Golam Murshed, an entrepreneurial and visionary young business leader, is the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited. He has been serving Walton in various important positions for over a decade. Mr. Murshed is most admired for the modernization of production and aggressive marketing strategy. He is a member of the Bangladesh Refrigerator Manufacturers and Exporters Association. Ascending to the top position of an electronic giant within 10 years and leading it from forefront is something worth of the dreams of millions of youths. Let’s see some little known facts of the corporate and business star.
Birth and Childhood
Murshed was born in a prominent family in Chapainawabganj, the north-western district of Bangladesh and a part of the Rajshahi Division, on 25th November 1989. He is the only child of Md. Monirul Islam and Mursheda Begum. His father is a well known personality in the district and an active member of Chapainawabganj Press Club. Murshed’s parents gave him abound freedom in childhood but taught him not to do anything that is harmful for others.
As a meritorious student, Murshed had keen interest in sports and other extra curriculum activities from early childhood. He passed SSC from Harimohan Govt. High School in 2004 and HSC from Notre Dame College in 2006. In both examinations, Murshed got GPA 5 from Science group. He was graduated from the Islamic University of Technology (IUT) with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2010.
Golam Murshed has tied the knot with Tahmina Afrose Tanna, a director of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited. The couple always try to give each other much time amid their busy schedule. According to Mr. Murshed, family is not one’s duty but responsibility which we can’t avoid.
Hobbies and Other Expertise
Murshed was grown up in a sporty culture, proficient in major outdoor sports like cricket and football. He is also very good in table tennis and badminton. He played in inter district tournaments and won championship titles in university and corporate competitions. Murshed is a prominent traveler, traveled over 27
countries across Asia, Europe and North America. Thoroughly enjoy the nature and adventurous sports. He loves photography. He is a prominent reader, strives to learn and make himself better every day.
Though millions of youths, specially young engineers, want to become another ‘Golam Murshed’, the corporate and business icon don’t advice others to follow him as well as any certain people. In this regard, he comments, “I have shaped a style of my own. I like to go that way. I don’t believe that you have to give up your identity to follow someone. Any of my work, any of my word can actually come in handy. But I’m not telling anyone to follow me as well. Do your own job, and you will succeed.”
Golam Murshed always tries to do something for the country. For which he preferred to join Walton and not to go abroad for a better living after completing his graduation. Now his sole concern is for Walton and Bangladesh as well. He has already taken many steps to develop the country’s electronics, technology, research and innovation sectors and create opportunities for young generations. He always thinks out of the box. According to him fascination with work than an academic degree, perseverance in decision making and the determination of must doing it – these three have brought him to the position which millions dream of. For this generation, his advice is: Work harder and smarter, don’t be confined in comfort zones and do noting harmful for the country and people.