The word “Multinational” is a combined word of “Multi” and “national,” which refer to more than one country. Here, we are sharing the top 10 multinational companies in Bangladesh that we identified, such as Unilever, Nestle, Chevron, Siemens, and BAT, etc. A Multinational company (MNCs) is a business with offices and branches, which produces products or services, then operates one or more countries other than the home country. Some MNCs have a budget higher than many countries’ GDP. Many multinational companies are operating their businesses in Bangladesh. Some of them are running their business for centuries. Besides, we will show you the list of multinational companies in Bangladesh.
Top 10 Multinational Companies in Bangladesh
1. Unilever Bangladesh
Unilever Bangladesh Limited is a consumer goods company based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Former known as “Lever brothers Bangladesh Limited.” It founded in 1964 and a joint venture of the Government of Bangladesh and Unilever. Unilever retains 60.4%, and the Government of Bangladesh maintains 39.6% of its share. They have 400 brands and more than 190 countries people use their goods. Around 160k+ employees work in this company. About 98% of Bangladeshi people benefited from their product. Every day 2.5 billion people use their product to look good, feel good, and get more out of life. Unilever owned 13 of the world’s top 50 brands.
Recently, they set out three big goals, like improving health and well-being for more than 1 billion reduce environmental impact by half, and enhancing livelihood for millions.
Unilever’s famous brands in Bangladesh are Lifebuoy, Sun Silk, Dove, Lux, Close up, Pepsodent, Surf excel, Vim, Sunlight, Rin Power white, Fair and Lovely Advanced Multivitamin, Clear, etc.
ZN Tower, Plot# 02 Road # 08, Gulshan – 1 Dhaka – 1212. Unilever Bangladesh T: +880 2 988 8452 F: +880 2 881 0491
2. Nestle Bangladesh
Nestle is a Swiss multinational food and drinks processing corporation. This company established in 1866 in Vevey, Switzerland, by Henri Nestle. It is the largest food company in the world. They have 2000 brands in 191 different countries. Around 352,000 employees work all over the world. Their vision is “Good Food, Good Life.”
In 1992, Nestle started its journey in Bangladesh. Here, they have 160 dedicated employees. Nestles famous brands in Bangladesh are CERELAC, NESTLÉ EVERYDAY, NESTLÉ KOKO KRUNCH, LACTOGEN, MAGGI, NESCAFÉ, and NESTLÉ NIDO. Nestle Bangladesh sets out its ambition, “Striving for zero environmental impact in their operations by 2030.”
Nestlé Bangladesh Ltd.
NINAKABBO Level 4, 227/A
Tejgaon-Gulshan Link Road, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka 1208,
Bangladesh Tel: 09609609222
3. Siemens Bangladesh
“Siemens AG” is a German multinational company. It is the largest manufacturing company in Europe. Around 172 years ago, it established in 1847 by Werner Von Siemens. They manufacture power generation technology, industrial and buildings automation, medical technology, railway vehicles, water treatment systems, fire alarms, and PLM software. Around 3, 85,000 employees are working all over the world.
In Bangladesh, they started their journey in 1956 as “Siemens Bangladesh.” It is a 100% subsidiary company of Siemens AG, Germany. Here, they have 110 employees.
Siemens Bangladesh Limited.
ZN Tower (Siemens House) Plot – 02, Road – 08, Gulshan-1
Bangladesh Phone: (+8802) 9893536
Fax: (+8802) 9893597
4. Chevron (Petroleum Industry)
Chevron is the largest producer of natural Oil & Gas. This company established in 1879 and deal in more than 180 countries. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, the U.S. The corporation has about 51, 900 employees all over the world. They produce around 85% of the domestic condensate production. Condensate is a liquid hydrocarbon produced with natural gas. The company is dealing in every aspect of the oil and natural gas industry. Which consists of discovery and production; Purification, sale and transportation; Chemical production and selling; and power generation.
In Bangladesh, Chevron started its journey in 1995. The three gas fields- “Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar” operated by Chevron. Its production shares with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Chevron has been sponsoring social investment programs since 2006. Chevron’s core value is “safety and operational excellence.”
57 Gulshan Avenue (4th Floor) Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212
Bangladesh Telephone: +880.2.989.2244 + 880.2.882.8891
Fax: +880.2. 988.4398
5. British American Tobacco Bangladesh (cigarette)
British American Tobacco plc (BAT) is a cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company. Headquartered in London, England. It founded in 1902 by James Buchanan Duke. BAT is the second-biggest cigarette maker in the world as of 2012. It has a market-leading position in over 50 countries. They operate its business in around 180 countries.
In 1910, BAT founded in Bangladesh named “BAT Bangladesh.” In this region, they have more than 1200 people as direct employees and more than 50 000 people as indirect employees. BATBC has contributed more than BDT 8,436 crore as taxes to the national Exchequer. Also, BAT retained 72.91% of shares and 12.86% of shares owned by the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh. Their leading brands are Benson Cutter, Pilot, Peat Mall, Hollywood, John Player Gold Leaf, Star, and Derby. British American Tobacco Bangladesh’s motto is “Success and responsibility go together.”
Bat Bangladesh Contact:
British American Tobacco Bangladesh
New DOHS Road,
Mohakhali Dhaka-1206, Bangladesh.
Phone: (+880) 28822791-5
6. Novartis Limited
Novartis International AG is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland. It founded in 1996. Novartis is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies, both market capitalization and sales.
Former “Ciba-Geigy Bangladesh limited” changed its name to “Novartis Bangladesh Limited” in 1997. Also, it has operated as a subsidiary of Novartis AG. They deal with pharmaceutical, generic drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, contact lenses, and animal health, etc.
Gulshan-1, Dhaka 1212
Phone: (+880 2) 9862740, 9862857, 9862758
7. Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered (SC) PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company. Headquartered in London, England. It was first started in 1853 by James Wilson and finally incorporated in 1969. SC Bank has outlets across more than 70 countries and 87, 000 employees.
In 1948, Standard Chartered Bank started its journey in the port city of Chattogram. SC Bank is currently promoting Saadiq Banking. Their products are Credit cards, Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Mortgage loans, Wealth management. Also, it has branches in Bogura, Chattogram, Dhaka, Khulna, Savar, and Sylhet. They have ATM booths almost all over Dhaka and Chattogram.
Standard Chartered Bank:
67 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan Dhaka 1212,
Bangladesh Tel: + 880 2 8833003 – 4
8. Grameenphone Ltd
Grameenphone (GP) is the leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh. GP has more than 74 million subscribers. The company founded in 1997 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Iqbal Quadir and Dr. Muhammad Yunus are the founders of Grameenphone. GP is a joint venture between Telenor and Grameen Telecom Corporation. Telenor is a telecommunication company
from Norway. It owns 55.8% of shares, Grameen Telecom 34.2%, and the rest of 10% is publicly held.
Grameenphone is providing the best 3G, 4G internet service. GP uses the following numbering scheme for its subscribers: +880 17 XXXXXXXX & +880 13 XXXXXXXX. It offers prepaid and postpaid plans, online recharge, messaging applications, internet packages, tracking systems, mobile office phones, and office connectivity solutions. Their brands are Xplore, Smile, Djuice, Flexiload, MyGP, Wowbox, Bioscope, Skitto.
GPHOUSE Basundhara, Baridhara, Dhaka-1229
9. HSBC Bank in Bangladesh
HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational investment bank. And financial services holding company. The bank was first established in 1865 by Sir Thomas Sutherland. Former known as “The Hongkong and Shanghai Bank.” Finally, in 1991 named as an “HSBC Holdings plc” company, based in London. It was the 7th largest bank in the world. HSBC has around 3,900 offices in 65 countries. The bank held by 2, 00,000 shareholders in 129 countries. The countries across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America. The Bank has around 40 million customers.
HSBC started its journey in Bangladesh in 1996. Its financial services in Bangladesh are commercial banking, consumer banking, global liquidity, and cash management, trade services, treasury, and custody and clearing. It has 14 offices, six customer Service Center, 40 ATM booths and eight offices in 8 EPZs.
Shanta Western Tower, level 4
186 Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Ali Road Tejgaon Industrial Area,
Phone: +880 966 633 1000
10. Sony Ericsson
Ericsson is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company based in Stockholm, Sweden. The company founded in 1876 by Lars Magnus Ericsson. Around 95, 000 employee works in this company and runs in 180 countries. It holds over 49,000 granted patents, including many in wireless communications. Their products are Mobile and Fixed broadband networks, consultancy and managed services, TV, and multimedia technology.
IN 1997, Ericsson started its journey in Bangladesh. It has been an integral part of the Telecom revolution in BD. Also, this company introduced 2G & 3G first time in Bangladesh. Ericsson celebrated 20 years journey in 2017. Remembering the 20th anniversary in Bangladesh, Ericsson is hosting a technology showcase to exhibit ICT innovations, including 5G, digital services, and internet of things.
LM Ericsson Bangladesh Limited
Grand Delvistaa (Level 3),
Plot 1A, Road 113
Gulshan-2, Dhaka 1212
Phone: +880 2 882 3864,
Phone: +880 2 988 6641
Fax: +880 2 988 6642
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In the above, we shortly described the top 10 multinational companies in BD. Here, we have shared the list of multinational companies in Bangladesh, which are operated in Bangladesh.
41 MultiNational Company list in Bangladesh
- Reckitt Benckiser (Bangladesh) Ltd
- Bata shoe Company (Bangladesh) Ltd
- MediaVest Bangladesh
- Grey Advertising Bangladesh Ltd
- GSK Bangladesh, Marico Bangladesh Ltd
- Vinarco International Ltd, RAK Paints (Pvt.) Ltd
- Berger paints (Bangladesh) Ltd
- Asian Paints (Bangladesh) Ltd
- ACS Textiles (Bangladesh) Ltd
- Youngone Corporation
- Arirange Aviation Ltd
- Linde Bangladesh Ltd (Check Linde Bangladesh Limited Job Circular)
- Coats Bangladesh Ltd
- Li & Fuang (Bangladesh) Ltd
- SA Trading
- NewVision Solution Ltd
- Denim Expert Ltd
- Kotobuki Bangladesh Ltd
- Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- TCI Bangladesh Ltd
- CEMEX Cement Bangladesh Ltd
- Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd
- SGS Bangladesh Ltd
- Robi Axiata Limited
- Telecom Ventures Ltd
- Mazen (Bangladesh) Industries Ltd
- Tongwei Feed Mill Bangladesh Ltd
- CARE Bangladesh
- Plan International Bangladesh
- Marico Bangladesh Limited
- Holcim Bangladesh Ltd
Final Thoughts: Multinational companies have acquired a significant market share in Bangladesh. From manufacturing to services, you will find at least one of the MNC in BD. There are more than 50 multinational companies operated in BD. In this post, The BDJobsFeed has highlighted the top 10 multinational companies in Bangladesh, along with 31 lists of multinational companies. Comment below if we miss any famous MNC in BD.