Board of Directors

Reaz Islam

Chairman

Mr. Reaz Islam is an entrepreneur and a seasoned investment/financial services professional with more than 30 years of leadership, innovation, restructuring, business development, and execution expertise across various public and private markets in both start-ups and well-established companies.
Mr. Reaz spent 18 years at Citigroup in New York out of which he spent 12 years as the Managing Director, SIO, and Chief Investment Officer of the Citigroup Fixed Income Alternatives Unit, part of the Alternative Investments Group managing over USD$ 50 Billion in assets. Mr. Reaz left Citigroup to follow his visionary instincts and became a Managing Partner at LR Global — a frontier market public and private investment firm founded by J. Murray Logan – Rockefeller & Co., in New York and founded its Asian operation in 2008, including LR Global office in Dhaka.

He is currently the Chairman of the Trustee Committee of Vocational Training and Health Care Center for Vulnerable Youth and acts as a Senior Advisor to various regional companies regarding investments and governance issues and represents investors as a Board Member.
He attended Cornell University in New York, where he earned a B.S. specializing in Economics and Statistics; and MBA with double majors in Finance and Operations Research (Financial Engineering Track) from New York University Stern School of Business.

Mohammed Abdus Salam

Managing Director

Mohammed Abdus Salam is the Managing Director of Agni Systems Ltd. He was born on February 01, 1966 in Dhaka. He has completed a BSBA Degree In Business Administration from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After graduation, Mr. Salam has worked extensively as an IT Consultant. Currently, he is performing as the Chairman of Songbird Telecom Limited, an International Gateway Operator, and as the Vice Chairman of the IGW Operators Forum. In the past he has lead the ISP Association of Bangladesh as the President.

Zia Shamsi

Director

Zia Shamsi is the Director of Agni Systems Ltd. He was born on December 30, 1963 in Dhaka. He has completed Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from Dhaka University. He also obtained an Associate Engineering Degree from Richland College, Texas, USA. He is drectly involved in the day-to-day operations of Agni Systems Limited. He has extensive business experience in the industry. He also trained as an e-commerce professional. He is also involved with various social and economic activites.

Md. Mofizur Rahman

Director
Represented By ICB

Md. Mofizur Rahman is the Director of Agni Systems Limited. He is a Nominee Director, Nominated by Investment Corporation of Bangladesh. He was born on 5th May 1968 in Dhaka. He has Completed BSC Engineering (EEE), Bangladesh Information Technology, Chattogram, He als completed MBA from Bangladesh Open University. Currently, He Performing as a System Manager, Software Division, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh. He has held various positions as a Chief Executive Officer (Additional In-charge), ICB capital Management Limited, Senior System Analyst, EEF NN Agro Department and Programmer, Bangladesh Power Development Board. He also worked on the Prime Minister Access to Information(A2I), Digital Bangladesh implementation project. He attend various training, Seminar programs home and abroad. His experience and leadership skills provides a great value to the board and the Company.

Muhammad Omar Soeb Chowdhury

Director
Represented by LR Global Bangladesh AMCL.

Mr. Omar worked as a Manager (Legal & Compliance) at LR Global Bangladesh AMC Ltd for the last 3 years. He has been certified as a Barrister in the year of 2014 from the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, UK. He has completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Law in 2013 from the City University, London. He also completed his LL.B and Diploma-in-Law from the University of London, UK.

Before joining LR Global, Mr. Omar worked as an Associate Lawyer at “Huq & Company” under the direct supervision of Late Barrister Mr. Rafique-ul Huq, Senior Advocate of the Bangladesh Supreme Court. He is specialized and has extensive experience in drafting petitions, affidavits, agreements, deeds, wills, notices, and all kinds of legal instruments

Mohammad Ridhwanul Haq, Ph.D.

Independent Director

Mohammad Ridhwanul Haq, was appointed to the Board 23 May 2021 as an Independent Director and He is also Chair of Company's Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC). He was born on February 07, 1978 in Dhaka. He has completed MBA & BBA Major in Marketing from Dhaka University. He also obtained masters from the Australian National University and Ph.D in Marketing from University of Western Sydney, Australia respectively. Currently, he is working as a Professor in the Institute of Bunsiness Administration, University of Dhaka. His experience and leadership skills provides a great value to the board and the company. He is also involved with various social and economic activities.

Dr. Mansura Akter

Independent Director

Dr. Mansura Akter was appointed to the Board 23 May 2021 as an Independent Director and she is also Chair of Company's Audit Committee. She has completed BBA & MBA Major in Marketing from University of Dhaka. Dr. Mansura has also obtained Ph.D in Management (International Business) from University of Lincoln, United Kingdom. She has been awarded with Ruqayyah Memorial Foundation Gold Medal for excellence academic results and social activities. Currently, she is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of International Business, University of Dhaka. Her experience and leadership skills provide a great value to the board and the company. She has involvement with various social and economic activities. She is a member of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

Agni Systems Limited

Providing Internet access since 1995, Agni Systems Limited is a publicly listed nationwide Service Provider company. Our services include business grade voice, data and home broadband.

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