DHAKA: Sheikh Hasina, the Awami League President and elder daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, yesterday…
Mohammad Rafiqul Islam is currently carrying out his responsibilities as the Chief Executive Officer of RAK Pharmaceuticals, a sister concern of RAK Group, A very experienced personality in marketing department Mr. Rafiqul Islam has been contributing for long twenty five years in this sector. His father’s name is Late Mohammad Abdus Samad who was a master warrant officer of the erstwhile Pakistan Air Force. After completion of his B.Sc (Hon’s) and M.Sc in Zoology from the University of Dhaka, Mr. Rafiqul Islam begun his career with Glaxo in 1978 as medical representative and after two years he joined with Wyeth International Ltd. as Area Manager. In 1985 he joined in ACME Laboratories Ltd. as Area Manager and since then he has been performing his duties with sincerity and honesty. He also participated in several vocational courses in IB A of Dhaka University and INSEAD France.
Alongside his professional activities Mr. Rafiqul Islam is involved in different socio-cultural activities. He was a regional chairman of Lions and member of the Lions Eye Foundation in 2002. The immediate Past Founder President of Prestigious Professional Club The Pharmaceutical Executive Club Limited and now is the executive member. He is also the Finance Secretary of the society of Pharmaceutical Professional, a registered professional body, Secretary General of the Federation of the Biological and Chemical Societies of Bangladesh. He is a member, Forest and Environment Sub-committee, Bangladesh Awami League. His name has been inducted in the book of WHO’S WHO in 2002 which was published from the USA based, Historical Society in the professional category.
Apart from his professional activities Mr. Rafiqul Islam always gets involved himself in social-welfare activities as part of his social responsibilities. He extends his support and cooperation to the helpless people. For his outstanding contribution to the society Mr. Rafiqul Islam has been honored many times by various socio-cultural organizations. He was also awarded twice by the Financial Mirror as the best marketer in 2002 and 2003 and also by Rapport Bangladesh Ltd. in 2004 as the best Marketing Manager in the Private sector. Apart from this he received Arthakantha Business Award (2007) and Bangladesh Business Journalists Society Award-2008 for his contribution to the growth of our economy. It is worth mentioning that Mr. Rafiqul islam joined with RAK Pharmaceuticals, a sister concern of a leading conglomerate RAK Group.