PROFILE OF CHAIRMAN
Engr. S.M. Anwar Hossain, B.Sc. Engg. (Civil), FIEB
Chairman & C.E.O.
a. Advanced Development Technologies Ltd.
b. Advanced Ready-mix Concrete Industries Ltd.
c. Advanced-EPS Technologies Ltd.
d. Advanced-Technology & Ideas Ltd.
e. Advanced Concrete Products Ltd.
f. Advanced Kitchen Solutions Ltd.
g. Advanced Insulated Door Industries Ltd.
- Trustee Member, Board of Trustees, Trust of Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)
- A Life member of BAAS ( Bangladesh AOTS Alumni Society)
- Regional President (Bangladesh), European Bangladesh Federation of Commerce
& Industry (EBFCI)
- Former Regional President (Bangladesh), Bangladesh-British Chamber of Commerce-UK
- Former Vice-President and a life member of BSTQM (Bangladesh Society for Total Quality Management)
- Former, Sr. Vice President- Real Estate & Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB)
- Former Syndicate Member -Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET)
An engineer turned businessman, S.M. Anwar Hossain is the Chairman and CEO of a growing group of companies namely Advanced Group, comprising leading real estate developer Advanced Development Technologies Ltd., and its sister concerns such as Advanced Readymix concrete Industries, Advanced-EPS Technologies Ltd., Advanced Technology & Ideas Ltd., Advanced Concrete Products Ltd. and Advanced Insulated Door Industries etc. Graduated in Civil Engineering in 1973, he started his career as a civil engineer in an Engineering Consulting firm in 1974 and afterwards joined the Water Development Board, Ministry of Water Resources Government of Bangladesh. He was concurrently associated with a reputed Engineering Consulting Company namely “Tropical Consultant Ltd.” as a shareholding Director where he headed a large team of Engineers and designing for construction of national level landmark projects in Bangladesh.
Engr. Hossain initiated a specialized construction company in 1985 and subsequently real estate business in the name of Advanced Development Technologies Ltd. (ADTL) utilizing his proven experience in engineering and construction which he gained by virtue of his rigorous labour, patience and perseverance, ADTL is now one of the leading real estate developers in the country and has leapt to an international height after having been awarded Superbrands in recognition of its outstanding contribution in the brand management & corporate social responsibility in Bangladesh that leads Advanced Group to be one of the mainstream entrepreneurs in the country.
Embarking on business diversification, Engr. Hossain has introduced modern ready-mix concrete industry which is now leading the market as a manufacturer and supplier of high strength best quality ready-mix concrete applying updated concrete technology in place of conventionally made concrete by volume for over a decade. It operates 3 units of most modern Ready mix Concrete Batching Plant at Ashulia, Dhaka, Bangladesh, equipped with latest concreting technology from United Kingdom & Germany. It maintains a sophisticated dispatch and mechanically pump pouring system and has expanded further by adding two more batching plants of latest technology from Germany.
Furthermore with an aim to offer an unprecedented range of pre-cast equipment solutions for the production of pavement tiles, blocks and other concrete products, he has set up a modern concrete based different product Making Plant, HESS of German technology, globally recognized as an innovative and trend setting machines for the different concrete products industry. It will manufacture concrete based engineering material like ornamental bricks, 1st time pigmented concrete bricks solid & hollow, a complete new product for replacement of conventional bricks, caved & ornamental stone and of any concrete structural member, tiles, cladding material etc.
As part of diversification, it has also launched a unique industrial venture namely Advanced EPS Technologies Ltd. that manufactures and markets Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) blocks/sheets for the first time in Bangladesh. With a high tech. manufacturing plant from Italy, it has the ability to produce 200,000 cum with an extension up to maximum 600,000 cum of EPS blocks and then cut into sheets for using as building insulation, low cost housing, different uses in construction industry, packaging, cold storage, floating structures, transport industry and manifold uses which is made of different density for different application.
With a view to add up a vertical integration, it has recently incorporated yet another venture Advanced EPS Sandwich Panel under the banner of Advanced Technology & Ideas Ltd. introducing a new type of multi-purpose construction material, the first of its kind in Bangladesh through setting up a high-tech. and most modern EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) sandwich panel making plant equipped with latest technology. It can produce min. 5.0 lac square meter of sandwich panel average per annum with different thickness and different density as required. It is extensively used globally for using as insulated wall & roof panels scientifically and environmentally ideal for quickly built structures like industrial infrastructure, industrial work stations, enclosures & sheds, ware houses for pharmaceutical, RMG & tea industries, cold storages, low cost rural houses, schools and colleges, knock-down houses, exhibition halls, green house, floating houses, sound proof halls, theatre house, atomic installation house, coastal rehabilitation centres and wide range of occupancies like accommodations on site, mobile clinics, emergency shelters and Border security posts (BOPs), Army training camps etc. etc.
Under the dynamic leadership of Engr. S.M. Anwar Hossain supported by a competent management, a team of experts & specialized engineers, ADTL has now established itself as a trendsetter in the real estate industry and building and construction products in Bangladesh.
Engr. Hossain is also associated with various social and professional organizations at home and abroad. He is a Life Fellow of Institute of Engineers in Bangladesh and holds a number of responsible positions in connection with socio-economic development activities in Bangladesh.