Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain was born on 1st October in the year 1925, at Vill. Enayetpur, Thana Enayetpur, District Sirajganj. He obtained his MBBS from Calcutta Medical College in the year 1948. Currently he is the Managing Director and Chairman of the following industries/companies/organizations:

  • Drug International Limited
  • Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital
  • ATI Limited
  • ATI Ceramics Limited
  • M M Tea Estate
  • Drug International Unani Limited
 

Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain

Managing Director
ATI Limited

Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain started his career as Doctor in the Medical Core in the then Pakistan Army in the year 1950. He left the army in 1953 and started business in Chittagong, the port city of Bangladesh. In the year 1958 he started the first Export oriented industry “Pakistan Kapok Mills Limited, in Chittagong and started exporting Kapok fibers to USA.

In the year 1962 he started Textile Industry named “Alhaj Textile Mills Limited” (At that time this was the largest Textile Industry in Bangladesh). In the year 1967 he has set up a Jute Mill named, “Alhaj Jute Mills Limited” Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain was founder and Managing Director of both the Textile and Jute Mills.

After liberation of Bangladesh, all the Textile & Jute industries were nationalized by the then Government of Bangladesh in the year 1974. From 1974 – 1982 he was involved in Trading. After denationalization in the year 1982, he became the Managing Director of Alhaj Textile Mills Limited and Alhaj Jute Mills Limited till November 1991.

It is also worth mentioning that Dr. M M Amjad Hussain was also former chairman of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association.

Then in 1980 he started a Pharmaceutical industry named “Drug International Limited” in Tongi Industrial Area. The industry became one of the sixth largest pharmaceutical industries of the country. The pharmaceutical industry expanded it activities by setting up another unit under the same name “Drug International Limited, Basic Chemical Division” to produce bulk drugs in the year 1997 in Squibb Road, Tongi I/A, Gazipur, which is the third largest bulk drug manufacturer of the country. In the year 2000, the company inducted yet another unit of “Drug International, Sterile Unit”; it started commercial operation in the same year. In the year 2001 another unit in the same industry is under process of commissioning and expected to go into commercial operation from April 2002.

In the year 1998, ATI Limited has been established as a software development house, which is now one of the biggest software firms in the country. ATI Limited also has an education & training division for development of human in the field of computer science with collaboration of Genetic Computer School, Singapore.

In the year 2000, another industry in the name of ATI Ceramics Ltd. was established in the District of Gazipur, to produce ceramic and Granito tiles. This is the only Granito tiles manufacturer in the country till now.

He has also established and was patron and founder of a Girls High School in his mothers name called “Meherunnesa Girls High School”, in the village Enayetpur, Sirajganj, in the year 1956 which is the only Girls’ High School in the vicinity.