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Mr. Mahbubur Rahman

Chairman

Representing Eastland Insurance Co. Ltd.
Mr. MAHBUBUR RAHMAN, President, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Bangladesh, The world business organization which was established in 1919 having its HQs in Paris, and presence in more than 100 countries with 45 million Corporate Members and over 1 billion workers worldwide. Mr. Rahman is . . .
Representing Eastland Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. MAHBUBUR RAHMAN, President, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Bangladesh, The world business organization which was established in 1919 having its HQs in Paris, and presence in more than 100 countries with 45 million Corporate Members and over 1 billion workers worldwide.

Mr. Rahman is the Chairman & CEO of ETBL Holdings Limited (Estd. 1962)- a conglomerate of 7 (Seven) wholly owned commercial & industrial affiliates and stake holders of 4 (Four) PLCs. He is the Founder Chairman of Eastland Insurance Co. Ltd.(plc) (Estd. 1986), Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) – The Institution for Alternative Dispute Resolution (2004) and International Publications Limited (Publishers of The Financial Express – The National English Financial Daily, (1993).

Mr. Rahman is the Founding Member and Former Chairman of Business Advisory Council (EBAC) of UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific) during 2017-18.

He is the Sole Arbitrator in Bangladesh for The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Co-Chair of the Steering Board of 2030 Water Resource Group of World Bank; Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI), Member of the Board of Governors of Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of the University of Dhaka, Founder Member of the Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) and a Director in the Board of Karnaphuli Fertilizer Co. Ltd. (KAFCO)- a multinational company comprising Bangladesh, Japan, Denmark & The Netherlands.

Mr. Rahman was the President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) -- The Apex National Chamber of Bangladesh (1992-1994), The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) -- The premier Chamber of the country (1985-86 and 1991-92), Founder Vice President (1993-95) of 8-Nation SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Vice President (West Asia) of 57-nation Islamic Chamber of Commerce in 1993-95.

During 1972-79, Mr. Rahman represented Government of Sri Lanka in Bangladesh before Colombo setup its Diplomatic Mission in Dhaka. He was a Sponsor Director and Chairman of National Bank Limited (plc), (Estd. 1983) Former Board Member of BIMAN-Bangladesh Airlines (National Carrier of Bangladesh), The Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. and Member of the Board of Governors of Bangladesh Open University (BOU). He was a Member of the Board of ICC HQs. during 1997-99.

Mr. Rahman was awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, by the “DHL-The Daily Star” sponsored most prestigious ‘Bangladesh Business Award’.

Mr. Rahman was honoured and awarded as Presidential Friend of Indonesia in 2012 at its 67th Independence Day in Jakarta by the President His Excellency Mr. Susilo Bambang Yodyono of Indonesia.

Mr. Rahman has been honoured by The Daily Star as an Eminent Personality for Lifetime Contribution to Nation-Building, in 2016.

He organized several International Business & Economic Events in Dhaka attended by Heads of Governments as well as Multi-lateral Agencies & led many Trade & Investment Delegations to a number of overseas destinations, including Leading a few Business Delegations as entourages of the President/Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Mr. Rahman was born in Cumilla in 1942. Mr. Rahman has completed his graduation from the University of Dhaka.

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Mr. Md. Kabir Reza

Director

Chairman, Executive Committee
Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendab . . .
Chairman, Executive Committee

Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendable principle, his long business and private service career are decorated with unmatchable success.

 

Mr. Reza started his career with Rafkhat Group of companies as an Assistant Manager (Accounts) from 1991 to 1993. Then he took the responsibility of chief accountant of Bangladesh Engineering & Technological Services limited during the period from 1993 to 1995. At the height of his professional career, he became the executive director of Accounts and Finance of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited on the year 2000.

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Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman

Managing Director

Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman joined as Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2015. Prior to join as Managing Director he was Additional Managing Director of NHFIL from October 2013. He is a member of Executive Committee and immediate past Chairman of Bangl . . .

Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman joined as Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2015. Prior to join as Managing Director he was Additional Managing Director of NHFIL from October 2013. He is a member of Executive Committee and immediate past Chairman of Bangladesh Leasing and Finance Companies Association (BLFCA).

Mr. Rahman has more than 39 years’ experience in various Banks & NBFIs at home and abroad. He started his career with Bangladesh Shilpa Bank (currently BDBL) as Senior Officer (Financial Analyst) in the year 1979. He also worked with IFIC Bank as Senior AVP, Southeast Bank as VP, IIDFC as AMD and BIFC as MD. He has been successfully discharging his assignments while posted at various capacities of his career at home and abroad. He is also the immediate past President of ‘Rotary Club of Dhaka Buriganga’. He is the treasurer of MBA Association and Member of Executive Committee of IBA Alumni Association. He is also associated with various professional associations.

Mr. Rahman completed his MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka.

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Mr. Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury

Independent Director

Chairman, Audit Committee
Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prio . . .
Chairman, Audit Committee

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prior to that, he spent more than three decades in the Civil Service of Bangladesh and was the Secretary to the Government from 1994 to 2000 holding charge of various ministries. He served as the Chairman of NBR, Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Executive Director of Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, President of National Shooting Federation of Bangladesh, Chairman of SME Foundation and Vice President of Bangladesh Olympic Association. He was the Chairperson of BRACNet Limited. Currently, he is serving as the CEO of Tiger Tours Limited. Besides, he is a Director of ACI Formulation Ltd, MJL Bangladesh Ltd., Omera Petroleum Ltd, Omera Fuels Ltd, Omera Cylinders Ltd, Omera Chemicals Ltd, Summit Alliance Port Ltd, PEB Steel Alliance Ltd and Tiger Tours Limited. He is also a member of the Governing Body of BRAC University, Sajida Founda-tion and Bangladesh Youth Enterprise Advice and Help Center (B’Yeah). 

