Rahimafrooz Launches GE lighting products in Bangladesh

Dhaka, May, 17 2008.

Rahimafrooz Energy, Bangladesh, launched GE lighting products in a glittering function on 17th May 2008 at Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka. The function was attended by over 65 distributors and dealers from all over Bangladesh, 30 print and television media persons, and dignitaries from Rahimafrooz and CEMA. Mr.Afroz Rahim, Rahimafrooz Group Chairman, and Bhanu Murthy, VP Sales & Marketing, CEMA, inaugurated the launching ceremony by switching on GE Lamps.

Bhanu Murthy outlined GE’s contribution to the development of the lighting technologies since the invention of incandescent lamp in 1879 and the state-of-the-art lighting technologies GE could offer Bangladesh. Kaushik Chatterjee, RBM East CEMA, spoke on the close association CEMA has developed with Rahimafrooz and wished the company success in promoting GE Lighting products in Bangladesh while extending all possible support in this endeavor.

Group Managing Director of Rahimafrooz, Feroz Rahim, Chief Operating Officer  KM Ali, Manager (Business Development) of Rahimafrooz Energy Tanvir Ahmed Khan and Group Director Munawar Misbah Moin also spoke on the occasion, among others.

With this launch, millions of consumers in Bangladesh will experience the full range of GE’s domestic, commercial and industrial Lighting products right from modern energy efficient CFLs to high-end metal halide lamps.

Rahimafrooz is a $200 MM diversified manufacturing, distribution and retail powerhouse based in Bangladesh that operates in three broad domains automotive after market, power and energy, and retail.

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