Mr. Shehzad Munim joined BAT Bangladesh as a Territory Officer in 1997 after graduating from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of the University of Dhaka. He worked in various marketing roles within BAT Bangladesh before taking up assignments in BAT New Zealand as Group Brand Manager in 2003 and subsequently took over the role of Head of Brand Marketing in 2005. In 2006 Shehzad did the role of product and packaging innovations manager role in Sydney before returning to Bangladesh as Head of Brand and subsequently as Head of Marketing. In 2010 he took over the role of Area Head of Marketing for South Asia. He was appointed as the Managing Director of BAT Bangladesh in 2013 and is the first Bangladeshi to become the Managing Director of BAT Bangladesh. In 2017 Shehzad was elected as president of Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a representative body of 18o+ foreign companies operating in Bangladesh.
Mr. William Pegel joined British American Tobacco Bangladesh as Finance Director in 2014. William has over 20 years of experience in various BAT companies and successfully performed the role of Finance Director in various end markets including New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Ghana and has held senior finance roles within BAT Australia and BAT South Africa since 1996. Prior to joining BAT Bangladesh, William was an integral member of the Australasian Finance Leadership Team and Supply Chain Leadership Team, displaying strong leadership and business acumen. William is a Certified Chartered Accountant from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountancy.
Ozsan was appointed as Head of Operations in British American Tobacco Bangladesh in August 2016, bringing a diverse experience of more than 20 years in Operations. He joined BAT in 2002 as part of the startup team to set-up the Izmir factory. He has performed various roles across Manufacturing, Quality and Engineering in Turkey before he moves to Australia for his first overseas assignment. In mid-2008, Ozsan moved back to Turkey as the Production Manager of the Samsun Factory, following the Tekel acquisition. He played a key role in Samsun in various roles and was part of the overall transformation journey in Samsun. Subsequently Ozsan moved to Egypt as Head of Operations in the beginning of 2013 and later assumed Area Head of Operations role for North Africa Area, before he moved to Bangladesh. Ozsan is now leading the transformation journey of BAT Bangladesh Operations, which become the largest crop to consumer operation in the group.
Rumana joined BAT Bangladesh in 2001 as a Management Trainee and has performed in various roles covering specialized areas such as reward, talent and generalist streams of business partnering including the area of Supply Chain HR. Before taking over the Head of HR role, she was posted in the Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong as the Regional HR Planning & Reporting Manager. Rumana is the first Bangladeshi female Top Team member of BAT Bangladesh. She was recognised as the Most Inspiring Women Leader by Brand Forum in 2016.
Mubina has over 19 years of experience in the legal profession. Before joining BAT Bangladesh, she was one of the senior partners of a law firm named Maxima Legal. Prior to that, she worked for the Attorney General’s Office of the Government of Bangladesh, first as an Assistant Attorney General, and then as a Deputy Attorney General of Bangladesh for more than 7 years. Before that, she was an associate of Rokanuddin Mahmud and Associates, one of the most reputed law firms of Bangladesh. She is enrolled as an Advocate of the Dhaka District Court, High Court Division and Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
Reza joined BAT Bangladesh as a Territory Officer in 2000 after completing his Master’s degree from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. He worked in various roles within BAT Bangladesh Marketing before being seconded to BAT Iran initially as Brand Manager-VFM in 2006 and subsequently took over the role of Group Brand Manager in BAT Iran in 2007. In 2008, he took the challenge as Area Brand Manager in PTC. In 2010, he moved to BAT Japan as Head of Business Development and was later appointed at Head of Trade Marketing in BAT Japan In 2013. Reza returned to BAT Bangladesh as Head of Marketing in 2015.
Zubair completed his Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka and Master of Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. He joined BAT Bangladesh in 2007 as Corporate Communications Manager. Before joining BAT, he served in Nestle, Unilever and Banglalink (Telecom Company), gaining diverse knowledge and experience. He moved to the role of Regulatory Affairs Manager in 2007 and was then transferred to BAT Australia to work as Area Internal Communications Manager as well as Strategy and Planning Manager in Corporate and Regulatory Affairs (CORA) function. He has over 22 years of experience in global FMCG and Telecommunications sectors. Mr. Zubair rejoined BAT Bangladesh as Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs in 2012. In 2016, he took over the role of Head of Business Development.