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Syed Ershad Ahmed is one of the leading business personalities in the field of trade commerce & industry. A very well known and also a popular personality to the people of business arena as well as to the common people too, Mr. Ershad Ahmed at the same time is a successful management executive. He is the pioneer in logistics sector and he himself has introduced modern technology and clean business commitment in it too. Currently Syed Ershad Ahmed has been carrying out his responsibilities as the Managing Director of Expeditors (Bangladesh) Ltd., a subsidiary of a major logistic company of the world that is Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. A fortune 500 company Expeditors has over 250 offices under its computerized network all over the world.
Today Syed Ershad Ahmed has established himself as a highly skilled and efficient business leader after working for long 27 years in different positions within many multinational companies. Now he is leading the Expeditors (Bangladesh) Ltd. with the help of such experiences, for-sightedness and proper leadership and contributing in the national economy by developing skill professionals and introducing advance technologies. He did not has to face any trouble in doing his job. Because he has had rare chance to work for the two renowned multinational companies such as Philips (Bangladesh) Ltd. and Singer (Bangladesh) Ltd. at different responsible positions in those organizations.
Expeditors Bangladesh was always pioneer in establishing latest technologies at different times. It’s a paperless office and now apply Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for transmitting data for its customers. Under the dynamic leadership of Mr. Ershad, Expeditors Bangladesh becomes the best office in 1998 amongst the offices under the companies Asia Region within only three years since its inception. Expeditors (Bangladesh) Ltd. was also awarded by Amcham in 2001 as an outstanding company in Bangladesh.
A former president of American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (Amcham) Mr. Syed Ershad Ahmed worked a lot during his tenure as the president of Amchan with a view to strengthen a bilateral ties between Bangladesh America on trade commerce and economy. Alongside the members of this organization he is very popular to other people like honorable Ambassador of America to Bangladesh, diplomats, high profit business people, Bankers and researchers of international level.
Syed Ershad Ahmed has been playing a leading role for the development of the country since last one decade relentlessly. He has made Expeditors (Bangladesh) Ltd. a registered company on export import the most reliable one to its valued clients. In the field of supply chain management he has introduced technology in a bid to ensure transparency. A very top ranked researcher Mr. Ershad Ahmed wrote many research-based articles which have been published in many dailies. These research-based write-ups could have play an important role in policy making of this sector. Mr. Ershad Ahmed is a very hard working, open-minded and above all a generous one. He is always optimistic about the development of this country alongside printing media he has given interviews several times in electronic media on various important issues of the country.
Mr. Syed Ershed is always committed to uphold the images of the country in positive way. With a view to get rid of adverse situation and for having a congenial atmosphere to run business smoothly he always keeps himself busy with writing and research works. He thinks one day there will be many competent business people and also will be able to survive to a great extent in the competition of world market.
Syed Ershed Ahmed is associated with different chamber and trade bodies. He served as the President of Amcham and Director of the Board of the Executive Committee of Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). As part of his corporate social responsibilities he has been contributing to the well being of the common people. He is the past President Rotaract Club of Ramna and Rotary Club of Dhaka Cosmopolitan; currently he is the Assistant District Governor of Rotary Bangladesh.
Mr. Ershad Ahmed comes of an aristocratic Muslim family of old Dhaka. He holds a Masters Degree from the University of Dhaka and from Bienville University, Louisiana, USA. Syed Ershad Ahmed is also a fellow of the institute of Sales and Marketing Management, UK. In recognition of his contribution to our national economy Mr. Ershad Ahmed was venerated by socio-cultural organizations so far. His business has also made him travel many countries across the globe.