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Bio of Managing Director

Abdullah Al Mahmud is a prominent business figure in Bangladesh, renowned for his remarkable accomplishments and leadership in the RMG (Ready-Made Garments) and Textile industry. With over 30 years of experience, he has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of various companies under the Mahin Group. He stands out as one of the pioneers and iconic figures for his visionary and revolutionary ideas to challenge the textile industry in Bangladesh.

Mr. Mahmud’s entrepreneurial journey began in 1992, following his graduation from the USA. Upon returning to Bangladesh, he embarked on establishing his own business empire. In 1993, he founded Mahin Apparels Limited, a specialized RMG unit focused on manufacturing bottom wears. Recognizing the importance of backward linkage in the industry, he established Hamid Fabrics Limited in 1996, with its Weaving Unit located in Shilmandi, Narsingdi.

In 2003, he further extended the operation by adding the most advanced Dyeing and Finishing machinery from Germany to Hamid Fabrics Limited. Over the years, he continued to strengthen his position in the sector by incorporating Hamid Weaving Mills Limited in 2007, Tazrian Weaving Mills Limited in 2013 and Hamid Yarn Dying Mills Limited in 2016.

At present, Abdullah Al Mahmud is currently working on a state-of-the-art Spinning Mill (Hamid Spinning Mills Ltd) that benefits from collaborative efforts between Germany and Japan. The mill is currently in the process of being installed, and production is scheduled to commence by the beginning of 2024.

In addition to his role at Hamid Fabrics Limited, Mr. Mahmud holds several prominent positions in the business community. He is the founding Chairman of Crystal Insurance Company Limited establish in 2000. At Present he is also a valued member of the Executive Committee (EC) of Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) and Executive Committee (EC) member of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC). Previously, he served several times as a Director of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and also held the position of Vice President of the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA).

Throughout his career, Mr. Mahmud has received several accolades and recognitions for his outstanding contributions to the country’s economy. He held the prestigious CIP (Commercially Important Person) status awarded by the Government of Bangladesh in several times. He also received several Awards from Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) & Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA). Furthermore, he was honored with the KOR BAHADUR award by the National Board of Revenue, highlighting his exemplary achievements in business.

He is an avid supporter of business forums and engages in social causes, reflecting his commitment to the betterment of society. As a visionary entrepreneur, he continues to shape the industry’s landscape while actively participating in social initiatives that uplift the society at large. Mr. Mahmud is on the board of directors of Jaflong Valley Boarding School in Sylhet, Bangladesh. His philanthropic efforts extend beyond that. An avid supporter of the arts, he promotes local emerging artists through different programs both inside and outside educational intuitions.

He is also a member of the prestigious Gulshan Club, Uttara Club, Army Golf Club, Gulshan Youth Club and Gulshan Society.