Mr. Tajwar M Awal
Representing Pragati Life Insurance Limited
Mr. Tajwar M Awal is a Director of Board of Directors of BIFC. He has completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Cum Laude, majoring in Marketing and Master of Science, majoring in Finance from Suffolk University, Massachusetts, USA. He has been in the Universities Dean’s list several times during the tenure of his studies at Suffolk. Upon completion of his studies, Mr. Tajwar moved back to Bangladesh to join his family owned business Multimode Group in 2011. Since then he has made his presence felt in various ways in terms of business as well development of the employees.
Mr. Tajwar is the Co-Chairperson of the business development of Multimode Group. He is the Director In-charge of Lal Teer seed limited, the first R&D based and ISO 9001:2015 certified private owned seed business in Bangladesh. Under his young and energetic leadership Lal Teer has become the benchmark in the Bangladesh seed industry. Lal Teer has also played a great role in the socio-economic development of the country by using new technology in the field of agriculture and making new agricultural technologies more reliable and easy to the farmers, Mr. Tajwar is the one of the masterminds behind such development. Under his leadership Lal Teer has various ongoing projects with partners like USAID, Embassy of Netherlands in Bangladesh, Practical Action UK; etc. Mr. Tajwar is also the Director In-charge Chens Crop Science Bangladesh Ltd. Where he has created an import plan, which was submitted to the principals for the year’s order along expected L/C opening date, put in place an MIS system to monitor daily performance and future sales targets for multiple product lines. Initiated a smooth supply chain management through SMS service so dealers could order products from our depot hassle free, participated in the planning and forecasting to give the organization direction and focus for future years, structured sales incentives for both the dealers of our products and the end users by offering discounts and promotional packs, maintained a close relationship with the principal in India, China and other countries to achieve projected sales target by lobbying for incentives and financial assistance for marketing, maintain relationships with numerous government institutions to increase our sales in the Bangladesh Agriculture sector.
Mr. Tajwar is an active member of Bangladesh Crop Protection Association (BCPA), where he has given his utmost efforts to make this association more agro industry oriented. He is also a member of FBCCI, the most prestigious organization of businessmen in Bangladesh. He also made his presence felt with leadership in community work. Mr. Tajwar is a board member of American International School Dhaka Alumni Association, where has reached out and maintained relationships with Alumni in more than 30 countries, organize job fairs, networking seminars and internships for current and past AIS/D students, host fundraising events and find sponsors for the Association’s programs. He is also the coach of American International School Dhaka Football Team, where he developed player’s management skills, technical skills, sportsmanship and leadership both on and off the field. He worked as the Relief Aid Coordinator, organized by Women Entrepreneurs Association of Bangladesh; where he did a fundraising drive for the victims of Cyclone Sidr, one of Bangladesh’s worst natural disasters, and distributed blankets, medical supplies, oral hydration therapy and food to affected communities. He is the Vice President of NOFEL football club, As VP he signs and manage players who play for the team regarding salary, accommodation, injuries, discipline and liaison with the Bangladesh Football Federation.
Mr. Tajwar has Extensive travel and work experience in four continents, with particular expertise in South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America.