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Professional Icon: Mohammad Al Refat Reyel

Mohammad Al Refat Reyel
Assistant General Manager (Sales & Marketing)
VIRGO Retail Ltd

Welcome to Mohammad Al Refat Reyel, an esteemed Professional Icon serving as the Assistant General Manager (Sales & Marketing) at VIRGO Retail Ltd. With a wealth of experience in driving sales and marketing strategies, Mohammad brings unparalleled expertise to the retail landscape. His dynamic leadership and innovative approach have propelled VIRGO Retail Ltd. to new heights in the competitive market.

Let’s learn about his journey.

Mr. Mohammad Al Refat Reyel, please share your professional and academic peregrination for our readers!

Professional Background:

Assistant General Manager,
Sales & Marketing,
Virgo Retail Ltd.
October, 2023 – Currently working

Assistant General Manager,
Twelve Clothing Ltd.
May, 2018 – September, 2023.

Outlet Manager,
Sales & Marketing,
Gentle Park Ltd.
December, 2012 – April, 2018.

Prior to that, I spent nearly five years working as a freelance supervisor and brand promoter for a few different companies.

Academic Details:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2022
Major in Marketing
Green University of Bangladesh.

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) 2018
Bangladesh Open University.

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 2007
Business Studies
Adamjee Cantonment College.

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) 2005
Business Studies
Uttarkhan Union High School.

What inspired you to pursue a career in sales and marketing, and how do you envision your future leadership role at VIRGO Retail Ltd.?

I enjoy interacting with people, problem-solving, and the dynamic nature of driving business growth.

In regards to a future leadership position at VIRGO Retail Ltd., a successful journey entails nurturing creativity, assembling strong teams, and utilizing data-driven tactics to drive revenue and improve the company’s standing in the marketplace. It involves motivating and enabling staff members, encouraging a collaborative and innovative culture, and making adaptations to meet changing customer demands and industry trends.

How do you prioritize personal well-being and work-life balance while managing the demands of your role as Assistant General Manager at VIRGO Retail Ltd.?

As an Assistant General Manager at VIRGO Retail Ltd., juggling professional and personal obligations means establishing limits, scheduling tasks efficiently, and prioritizing self-care first. This can involve planning frequent breaks, assigning duties to others when it’s feasible, and keeping lines of communication open with coworkers regarding workload expectations. I still play my favorite game, cricket, go out on frequent dates with colleagues and close friends, and most importantly, spend quality time with my family outside of work hours.

Can you discuss a challenging situation you encountered in your sales and marketing career, and how you navigated through it at VIRGO Retail Ltd.?

During my tenure as Senior Manager of Sales at Twelve Clothing Ltd., I encountered a hurdle that made it difficult for me to keep expanding the company post COVID, however, I did not experience any similar issues at Virgo Retail Ltd yet. I made a firm decision to solve this by revitalizing and rebuilding my workforce. By planning an enormous conference, encouraging teamwork, and offering assistance and direction, I placed a high priority on inspiration and cohesiveness within the group. By means of a determined endeavor, we managed to adjust to the novel market conditions, recognize prospects, and reinvigorate our sales approaches, ultimately surmounting the obstacle and attaining consistent expansion.

What values or principles guide your decision-making process in both your professional and personal life as a future corporate leader?

Integrity, accountability, empathy, creativity, and sustainability are the values and principles that will guide my decision-making as a future company leader. These principles direct me in both my work and personal life, influencing my decisions and behaviors to be consistent with my dedication to moral leadership and making a good difference.

How do you foster collaboration and teamwork within your sales and marketing team at VIRGO Retail Ltd. while also nurturing personal growth and development?

At VIRGO Retail Ltd., encouraging cooperation and teamwork among the marketing and sales team while enhancing personal development and advancement involves the following tactics: Encourage open communication: Establish an environment where team members can freely express their thoughts, opinions, and worries. To encourage candid interactions, schedule frequent team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and one-on-one check-ins.
Set clear goals and expectations, provide opportunities for skill development through organizing frequent training session, foster cross-functional collaboration.
By putting these strategies into practice, I can create a cooperative and encouraging work environment that promotes teamwork and allows for individual development for VIRGO Retail Ltd.’s sales and marketing team members.

Mr. Mohammad Al Refat Reyel, please say something to the readers!

To all of the readers, keep in mind that every obstacle is a chance for development, every failure presents an opportunity for learning, and every achievement is the consequence of perseverance and hard effort. Never give up on your dreams, never stop being curious, and never stop aiming for perfection. Wherever you go, have faith in your abilities, welcome change, and leave a positive legacy. You have the ability to influence others around you and design your own destiny. Continue forward motion with bravery and tenacity. Although the path can be challenging at times, the outcomes are tremendous.

Quick Chat With Mohammad Al Refat Reyel

The most outstanding achievement of your life as of now:
Being a father of two cute baby girls.

The greatest philosopher in your view:
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Your Icon:
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Your greatest fear:
Negative thinking and give up on learning.

Best piece of advice you’ve received:
‘Respect your thoughts and be optimistic’

You in only three words:
Self-motivator, solutions-oriented, and enthusiast

Skill Set

Hard Skills:

Technical competency refers to the mastery of particular tools, software, and technologies related to your sector, such as digital marketing platforms, sales management systems, and data analysis software.

Comprehensive comprehension of consumer behavior, market trends, and industry dynamics to support strategic decision-making and drive business expansion is known as market knowledge.

Financial Acumen: The ability to manage resources efficiently and maximize financial performance through proficiency in financial analysis, planning, and forecasting.

Product knowledge is a thorough awareness of the characteristics, advantages, and competitive advantages of the goods and services your company provides.

Project management is the capacity to organize, carry out, and supervise projects from start to finish, including managing resources, adhering to schedules, and reducing risks.

Soft Skills:

Leadership: The capacity to lead, inspire, and empower groups of people to accomplish shared objectives while offering direction, support, and advice as needed.

Communication: Excellent writing and verbal communication abilities to clarify concepts, persuade stakeholders, and promote departmental and team collaboration.

Problem-Solving: Utilizing an analytical approach and critical thinking abilities to recognize obstacles, create novel solutions, and make well-informed choices in stressful situations.

Adaptability: The capacity to deal with uncertainty, welcome change, and prosper in dynamic situations.

Emotional intelligence is the capacity for empathy, self-awareness, and interpersonal abilities necessary to forge enduring bonds, settle disputes, and successfully negotiate a range of viewpoints.
Aspiring leaders can develop a well-rounded skill set that helps them succeed in their careers and have a significant impact on their organizations by honed both hard and soft abilities.

Prayer For The Human Civilization

May empathy and compassion flood our hearts, teaching us to be kind and respectful to one another, may knowledge displace ignorance, and may tolerance win out over discrimination and hate. May love serve as the basis for all that we do, encouraging deeds of kindness, reconciliation, and forgiveness. May hope light our way and confidence in our group’s ability motivate us to create a better future for everybody.


The InCAP: Thank you, Mr. Mohammad Al Refat Reyel! It’s a glittering conversation with you!

Mr. Mohammad Al Refat Reyel: My pleasure! Wish you all the best! Thank you.

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