AIUB Presents Leadership Summit 2016 Held to Strengthen Corporates

AIUB Presents Leadership Summit 2016 Held to Strengthen Corporates

April 25, 2016

Bangladesh Brand Forum has held “AIUB presents Leadership Summit 2016” with 5 global leaders from the corporate sector with the theme “Realizing Potentials”.

This year, in its fourth edition, the summit has inspired and guided leadership among the corporates of Bangladesh to actualize the prospects of the country. Only through Leadership can this progress and development be ushered in. The day-long summit was attended by around 500 business professionals and it took place on the 23rd of April at Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel.

Five world renowned business and marketing leaders from across the globe joined the summit to share each of their unique experiences, insights and learning as leaders.  The summit was replete with a number of programs including five key-note sessions on leadership, panel discussions on economic growth and launching of Mind Your Marketing, which is a journal of World Marketing Summit. Alongside the main summit, a special youth engagement session was also held for university students with two global speakers, supported by Grameenphone.

The global speakers conducting key-note sessions this year are: Prof. Amitava Chattopadhyay – Glaxo SmithKline Professor of Corporate Innovation, INSEAD; Prof. Amitava talked on “Leadership Guidelines for Driving Innovation”. Ripa Rashid, Executive Vice President at the Center for Talent Innovation, and Managing Partner for Hewlett Consulting Partners, New York; Ms. Rashid will shed light on “Growing Global Executives: The New Competencies”.Sanjiv Mehta – MD & CEO of Hindustan Unilever; Mr. Mehta discussed “Leadership in the New Age”. Alia Khan, the Founder and Chairwoman of Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC); Ms. Khan inspired leadership among women through her session “Women in Leadership”.Tom Cummings, Founder and Owner, Leading Ventures, B.V, Netherlands; shared his learnings under the topic “Leaders: What we know about Transforming Potential into Performance”.

An intensive panel discussion also took place under the title “Realizing Potentials – The Bangladesh Perspective”. The panel was moderated by Munawar Misbah Moin, Group Director, Rahimafrooz. Some of the top-notch leaders from the corporate sector of the country took part in the discussion. The participants were Abrar A. Anwar, CEO, Standard Chartered Bangladesh; Dr. Arif Dowla, Managing Director, ACI Ltd; Hossain Khaled, President, DCCI; Nazmul Hassan MP, President, BCB, and Managing Director, Beximco Pharma.

An initiative of Bangladesh Brand Forum, Leadership Summit is supported by AIUB as title sponsor, powered by Beximco, Rahimafrooz Solar&Yellow as event partners, Shinepukur Ceramics Limited as banquet partner, The Daily Star as youth engagement partner, Etihad Airways as airline partner, Bellissimo as premium ice cream partner, WIL & MSB as strategic partner, Real VU as technology partner, Fireflame Media as digital content partner,  Independent TV as media partner,  Masthead PR as PR partner, and WebAble as Social Media Partner. 

Glimpses of the Leadership Summit 2016

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