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Board of Directors and Management

Established in 2006, Beacon Pharmaceuticals is a prominent Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company with global aspirations. It produces high-quality generics, specializing in oncology and biotech. As a top oncology firm, it holds a major share of the country's anti-cancer drug market, contributing significantly to exports. The company's commitment to accessibility is evident through affordable products and global initiatives.

Nurun Nahar Karim

Nurun Nahar Karim

Chairman

Mrs. Nurun Nahar Karim is a renowned social worker & Chairman of BEACON Pharmaceuticals PLC. Nurun Nahar Karim is a Post Graduate from the University of Dhaka & holding director position of the following companies-

  • BEACON Development Ltd
  • Kohinoor Chemicals Co. (BD) Ltd
  • BEACON Point Ltd.

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Mohammad Ebadul Karim

Mohammad Ebadul Karim

Managing Director

Mr. Mohammad Ebadul Karim, a successful visionary business entrepreneur who has entered into the realm of business horizon after completion of his graduation. By virtue of his entrepreneurial skill and sound management capability accompanied with vast experience and farsighted vision he has been running a number of enterprises very successfully.

He is the Managing Director of BEACON Pharmaceuticals PLC and also the Managing Director of BEACON Development Ltd., a reputed Real Estate Development Company.

He is also the Director of Kohinoor Chemicals Co. (BD) Ltd., one of the largest and leading soaps, cosmetics and toiletries manufacturing company in the Country. Mr. Karim is also the Chairman of BEACON Point Ltd.

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Md. Niazul Karim

Md. Niazul Karim

Director

The young business entrepreneur Niazul Karim is a business graduate & member of Board of Directors of all the Group of companies. Mr. Niaz is leading the team in diversification of business. He is holding the following position Director of-

  • Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC
  • Beacon Development Ltd
  • Managing Director of BEACON Point Ltd.

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Risana Karim

Risana Karim

Executive Director

She undertook the responsibility as Executive Director of BEACON Pharmaceuticals PLC, demonstrated her entrepreneurial skills and experience to establish durable position notably in pharmaceutical sectors. She has completed her graduation in pharmacy from North South University.

With her dynamic leadership, she has been able to bring in a remarkable transformation in the operations of Beacon Group. She believes that operational excellence can be achieved through an integrated approach, engaging all stakeholders.

She believes in empowering a diversified workforce to reap the benefits of innovation. This has been reflected by the women empowerment in Beacon group.

She frequently travels to countries in Asia, Europe and Africa for business meetings and conferences. Being one of the Executive Director of the Beacon group, she enthusiastically undertakes social works:

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Ulfat Karim

Ulfat Karim

Director & COO

Ulfat Karim, youngest son of Mohammad Ebadul Karim completed his BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Marketing) from Brunel University, London. A young entrepreneur, Ulfat Karim has shown his wide and diversified knowledge to enrich the pharmaceuticals business.

He was the Executive Director of the Company from 9 August 2021 to 9 August 2023 and later he became the Director of the Board of Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company from 10 August 2023.

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Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Head of IT

Md. Jalal Uddin is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh and Master of Business Administration. He joined Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC in April 2022 having more than 14 years of experiences in reputed corporates and professional services firm. Prior to joining Beacon Pharma, he played the role of head of financial process, control, ethics, and integrity in Robi Axiata Limited.

He possesses diversified skills and experience in financial reporting, treasury management, cost & budgetary control, tax & VAT, risk management, financial compliance, auditing, and assurance services. He is highly qualified and experienced in designing policies, procedures, limits of authority and an expert in process simplification, automation, and digitalization for large and complex operations.

He leads the Rise with SAP S/4 implementation project in Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC and Beacon Cephalosporin Ltd.


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MD. Shahabuddin FCS

MD. Shahabuddin FCS

Company Secretary

Mr. Md. Sahabuddin FCS has joined the Beacon Group as the Company Secretary of Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC. With many years of experience, Mr. Sahabuddin offers a lot of knowledge and leadership from his respective work in the secretarial and capital markets.

Before joining our team, Mr. Sahabuddin held the prestigious role of Company Secretary at Marico Bangladesh Limited, contributing significantly to the firm's governance and strategic compliance framework. His career portfolio includes influential positions across various leading conglomerates in Bangladesh such as A. K. Khan & Company Limited, Urmi Group, Walton Group and FBCCI with an emphasis on corporate affairs, governance, and comprehensive compliance management.

Mr. Sahabuddin is an accredited Chartered Secretary from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) and boasts an impressive academic background with an MBA & BBA from the University of Dhaka. His expertise spans secretarial practices, capital market, corporate governance, all of which are grounded in a robust understanding of corporate law and ethical governance.

