• A K M Monirul Hoque
  • Chairman

Mr. A K M Monirul Hoque started his business career in 1982 when he established a partnership vocational training center, Swift Engineering and Technological Training Center (SETTC), to develop the skills of people in diverse fields such as driving, computer proficiency, tailoring along with shorthand, and so on. He founded this institution when he was just 20 years old, while pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) Degree under Dhaka University. Mr. Hoque, addi􀆟onally, has a Masters in Commerce Degree (M.COM) under Dhaka University with a concentration in Management.

In 1984, Mr. Hoque joined Nitol Motors Limited (NML) the sole distributor of the distinguished Indian company called TATA Motors LTD (TML); he was the Executive Director there. Mr. Hoque was the Head of the Marketing of the NML vehicles and directly involved in the sales and promotion of products for 21 years i.e. till 31st December 2005. Mr. Hoque is also the Founder Chairman of Nitol Insurance Company Limited (NICL), a Non-life Public Limited Insurance Company, established in 1999.

Mrs. Naeema Hoque, wife of Mr. Hoque, completed her B.A. (Honors) and M.A. in Philosophy from Dhaka University. Mrs. Hoque is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee of NICL and conducts the day to day work with management. She is the Life Member of Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club Limited (BCCL), Uttara Club Limited (UCL), Baridhara Society (BS), Gulshan Society (GS), and also involved in many social and charitable organizations.

The couple is blessed with two daughters. They are studying in USA.

Mr. Hoque loves exploring new countries and has travelled all over the world. He enjoys engaging with diverse cultures and gathering knowledge from around the globe. He attended many seminars and symposiums worldwide. Apart from that, Mr. Hoque enjoys playing golf and snooker regularly. He loves to watch various sports such as football, tennis, Formula1 and so on; cricket is his favorite sport. Mr. Hoque is an active and social person.

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI):
Director (2021-2023)

Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA):
Executive Committee (EC) Member: since 2011
Vice President: 2017-2018, 2019-2020, 2021-2022

Mr. Hoque is the member of Dhaka Club Limited (DCL), Gulshan Club Limited (GCL), Uttara Club Limited (UCL), Narayanganj Club Limited (NCL), Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club Limited (BCCL), Fu-Wang Bowling Club Ltd. (FWBCL), Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited (SJDCL), Dhaka Boat Club Limited (DBCL), Kurmitola Golf Club, Savar Golf Club, Narayanganj Rifle Club, Gulshan Shooting Club, Baridhra Society and Gulshan Society

General Body Member:
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
India Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI)
Bangladesh Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI)
Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI)
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI)
Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC)
Bangladesh China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCCI)
SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)