Board of Directors – City Insurance

Mr. Hossain Akhtar


Mr. Hossain Akhtar was born in a respectable Muslim family in Dhaka. He is an industrialist and eminent business personality. He is Group Executive Director of Anwar Group of Industries. Mr. Hossain completed his education from Dhaka Govt. College. He stood 8th position in merit list of SSC examination in 1970 from Dhaka Board. He was Director of Bangladesh Finance Ltd. and BD Finance Securities Ltd. Mr. Hossain was also Sr. Vice President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is President of Jamila Khatun Lalbagh High Girls School and patronizes many educational and social welfare institutions. He also contributes for cultural development activities of the country. Mr. Hossain is a life member of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Bangladesh Diabetic Society and Anjuman Mafidul Islam.


Mr. Hossain Mehmood

Vice Chairman

Mr. Hossain Mehmood is an industrial entrepreneur and has been in the business for a long time. He successfully set up and executed a good number of industrial undertakings. He is a Chairman and Director of number of companies of Anwar Group of Industries and also holds Managing Director positions of Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills Limited, Mehmud Industries (Pvt) Limited and Anwar Silk Mills Limited. He was the Chairman of Bangladesh Terry Towel and Linen Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BTTLMEA), Vice President of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and Vice Chairman of BD Securities Ltd. He is also sponsor shareholder of BD Finance and Investment Co. Ltd. and City General Insurance Company Ltd. He patronizes many educational and social welfare institutions such as Alhaj Anwar Hossain Foundation, Jamila Khatun Lalbagh Girls High School, Jamila Khatun Red Crescent Maternity Center, Alhaj Anwar Hossain NHN Diabetic Center etc. Mr. Mehmood has sound academic background. He enjoys high reputation in the society.

Mr. Md. Abu Taher

Vice Chairman

Md. Abu Taher comes from a respectable Muslim family in Chittagong. He is an Industrialist. He is the Chairman of Taher & Company Limited, Golden Iron Works Ltd., Golden Brick Works Ltd., Eagle Star Textile Mills Ltd., Golden Steel Alloy Works Ltd., Al-Haj Mostafa Hakim Housing & Real Estate Ltd., Al-Haj Mostafa Hakim Cement Industries Ltd., Golden Oxygen Ltd. He has made remarkable contribution in social and cultural activities.

Mrs. Bibi Amena


Mrs. Bibi Amena is one of the leading Industrialists and business woman of Bangladesh. She is the Director of Anwar Silk Mills Ltd., Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills Ltd., Anwar Galvanizing Ltd., Mehmud Industries (Pvt.) Ltd., Anwar Jute Spinning Mills Ltd., Anwar Cement Ltd. & Anwar Landmark Ltd. She is involved with many voluntary and social organizations.

Muhammad Nazirul Islam


Mr. Muhammad Nazirul Islam worked in General Insurance both in public and private sector for several decades in Bangladesh. He was the Chief Executive Officer at Continental Insurance Ltd., City General Insurance Co. Ltd. and Asia Insurance Ltd. Before joining in private sector he was Deputy General Manager (Re-Insurance) at Sadharan Bima Corporation.

Mr. Islam obtained BSS (Hons) and MSS degree from Dhaka University. He completed professional diploma in General Insurance (ABIA) from Bangladesh Insurance Academy.

He attended several professional training courses and workshops at home and abroad.

Mr. Md. Harunoor Rashid


Mr. Md. Harunoor Rashid is an eminent business personality in Bangladesh. He is Nominated by  Khaled Iron & Steel Mills Ltd. He is graduated from University of Dhaka in 1981. He is the Managing Director of Al-Haj Jute Mills Ltd., Director of Al-Haj Textile Mills Ltd. and Chairman Mansco International Ltd. He is associated with many social organizations.

Hasina Begum


Mrs. Hasina Begum is one of the reputed Business woman. She is Nominated by Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills Ltd.She is a Shareholder of Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills Ltd., Anwar Cement Ltd., Anwar Jute Spinning Mills Ltd., Anwar Landmark Ltd., Mehmud Industries (Pvt.) Ltd., AG Automobiles Ltd.

Mr. Mohammad Aman-Ullah


Mr.Mohammad Aman-Ullah by qualification B.Com. He is Nominated by Wazeefa Acrylic Spinning Mills Ltd. He is associated with educational and social organizations.

Mr. Haji Md. Yousuf


Haji Md. Yousuf is a well-known businessman. He is a proprietor of Moon Traders. He is attached with many social organizations.   

Mrs. Hasina Parveen Manwar


Mrs. Hasina Parveen Manwar comes from a respectable Muslim family in Chittagong. She is nominated by Mehmud Industries Pvt. Ltd. She graduated from Chittagong University in 1994. She is an extremely successful woman business entrepreneur leads the top high end furniture brand in Bangladesh “Athena’s Furniture & Home Décor” as its Managing Director.

Faizah Mehmood


Faizah Mehmood is granddaughter of legendary business icon of Bangladesh Late Alhaj Anwar Hossain and Nominated Director of Anwar Silk Mills Ltd. She has completed Bachelor of Commerce in 2021 from University of Toronto- Rotman School of Business. She is specialized in management focus in leadership and strategy & innovation. She obtained awards and certification from Business Metrics for Data Driven Companies – Duke University Online (2020), KPMG Data Analytics Virtual Internship (2020), Business Process Improvement – LinkedIn (2020), Data Analytics for Business Professionals – LinkedIn (2020), Salutatorian – International School Dhaka (2017), First Aid, Fire Safety and Earthquake Awareness – Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (2016).

