Engr. Ghulam Mohammed Alomgir, the founder-director and Vice-Chairman of Bengal Commercial Bank Limited was born on 1st January 1955 in the Noakhali district of Bangladesh. Right after completing his graduation in Mechanical Engineering in 1977 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), he joined a French-based Oil and Gas Company in the UAE and served successfully for five years. However, with the ardent desire to emerge as an industrialist, he returned to Bangladesh in 1983 sacrificing his prosperous career and dazzling lifestyle.
Engr. Alomgir is considered as the most successful, respected, and charismatic businessmen of current time having a significant contribution to the country’s overall economy. He is the founder Chairman of MAX GROUP, one of the largest engineering conglomerates of Bangladesh that accounts for the employment of more than 8000+ people ranging from top-notch graduate engineers to semi-skilled laborers. His areas of specialization are but not limited to project management, financial management, contract administration, initiating sustainable work methods, negotiating big businesses, developing performance-oriented relationships and international joint ventures, etc.
Engr. Alomgir, in the age of 30, established Max Infrastructure Limited, by far the largest EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Management) Company of Bangladesh that has a dynamic presence in the development of key infrastructural assets in various sectors such as Railways, Power Generation, Nuclear Power Plants, Flyovers, Bridges, Elevated Expressways, Roadways, Embankment and Shore Protection, High-rise Residential and Commercial Buildings, etc. He owns and operates two Power Plants with a combined capacity of 242 MW. Over the years, he has established manufacturing facilities for Stainless Steel Crockeries, Cutleries, and Pipes, Lubricating Oil Blending, Automobile Leaf Springs, most of the Railway Track Fittings, Pre-stressed Concrete Sleepers, etc. under his dynamic leadership. To ensure the quality and in-time delivery of his projects and consignments, he has established the country’s largest fleet of equipment within his company that includes 1500+ state-of-the-art heavy equipment and machinery.
Engr. Alomgir was the founder director of NRB Global Bank Limited. Besides, he is a well-known face to the international business community and has participated many international conventions/conferences as keynote speaker during his long professional career such as FOBANA Convention ‘2017 (Florida), Bangladesh Rising Conference ‘2018 (Harvard University, USA), AABEA Convention ‘2018 (New York), etc.
Apart from business, he is a devoted organizer and passionate activist for social development. He is the founder President of BUET Graduates Club Limited. He is also the current President of Engineers Recreation Centre (ERC), IEB, Dhaka. He was the former director of Bangladesh Cricket Board and also reputed for his enthusiasm to promote different sports. For his impeccable contribution in business and other sectors, he has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) by Commonwealth University in 2019. On a personal level, he is a very pleasant and media-friendly personality. Moreover, he is not only a successful husband but also an ideal father of two flourishing children. He cares about quality, timeliness, and keeping commitments which he thinks is his main capital of doing business.