Mr. Kamal Uddin Ahammed
Director, IIDFC Limited

Mr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed, a professional businessman from Chittagong has been serving the private sector economy in Bangladesh for last three and half decades.  

The former First Vice President of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) - Mr. Ahmed was one of the key entrepreneurs and former Chairman of the Social Islami Bank Limited, a joint venture Islami Bank (and current Director). He is the Chairman of ‘Alif Group of Companies’, a well-reputed business conglomerate of the country, which has business interests in bulk commodities, properties & real estates, insurance, agro processing and services. He is also the Director of Holy Crescent Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd.  

Mr. Ahmed was the President of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI) and Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited (CSE) and also served in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh as a Director. In 1998-99 and 1999-2000, Bangladesh government nominated him ‘Commercially Important Person’ (CIP). He was the key organizer to form Chittagong Port Users’ Forum and led the same as Convener. He also possesses strong voice to privatize Chittagong Port and member of the citizens group to monitor the development of the City as well.   

Mr. Ahmed played the leading role among the Bangladesh delegations twice in the annual conference of Islamic Chamber in Iran and Malaysia two times held in Putrajaya. He also took part with government delegations to many countries. As a business leader of FBCCI & CCCI he also led numerous business delegations to overseas. Mr. Ahmed visited number of countries including United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Germany, Korea, India, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Italy, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Japan, Malaysia, Turkey and Brunei Darussalam.

Mr. Ahmed is the member of many international charities & organizations and as part of social commitment, involved with many local social & cultural organizations such as Lions Club, Diabetic Hospital and also School for the Shelter less Children for their education.