Mr. Dewan Shahinur Rahman, CMILT, CPLM, CSCA rejoined the firm on 02 July 2023 as Director - Advisory.
He started working in ACNABIN, Chartered Accountants from 2006 in the advisory & consultancy service department. Over the years, his knowledge and experience of providing advisory and consultancy support to foreign investors in Bangladesh have enriched his professional networking portfolio. He has frequently travelled abroad for work at the offices of clients and his cross border working experience have developed the essential interpersonal skills required for dealing with human assets from different professional cultures and with varied temperaments. He worked for the firm for about 12 years and then moved to corporate services.
He served with Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt.) Limited for a product relaunching project in Bangladesh. Before that he worked with Manuchar NV as Shareholders’ Representative to oversee company’s B2B business operation in Bangladesh. While serving with L’Oreal Bangladesh Ltd. as Head of Business Development he was responsible for managing sales operations and automation of the sales process.
In 2021 he became a Chartered Member (CMILT) of the Chartered Institute of Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT), UK. In the same year he obtained CPLM (Certified Professional in Logistics Management) qualification from International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA). He was admitted as a member (MILT) of CILT, UK in 2018. In 2011 he obtained Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA) qualification from ISCEA.
He did his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Leeds Trinity University and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Supply Chain Management from ZNRF University of Management Sciences.
He has travelled for work most frequently in Vietnam, China, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia & India, few times in Kenya and once in East Africa.
He is actively engaged with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS), Alliance of Supply Chian Professionals in Bangladesh (ASCPB), Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD), Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) Bangladesh Council, Leaders Forum Bangladesh (LFB), Old Rajshahi Cadets Association (ORCA). He is a member of the Cadet College Club Limited (CCCL).
His core expertise and skills are:
End to End Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management
Sales Operations - GTM, RTM, Distribution Quality, Sales KPIs Management
Sales Process Automation
B2B & B2C Business Development
Business Set-Up/Establishment (Trading & Manufacturing) and Operations Management (Non- Technical)
Business Partnering among Brand Owner, Manufacturer, Distributor, and Retailer.
Importation and Exportation Process Execution
Commercial Matters, Insurance Management, Banking Relationship
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
Cross Border Transactions (Inward & Outward) and Foreign Exchange Regulations
Direct and Indirect Taxation
Product Cost Planning and Operations Budgeting
Financial Management & Budgetary Controls (Excluding Accounting)
Business Process Documentation and Process Auditing
International /National Tendering
Fraud & Irregularities Investigation
Company Affairs & Secretarial Matters
In-country Regulatory Compliance Management