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Company Profile
Company Name Advanced Chemical Industries Limited
Nature of Business Manufacturing, Processing, Retail, Service
Managing Director Dr. Arif Dowla
Address ACI Center, 245 Tejgaon Industrial Area. Dhaka 1208
Phone 880 2 887 8603
Fax 880 2 8878619 & 8878626

ACI was established as the subsidiary of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in the then East Pakistan in 1968. After independence the company has been incorporated in Bangladesh on the 24th of January 1973 as ICI Bangladesh Manufacturers Limited and also as Public Limited Company. This Company also obtained listing with Dhaka Stock Exchange on 28 December, 1976 and its first trading of shares took place on 9 March, 1994. Later on 5 May, 1992, ICI plc divested 70% of its shareholding to local management. Subsequently the company was registered in the name of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. Listing with Chittagong Stock Exchange was made on 22 October 1995

Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Limited is one of the leading conglomerates in Bangladesh, with a multinational heritage. The company has diversified into four major Strategic Business Units.

Strategic Business Units:
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Brands & Commodity Products
  • Retail Chain
  • Agribusinesses:
    • Crop Care Public Health
    • Animal Health
    • Fertilizer
    • Motors
    • Cropex
    • Seeds
ACI has the following subsidiaries:
  • ACI Formulations Limited
  • ACI Logistics Limited
  • ACI Pure Flour Limited
  • ACI Foods Limited
  • ACI Salt Limited
  • ACI Motors Limited
  • Creative Communication Limited
  • Premiaflex Plastics Limited
  • ACI Agrochemicals Limited
  • Flyban Insecticides Limited
  • Apex Leather Crafts Limited
  • ACI Edible Oils Limited
  • ACI Healthcare Limited
  • ACI Chemicals Limited
Joint Ventures:
  • ACI Godrej Agrovet Private Limited
  • Tetley ACI (Bangladesh) Limited
  • Asian Consumer Care (Pvt) Limited
Management Committee:
Dr. Arif Dowla Managing Director
Dr. F H Ansarey Executive Director, Agribusinesses
Mr. Syed Alamgir Executive Director, Consumer Brands
Mr. M. Mohibuz Zaman Chief Operating Officer, Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Pradip Kar Chowdhury Executive Director, Finance and Planning
Mr. Sabbir Hasan Nasir Executive Director, Logistics
Mr. Priyatosh Datta Director, Quality Assurance, Pharma
Mr. Abdus Sadeque Director, Marketing & Sales, Pharma
Ms. Sheema Abed Rahman Director, Corporate Affairs
Mr. Md. Monir Hossain Khan Financial Controller
Mr. Imam Ahmed Istiak Director, Operations, Pharma
Financials (Year Ending December 2013)
Authorized Capital Taka 500 Million
Paid Up Capital Taka 286 Million
Sales Taka 22,167 Million
Number of Employees 4955 (Four Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty Five)
Board of Directors
Mr. M. Anis Ud Dowla Chairman
Dr. Arif Dowla Managing Director
Mr. Waliur Rahman Bhuiyan,OBE Director
Mr. Golam Mainuddin Director
Mr. Md. Fayekuzzaman Director
Mrs. Najma Dowla Director
Ms. Shusmita Anis Director
Mr. Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury Director
Mr. Juned Ahmed Choudhury Director
Ms. Sheema Abed Rahman Director
Rahman Rahman Huq
(a member firm of KPMG International)
Legal Advisor
Barrister Rafique-ul Huq,
Huq and Company
Financial Consultant
Mr. M Sikander Ali
Principal Bankers
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking
  • Corporation Limited
  • Eastern Bank Limited
  • Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc
  • Pubali Bank.
  • The City Bank Limited
  • BRAC Bank Limited
  • Bank Alfalah Limited
  • AB Bank Limited
  • Bank Asia Limited
  • Dutch Bangla Bank Limited
  • NCC Bank Limited
  • Jamuna Bank Limited
  • Mercantile Bank Limited
  • ONE Bank Limited
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