Golam Murshed, managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Walton Hi-Tech Industries, has been honoured with the "Emerging CEO Of The Year" award for his contribution to the country's corporate sector. Bangladesh Brand Forum initiated the first Bangladesh C-Suite Awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of business executives. Read: Islami Bank opens Chunarughat branch in Habiganj Mohammad Firoj Alam, chief marketing officer (CMO) of Walton Hi-Tech, also received the "CMO Of The Year" award at the same event.
Walton Hi-Tech Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Golam Murshed has visited the production plant of renowned European electronics brand ACC in Italy. "The dismantling of the ACC's compressor production plant and the process of bringing all the machinery from there to Bangladesh is going on in full swing. More than 100 Bangladeshi engineers and technicians are now in Italy to get the work done," Murshed said. Read: Walton launches 6 new models of All-in-One PCs Walton recently acquired the rights of ACC, Zanussi Elettromeccanica (ZEM) and Verdichter (VOE) along with their trademarks in 57 countries, intellectual properties (patents, design and software licences) and a fully automated inverter and non-inverter compatible compressor plant, according to a media statement.
Walton’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer has celebrated World Refrigeration Day with all its employees this year. Golam Murshed, the MD and CEO of Walton Hi-Tech Industries PLC, observed the day at its headquarters in Gazipur on Sunday. In April 2018, world business leaders agreed to celebrate the World Refrigeration Day on June 26 every year. This year’s Refrigeration Day theme is “Cooling Matters.” Also read: Walton Primo R9 Review: Competitive in entry-level budget segment Walton CEO inaugurated the refrigeration day by releasing balloons at Walton headquarters and then visited various departments. He visited different production units and observed the manufacturing process of IoT based upcoming models of premium category products and gave necessary directives in the context of current global challenges. Speaking to the Walton members, Golam Murshed said,”We are passing through a tough time for Covid-19 pandemic and geo-political issues. The prices of raw-materials and freight costs have increased in the global market and the local currency is devalued against the US dollar. The recent flood in Sylhet division has caused heavy damages that have some direct impacts on the electronics market. But we are hopeful that we will be able to overcome these adverse situations soon”. Regarding the World Refrigeration Day, Walton CEO said, “We have unavoidable responsibilities in the electronics sector as global warming is becoming a great concern day by day. While developing a product, we definitely prioritize environmental safety”. Addressing Walton members, he said, “We should emphasize that our works and innovation can be useful for people even after 10 to 20 years. Our products should be sustainable.” Also read: Feni tea seller gets Tk20 lakh cashback after buying Walton refrigerator Walton’s Chief Technical Officer Mog Yang, Senior Executive Directors Col. S M Shahadat Alam (Retd), Tanvir Rahman, Tapash Kumer Mojumder, Yusuf Ali, Mostofa Nahid Hossain, Easir Al-Imran, Nizam Uddin Mazumder, Mohasin Sarder, Mahfuzur Rahman, Tahasinul Haque and Shahinoor Sultana, Executive Director Tofail Ahmed, Shahjalal Hossain Limon, Abul Malek Shikder and Didarul Alam Khan among others also attended the program.