In his new role, Mr. Sahabuddin will lead our efforts in enhancing corporate governance frameworks, ensuring compliance across all levels, and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability.


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Professor ABM Faroque

Professor ABM Faroque

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Professor ABM Faroque has joined Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC as an Independent Director in 2024. Professor ABM Faroque is an accredited and acknowledged researcher in the field of pharmaceutical technology and he has both national & international publications in the field of Pharmaceutical Industry. Currently, he is also serving as a Dean, School of Science and Engineering, Southeast University.

Professor ABM Faroque has a wide variety of knowledge in the Pharmaceutical Technology for more than 45 years of service in different position at Dhaka University and in different national & internal committee of the Government of Bangladesh. He was the Dean & Chairman of both Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology & Dept of Pharmacy and also the Director of Biomedical Research Centre, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka.

He has been nominated and assigned in different government body and associated with international organization over his long period of service. He was Convener, National Drug Policy Formulation Sub-Committee, Directorate General of Drug Administration, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh and Team Leader, Specialist Team for the inspection of all Pharmaceutical Companies of Bangladesh. He was Member, Herbal National Formulary Committee, WHO and Board of Unani & Ayurvedic Systems of Medicines, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh and Resource Person, Bangladesh Arsenic Mitigation & Safe Water Supplies Program, Directorate of Public Health Engineering, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Government of Bangladesh.

He was also the member, Unani and Ayurvedic National Formulary Committee, WHO and Board of Unani & Ayurvedic Systems of Medicines, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh,1987-2000 and Member, National consultative committee on code of Marketing of Breast-Milk substitutes, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh. He was the dignitary resource person for UNICEF and WHO on different projects like Program on Control of lodine Deficiency Disorders in Bangladesh, universal lodization of salt, in Policy paper for children, Joint Government and UNICEF Action Group (JGUAG), prevention of Vitamin A and lodine Deficiencies in Bangladesh, TRIPS and Access to medicines in the least-Developed countries and WHO Essential Drug Program.

He has participated in many trainings and attendant a lot of seminars internationally. In his new role, Professor ABM Faroque will lead our efforts in enhancing excellence in pharmaceuticals industry internationally.


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MR. REZANUR CHOWDHURY

MR. REZANUR CHOWDHURY

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Mr. Rezanur Chowdhury has been qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Bangladesh in the year 1983. He has served in different companies in home and abroad, including British-American Tobacco Co. Ltd., Bangladesh and Anchor Electronics Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia.

Mr. Chowdhury has a wide variety of knowledge in the Accounting and Finance Sector for around 43 years of service in different position and in different companies. He has participated in many trainings and attendant a lot of seminars internationally.

Before joining Beacon Pharmaceuticals PLC he was engaged in Finance & Tax consultancy with reputation.

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Monjurul Alam

Monjurul Alam

CEO, Global Business Development

Qualification: B.Pharm & M.Pharm from Dhaka University.

Past Experience: He started his career in PMD of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited. He worked in Renata in both local & international business. He has also overseas work experience.

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Md Anisur Rahman Khan

Md Anisur Rahman Khan

Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Administraiton

Qualification: M.Sc (Chemistry), MBA (HRM)

He is trained Human Resources Management (USA), Solving Human & Organizational Problems (Japan) and Train the Trainer (UK & Singapore).

Past Experience: Prior to this, he served in Orion Pharma Limited

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Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Md. Jalal Uddin is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh and Master of Business Administration. He joined Beacon Pharmaceutical PLC in April 2022 having more than 13 years of experiences in reputed corporates and professional services firm. Prior to joining Beacon Pharma, he was the head of financial governance, compliance, ethics, and integrity in Robi Axiata Limited.

He possesses diversified skills and experience in financial management, reporting, taxation, compliance testing, auditing, and assurance services. He is highly qualified and experienced in designing policies, procedures, limits of authority and an expert in process simplification, automation, and digitalization for large and complex operations.

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Nurun Nahar Karim

Nurun Nahar Karim

Chairman

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Mohammad Ebadul Karim

Mohammad Ebadul Karim

Managing Director

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Md. Niazul Karim

Md. Niazul Karim

Director

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Risana Karim

Risana Karim

Executive Director

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Ulfat Karim

Ulfat Karim

Director & COO

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Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Head of IT

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MD. Shahabuddin FCS

MD. Shahabuddin FCS

Company Secretary

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Professor ABM Faroque

Professor ABM Faroque

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

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MR. REZANUR CHOWDHURY

MR. REZANUR CHOWDHURY

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

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Management Team

Monjurul Alam

Monjurul Alam

CEO, Global Business Development

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Md Anisur Rahman Khan

Md Anisur Rahman Khan

Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Administraiton

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Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Md. Jalal Uddin FCA

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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