre.
• Planning Academy.
• Bangladesh Insurance Academy.
• Viqarunnessa University.
Member, Management Board of the Bangladesh Council of Scientific & Industrial Research.
Member, WASA, Dhaka.
Director of Hotel International Ltd. (Sonargaon).
Consultative Committee Member for Ministry of Commerce, Finance, Industry, Agriculture, Education, Science & Technology, Law & Parliamentary Affairs, National Board of Revenue, Banking Reforms Committee, Custom Reforms Committee, Income Tax & Insurance Reforms Committee.
President of Lions Club of Dhaka Premiere.
President of Bangladesh-Malaysia Friendship Society.
President, Bangladesh-Korea Friendship Society.
Chairman, MAWFA Foundation.
Chairman & President, Ainuddin Haider & Faizunnessa Waqf Foundation.