Mr. Salman F Rahman is the Vice Chairman of the Beximco Group, the largest private sector industrial conglomerate in Bangladesh. The Group has interests in Textile, Pharmaceuticals, Ceramics, Real Estates, Jute, IT Sectors. In recognition of its export performance Beximco was awarded President Export Trophy Class-I for many years. The Group employs about 45,000 persons. The Group turnover is BDT 45 billion. Beximco comprises of four publicly listed companies. These are Bangladesh Export Import Co Ltd, Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Beximco Synthetics Ltd and Shinepukur Ceramics Ltd. In addition Beximco Group has ten private companies. Beximco’s shares constitute about 3% of the total US$ 27 billion market capitalization of Dhaka Stock Exchange.
Mr. Salman F Rahman is the Chairman of IFIC Bank Limited.Mr. Rahman is the Chairman of the Board of Editors of the Independent, the leading daily English-language newspaper published from Dhaka. Also he is the Chairman of Independent Television Limited, a leading news channel of the country.Mr. Rahman is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, a private think tank organization.He is the Chairman of the Abahani Krira Chakra which is the country’s leading premier division sporting club in football, cricket and hockey.He is also President of the Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries.Mr. Salman F Rahman was the President of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry (1995-97) which is the apex trade organization of the SAARC region. He was President of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (1989-90).He was also the President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (1994-95). Mr. Rahman was the Chairman of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (1999-2001). He was also the President of Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (1992-2000).