Tapan Chowdhury

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For the singer, see Tapan Chowdhury (singer).

Tapan Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi businessman. On January 14, 2007, he was appointed as one of the advisers for the Caretaker government of Bangladesh under Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed.[1] He resigned from caretaker government on January 8, 2008.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Aataikula, Pabna, the son of Samson H. Chowdhury,.[2]

Business career[edit]

Chowdhury is Managing Director of the Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Square Textiles Limited. Both companies are among the largest enterprises in their respective sectors.[2][3]

Chowdhury was a President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI). He was also associated with the Young Man Christian Association (YMCA) as its president, and was the Vice-President of Bangladesh Baptist fellowship.[2]

He also was a member of the executive committee of the Bangladesh Employers Association, and Bangladesh Textile Mills Association.[2]

Chowdhury's other positions includes the Directorship of Square Toiletries Ltd, Pioneer Insurance Ltd, Continental Hospital Ltd,[2] and several other companies.


  1. ^ a b Four Bangladeshi advisers resign, BBC News, January 8, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e Detail of Hon'ble adviser, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Govt of Bangladesh.
  3. ^ Square Pharma attains 17.5 pc sales growth in 2005, The New Nation, Dec 29, 2005.