Recently BGMEA delegation led by President Faruque Hassan met with CEO of BESTSELLER Anders Holch Povlsen in Copenhagen, Denmark.
This was the first-ever visit by a delegation from BGMEA to BESTSELLER, one of the world’s largest fashion groups sourcing from Bangladesh.
BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali, Directors Abdullah Hil Rakib, Barrister Vidiya Amrit Khan, Md. Imranur Rahman, Neela Hosna Ara and Chair of BGMEA Standing Committee on Foreign Mission Cell Shams Mahmud accompanied the President during the visit. Felicity Tapsell, Responsible Sourcing Manager of BESTSELLER was also present on the occasion.
They were given an overview of the business operations of BESTSELLER, its business model, and future plans while BGMEA President Faruque Hassan shared the current situation of Bangladesh’s RMG industry, including its progress and future priorities.
Faruque Hassan called upon CEO of BESTSELLER Anders Holch Povlsen to explore more business with their suppliers in Bangladesh, especially souring diversified high-end garments from the country.
He also urged BESTSELLER to strengthen partnership with their suppliers in Bangladesh to build their capacities in manufacturing high-end apparels, particularly those made from man-made fibers and technical textiles.
CEO of BESTSELLER Anders Holch Povlsen expressed hope that BESTSELLER would increase sourcing garments from Bangladesh.
The BGMEA President expressed thanks to BESTSELLER Foundation for making donation to the BGMEA’s relief fund for the people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
BESTSELLER is an international fashion company with a range of more than 20 individual fashion brands, providing fashion clothing and accessories for women, men, teenagers and children.
The fashion brand has long been sourcing garments from Bangladesh and retailing them under a variety of its brand names.