Mohammad Nurun Nobi
HINRICH SCHOLARSHIPRMIT University
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Master of Global Trade, Class of 2022
Co-sponsor: Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association
CURRENT EMPLOYMENTManager, Sourcing Department
VF Asia Sourcing, Dhaka, Bangladesh
“With the expertise and knowledge obtained from the Master of Global Trade program, I can advance my career into a senior management role.”
Based in Bangladesh, Nobi is the Manager of Sourcing Development department at VF Asia Sourcing. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel producers boasting more than 20 footwear and accessories brands including Vans, The North Face, Timberland and Dickies.
Nobi leads the Product Supply Development Team which implements strategies and growth plans and provides supplier management. He joined VF Asia as an Engineer in the Manufacturing Excellence Department in Dhaka in 2017. Previously, he worked as a Senior Executive at the Bata Shoe Company and as a Merchandiser at Bay Emporium.
Nobi earned his Bachelor of Science in Leather Engineering from the University of Dhaka in 2008 and a Master of Business Administration from Southeast University in Bangladesh in 2014.
He also received a Master’s of Science in Manufacturing System Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Warwick, London, in 2017 as a HF and VF scholar. As a Hinrich Foundation Scholar, he earned his Master of Global Trade from RMIT University Vietnam in 2021.
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.