About ACI Agribusiness

ACI was established as the subsidiary of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in 1968. After independence the company has been incorporated in Bangladesh on the 24th of January 1973 as ICI Bangladesh Manufacturers Limited and also as Public Limited Company. Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Limited is one of the leading conglomerates in Bangladesh, with a multinational heritage. The company has diversified into four major businesses.

We provide extensive training to our marketing and field force to improve their performance and to enrich their technical knowledge. Also we give focus on improving their communication skills so that they can disseminate knowledge and skills to different retailers, distributors, farmers and external influencers through demonstrations, meetings and seminars. We have a complete range of cost effective products including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and growth promoters that can provide appropriate solutions for the farmers. Our future strategies include the introduction of biotech products.

We have a modern formulation plant that produces quality products as well as a strong marketing network to support the farmers. Transferring modern technology and increasing productivity of farmers is our main objective. We provide extensive training to our marketing and field force to improve their performance and to enrich their technical knowledge. Also we give focus on improving their communication skills so that they can disseminate knowledge and skills to different retailers, distributors, farmers and external influencers through demonstrations, meetings and seminars.

Pharmaceuticals

ACI Pharmaceuticals boasts of a state of the art manufacturing facility which produces all major therapeutic classes in various dosage forms like tablet, capsule, dry powder, liquid, cream, gel, ointment, ophthalmic and injectables

Consumer Brands & Commodity Products

This division is completely dedicated to catering the household needs of the consumers and has already carved a significant position in the industry with the market leading brands of ACI Aerosol, ACI Mosquito Coil, Savlon. Under ACI Pure brand there are Pure Salt, Pure Flour, Pure Shuji, Pure Spices and Ready meals.

ACI Logistics

ACI Logistics was established with a view to cater to end consumers with best quality fruits and vegetables, consumer goods and commodity products. ACI Logistics started with a retail chain Swapno which operates the largest number of outlets in the country.

Agribusinesses

ACI Agribusinesses originated with a mission to develop agriculture for prosperity and has been working towards this goal proficiently. The outcome of this venture is the business units of ACI Crop Care & Public health, ACI Seeds, ACI Fertilizer, ACI Motors, ACI Livestock & Fisheries and Cropex.

Joint Ventures of ACI Limited

ACI Godrej Agrovet Private Limited- A joint venture between ACI Ltd and Godrej India is supplying day old chick and poultry, fish and cattle feed to the agriculture community of Bangladesh.

ACI’s mission is to enrich the quality of life through responsible application of knowledge, skills and technology. ACI is committed to the pursuit of excellence through world-class products, innovative processes and empowered employees, to provide the highest level of satisfaction to its customers.
ACI’s mission is to enrich the quality of life through responsible application of knowledge, skills and technology. ACI is committed to the pursuit of excellence through world-class products, innovative processes and empowered employees, to provide the highest level of satisfaction to its customers.

To realise the mission ACI will

  • Endeavor to attain a position of leadership in each category of its business
  • Provide products and services of high and consistent quality, ensuring value for money to its customers.
  • Promote an environment for learning and personal growth.
  • Attain a high level of productivity in all its operations through effective utilisation of time and adoption of appropriate technology.
  • Develop its employees by encouraging empowerment and rewarding innovation.
  • Ensure superior return on investment through judicious use of resources and efficient operations, utilizing our core competencies.
  • Encourage and assist qualitative improvement of the services of its distributors and suppliers.

Management Committee:

Dr. Arif Dowla Managing Director
Dr. F. H. Ansarey Managing Director & CEO, ACI Agribusiness.
Mr. Syed Alamgir Executive Director, Consumer Brands
Mr. M. Mohibuz Zaman Chief Operating Officer, Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Muallem A. Choudhury Executive Director, Finance and Planning
Mr. Sabbir Hasan Nasir Executive Director, Logistics
Mr. Priyatosh Datta Director, Quality Assurance
Mr. Pradip Kar Chowdhury Financial Controller
Ms. Sheema Abed Rahman Director, Corporate Affairs
Mr. Abdus Sadeque Director, Marketing & Sales
Abdul Muyeed Chowdhury Director
Juned Ahmed Choudhury Director
Mr. Imam Ahmed Istiak General Manager, Operations

Board of Directors

Mr. M Anis Ud Dowla Chairman
Mr. Arif Dowla Managing Director
Mrs. Najma Dowla Director
Mr. Waliur Rahman Bhuiyan OBE Director
Mr. Md. Fayekuzzaman Director
Mr. Golam Mainuddin Director
Ms. Shusmita Anis Salam Director
Ms. Sheema Abed Rahman Director
Mr. M. Anis Ud Dowla

Chairman

Dr. Arif Dowla

Managing Director

Dr. F. H. Ansarey

Managing Director & CEO, ACI Agribusiness.