Muhammed Aziz Khan is the founder of Summit Corporation Limited (formerly known as Summit Industrial and Mercantile Company (Pvt.) Ltd. (SIMCL)). Summit Group is recognized as the largest infrastructure group in Bangladesh employing over 5000 people with investments in the energy sector, ports, shipping, hospitality and information technology.
Under the leadership of Muhammed Aziz Khan, Summit set up the first Independent Power Plant of the country in 1998, Khulna Power Company Limited. Currently, Summit generates more than 1850 megawatts (MW), of electricity and is by far the largest independent power producer in the country. A further 600 MW of electricity generation facility is presently under construction by the group. Summit also set up the country's first private off-dock port facility, Ocean Containers Limited, now known as Summit Alliance Ports Limited which handles about 30% of the country's export volume and about 10% of the country's import volume. Summit Communications Ltd., another company founded by Mr. Khan is the first company to lay a nationwide telecommunication transmission network. Summit Communication Ltd's fiber optic cables cover 70% of Bangladesh, and the company also connects Bangladesh to India and Myanmar through terrestrial fiber optics. Summit's subsidiary, IPCO Ltd., a hospitality and real estate company, is building one five star hotel (Inter Continental), one four star hotel (Crown Plaza), a convention hall and 1000 high class shops and an office tower beside the International Airport of Dhaka.
Summit Power Limited, Summit Alliance Ports Limited and Khulna Power Company Ltd. are subsidiaries of Summit Group and are currently listed in the Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges with a combined market capitalization of about Tk. 100 billion. In the recent past, Summit has entered into a partnership venture with IFC and some other internationally reputed firms, by forming a new company named Summit Power International Pte. Ltd. with its office in Singapore. The partnership has brought in an investment of US $ 175 million for the power sector of the Group. Besides, Summit also entered into an agreement with General Electric of USA for development of gas turbine power plants in the South Asian Region. An MOU was also signed with Wartsila of Finland, (world's largest manufacturer of reciprocating engines), for cooperation in the Indonesian market.
Muhammed Aziz Khan was born in 1955. He has an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. Mr. Khan is also the Chairman of Siraj Khaleda Trust and former President of Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC), a member of the ProthomAlo Trust and was also the founder President of Bangladesh Scouts Foundation and Bangladesh Energy Companies Association.
Muhammed Aziz Khan is the Honorary Consul General of Finland to Bangladesh.
Muhammed Aziz Khan is married to Anjuman Aziz Khan and has three daughters, Ayesha, Adeeba and Azeeza.