CHANGE MANAGEMENT EXPERTS
Kaniz Sultana, Senior Consultant- Finance at the Talent Forum
Under the finance chapters’ initiative of the Talent Forum, Ms. Kaniz Sultana is working as a senior consultant in finance at the Talent Forum.
With a focus on the FMCG, retail, and startup industries, this role offers financial consulting services in the areas of restructuring, transforming, and optimizing all financial applications to boost sales & organizational financial effectiveness.
Her previous role at Unilever Bangladesh was Finance Business Partner-CD/Sales, before she joined the Talent Forum.
Within Unilever Bangladesh, she accomplished notable feats such as conducting thorough investment appraisals on CD/Sales projects prior to their launch, overseeing 14 financial projects concurrently, leading distributor financing operations throughout the country, effectively managing ROI-based distribution models, managing the audit of distribution houses throughout the country on a sample basis, utilizing consumer business intelligence to assess the sales performance of all sales regions of the country, and managing the financial hygiene of Unilever Bangladesh’s CD/Sales division.
She was a Finance Controller – NRS in Bata, Bangladesh, before to it. She worked as the finance lead for ACI Limited and KPMG. She collaborates with academic institutions to train accounting experts.
She upholds high achievement in business finance, passionately delivers results through experience, competencies, and intellect, and maintains ethics in her profession. She trusts in perpetual innovation in business finance partnering and its restructuring.
She is passionate about programs that promote employee engagement and employee development in the corporate and social sectors.
She is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She is an MBA from the University of Dhaka with a specialization in international business.
MD Asif Alam Bipul, Senior Manager- FMCG Distribution Business Restructuring at the Talent Forum
Under the sales chapters’ initiative of the Talent Forum, Mr. MD Asif Alam Bipul is working as Senior Manager – FMCG Distribution Business Restructuring at the Talent Forum.
His previous role at Unilever Bangladesh Limited was Area Manager under the division of CD/Sales before he joined the Talent Forum.
This position provides consulting services in the areas of restructuring, transforming, revamping, and optimizing for the entire retail and distribution business ecosystem, with an emphasis on the FMCG industry in a pan-Bangladesh application.
He is capable of building a blue ocean for distribution sales, upholds high achievement in sales, and passionately delivers results through experience, competencies, and intellect.
He worked for Unilever Bangladesh Limited, Marico Bangladesh Limited, and other reputed companies for more than 13 years.
His track record in retail sales, distribution management, trade marketing/BTL, channel growth, market audit & hygiene, modern trade, HoReCa, sales operations, sales capability RTM, and GTM is extremely strong and well-established.
He trusts in perpetual innovation in S&D and its restructuring. And he also possesses competence in managerial communication & leadership, and maintains ethics in his profession.
He earned a business degree from North South University, Bangladesh, with a major in marketing. He is passionate about programs that promote talent inclusion and talent development in the corporate and social sectors. He manages his work globally from Portsmouth, United Kingdom.