Ahmed Akbar Sobhan is a Bangladeshi business mogul, who also serves as the Chairman of Bashundhara Group. This is a business conglomerate that operates in various lines of activities including cement manufacturing, steel products, paper and allied products, LP Gas, real estate, shopping complex as well as both local and international trading. Bashundhara is among the most valuable corporations by market value, and the 2nd largest company in Bangladesh by turnover.
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Since its inception in 1978, the group has maintained the quality of its service, as well as the trust of its target group. Sobhan’s business endeavors have earned him an incredible fortune of $500 million, making him one of the wealthiest people in Bangladesh. Sobhan gave backing to various tasks for the Bashundhara group under the coverage of corporate social responsibility. This self-made millionaire is also actively involved in various humanitarian and social cultural activities that are focused on the development of the society and the common people.
The Bashundhara group founded two welfare foundations that have been working untiringly for the betterment of the underprivileged people and the poor. Sobhan is married to Afroza Begum, with whom he has four children namely Safwan, Sayem, Shafiat and Sadat. The self-made millionaire resides in Dhaka, Bangladesh.