Government Policy

Asif Naimur new Grameenphone chief business officer

Grameenphone (GP) has appointed Dr Asif Naimur Rashid as the company’s new chief business officer (CBO).

He will replace Kazi Mahboob Hassan and his appointment will be effective from April 16, 2022.

Before joining GP, Asif served as the chief information officer of Robi Axiata. He is also known as an ICT, digital transformation leader in the Telenor fraternity and industry for serving in various leadership roles from 2006 to 2014.

GP CEO Yasir Azman said, “We look forward to welcoming him in the context of changing business dynamics in the B2B market. His experience and relevant critical competencies are expected to carry significant impact in the CBO role, in leading the transformation from conventional B2B to solution-based B2B.”

“Also, Asif’s inclusion in the GP management team will strengthen it in the changing business context that requires strong techno-commercial collaboration and work.”

Asif said, “I am very excited and yet humbled to have received the responsibility of this challenging role. I believe my domain and global expertise and broad exposure to different parts of IT, ICT solutions, and CRM will add value to GP, customers and shareholders.”

He holds a DBA in Artificial Intelligence from California Southern University, Master of Business Administration (Executive Management) Royal Roads University, Master of Engineering Studies (Telecommunications Engineering) the University of Technology Sydney, Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Electronics, Dhaka University.

Source: United News of Bangladesh