Mohammad. Abul Kalam, Managing Director of TK Group of Industries, started his career in commodity trading in 1972. He gradually started his own edible oil refinery plant TK Oil Refinery in Kalurghat, Chittagong in 1981. This was only the beginning in the creation of one of the most diversified and successful business conglomerates in Bangladesh. He is considered to be one of the most valued clients to most of the financial institutions, both local and international. Under his dynamic leadership TK Group of Industries not only continued to excel in the new millennium but also has achieved a unique image for itself as being one of the most stable, profitable and ethical conglomerates in Bangladesh. Currently there are 49 industries under the umbrella of TK Group of Industries most of which are currently in smooth operation and its products and services range from edible oil, cement, steel, leather, paper, garments, knitting, veneer & particle boards etc. TK Group is one of the top five players in the edible oil and vegetable fat, paper, steel, and commodity trading sectors.