The local multinational electronics brand ‘Walton’ has exported ‘Made in Bangladesh’
labelled energy efficient and eco-friendly global standard split type air conditioner (AC)
to Yemen, a Middle East country.
Among the electronics manufacturers in Bangladesh, Walton is sole exporter of locally
made AC and fridge to Yemen.
On this occasion, the local brand organised a ‘Celebration Programme of Walton Air
Conditioner Export to Yemen’ held at the conference room of Walton Corporate Office
in the capital on Sunday (August 4, 2019).
The company’s senior officials, including Executive Directors Eva Rezwana, SM Zahid
Hasan, Nazrul Islam Sarker, Mohammad Rayhan, Uday Hakim, Sirajul Islam and Md.
Tanvir Rahman, Walton’s International Business Unit’s (IBU) President Edward Kim,
Deputy Executive Directors Md. Firoj Alam and Shahjada Salim, Additional Operative
Director Khondoker Shariar Murshid, AC Dept’s Chief Operating Officer Engineer
Ishaque Rony, Head of Asia, Middle East and Africa region of IBU Roqibul Islam
Rakib, Deputy Operative Director Mofizur Rahman, among others, celebrated the first-
ever export of Walton made AC to Yemen through cutting a cake at the event.
Roqibul Islam Rakib said that Walton received an export order of air conditioner from
one of the leading electronics brands of Yemen in this June, which have shipped in the
first week of this month.
The export was made under the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) method, he
Walton IBU’s President Edward Kim said, “Now, the prime target of Walton is to secure
a strong market position in the global electronics market. A strategic roadmap has been
prepared to achieve the goal.
He noted that Walton has emphasized on the OEM business to drive its global business
volume, along with the nursing of own brand’s presence in the international market.
He opined that Walton sees a promising international market as it has a great
competitiveness in terms of products’ technology, global standard and price compared to
other global brands.
Walton AC’s Chief Executive Officer Md. Tanvir Rahman said, Walton has been
exporting refrigerators to Yemen for the last couple of year. Now, air conditioner is
added in the list of Walton products’ export to the middle-eastern country.
Like refrigerator, Walton made AC will get huge popularity among the people of Yemen,
Walton’s Executive Director Uday Hakim said, Walton greatly focused on grabbing a
remarkable share of the global electronics market. The company set a target of earning
US$ 1 billion from the exports of electronics and electricals appliances by 2028. To meet
the target, Walton planned to enter into the developed countries’ markets like America,
Europe and Australia. In accordance with the people’s demands of those markets.
Photo: Walton Group’s high officials are present at the Celebration Programme of
Walton Air Conditioner Export to Yemen’ held at the conference room of Walton
Corporate Office in the capital on Sunday (August 4, 2019).
Photo: Walton’s senior officials are cutting cake on the occasion of celebrating air
conditioner export to Yemen at the conference room of Walton Corporate Office in the
capital on Sunday (August 4, 2019).