...

Mrs. Salina Ali

Chairperson


Mrs. Salina Ali is a prominent business personality of the country having interest in Real Estate, Hospitality Management & Tourism, Banking Services and many more. She is the Chairperson of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited as well as Unique Group - a renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh. Mrs. Ali has been involved with The Westin Dhaka from the very beginning of its commercial operation. Mrs. Ali re-joined as a Director of Eastern Bank Ltd. on 28 March, 2012. She is also a Director of Borak Travels (Pvt.) Ltd., Unique Eastern (Pvt.) Ltd., Borak Real Estate Ltd. and Unique Ceramics Ltd. Mrs. Ali accomplished her Bachelor’s (honors) & Master’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. She was born in an aristocratic family of Bangladesh in 1958. She is involved in many social and philanthropic activities. Mrs. Ali has travelled extensively across the globe on business trips .


...

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali

Managing Director


Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is a prominent entrepreneur of the country having interest in Real Estate, Hospitality Management & Tourism sector, Ceramic Industry, Power Plants, Manpower Export, Banking Services, Housing Finance & Investment, Human Resource Development, Land Development and many other businesses.

He is the Managing Director of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited and the Unique Group, a renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh. Mr. Ali is perhaps the only Bangladeshi entrepreneur who has ventured to set up a 5-Star Hotel (The Westin Dhaka) in the private sector. The Westin Dhaka is already very popular amongst the local and foreign communities. During the eight years of its business operation The Westin Dhaka has achieved enviable success under Mr. Ali’s leadership.

Mr. Ali accomplished his Bachelor’s (honors) & Master’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. He was born in an aristocratic Muslim Family in 1953 at Nababganj under Dhaka District.

Mr. Ali was the former Chairman of Eastern Bank Limited. He was also President of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA) and a member of Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI).

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is involved in many social and philanthropic activities. He has linkage with various trade Bodies / Associations. He is the life member of Gulshan Club Ltd. and Dhaka University Alumni Association.

He is a widely traveled person across the globe including USA, UK, Switzerland, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, Russia, Libya, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and India and attended many seminars at home and abroad.

...

Mr. Md. Khaled Noor

Director


Md. Khaled Noor is a nominated Director on the Board of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited, representing Borak Real Estate Limited. He was born in 1975 in Lakshmipur. Mr. Khaled accomplished his Bachelor (Honors) in Economics from the University of Delhi.

Mr. Khaled is the founder CEO of Noor Trade House, a leading food service importer of Bangladesh. He was the former CEO of Unique Enterprise & Unique Tours and Travels.

Mr. Md. Khaled Noor is a widely traveled person and attended quite a few sales & supply chain management training programs. He also participated in many business conferences & seminars at home and abroad, including Australia, German, USA, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, China and India.

...

Mr. Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat

Director


Mr. Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat is a corporate leader with a track record of leading large teams as multifunction head. Mr. Sarafat possesses experience of leading strategic initiatives in the field of various financial and education sectors. Over the years, he had served various renowned financial institutions. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University of New Castle, UK.

Mr. Sarafat is the Chairman of RACE Management PCL and ARGUS Credit Rating Services Ltd., the Sponsor Director of Farmers Bank Ltd. and the Chairman of Audit Committee of same institution. He is also the Sponsor Director of LIC Bangladesh, the only insurance company with the highest ever paid-up capital worth BDT 100 crore of the country. Other than this, he has significantly contributed the industries by successful large scale Mutual Fund, Private Equity and Bond closing, while bringing efficiency in other business lines.

His appearance in the field of education is well appraised as he made notable contribution for education of children and adults in rural areas, those who lives below the poverty line. From the dream of equal education for all, managed and ensured quality education for deprived children and adults by donating in different NGOs and educational centers in rural areas of the country. To take this nobility forward, he has voluntarily taken the initiative to establish a “Canadian Education Hub” within the capital of Bangladesh. Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB), of which Mr. Sarafat is the Founder Chairman of Board of Trustees, is a part of this hub. The licensed university has embarked on the mission of improving education sector by embracing values of the world-class Canadian education system in Bangladesh. Canadian Education Hub aims to include a College, Secondary School, Primary School, Kindergarten and an Academy in future. He is also the President of Canada-Bangladesh Chamber House.

Mr. Sarafat has attended numerous training programs and workshops (Locally and Internationally- Canada, Singapore, Germany, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, China, India, Australia, United States of America, South Africa, New Zealand, Middle East etc.). His proven track record of establishing business & operational excellence, fostering team spirit and leadership qualities, knowledge development and structured analytical approach are the keys to the tremendous success of the respective organizations.

...

Mr. Mohammad Mohsin

Director


Mr. Mohammad Mohsin was born on 19 August 1955 in an aristocratic family in Bangladesh. He had a very distinguished career in Government Service. He retired as a Secretary of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. As a bureaucrat, Mr. Mohsin has gained vast experience in administration. Mr. Mohsin earned his Bachelor’s (honors) and Master’s degrees in Economics from Dhaka University in 1975 and 1976 respectively. He also obtained an MBA in Human Resources Management from England in 1991.

