Jenson & Nicholson (BD) Ltd.

Board of Directors

Ms. Rupali Chowdhury

Ms. Rupali Chowdhury

Managing Director since 2008
Ms. Rupali Chowdhury is an MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka, and completed her Graduation with Honors in Chemistry from the University of Chittagong. She started her career with the multinational pharmaceutical and chemical Company, Ciba Geigy (Bangladesh) Limited and was Brand Manager while leaving the company in 1990. Ms. Rupali Chowdhury joined Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited in 1990 as Planning Manager and during her tenure she worked for various departments such as marketing, sales, supply chain and systems under different supervisory capacities. She became the Managing Director of the Company on 1 January 2008. She is also Chairman and Managing Director of Jenson & Nicholson (Bangladesh) Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited; and Director of Berger Becker Bangladesh Limited (a joint venture between Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and Becker Industrial Coatings Holding AB, Sweden) and Berger Fosroc Limited (a joint venture between Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and Fosroc International Limited, UK). She is the President of Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industries (FICCI) for third term. She is a Member of the Advisory Board of UNICEF Bangladesh and President of Bangladesh Paints Manufacturers Association. She is also a member of the Audit Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited. She is Independent Director of Linde Bangladesh Limited and Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) Limited.
Mr. Anil Bhalla

Mr. Anil Bhalla

Director Since 1994

Mr. Anil Bhalla was born in India in 1946. He graduated in Economics (Hons) from the University of Delhi and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant. He is the managing partner of JC Bhalla & Co., a reputed Chartered Accountants firm of India. He has over four decades of experience in professional services in both India and abroad. He has a wide range of experience in auditing, joint venture consultancy, tax consultancy, strategic business consultancy, business valuations, and mergers & acquisitions.

He was a Member of the Northern India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) from 1976 to 1979 and its Chairman from 1978 to 1979. He has served ICAI as member of different Committees namely Company Law, Expert advisory and Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. He was an Executive Committee member of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association of Delhi. He was President of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida, USA Delhi Chapter. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited.

Ms. Rishma Kaur

Ms. Rishma Kaur

Director since 2013
Ms. Rishma Kaur holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Studies from University of Buckingham, United Kingdom. She was Chairperson of Paints & Allied Products Panel of Chemicals & Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL), India from 1997 to 1999. Presently, she is Executive Director and National Business Development Manager (Retail) in Berger Paints India Limited. Her other directorships include Seaward Packaging Ltd., U K Paints (India) Ltd., BJN Paints India Ltd., Berger Jenson & Nicholson (Nepal) and Jenson Nicholson (Bangladesh) Limited. She is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited and Supervisory Board member: Bolix S.A Poland. She was born in 1972.
Mr. Kanwardip Singh Dhingra

Mr. Kanwardip Singh Dhingra

Director since 2016

Mr. Kanwardip Singh Dhingra is an Executive Director of Berger Paints India Limited. Mr. Dhingra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA, with a Specialization in Polymer Engineering, and a Minor in Chemistry. Mr. Dhingra gathered working experience in the field of Paints and Specialty Coatings in The Rohm & Haas Company, Texas, USA. Prior to The Rohm & Haas Company, he had also worked with The Sherwin Williams Company, Ohio, USA, in the field of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Dhingra is also a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization. He is a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited.

Mr. Abdul Khalek

Mr. Abdul Khalek

Director since 2004

Mr. Khalek is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, and has his Masters of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He joined ‘Proshika Manobik Unnayan Kendra’ in 1985 and left the organization in 1993 as Chief Internal Auditor. He joined Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited in 1993 as Management Accountant and retired from executive role of Director & Chief Financial Officer in July 2019. He served Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industries as the convener of Trade, Tariff, Taxation & Company Affairs Sub-committee; the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) as member of Taxation & Corporate Laws Committee; and Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries as member of Tariff & Taxation Sub-committee. He was a faculty of the ICAB. He is a member of the Audit Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, nominated Director of Jenson & Nicholson (Bangladesh) Ltd., and Independent Director of HeidelbergCement Bangladesh Ltd.

Mr. Mohammad Nazim Uddin Helali

Mr. Mohammad Nazim Uddin Helali

Director since 2013

Mr. Mohammad Nazim Uddin Helali was born in 1962. He completed his Graduation with Honors and Masters of Science in Chemistry from University of Chittagong. He started his career with the multinational company ‘Coats Bangladesh Limited’ in 1990 as Production & Stock Controller and worked there for about five and a half years. Mr. Helali joined Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited in 1996 as Production Manager. Over the period, he served the company under different capacities and is presently holding the position of Chief Executive Officer of Jenson & Nicholson (Bangladesh) Limited.

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Jenson & Nicholson (Bangladesh) Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited.