Dhaka, November 01, 2017: Vastly experienced in business management Mr. Masud Khan has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Crown Cement Group, a leading manufacturer of cement and other construction materials in Bangladesh.

Prior to joining the Crown Cement Group on November 1, 2017, he was the advisor to CEO of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd. Mr. Khan also served as Chief Financial Officer of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd. He is also serving as independent director of three multinational companies — GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh, Marico Bangladesh Ltd. and Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. — and one local company — Viyellatex Group.

He has more than 38 years of professional experience in different key positions in several multinational companies including British American Tobacco Bangladesh, Monrovia Tobacco Corporation, Liberia and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Kolkata.

“I am looking forward to beginning my new chapter in life in Crown Cement Group, a leading local conglomerate in Bangladesh. Crown is a highly reputed and trusted brand in Bangladesh. I believe that Crown will rise to greater heights in the years ahead and I am excited to be a part of this growth,” says Mr. Masud Khan.

Born in Chittagong, Khan did his schooling in Kolkata and thereafter graduated from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata.

He became a chartered accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India after serving as an article assistant of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Kolkata, and cost accountant from The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

He is actively involved in improving the education in schools and colleges in his native village at Chunati in Chittagong. He is also the guest faculty of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).