Iqbal Ahmed
Iqbal Ahmed

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Name: Iqbal Ahmed
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Gender: Male
Birth Day: August 4, 1956
Age: 64
Birth Place: Sylhet, Bangladesh
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Iqbal Ahmed

Iqbal Ahmed was born on August 4, 1956 in Sylhet, Bangladesh (64 years old). Iqbal Ahmed is an Entrepreneur, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out Iqbal Ahmednet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

His family was featured in the 2006 Sunday Times Rich List and was purported to have been worth approximately £110 million.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

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Salary 2020

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Iqbal Ahmed Net Worth Detail

In 2004, Seamark and Ahmed's brothers made a combined profit of £5.1 million on £108 million. The Ahmed family featured in the Sunday Times Rich List 2006, listed at number 511 with a total net worth of £110 million. In 2007, however, the rank fell to 574, and in 2008 to 644 at £120 million. Ahmed and his brothers were twice listed at number 20 in Top 20 richest Asians in UK with a net worth of £88 million in 2006, and of £90 million in 2007.

Before Fame

He attended City College in Westminister and founded the Seamark Group company with his brothers.

Biography Timeline

1971

Ahmed was born in Balaganj Thana, Sylhet District, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). In 1971, at the age of 15, he moved to the United Kingdom. He attended the City College in Westminster, and a few years later he joined his family's business located in Oldham, which his brothers Kamal and Bilal joined later after the business expanded.

1992

Since March 1992, Ahmed has been CEO of the Seamark Group, which he founded with his brothers. The company Ibco is a supplier to the catering trade and Seamark is the frozen-food processor. He also owns a hotel development, a Thai restaurant and bar called the Vermilion and Cinnabar (opened 14 November 2007), on Hulme Hall Lane which is worth £5 million, close to the City of Manchester Stadium.

2001

Ahmed and his family's Manchester-based business has a £200 million revenues across the city, with also a workforce of 2,000 in Bangladesh, which is where he was born. The products are exported across Europe and America, in popular brand names such as Mr Prawn, Lily, Classic and Tiger. In 2001, a new sales office was created in the United States to distribute products in North America, located in New Jersey and in Brooklyn, New York City. He is popularly known by the British community, 'Mr Shrimp' or 'King Prawn'.

In 2001, Ali was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2001 New Year Honours for his services to international trade.

2004

In 2004, Seamark and Ahmed's brothers made a combined profit of £5.1 million on £108 million. The Ahmed family featured in the Sunday Times Rich List 2006, listed at number 511 with a total net worth of £110 million. In 2007, however, the rank fell to 574, and in 2008 to 644 at £120 million. Ahmed and his brothers were twice listed at number 20 in Top 20 richest Asians in UK with a net worth of £88 million in 2006, and of £90 million in 2007.

2006

In 2006, Ahmed was nominated by The British Frozen Food Federation to represent their interest and concerns as a member of the Ethical Trading Champions' Group, which was set up as part of the Government's Food Industry Sustainability Strategy.

2007

In 2007, Ahmed was invited to join an economic think tank, the New Enterprise Council, by George Osborne. Over the years he has played an active role in a number of government committees and advisory bodies. They include the Department of Trade and Industry's Southern Asia Advisory Group; the Competitiveness Council and the British Council's BOND initiative, which provides UK companies with low-cost introductions to potential business partners in key developing international markets.

2012

Ahmed was recognised for services to import and export at the Legends of Industry Award at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate hotel. In June 2012, he won the international entrepreneur of the year category in Ernst & Young's North region Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards, held at The Lowry Hotel. In January 2013 and 2015, he was nominated for the Businessman of the Year award at the British Muslim Awards. In December 2014, he was awarded by the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) for contributing to Britain's export.

2014

Ahmed also runs his own foundation to help and improve the lives of the poor in his native Bangladesh and is also the founder chairman of the NRB Bank project to support non-resident Bangladeshis in their contribution to the country's economy. In 2014, he set up a secondary school and college in Sylhet.

Family Life

Iqbal married Saira Ahmed and he has four children. Iqbal grew up with brothers Kamal and Bilal.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Iqbal Ahmed is 65 years, 4 months and 3 days old. Iqbal Ahmed will celebrate 66th birthday on a Thursday 4th of August 2022. Below we countdown to Iqbal Ahmed upcoming birthday.

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