She is currently pursuing her internship on business development from Ernst and Young (EY) – Dhaka. She has working experience as Business Development Analyst from May 2020 to May 2021 of Anwar Group of Industries and also Special Project Planner from May 2019 to September 2019 at edotco, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is involved with several volunteer organizations such as Bangladesh Apparel Youth Leaders’ Association (BAYLA) –Member, UN Online – Volunteer, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society – Ambassador, Toronto Voice Magazine – Editor, Bangladeshi Students Association -Ex-director and Global Issues Network – Ex-President. 

Mrs. Salina Ahmed


Mrs. Salina Ahmed by qualification M.A, from University of Dhaka. She is Nominated by A-One Polymer Ltd.She is associated with different social activities.


Independent Director

Mr. Mahabubul Haque was born on 11 April 1957 in Feni, Bangladesh. He completed his M.A. at Chottogram University, LLB at Chottogram Law College, JAIBB at Institute of Bankers Bangladesh and Completed Advance Certification Course on Human Resources Management in lBA, Dhaka University. He attended several professional courses both at home and abroad on Audit and Foreign Exchange Management. In abroad he got training in Delhi (India), Hyderabad (India), Frankfurt (Germany) and Paris (France).

Mr. Mahabubul Haque was a Deputy General Manager (DGM) in Bangladesh Bank. He stated his career in 1984. He served at various departments such as Audit Department, Inspection Department and Foreign Exchange Operation Department, Foreign Exchange policy Department, International Department, Forex Reserve and Treasury Management Department, Human Resources Department.

Tauhiduddin Md. Zahed

Independent Director

Mr. Tauhiduddin Md. Zahed completed his Masters degree from University of Dhaka in Economics. He is Associate Member of Bangladesh Insurance Academy (ABIA) and awarded fromTyser & Co. London.

Mr. Tauhiduddin Md. Zahed joined in Sadharan Bima Corporation as Asst. Manager in November 1983 and served in different departments as leading position. Lastly he retired as General Manager from Sadharan Bima Corporation. He has more than 34 years working experience at Sadharan Bima Corporation, insurance companies and encompassing areas such as Engineering, Reinsurance, Claims, Underwriting, Audit, Law etc.

Mr. Tauhiduddin Md. Zahed participated and successfully completed various types of trainings, workshop and seminars at home and abroad. He visited India, Pakistan, USA, Switzerland, Malayasia, Singapore, Thailand and Saudi Arabia.

Mohammad Saif Noman Khan

Independent Director

Mr. Mohammad Saif Noman Khan is an academician, strategy consultant and corporate trainer. He is currently serving as an associate professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. He teaches in the Executive MBA, MBA, and BBA programs. He is also leading the executive education programs at IBA specially in the areas of Communication and Strategy. Mr. Noman has obtained his first MBA degree in Finance from IBA where he stood first in his batch. He has also completed a second MBA from York University, Canada majoring in Strategy. He also holds a bachelors and masters degree in English Literature from the Department of English, University of Dhaka. Being an International Strategy Consultant, Strategy & Innovation Expert; Mr. Noman has undertaken numerous strategy and business consultancy projects both in the public as well as private sector at home and abroad. He headed consultancy projects with The World Bank and The United Nations. He has undertaken research as well as published in the areas of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Bangladesh and the Banking & Insurance sector. He has provided strategy consulting services to numerous leading local & multinational business organizations. Mr. Noman is by far the only expert in Bangladesh now in the areas of Complexity Strategy & Design Thinking. He is a preferred  consultant both for The World Bank and UN for SME capacity development in Bangladesh. His corporate training modules also includes advanced level leadership development, business strategy, sales & innovation. So far almost all the Large Local Corporates and Multi National Organizations in Bangladesh has availed his services to develop the capacity of their respective business managers & leaders. He was one of the pioneer consultants for World Bank to prepare a detailed research in the area of introducing agriculture insurance products in Bangladesh. He served the World Bank in the capacity of a financial sector expert and conducted an in depth study regarding the insurance sector of Bangladesh. Mr. Noman has extensive financial sector expertise and worked with IDLC at the start of his career. He also worked with Citibank N.A Bangladesh & Citibank N.A. Hong Kong at various managerial capacity.

Mr. Md. Shamim Hossain

Chief Executive Officer

Md Shamim Hossain joined City General Insurance Company Limited as a General Manager in 2008. In his journey, he has proven himself as a dynamic, creative and accomplished sales professional with extensive experience in both B2B and B2C. With a proven track record of generating new businesses, he has a strong working experience in a highly pressured target based environment.

He has served this company in different positions and in 2018 he had taken the responsibility of current charge of Managing Director & CEO. From 2019 he has been serving this company as full placed Managing Director & CEO. Since then as a Managing Director he has held and led successfully all areas of the organization. He has around 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. He is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with expertise in management. He has strong leadership and communication, technical, marketing skills and innovative ideas. 

During his working period he has attended many trainings seminars and symposiums on insurance and other related sectors. He obtained the degree of Master of Science in Chemistry from National University. He also completed “Post graduate diploma course in Computer Science and Engineering” and “ORACLE certification course”.    Before joining in insurance company, he was in teaching profession. He has professional experience in IT. He also worked as programmer. He involves himself in various social activities. He was president of “Rotary Club of Shahbag” in 2018-19. He also “Assistant Governor” 2021-22 of rotary district 3281 Bangladesh.