Uber appoints Nasheed Ferdous Kamal as Country Head for Uber Bangladesh

Abu Sufian

Uber, the leading ridesharing app, has announced the appointment of Nasheed Ferdous Kamal as Country Head for Uber Bangladesh.

Nasheed is a seasoned leader with over 18 years of experience in Marketing, Product & Pricing Strategy, New Business Development, Customer Lifecycle Management, Revenue and Base Growth. Before joining Uber, Nasheed was the General Manager at Robi Axiata Limited where she led the company’s Airtel brand Base Management and Customer Lifecycle Management in the region. Nasheed has previously worked with Airtel Bangladesh where she was responsible for Usage & Retention and Market share growth under the Marketing team. She is an alumnus of the University of Windsor and North South University.

Commenting on the appointment, Abhishek Padhye, Head of Regional Business Operations, Uber India and South Asia, said, “We are delighted to welcome Nasheed as the new head of our business in Bangladesh. Her addition to our team is a significant step towards reinforcing Uber’s footprint and ensuring sustained growth in Bangladesh. Nasheed brings robust experience from the telecom industry and we are confident that under her leadership, we will explore further avenues of growth in Bangladesh.”

Commenting on the appointment, Nasheed said: “Uber has transformed the way people move in Bangladesh, while also creating work opportunities for lakhs of people. I am excited to join Uber and work alongside the talented team, as we work together on building shared mobility business in Bangladesh while committing to our sustainability goals.”

Uber started operations in Bangladesh in 2016 with a mission to power mobility. In over seven years of operations, Uber has built a strong position in the ridesharing ecosystem. Uber is making movement easy and creating earning opportunities for tens of thousands of people. Nasheed’s appointment comes at a time when Uber is in the next phase of growth to build back better in the country.

Uber’s mission is to create opportunity through movement. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities. Uber has served more than 6.6 million riders and created livelihoods for more than 300,000 drivers till 2023.

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