Shakhawat Hossain is the Chairman of Paramount Group. He is successfully operating his business entities with diverse interests in textiles, agro, power plant, chemicals, banking and insurance.
He is the Sponsor Director of Meghna Bank Limited and a member of Audit Committee of the Board of the Bank.
Mr. Shakhawat is the Managing Director of different concerns of Paramount Group and established his first organization, Sunrise Chemical in 1986. Followed by Paramount Insurance, Foodex Intl, Paramount Holdings, Paramount Spinning, Paramount Textile, Mount International, Paramount Agro, Paramount Btrac Energy Ltd.
A Post Graduate in Marketing from University of Dhaka, Mr. Shakhawat is the Honorary Consul of Portugal. Besides, he is an active member of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh Employers Federation and Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce and Industries. Also, Director of Abahani Club Ltd.
Recently he has been awarded the “Order of Merit” on behalf of the President of Portugal. The order of merit is intended to award those who perform extraordinary work in both public and private sectors which reveal self-sacrifice in favor of the community.
Mr. Shakhawat is a widely travelled person and attended various international workshops and seminars in home and abroad.