Profile of Mr. Muzaffar Uddin Siddique
Mr. Muzaffar Uddin Siddique is the Founder of the BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology and Chairman, Board of Trustees. He is a businessman of repute and has been in the readymade garments sector for long 31 years. Currently he is regarded as an icon in our RMG sector as Chairman of Simco Group. Apart from business in readymade garments sector, he is also involved in the real estate business as Chairman of Simco Holdings Ltd.
He started schooling in the famous St. Gregory’s High School at Dhaka and passed SSC in the year 1967. He then got admission in the Dhaka College and passed HSC in the year 1969.
After passing the HSC, he was admitted in the B.Com. (Honours) program of the University of Dhaka and graduated in the year 1974 (Batch of 1972). During his university studies, he was actively involved in various students’ activities and also participated in different tour programs. The degree program at that time was affected by about two years, due to the valiant liberation war of Bangladesh. During the liberation war as a student of Dhaka University he actively assisted in supporting the freedom fighters operating in Dhaka City.
After completing his Bachelors Degree he enrolled in the first batch of the Masters in Finance program of the Department of Finance, the University of Dhaka in the year 1976 (Batch of 1973). He was the ex-President of the Dhaka University Banking and Finance Alumni Association.
After earning Masters Degree, he traveled to United Kingdom to study Accounting and then worked in reputed business firms in London for over eight years.
In the year of 1984, he returned back to Bangladesh and started his career in the Readymade Garments (RMG) Industry, by establishing his first factory ‘Simco Bangladesh Ltd’ He was one of the pioneering entrepreneurs who took the risk of investing in this sector which was in its infancy. After devoting full-time in this sector he has now transformed SIMCO into a leading exporter having linkage with almost all major brands of the world like, Walmart, H&M, J.C.Penny, etc.
His has travelled to more than 60 countries of the world for business and personal reasons and enjoys travelling to new places with family and friends.
He is an active member of the Dhaka Club, Uttara Club, Gulshan Club, Kurmitola Golf Club etc. He is a donor member of Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB). He is a Life Member of the Dhaka University Finance Alumni and has been its Founder President. He donated to the Dhaka University Alumni Association substantially to make it vibrant and active.He is the Chairman of the Anwara Memorial Trust which provides fully paid scholarships to 23under-privileged but meritorious students of Dhaka University.
Mr. Muzaffar Uddin Siddique is a devoted family man and is the proud father of four highly qualified and educatedchildren, and a grand father to three grand children.