- Karnaphuli Group
Category: Business Groups & Companies
Karnaphuli Group is one of the oldest and largest business houses in Bangladesh which was established in 1954. The Group is named after ‘Karnaphuli’, a traditional river situated on the banks of the port city of Chittagong. The Founder Chairman of Karnafuli Group is Mr. Hedayet Hossain Chowdhury, a prominent industrialist, philanthropist, and eminent social worker.
It has been involved in a wide range of businesses including port, shipping & logistics, real estate, travel, health care, telecommunication, media & publishing, insurance, marketing & distribution and more. The Group is a marketing and distributor of the following products – Yamaha Motor Company, Japan; Mahindra Tractors, India; Piaggio, Italy; Volkswagen AG, Germany; MAN, Germany; and Daihatsu Motor Company, Japan – in Bangladesh.
Karnaphuli holds the title in achieving the first ISO 9002 Certification in Bangladesh. The annual turnover of this Group is BDT 875 crore (USD 124 million). At present, Karnaphuli Group has more than 1,875 employees.
Sister Concerns and Associates of Karnaphuli Group:
- Karnaphuli Limited
- Karnaphuli Works Ltd.
- Karnaphuli Industries Ltd.
- Container & Terminal Services Ltd.
- Finvest Services Ltd.
- Holy Crescent Hospital Limited
- HR Holdings Limited
- HR Securities & Investment Ltd.
- K & T Logistics Ltd.
- Marco Shipping Company (BD) Ltd.
- PIL (BD) Limited
- Regensea Lines Limited
- Republic Insurance Company Limited
- Sea Consortium Bangladesh Ltd.
- Travelscene Ltd.
- Desh Television Limited
- Mediascene Limited
- VOICETEL Limited
Corporate Head Office of Karnaphuli Group:
HR Bhaban, 26/1, Kakrail Road,
Published Date: 15/12/2014