David Hagerbro has been appointed as the head of Ericsson Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh units, and global customer unit of Axiata.
Earlier David was the Head of Strategy, Technology, and Government and Industry Relations for Southeast Asia, Oceania, and India.
Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson Southeast Asia, Oceania, and India, said “The markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh are key markets for us at Ericsson. David has strong track record of leading and developing Ericsson’s business across this region. I am confident he will deliver on Ericsson’s commitments in these markets.”
David Hagerbro has over 20 years of experience in leadership and technology roles and he joined Ericsson in 2008, said a press release.
Commenting on his appointment, David said, “I look forward to working closely with our customers in the markets, bringing them the latest solutions and technology to support their business success.”
Ericsson’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams.
Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world.
Mohammad Hanif Chowdhury has been re-elected as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Republic Insurance Company Limited in its 125th Meeting of Board of Directors.
Besides, SM Shafiul Hoque was elected as Vice Chairman, said a press release.
Chowdhury, a renowned businessman, started his business career in 1980 in the garments sector and later explored his business in Textile sector.
Presently, he is the Group Chairman of Unitex Group and Chairman of Unitex Spinning Ltd (Unit-1 & Unit-2), Unitex Composite Mills Ltd, HS Composite Textile Ltd, Unitex LPG Ltd and Unitex Synthetic Ltd. He is also the founder of Al-Madrasatul Islamia Jamiatul Ulom Bhingrol.
SM Shafiul Hoque is a Sponsor Director of Republic Insurance Company Limited since its establishment. Shafiul is also the Chairman of Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association BGMEA airport cell Chattagram.
He has served as the Vice President of Chattagram Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCCI) for the term 2009-2010.
He is the Vice Chairman for Projonmo Chattagram regional board and active member of BSCIC Shilpo Malik Samity Kalurghat in Chattagram.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has inaugurated its Wireless Moor sub-branch under Mouchak Branch in the capital.
Zaman Ara Begum, the director of Padma Islami Life Insurance Ltd and a distinguished academician, inaugurated the sub-branch as chief guest on Monday, said a press release on Wednesday.
Presided over by Md Altaf Hossain, senior executive vice President, head of Dhaka Central Zone, the programme was addressed by Md Aynul Haque, director, SIM Group, Mir Zahangir Alam, director, Intefa and Md Humayun Kabir Humayun, proprietor, Noor Steel Pipes as special guest.
Muhammad Zakir Hussain, senior vice president and head of Mouchak Branch, delivered the welcome speech.
Md Nurnnnobi, in-charge of the sub-branch thanked the audience.
Businesspersons, professionals and social elites were present a the function.
Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) on Tuesday assured that there is no shortage of salt for preserving and processing rawhides of sacrificial animals.
“There’s a stock of 1.16 million MTs salt against the requirement of only 100,000MT for preserving rawhide,” said a press release from BSCIC.
The salt is enough to meet the country’s demand for the next seven to eight months after rawhide is preserved this year.
Meanwhile, salt cultivation will begin in the country only after four months in November.
According to the Department of Livestock Services, the demand for salt was 81,820MT during the last Eid-ul-Azha.
According to the BSCIC press release, 186 registered factories have been producing salt to ensure sufficient supply from eight zones in the country for rawhide preservation and process.
Among those, four factories in Dhaka, 34 in Narayanganj, two in Chandpur, 57 in Chattogram, 34 in Potiya, 35 in Cox’s Bazar, eight in Khulna while 12 salt factories are in Jhalakathi.
The average salt production capacity is about 340,000MT against the country’s demand, the BSCIC release said.
BSCIC has opened a three-tier monitoring system at its offices at salt zones, regional office and central office to ensure smooth salt production and supply during Eid-ul-Azha.
A control room has been opened at the BSCIC central office.
Salt-related information will be available at BSCIC’s hotline numbers- 02-9573505 and 1911838200.
The list of upazila and district based salt dealers and wholesale sellers was prepared in cooperation with respected district administrations, BSCIC release said.
The list will be given to organisations related to salt preserving activities, it said.
Local electronics brand Marcel witnessed a sharp rise on the sales of refrigerators and freezers as it has been offering sure cash vouchers for each customers centering upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
On the occasion of Eid, Marcel outlets are displaying and selling more than 80 models of fridges, including 70 models of frost, 4 models of non-frost refrigerator and 7 models of freezer, said a press release.
Among these models, the elegantly designed side by side door as well as the glass door models of Marcel refrigerators became the customers’ prime attraction.
Nasima Akhter Neela, deputy assistant director of Marcel, said that many customers in different places got the cash vouchers.
Marcel fridge customers are now enjoying a year replacement guaranty, along with 12 years guaranty on the compressor as well as 5 years of free after-sales services.
To deliver swift and best after sales service to users, Marcel has 74 service centers across the country under its ISO certified service management system. In addition, customers can get desired post sales service through calling to Marcel customer care number ‘16267.’