Zahir Ahmed is a well-known personality in the Telecom sector at home and aboard. He is an MBA graduate from the top business school of the country- Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, class of 1978 and has an illustrious career spanning over 34 years in international banking and Telecom sector. Prior to joining BRACNet Limited he was the Managing Director of Bangla Tel Group.
He was the British Telecom (BT), Concert and StarHub Representative in Bangladesh. Mr. Ahmed was the Managing Director of United Management Trading Services Ltd, a trading and consulting house within the United Group, representing international companies. He was also MD & CEO of Electronic Transactions Network Ltd. (ETN) which was also a sister concern of United Group, a company providing shared ATM/POS, Debit/Credit card service to multiple banks. Mr. Ahmed is the pioneer in introducing shared ATM network concept in Bangladesh.