Rubana Huq

Background

Rubana Huq is the managing director of the Mohammadi Group. She is the first female president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association. She was featured in BBC 100 Women in 2013 and 2014, consecutively. Rubana Huq received Ph.D. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2018.Rubana Huq writes regularly in national and international media outlets. In 2006, she won the SAARC Literary Award for her poems. She authored a book of poems titled Time of My Life.

Business interest

As the managing director of Mohammadi Group,Rubana Huq leads the Group and its affiliated business organizations including MG Shirtex Limited, MG Niche Flair Limited (Woven),  MG Niche Stitch Limited, Mohammadi Fashion Sweaters Limited, Mohammadi Knit Star LimitedMG Properties Limited, TechnoVista Limited, Bording Vista, a joint venture of Boarding Group in Denmark and TechnoVista ltd, Jadoo Media Limited and DiGi Jadoo Broadband Limited, Desh Energy Limited 100 MW diesel-fired plant at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj, Desh Cambridge Kumargaon Power Company Limited in Kumargaon in Sylhet and Desh Energy Chandpur Power Company Limited in Chandpur.

Rubana Huq is a trustee board member of Asian University for Women.

Rubana Huq was the CEO of TV Southasia from 2006 to 2010. TV Southasia is a joint initiative of the broadcasters from the five countries of the South Asian Region, viz Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Family ties

Rubana Huq???s husband Annisul Huq (died in 2017) was the founder of Mohammadi Group. He was elected as the Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation in 2015 on the ticket of Bangladesh Awami League. The couple has three children. All of them hold directorship at the Mohammadi Group. Rubana Huq???s brother-in-law Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Haq is a former Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh.

Sources

https://www.mohammadigroup.com/#
https://www.dhakatribune.com/business/2019/04/12/rubana-huq-elected-first-female-bgmea-president