Giant Group Managing Director and noted community business personality Faruque Hassan has been elected as president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for the term 2021-2023 through direct votes of the members. He led the Sammilito Parishad in the election and his panel bagged 24 out of 35 directors positions in an election held on 4th April, 2021.
Hailing from the northern district of Dinajpur, Faruque was in residential Boarding school and later completed his post-graduation in Management from Dhaka University. His late father Shafi Uddin Ahmed was a businessman. Faruque has been deeply involved with BGMEA for many years and the logo made in Bangladesh was his brainchild.
Hassan has already gathered extensive experience while serving as the President of the Dutch Bangla Chamber of Commerce & Industry and a vice President of the French Chamber in Bangladesh. He has been appointed by the Greek Government as the Honorary Consul General of Greece in Bangladesh, a prestigious position that is awarded to those who have global acceptance and a high level of intelligence.