Dr. Mohammed Faruque - Chairman & CEO


Born in 1958, Dr. Mohammed Faruque is a highly qualified person. He pursued his PhD and Master's Degree from Edward University, USA. He is also a Dhaka University student, where he completed his first Degree in Bachelor of Commerce.


Dr. Mohammed Faruque, the founder of ORCHARD GROUP has come long way since the inception of the company. He is one of the leading business leader and founder of the company, who has vital contribution in on going economic transformation of Bangladesh.


He is the Chairman & CEO of ORCHARD GROUP, Managing Director of Orchard Sweaters, Chairman of Orchard Industries, Chairman of Hotel Orchard Plaza and Managing Director of Orchard Developers & Construction. Furthermore, He is also a Sponsor Director of NRB Global Bank Ltd., a Founder Board of Trustee for Fareast International University, and the Editor of The Current View a tourism newspaper.


Dr. Mohammed Faruque was awarded CIP (Commercially Important Person) for several times. He was awarded CIP from 1990 to 1995 and then again from 2000 to 2001 by the Government of Bangladesh. Besides he was also awarded the Atish Diponkar Gold Medal in 1992, and was awarded a Gold Medal from Jatio Shahitta in 1996.


Apparently, he is a very socially active person that is so much noticeable through his involvement with the Lions Club International (LCI), which is an American secular, non-political service organization founded by Melvin Jones in 1917. He is a Past Council Chairman of LCI (Multiple District 315,Bangladesh) for the year 1998-99, also a Past District Governor of LCI (District 315-B3) for the year 1997-98. Furthermore, he is Member of Kurmitola Golf Club, Permanent Member of Gulshan Club, a Life Member of Uttara Club and Sponsor Member of Dhanmondi Recreation Club. Besides, he was the Founder President of HAAB (Hajj Agency Association of Bangladesh) and the Founder Chairman of BAIRA Life Insurance Company Ltd.



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