Moutushi Kabir joined BRAC in January 2018. She has over 20 years of international, senior leadership experience in diverse sectors namely advertising, telecommunications, tobacco and healthcare.
Ms Kabir started her career in the advertising industry and has taken progressively senior roles in leading multinational companies like British American Tobacco, Telenor Bangladesh, Nokia and Novartis. She was the Regional Communications Head of Nokia Emerging Asia overseeing five countries (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan). Prior to joining BRAC, she was heading Global Leadership and Associate Communications at Sandoz International, a division of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, based in Germany.
Ms Kabir has been part of large-scale organisational transformation and culture change initiatives throughout her career. She has led behavioural change and quality consciousness in pharmaceutical company Sandoz’s worldwide manufacturing network, as their Global Head of Quality Communications. As the business partner of Sandoz’s Global Head of Human Resources, she had first-hand experience driving people-centric dialogue and engagement with diverse international colleagues across more than 160 countries. She has also been part of the Executive Leadership Team of Novartis Bangladesh, leading a transformation process that turned the company into the best performing team in Asia.
She completed her bachelor’s in business administration specialising in marketing from the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka and master’s in business administration specialising in Corporate Social Responsibility from the University of Nottingham, UK.