City Group

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City Group
Private
Industry Conglomerate
Founded 6 February 1972 as City Oil Mills[1]
Founder Mr. Fazlur Rahman
Headquarters 115/7/A, Distillery Road, Gandaria, Dhaka- 1204, Bangladesh
Key people

Mr. Fazlur Rahman (Chairman & Managing Director)[2]

Mr. Md. Hasan (Executive Director)[3]
Products Consumer goods, Foods, Steel, Printing & Packaging, Shipping, Power & Energy, Shares and Securities, Insurance, Media, Healthcare etc.
Brands TEER, NATURAL, SUN, JIBON
Number of employees
more than 10,000 skilled manpower
Slogan A Quest for Excellence
Website www.citygroup.com.bd

City Group (Bengali: সিটি গ্রুপ ) is one of the largest Bangladeshi conglomerates. It began in 6 February 1972 as a mustard oil company venture under the name CITY OIL MILLS. The first project of CITY OIL MILLS turned out to be very successful. After then, the company grew very quickly. It presently owns more than 23 major concerns located throughout Bangladesh. Now City Group stands as one of top ten business houses in Bangladesh.[4]

History[edit]

City Group was established by Mr. Fazlur Rahman, a business magnate in the private sector of Bangladesh. City Group began in 6 February 1972 as a mustard oil company venture.[5] After its first successful project, City Group invested in new fields,including manufacturing, industry and trading. More enterprises were established in the early 1990s; these included consumer goods, foods, steel, printing & packaging, shipping, power & energy, shares and securities, insurance, media, healthcare etc.[6]

List of companies[edit]

City Group now operates over 23 major concerns:

  • City Oil Mills[7]
  • City Re-rolling Mills
  • City Vegetable Oil Mills Ltd.
  • City Fibers Ltd.
  • Hasan Plastic Industries Ltd.
  • Hasan Flour Mills Ltd.
  • Hasan Printing & Packaging Ltd.
  • Hasan Containers Ltd.
  • City Navigations Ltd.
  • City PET Industries Ltd.
  • Shampa Oil Mills Ltd.
  • City Dal Mills Ltd.
  • Farzana Oil Refineries Ltd.
  • VOTT Oil Refineries Ltd.
  • City Feed Products Ltd.
  • Deepa Food Products Ltd.
  • City Seed Crushing Industries Ltd.
  • City Salt Industries Ltd.
  • City Sugar Industries Ltd.
  • C.S.I Power & Energy Ltd.
  • Rahman Synthetics Ltd.
  • Hamida Plastic Industries Ltd.
  • Shampa Flour Mills Ltd.
  • Hasan Securities Ltd.
  • City Bran Oil Ltd.[8]
  • Dhaka Insurance Ltd.[9]
  • Somoy Media Ltd.[10]
  • Ali Hospital Ltd.[11][12]


Recognition[edit]

  • City Group has been awarded Worlds Prestigious UK based SUPERBRAND Award 2009 that is popularly known as the Oscar of the branding world.[13]
  • Canada Business Awards 2012 City Group won the award as Canada's most preferred business partner from Bangladesh. The company has been importing Canadian agricultural commodities such as wheat, canola and yellow peas for more than 25 years.[14]
Year Name of Award Awarding Organization
2009 TEER Atta/Maida/Suzi No. 1 Packaged Food Brand 2009 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.[15]
2010 TEER Atta/Maida/Suzi No. 1 Packaged Food Brand 2010 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2011 TEER No. 1 Atta/ Maida/ Suzi Brand 2011 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2011 TEER Atta/Maida/Suzi No. 3 Local Brand 2011 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2013 TEER No. 2 Edible Oil Brand 2013 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2013 TEER No. 1 Atta/ Maida/ Suzi Brand 2013 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2013 TEER Soybean Oil No. 2 Local Brand 2013 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2013 TEER Atta/Maida/Suzi No. 7 Local Brand 2013 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2014 TEER No. 2 Edible Oil Brand 2014 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2014 TEER No. 1 Atta/ Maida/ Suzi Brand 2014 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2014 TEER Soybean Oil No. 2 Local Brand 2014 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2014 TEER Atta/Maida/Suzi No. 4 Local Brand 2014 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.
2014 TEER Soybean Oil No. 10 Brand 2014 Bangladesh Brand Forum in collaboration with Millward Brown Bangladesh.



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