M Ahsan Ullah Khan
Current Position:  

 

Executive Vice President

Head of HR & PR & Brand Comms

Standard Bank Ltd

Previous Position:  

 

Head of MarCom & CorpCom in Linde Bangladesh Ltd. Prior Linde he did work for Chevron as Head of Media & Communication. He ventured development, telecom and banking sectors. He taught business communication, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource and Professional English in many institutions including private universities and banks’ institutes.

Contact Information:  

 

ahsanbd17@gmail.com

PUBLICATIONS
Published by M Ahsan Ullah Khan

 

  • Brush Up Your English & Step Towards English.

 

  • Communication That Works.

Summary

M Ahsan Ullah Khan started his career initially in teaching Communicative English both for young and adult learners in 1990 at different INGOs and institutions. Initially, he started working as part time faculty in Asian University in 1997. Later on he moved to Save the Children UK and ActionAid Bangladesh as Media & Communications capacity.

He did work for 4 leading private commercial banks, multinationals in oil & gas sector, telecommunication sector in Corporate Affairs, Marketing and HR & Admin capacity.  At the time of serving in the abovementioned organisations he was involved in conducting sessions on business communication & Professional English for different level participants. He taught as an adjunct Faculty at International Islamic University Chittagong, Dhaka Campus, ASA University, Asian University of Bangladesh, Northern University Bangladesh, South East University, Institute of Cost Management Accountant, Bangladesh and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Managers-Bangladesh.  

Mr Ahsan is a management trainer of British Council Resource Centre, Dhaka where he provides training on Business English, Business CommunicationLeadership and Teambuilding, Presentation Skill, Time Management, PR & Brand Communication, Media Relations and Crisis Communication, HR Branding, Report Writing, HR Practices, Interview Techniques & Résumé Writing.  He provided training to many multinationals and national corporate bodies, INGO’s including Nielsen Bangladesh, Mondial, Navana, Best Air, BEXIMCO, PROTHOMALOJOBS.COM, Bengal Group, Regency Group, Save the Children, ActionAid and HCDL.

Based on his learning, experience and expertise he wrote two books on Communicative English titled: Brush Up Your English & Step Towards English (containing audio CDs), the first of such kind in Bangladesh and more recently he wrote a book titled, Communication That Works. Communication That Works has got much momentum among the people from business sector to development sectors. In a year time, the publisher went for 3rd edition because of the demand raised by corporate bodies. He has translated books and articles too on diverse interests.  

Mr Khan attended several trainings on communications from Hill & Knowlton, BBC, NIMCO (National Institute of Mass Communication), Chevron Corporate, Marketing Institute of Singapore and ActionAid UK.
 

He is a regular News Presenter of Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar. He also appears as a Resource Person in Career Show Programmes in different electronic media.  He is the former treasurer of News Presenters’ Society of Bangladesh, Associate member of National Press Club, member of Bangla Academy, EC member, Press Institute Bangladesh Journalist Alumni Association and a fellow member of BSHRM (Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management). 

SKILLS
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Certification Provider
Certificate
Marketing Communications
Public Relations
Strategic Communications
Advertising
Project Planning
Training
EDUCATION
Institute
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PIB (Press Institute of Bangladesh, under National University)

PGD, Journalism

EXPERIENCE
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Executive Vice President

Head of HR & PR & Brand Comms

Standard Bank Ltd

Chevron

February 2010 – Present (6 years 4 months)

Communication Manager

Head of Corporate

August 2004 – August 2007 (3 years 1 month)

Eastern Bank Ltd

 

 

Former EC Member 

BSHRM

2010 – 2011 (1 year)

 

Manager Corporate Affairs

AB Bank Ltd

2000 – 2004 (4 years)

 

Part time faculty

Dhaka University

October 1999 – January 2003 (3 years 4 months)

 

Communications Officer

ActionAid Bangladesh

October 1994 – October 2000 (6 years 1 month)

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