He is a nominated Director of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited to represent Borak Travels (Pvt.) Ltd., and he is also the member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Mohammad Mohsin has been serving as the Chief Advisor of Unique Group for more than 4 years.

...

Mr. Gazi Md. Shakhawat Hossain

Director


Mr. Gazi Md. Shakhawat Hossian, nominated Director of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited represents Unique Eastern (Pvt.) Limited. He was born on 01 February in 1969 at Senbag, Noakhali. He earned his Master’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) in 1990 from the University of Dhaka. Mr. Hossain has a commendable expertise in the areas of Financial Management & business operation.

He is the Director (Planning & Finance) of Unique Group. Mr. Hossain is the chairman of Bay Hill Hotel & Resorts Ltd., and Managing Director of Purnima Construction Ltd.

Mr. Hossain has been serving as Director to the Board of Directors of Eastern Bank Limited since 2003. He is also a member of the Audit Committee & Risk Management Committee of Eastern Bank Limited. Mr. Hossain is a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited.

...

Mr. Mohammad Golam Sarwar FCA

Director

Mr. Mohammad Golam Sarwar FCA, nominated Director of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited represents Unique Eastern (Pvt.) Limited and the Group Chief Financial Officer and Director- Operations of Unique Group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Chartered Life Insurance Company Ltd. Mr. Sarwar is a seasoned professional having experience of more than 15 years in the leadership of corporate arena. He is the Acting Editor of Daily Amader Shomoy which is one of the leading daily newspapers of Bangladesh. Before taking the responsibility of Acting Editor, he carried out the responsibility of Managing Editor of the Amader Samoy. In Journalism, he has achieved the name and fame for his responsibility and sincerity.

Mr. Golam Sarwar was born on 12 October 1978 at Lakshmipur and came from an aristocratic Muslim Family. He obtained his Masters’ degree in Accounting from National University and Qualified as Chartered Accountant in August 2005 from “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh” (ICAB and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).

...

Mr. K. Mahmood Sattar

Independent Director


K Mahmood Sattar, a veteran banker, joined the local banking industry after 20 years of senior management experience, with banks like Standard Chartered and ANZ Grindlays at home and abroad. He is reputed to have shaped the banking industry in Bangladesh adopting the best practices of foreign banks.

He was former Chairman of SWIFT Users Group, Bangladesh and former Chairman of the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh. K Mahmood Sattar also held reign of Eastern Bank Limited as Managing Director & CEO from 2001 to 2007. Joining City Bank in 2007 as Managing Director & CEO, he transformed the bank from its traditional method of operations to a centralized model, thus making City Bank the second bank in the country to have adopted the new way of banking. Mahmood Sattar led the launch of the country’s first dual currency credit, debit, prepaid cards and also American Express Credit Cards and forged strong tie-ups in the Middle East, Europe, and the US for the efficient inflow of remittances from overseas Bangladeshi workers. In recognition of running the Bank successfully on its ground breaking change management processes, he himself received ‘The QFC – Asian Banker The Leadership Achievement award 2010’ for his exemplary leadership. Under his leadership, City Bank became the first local Bank in Bangladesh to have received the ISO 9001:2008 accreditation from the international certification body, Moody International for its entire back end and technology operations. He has been accredited with achieving the ‘Best Bank in Bangladesh for 2012’ by Finance Asia; “The Strongest Bank in Bangladesh award” in 2010 from The Asian Banker; “American Express Marketing Award” for Outstanding New Card launch in 2010 from American Express, and, “Money Gram International’s Best Corridor Collaboration – South Asia in 2011” in recognition of the bank’s inward remittance growth, for City Bank.

Mahmood left City Bank, after 32 years in the banking industry in November 2013 to pursue raising a Private Equity Fund for country specific, Bangladesh. Currently he is the Chairman of RSA Advisory Limited a boutique invest bank in Bangladesh.

...

Mr. Mohammed Forkan Uddin FCA

Independent Director


Mr. Forkan Uddin was born on 31 December 1971 at Feni District in Bangladesh and hailed from a respected Muslim Family. He possesses Masters in Accounting and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) in year 2005. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). Presently he is one of the partners of M M Rahman & Co. Chartered Accountants, a member firm of Russell Bedford International, UK. He is about 22 years’ experience ranges from Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Company matters, Financial Management, Corporate Affairs, Capital Market, Merchant Banking, Portfolio Management, Underwriting, IPO management etc. He also frequently attend in talk shows on economic and capital market issues with many TV Channel in Bangladesh and infrequent contributor to the National Dailies. Mr. Forkan is a teacher in a number of Universities, Training Institute, Tutorial Homes & ICAB among others and Trainer of BCS Tax Academy etc.



© 2015 Unique Hotel And Resorts Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Design and Developed by Unique Group IT Department.