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S.M. Ahsanul Karim

S.M. Ahsanul Karim, Executive Director, is responsible for managing the Colour Factory. In particular, he oversees production across multiple departments – paint, resin and textile chemicals. In addition to managing internal stakeholders, he has a tremendous amount of marketing experience working with prospective buyers, clients, suppliers and others.

Favourite Food: Biryani
Favourite Sport: Badminton
Favourite Hobbies: Spending time with family and travelling

Ahsanul Karim was born on 20 January, 1962 in Pabna. He studied at Titumir College in 1980and progressed earning a Bachelor Degree in Science in 1986 and Master’s Degree of Science in Chemistry in 1988 from Dhaka University. Upon graduation, he started his own company, importing chemical products from China, India, Singapore, Malaysia and selling in Bangladesh.

After 16 years, he founded a chemical factory, Karim Chemicals in Jatrabari. His in depth understanding of the chemicals market allowed him to establish a clientele of large business conglomerates including Partex, BRB and Bengal Group.

In 2012, the right opportunity presented itself, and he became Executive Director of Aqua Paints. Decades of experience in a technical environment along with strong skills such as management, planning and process efficiency are some of the attributes he contributes to the Aqua family.