Board Of Directors, Dragon Spinning Mills Limited
The Board of Directors, top Management echelon, consisting of the founder entrepreneurs/ successors, provides the policy and strategic support and direction for the entire range of the corporate activities. .
Roles and Responsibilities:
Mostafa Quamrus Sobhan , Chairman -
is the Chairman of the company. He has completed his Bachelor in Business Administration from the Nottingham Trent University of UK. He has completed Masters in Business Administration from the Maryland University.
He is Director of the following companies -
Rupali Insurance Company Ltd
Dragon Sweater Bangladesh Ltd
CD Acrylic Bangladesh Ltd.
And also associated with different chamber bodies like
KBCCI - Korea Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry
BGCCI - Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Cancham - Canada Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chairman - of BGMEA standing Commitee
Mostafa Golam Quddus , Managing Director -
is the former President of Bangladesh Garments Manufacturer and Exporter Association ( BGMEA) and member of Geneva Convention on Child Labor Commitee, BGMEA . Mr. Mostafa Golam Quddus is widely known as teh pioneer of Bangladesh's sweater industry. He is also the Chairman and main sponsor of Rupali Insurance Company limited holding about 34.5 % shares of this company along with his family members. During his long business experience of 25 years he has gathered vast knowledge in modern method and technology in production , marketing and management of textile and knitting industries. He has travelled many countries of the world such as USA, Japan, China , Australia , EU, India , UK, Saudi Arabia , Hong kong , Singapore and Canada for the purpose of the business and to enrich his knowledge and experience during the period mentioned. He is associated with a number of different social welfare organizations.
Fauzia Quamrun Tania , Director -
After completion of her Bsc Hons and MA in Business Management and Applied Mathematics from University of Glasgow UK, she has engaged herself in the operational side of this busines. Mrs Tania had taken 4 years of extensive training in the field of sweaters and spinning as an employee in the business and then have been designated as the Director Operations of teh company and in teh process acquiring vast experience and knowledge from teh interaction between International Buyers and local associates . She has travelled many countries to enrich her knowledge and experience .
Mrs . Fazlutun Nessa, -
is a successful women entrepreneur with extensive experience and management skills . She has been running one of the first retail Socks company of Bangladesh since 1990. Mrs. Nessa has completed her Bachelors in Arts from Chittagong University in 1989. She has been an active member of BGMEA and stands as Vice Chairman of Women's Affairs Committee of BGMEA. Besides being a successful entrepreneur she has travelled many countries of the world such as USA, Japan , China , Australia , EU , India , UK , Saudi Arabia , Hong Kong , Singapore , Canada for the purpose of the business and to enrich her knowledge and experience.
Shafia Sobhan Chowdhury -
is a business graduate form North South University . Upon finishing her studies she has been involved in teh development of business of Dragon Sweater and Spinning as its Director. She is also Director of CD Spinning Mills limited and Perag Socks Industries . Her depth of understanding of emerging business and technology has made herself busy for the promotion and development of the company. She has travelled many countries of teh world such as USA, China , Australia , EU , India , Saudi Arabia , Hong Kong , Singapore and Canada.
Tasnia Quamrun Anika, Director -
has always been a meritorious student and she has finished her schooling from Fern Hill international School Glasgow after which she completed her Undergraduate degree from North South University . She has travelled around the world and is up to date with modern technology that the market is demanding for. Miss Tasnia has travelled many countries around the world and is also the director of Perag Socks Industries limited.
The main role of the Board of Directors, considered the highest authority in the Company, is to provide general superintendence, oversee the operations and control the affairs of the Company through appropriate delegation and accountability process via the chain of command. The Board of Directors however, holds the ultimate responsibility and looks out for the Shareholders interest. They also look out for the best interest of the Stakeholders, the society at large including the country’s over all benefit in terms of economy. The Board of Directors in respect of fulfilling its full responsibilities holds periodic meetings, at least once a quarter and delivers appropriate decisions and gives directions to the Executive Management body. Such meetings usually are based on operational performances, financial results, and review of overall allocated and actual budget, capital expenditure, and proposals for BMRE or new project/ division/ product lines, collection of funds through issuance of shares or borrowing, procurement of raw materials, plant and machineries, pricing of product/ discounts, recruitment, training and promotion of officers, approval of audited accounts and distribution of dividends and other interest of the stakeholders including the employees and workers. The Board of Directors takes special care in designing and articulating productivity and compensation plans of the employees and workers. Thus reward them appropriately on the basis of quality and quantity of performance as an incentive and thus rewarding them appropriately on the basis of performance as an incentive. Board also remains responsible for removal of operational hazards towards their life and care regarding their well being of health, provided friendly and cordial work environment and favorable social relation as demanded by a good citizen operating as a separate business entity in a country like Bangladesh.
Relationship with Shareholders and Public:
The shareholders as owners of the company are to be provided with material information of the Company’s operation half-yearly and annually audited financial statements, towards the conclusion of the AGM. The Company Secretary in matters outlined below also provides them routine services:
- Transfer of Shares
- Replacement in case of loss or damage of shares
- Payments of Dividend, etc.
The Board is however responsible to the public for publication of any Price Sensitive Information as per SEC Regulation. In order to better comply with all these responsibilities an efficient and qualified Secretary is in charge as the Company Secretary.
Relationship with Government:
In its role on accountability to the government, the Board of Directors has to ensure up to date payment of all dues of Governmental Fees in the form of Import Duty, Custom Duty and Port Charges, VAT, Corporate Taxes and other tariffs. In case these fees are pending, on the basis of actual operations, it is then vital to make sure that corruption is avoided with highest priority. These practices have enabled the Company to enhance its contribution to the National Exchequer on a progressive rate since its commencement and are committed to do so in future.
Relationship with Financiers/Bankers:
The Board oversees the financial transactions and ensures that those who are the lenders are being well taken care of and treated well, as per commitment, to meet Company’s obligation to the lenders without making anything default.
Relationship with Suppliers:
As the Company has to import plant and machinery and almost all the raw materials from abroad, therefore the company makes sure that the international suppliers are well communicated and taken care of. Additionally the company maintains cordial and mutually beneficial interest with its local suppliers. This has enabled the company to attain reduced number of legal disputes in both the international and local courts and thus enhanced the Company’s illustration as a superior client.
Audit Committee of Board:
The Audit Committee carries out its responsibilities as per the provisions of law and subsequently submits its report to the Board of Directors in stipulated time. The Audit Committee synchronizes with the Internal and External Auditors as and when required. The Audit Committee ensures that adequate internal check & balance is maintained by adequate Management Information System.