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ICAB gets new CEO

Former senior secretary of the Commerce Ministry Shubhashish Bose has joined the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

According to the statement of ICAB released on Thursday, before discharging duty as the senior secretary of the Commerce Ministry, he worked at thwas in charge of the Textiles and Jute Ministry as well.

Shubhashish Bose was a member of the Bangladesh Civil Service 1982 (regular batch). He joined the Civil Service in 1983 and served in different capacities in the Taxation Department for 17 years.

He also served in two Bangladesh Missions abroad (South Africa and France) as Commercial Counselor for seven years and half. Later, he served as Secretary, Board of Investment for one year. He was then promoted to the rank of a Joint Secretary to the Government in 2009 and served the Finance Division for two years.

He was posted as Director General of Executive Cell of Non-Government EPZs Board of Governors in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). After getting promoted to the rank of an Additional Secretary, he was posted to the Export Promotion Bureau as Vice Chairman in 2011 and served the organisation for more than four years.

He also worked as Director General for the WTO Cell, Ministry of Commerce for one year before being promoted to the rank of Secretary in December 2016.

He was also a delegation member to the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali, Indonesia in 2013.

Bose led the Bangladesh delegation to Washington DC in 2018 to hold a meeting with the USTR under the TICFA (Trade and Investment cooperation Forum Agreement) between Bangladesh and the USA.

Source: United News of Bangladesh