BTMA elects chairman
Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Pharmaceuticals, Square Hospital and Square Textiles, has been elected uncontested president of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association for 2015 and 2016, the association said in a statement.
He is also a sponsor director of 30 different establishments of Square Group, it said. Chowdhury replaces Jahangir Alam, the outgoing president of BTMA, it said.
The elections were announced at the BTMA's annual general meeting on Saturday. Fazlul Hoque and Showkat Aziz Russel were elected vice chairmen -- also uncontested, BTMA said.
Hoque is managing director of Ishraq Spinning Mill and Ahmed Group, along with interests in shipping and travel companies, BTMA said. Russel is chairman of Amber Group and managing director of Partex group.