Mr. Mohammad Zahid Hossain, born on 1972 is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) since 2002. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Full Member of CPA Australia. He is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).He completed his Bachelor of Commerce under Dhaka University. Earlier in his academic endeavors, he stood 13thin the commerce merit list of Higher Secondary School (HSC) examination.
Mr. Hossain carries with him an array of experience which ranges from as Corporate Executive to Trainer.
During his long professional life of more than 17 years, he worked under various capacities in different National and Multinational companies namely Zuellig Pharma Bangladesh Limited, Union Group, Hamid Group, Pandughar Group, MGH Group etc. Currently he is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Rahimafrooz Bangladesh Limited, a multifaceted company having significant investments in various thriving sectors including storage power business, retail store, renewable energy, automotive aftermarket. He has been shouldering a lot of responsibilities in the areas of Strategic planning, Accounting, Risk Management, Finance, Taxation and Corporate & Legal Affairs. His contribution as a Finance Chief in various organizations is notable. The unique complexities presented by each company, helped him develop a deeper understanding of financial practices exercised by different industries. He has experience in the fields of manufacturing, retail, warehousing &logistics and FMCG, accountancy, media & communication, to name a few.
He is an acclaimed writer for various financial journals and national English Dailies. He attends TV programs as discussants on business and economy related topics. Mr. Hossain is an extensive traveler and has gathered immense knowledge from numerous trainings, seminars, workshops both local and abroad. He also acts as panel trainer of Corporates and Trade body.
He is an active member of standing and non-standing committees of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh.
Mr. Hossain is also an adjunct Faculty Member of Southeast University, Bangladesh. He is available for academic and career advice. Helping young graduates find their career path and make their mark, in the current world of diverse career and educational paths.
He conducted many training session based on the need of Conglomerates and NGOs. Having a strong business background, Mr. Hossain will win immediate creditability of the participants of his training sessions. His particular skill is his ability to empathize and relate to experienced and inexperienced people within any business sector.
In addition to his full-time role, he has been serving as a Board Member for Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) since 2015.