Brig Gen Md Shahid Sarwar, ndc, psc (Retd) joined as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DESCO on December 30, 2014. He is an ex-officio Director of DESCO Board and also a nominated director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC). He is a Graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Brig. Gen. Sarwar served Bangladesh Army for 34 years in different capacities of military and civil administration. He passed National Defence Course from National Defence College in 2010. He participated in different Engineering courses at home and abroad. He served as Director of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (DEME) in the Army Headquarters. Brig. Gen. Sarwar was the Deputy Managing Director of Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory (BMTF), Deputy Commandant of Bangladesh Ordnance Factories, Director Administration in Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence, People’s Republic of Bangladesh. He also served in United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in Mozambique in 1994 and in East Timor in 2003. He is an alumnus of Mirzapur Cadet College and BUET.