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Mr. Hamdan Hossain Chowdhury is the Director of Republic Insurance Company Limited. He is the son of Mr. Saber Hossain Chowdhury, MP. He is the Managing Director of Karnaphuli Limited. He had been grown up and gone to school in Bangladesh, Mr. Chowdhury completed his higher education in 2012, graduating with honors from University of Toronto, Canada. After graduating, Mr. Chowdhury become a certified freight forwarder, specializing in Supply Chain Management and International Trade & Transportation. His expertise and knowledge in the Logistics sector and innovating with creative end to end solutions for the trade, has blended well with Karnaphuli’s established and extensive footprint in the Bangladesh shipping scene. This has in turn led to Karnaphuli expanding into the air cargo airline business as well being the only owner of a containerized fleet of Bangladesh Flag Vessels. Currently he runs the largest south Asian container shipping company in the world, ranking 71st in the distinguished Alphaliner ratings of the world's largest shipping companies. Other than developing synergies and enhanced coordination amongst the various verticals within Karnaphuli, Mr. Chowdhury is also responsible for identifying new business opportunities and segments for the Group to venture into. He is an active member of Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owners Association (BOGSOA), promoting and safeguarding the interests of Bangladesh’s Shipping Community, and at the same time realizing the potential of Bangladesh as a maritime nation. Mr. Chowdhury is very passionate about the marine world and environmental issues. His additional responsibilities outside of the corporate world include being the Policy Aide to the Special Envoy on Climate and Environment to the Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

Hamdan Hossain Chowdhury


Dr. A K M Sarwar Jahan Zamil is the Managing Director & CEO of Republic Insurance Company Limited. He was born in 1966 at Sandwip, Chattogram. He completed M.com in Accounting under University of Dhaka. He also completed LLB and LLM from Uttara University and Prime University respectively. Mr. Zamil awarded PhD Degree from California Southern University Atlanta, USA. He started his career with Karnaphuli Insurance Company Ltd. as Manager in 1988. He had served his service tenure mainly at Meghna Insurance Company Ltd. in senior positions. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Meghna Insurance Company Ltd. from July 2016 to January 2020. He obtained Insurance Diploma under Bangladesh Insurance Academy. He also participated in different training and workshops under Bangladesh Insurance Academy. He worked in various departments like Claims & Re-Insurance, Underwriting, Branch Control & Corporate Compliance, Business Development and Administrative Operations. Mr. Zamil is involved in various social activities. He is a Chartered Member of Lions Club International and life member of Bangladesh Lions foundation. He is also a life member of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and Dhaka University Alumni Association. Recently Mr. Sarwar has been elected as 2nd Vice District Governor of District 315 B1 Bangladesh for the Lionstic year 2023-24. He is a life long registered Graduate, Dhaka University. He is also a member, Chartered Insurance Institute, (U/K) and Associate Bangladesh Insurance Academy. He was the Member of Executive Committee, Bangladesh Insurance Forum.

Dr. AKM Sarwar Jahan Zamil

Managing Director & CEO