5th Leadership Summit April 7

FE Online Desk | Published: March 21, 2018 13:00:00 | Updated: March 21, 2018 13:01:36

Bangladesh Brand Forum will hold the 5th edition of its flagship initiative Leadership Summit on  April 7, said a statement.

With numbers of exclusive keynotes, this year’s Leadership Summit will be comprised of various dialogues among Government Representatives, Local Business Leaders and Global Experts. The theme for this year’s Leadership Summit is ‘The Bangladesh Dialogue for the Next 10 years’.

The 5th Leadership Summit is Powered by Beximco Group and American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), organised in Association with Dhaka Bank and The Daily Star. The day-long summit will be held at the Grand Ballroom of Le Meridien Dhaka.

5th Leadership Summit is divided broadly into 4 parts – Economy, Innovation, Planning & Strategy, and Sustainability. For each part, there will be one global keynote session and one local government perspective sharing session and one panel discussion consisting of local business leaders.

The broader vision of the summit is to groom 100 leaders in next 10 years.

Global keynote speakers joining the momentous dialogue are - Prof. Robert C. Wolcott, Clinical Professor Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation Network; Lalit Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre, Malaysia; Dr. Mir Salim, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group; Namrata Dubashi, Partner, McKinsey & Company. Alongside, two global perspective sessions will be conducted by Anir Chowdhury, Policy Advisor, A2I, Prime Minister’s Office and Faisal Ahmed, Chief Economist, Bangladesh Bank.

In four separate panel discussions, business leaders and academicians from renowned local institutions will share their perspectives on Economy, Innovation, Planning & Strategy, and Sustainability.

Some notable panel speakers are – Arif Dowla, Managing Director, ACI Ltd.; Nihad Kabir, President, MCCI Dhaka, Kedar Lele, CEO & MD, Unilever Bangladesh; Syed Nasim Manzur, Managing Director, Apex Footwear Ltd.; Shehzad Munim, Managing Director, British American Tobacco Bangladesh; Hossain Khaled, Managing Director, Jute & Automobiles Division, Anwar Group; Mahbubur Rahman, MD, Dhaka Bank Ltd.; Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, CEO, Robi Axiata Ltd.


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