Head of Public Affairs & Company Secretary
Mr. Md. Azizur Rahman is a Fellow Chartered Secretary (FCS) and elected Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). After obtaining his Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of Dhaka, he completed the Chartered Accountancy course at ICAB.
Mr. Rahman joined BAT Bangladesh in March 2002 in the Company Secretarial function. In his 26-year career span, he took the challenge of engaging in cross-functional assignments, which refined his expertise in various areas like corporate affairs, finance, audit, legal, intellectual property rights, land management, corporate banking and records management. Apart from his diverse role as Head of Public Affairs & Company Secretary, he is also Secretary of the Audit Committee, Board CSR Committee, NRC and Trust Funds of the Company. As someone who believes in education-driven empowerment, Mr. Rahman is a visiting lecturer on corporate affairs in different private universities and professional institutes. He also conducts various professional management courses for professionals.
In his capacity as the Director General of Intellectual Property Association of Bangladesh (IPAB) and Vice-Chairman of IP Committee of FBCCI, Mr. Rahman works with various national and international organisations for addressing IPR issues in Bangladesh. He has also been selected as the Chairman of Audit Committee and Seminar Committee of ICSB.