Mr. Abul Bashar Howlader

Additional Managing Director

Mr. Abul Bashar Howlader

Mr. Abul Bashar Howlader has been appointed as Additional Managing Director of Walton Hi-Tech Industries PLC. on 08th October 2020. Prior his appointment as AMD, he was the Executive Director & CFO of Walton Group. He joined this Group in January, 2005. He has vast working experience over 30 years in senior leadership roles in multiple organizations and subsequently he has strong proficiency on company affairs with RJSC, BIDA, Bangladesh Bank, NBR, CCIE and other Regulatory Bodies. Mr. Abul Bashar Howlader has proven track record on effectively managing and leading various divisions. He has expertise on financing including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) i.e. KFW-DEG, IFC, OeEB etc., accounting, Tax & VAT, MIS, system and strategic policy development. He has been deeply involved in driving the strategic direction of Walton including implementation of Good Corporate Governance and enlistment in the stock market through Initial Public Offering (IPO). Mr. Abul Bashar Howlader completed his post-graduation (M.Com) in Accounting & Information System from the University of Rajshahi.

After his post-graduation, he enrolled and successfully completed his articleship under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. Besides, he completed various courses in diversified areas including Corporate Governance, Information Technology, Safety & Security and Laws & Compliance. He also gathered vast knowledge from various trainings, seminars, workshops, road shows and investment summits in both local and abroad (USA, UK, Denmark, Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Malaysia). After completion of his CA course, he joined in Raymond Group as an Internal Auditor and subsequently, played leading roles in finance, accounts, Tax & VAT, Export & Import and regulatory compliances. In 2000, he joined Ritu Group as Manager, Finance & Admin. He also played prominent roles in finance & accounts, Tax & VAT, commercial, regulatory compliances and strategic decision of the whole business.