President, Kurmitola Golf Club
and Bangladesh Golf Federation
Chief of Army Staff
General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed, SBP, OSP, ndu, psc, PhD
General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed, SBP, OSP, ndu, psc, PhD has taken over the responsibility of the President of Kurmitola Golf Club on 24 June 2021.
The General was born on 01 December 1963 in a reputed Muslim and Freedom Fighter Family in Khulna. He was commissioned with 9th BMA Long Course in the Corps of Infantry on 23 December 1983. He has been maintaining a phenomenal military career having the blend of Command, Staff and Instructional experiences at different levels with Bangladesh Armed Forces and Overseas Peacekeeping Mission. General Shafiuddin is a keen Golfer.
His diversified command credential at Army level includes commanding Army Training and Doctrine Command (ARTDOC); at Division and Brigade level, he commanded the only Logistics Formation of Bangladesh Army, an Infantry Division and an Infantry Brigade. Besides, he also commanded an Infantry Battalion and the 1st Bangladesh Battalion (only one of its kinds) at Bangladesh Military Academy. He also has an iconic experience of commanding multinational forces in peacekeeping mission. In his long illustrious career, he has also served as the Director General of Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), and Senior Directing Staff (Army) of National Defence College (NDC),
The general is currently holding the portfolio as the Chairman, Trust Bank Limited, Chairman, Board of Directors of Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory Limited and Bangladesh Diesel Plant Limited. He is the Chairman, Board of Trustees of Sena Kalyan Sangsta, President of Bangladesh Golf Federation and President of Bangladesh Olympic Association.