Shafiullah Sumon :
Dun & Bradstreet Data & Analytics Private Limited proudly launched its flagship Bangladesh DUNS100 publication at The Westin Dhaka recently. The first-of-its-kind publication in the SAME regions aims to acknowledge the contribution of 100 leading firms in Bangladesh across 15 major sectors of the economy.
The launch event was graced by Chief Guest Bangladesh Private Investment and Industry Advisor to Prime Minister Salman F. Rahman MP, Dun & Bradstreet SAME (South Asia Middle East Ltd) CEO, Rajesh Mirchandani, D&B Data & Analytics Limited CEO, Zara Mahbub and Economist, Dr. M. Masrur Reaz, Chairman and Founder, Policy Exchange Bangladesh.
D&B Data & Analytics Limited CEO, Zara Mahbub unveiled the cover design and website URL: www.duns100bd.com for submission of nominations to DUNS100.
The event received overwhelming response from MNCs, banks, business chambers, distinguished executives, industry experts, government officials and representatives from various organizations.
The chief guest of the program Mr. Salman Fazlur Rahman MP said, “in order for the private sector to grow we need capital and FDI and companies like Dun & Bradstreet can provide solutions that will enable our companies to grow. The Bangladesh DUNS100 is a very timely initiative to show to the world that Bangladesh is ready.”
During his welcome address, Dun & Bradstreet SAME CEO Rajesh Mirchandani recounted D&B’s confidence in the Bangladeshi companies and talked about the country’s economy. He also discussed the key role played by D&B to support emergence of Bangladesh as a key player in the global economy.
Chairman and founder of Policy Exchange Bangladesh, Dr. M. Masroor Riaz said, “we need visibility for foreign direct investment for technology transfer and market access for global value chain. He also said, data is the new gold and must be analyzed, shared in a transparent manner.”
Dun & Bradstreet Data & Analytics Limited CEO, Ms Zara Mahbub said “this publication is not just a list of outstanding businesses endorsed by D&B, it is also a powerful testament to the pivotal role they play in shaping our nation’s economic landscape.”
Being a regional industrial pioneer, Bangladesh’s manufacturing, services and trade sectors act as key pillars of the economy. DUNS100 provides companies an opportunity to market themselves as leaders in the sectors they specialize in.