Aftab Mahmud Khurshid
Brand Strategist & Marketing Catalyst
2009-National President, JCI, Bangladesh
Aftab Mahmud Khurshid is very much known as Brand catalyst and Business Marketing specialist in Corporate Bangladesh. Advisory council member of world Brand congress 2011 and Asia Brand Congress 2008 and 2009 from Bangladesh. Currently work as Chief brand and marketing strategist of Arrival GoBrand. Aftab has a decade of experience and worked in different capacities in wide spectrum of business development, marketing and branding arena in various local and multinational companies.
He has received global ‘brand leadership award’ at Asia Brand Summit 2007.He is also recipient of certificate of excellence in Marketing Communications from Siemens Germany. He was National President of JCI (Junior Chamber International) Bangladesh in 2009. An author of ten books, and writes regularly on business and marketing issues including country branding and also his major focus on recent trends in financial institutions branding and impact after structural transformations. Write songs for popular bands Like MILES, WARFAZE, FEED BACK and other solo artists for last 21 years. He has been featured in many business magazines and appeared corporate talk shows in various TV channels. An Honors (Finance) and Post Graduate (Banking) from Dhaka University and an MBA (Marketing) from UK, Aftab has a vast working track record in various nationals and multinational companies, like ACI (formerly ICI), Standard Chartered Bank, Banglalion WiMax,Radio Today FM 89.6, Siemens, Pride, Trust bank, City bank, WB and DFID funded BEMAP - ECOTA marketing projects for SMEs and dealt with renowned brands like ACI aerosol, Fly ban, Aquafresh, Canderel, ICI toiletries, Johnson & Johnson, Dabur, OSRAM, AMericanEXpress Card, Radio Today FM89.6.Bangla Lion WiMAX etc. Sought after speaker in various congress and seminars. Teaches Marketing and Brand communication various private universities as guest faculty.