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Mohammad Nobi VF Asia Sourcing MGT '22

Mohammad Nurun Nobi




RMIT University
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Master of Global Trade, Class of 2022
Co-sponsor: Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association


Assistant Merchandise Manager
VF Asia Sourcing, Bangladesh
“With the expertise and knowledge obtained from the Master of Global Trade program, I can advance my career into a senior management role.”

Scholar background

Based in Bangladesh, Mohammad Nurun Nobi is Assistant Merchandise Manager at VF Asia Sourcing. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel producers with more than 20 footwear and accessories brands, including Vans, The North Face, Timberland and Dickies.

Within his role, he assists in establishing and enhancing relationships with customers and vendors to maximize business growth and expand opportunities. He is also involved in managing orders and production, and supervising merchandising activities to ensure customer satisfaction and on-time delivery. He joined VF Asia in 2017 as an Engineer for the Manufacturing Excellence Department in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Previously, he worked as a Senior Executive at Bata Shoe Company from 2013, a Merchandiser at Bay Emporium from 2011, and an Assistant Manager at Jenny’s Shoes from 2008.

Nobi received a Masters of Science in Manufacturing System Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Warwick, London, in 2017 through the joint VF-Hinrich Foundation scholarship. He also has a Master of Business Administration from Southeast University in Bangladesh in 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Leather Engineering from the University of Dhaka in 2008.

Personal statement

As the world is changing every moment, we need to equip ourselves with skills and learn best practices to adapt to these changes efficiently. Through the Masters of Global Trade program, I will learn different aspects of the global business arena that will enable me to become a global trade leader.

I strongly believe the program allows me to advance my career, as it provides practical learning experiences that will support me in broadening my knowledge and professional network. The Hinrich Foundation and its alumni community is an extensive resource of wisdom and support.

I hope my engagement with the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association will connect me with some positively minded people, whom I can collaborate with to create mutual benefits for ourselves and the next generation.