CMO Asia & World Women Leadership Congress has awarded Ms. Sharmin Zaman, CMO of Summit Communications as “Asia’s Woman Leaders” at an event recently held in Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Women leaders from Netflix India, CNN International, and Dialog Axiata Plc. have also shared this prestigious platform with her.
This award is an independent recognition exercise initiated to give acknowledgment to those individuals who have achieved extraordinary success from innovative and effective leadership practices in Asia. Heartiest Congratulations to our CMO for her outstanding achievement.
This information was given in a press release of the summit. It is said that the contribution of women in the Asia region has been highlighted globally in this event recognizing leadership in business organization and management. Earlier in 2018 and 2019, Sharmin Zaman won the Bangladesh Women Award for her contribution in business sales management.
Summit Communications is the largest fibre optic network operator and largest private internet wholesaler in Bangladesh. It provides end to end infrastructure services through its fibre, gateway and towers for the telecom and ICT sector.
Few female professionals so far could imprint an impression in the field of Sales and Marketing in Bangladesh, an area which is primarily dominated by male, given the challenges and other social factors that limit women in general, in our society. Sharmin Zaman is among that handful of exceptions, that successfully thrived in the tougher condition for women and established herself as an icon, not only for female professionals but for all who are endeavoring to build a career in this segment.
She possesses long track record of building a couple of brand names in Bangladesh and has been playing pioneering role in building and marketing country’s largest fiber optic infrastructure operator, Summit Communications Limited (SCL),from a dream till turned into reality.
Starting her career in corporate world, over a decade now, presently Sharmin is the General Manager, Head of Sales and Marketing at Summit Communications Ltd-a position that speaks a volume of her continuous success and footprints in a field where we hardly see a woman at the top.
She started her career in the leading telecom operator Grameenphone Ltd in 2006 as a ‘Key Account Manager’ in Corporate Sales, after graduating in Business Administration from North South University, Dhaka. In 2012, she joined SCL as Manager, Sales & Marketing.With her outstanding performance, integrity and devotion towards work, sheestablishedan exemplary profile in Telecom and ICT sector at present.
Recently, she has been honored with “Bangladesh’s Woman Leaders” award in “Bangladesh Women Leadership Awards 2018” presented by CMO Asia held in last September, 2018. The Award aims at recognizing professionals who have excelled in leadership and “made a difference” to their organizations and industry.
Apart from her professionalbusy schedule, Sharmin Zaman is engaged with social welfare and community based activities. She keeps herself involved in supportingwomen empowerment in the society. She advocates for equal employment opportunity in workplace for women, free from discriminations and judged by merit.