Mr. Chowdhury obtained his Bachelor of Arts with honors in History and Masters of Arts (1st Class) from Dhaka Universi-ty. He also attended Certificate of Participation in an acceptable program of special study in Political Science, Public Administration in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Mr. Akhtar Ahmed

Director

Representing Reliance Insurance Ltd
After completing B.A. (Honors) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1970, Mr. Akhtar Ahmed joined Eastern Federal Union Insurance Company, the largest insurance company in the then Pakistan, as an Executive Officer. Following the nationalization of insurance industry in Bangladesh in 1972, his services w . . .
Representing Reliance Insurance Ltd

After completing B.A. (Honors) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1970, Mr. Akhtar Ahmed joined Eastern Federal Union Insurance Company, the largest insurance company in the then Pakistan, as an Executive Officer. Following the nationalization of insurance industry in Bangladesh in 1972, his services were absorbed in Sadharan Bima Corporation.

In 1981 he joined Asian Reinsurance Corporation and served there in various Managerial position till 1989. In 1989 he joined Arab Insurance Group, the largest insurance organization of the Middle East and served for 14 years in various positions as Chief Manager, Regional General Manager and Chief Executive of its Far East operations, based in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Ahmed returned back home in 2003 and served as Managing Director of Sadharan Bima Corporation till February 2004. In 2005 he completed an assignment as Consultant to KPMG, Abu Dhabi, on a project for setting up a large reinsurance company in the Middle East. Now Mr. Ahmed is Advisor of Reliance Insurance Ltd.

Mr. Ahmed is an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

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Mr. Syed M. Altaf Hussain

Director

Syed M. Altaf Hussain is the Chairman of Pragati Insurance Ltd., has had a long and distinguished career in the fields of food grains, crop nutrition, business development, high-rise building development, technology, business operations and financial institutions with over 36 years of experience. He i . . .

Syed M. Altaf Hussain is the Chairman of Pragati Insurance Ltd., has had a long and distinguished career in the fields of food grains, crop nutrition, business development, high-rise building development, technology, business operations and financial institutions with over 36 years of experience. He is a sponsor director and notably the founding chairman of Pragati Life Insurance Ltd.

 

As Chairman and CEO of WW Grains Corp. representing Cargill Inc., USA, he pioneered large-scale trading of food grains and fertilizer commodities. Through his work, he has spent considerable time traveling internationally and had the opportunity to attain an Engineering degree from the University of Texas, Arlington as well as successfully completed Grain Marketing & Agronomical courses from North Dakota State University and Harvard Business School. Additionally, he holds the Chairman title in the following businesses: Sonic Allied Industries Ltd., WW Properties Ltd. and the editorial board of 'The Daily Janata'. He is also Co-Chairman of Jamuna Resort Ltd. and was former Chief Advisor of ATDP-II projects funded by the USAID. Several social, governmental and educational institutions at home and abroad have acknowledged his agro-based expertise.

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Mr. Syed M. Altaf Hussain

Vice Chairman

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Syed M. Altaf Hussain is the Chairman of Pragati Insurance Ltd., has had a long and distinguished career in the fields of food grains, crop nutrition, business development, high-rise building development, technology, business operations and financial institutions with over 36 years of experience. He i . . .
Representing Pragati Insurance Ltd

Syed M. Altaf Hussain is the Chairman of Pragati Insurance Ltd., has had a long and distinguished career in the fields of food grains, crop nutrition, business development, high-rise building development, technology, business operations and financial institutions with over 36 years of experience. He is a sponsor director and notably the founding chairman of Pragati Life Insurance Ltd. 

 

As Chairman and CEO of WW Grains Corp. representing Cargill Inc., USA, he pioneered large-scale trading of food grains and fertilizer commodities. Through his work, he has spent considerable time traveling internationally and had the opportunity to attain an Engineering degree from the University of Texas, Arlington as well as successfully completed Grain Marketing & Agronomical courses from North Dakota State University and Harvard Business School. Additionally, he holds the Chairman title in the following businesses: Sonic Allied Industries Ltd., WW Properties Ltd. and the editorial board of 'The Daily Janata'. He is also Co-Chairman of Jamuna Resort Ltd. and was former Chief Advisor of ATDP-II projects funded by the USAID. Several social, governmental and educational institutions at home and abroad have acknowledged his agro-based expertise.

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Mohammad Shamsul Islam

Additional Managing Director

Mr. Mohammad Shamsul Islam has joined as Additional Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2021. Prior to joining as Additional Managing Director, he was Deputy Managing Director of Global Islami Bank Limited from May 2017 with responsibility of Operat . . .

Mr. Mohammad Shamsul Islam has joined as Additional Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2021. Prior to joining as Additional Managing Director, he was Deputy Managing Director of Global Islami Bank Limited from May 2017 with responsibility of Operation, AML, Finance, International Business, IT, ADC etc. in the Bank.

Mr. Islam has more than 32 years’ experience in Banking Sector. He started his career with AB Bank Limited as Probationary Officer in the year 1989. Throughout his career at AB Bank Limited, he worked as Manager of various branches and functional Heads in different Head Office Divisions. He was the Head of Core Business Team (CBT), CRM Division and Head of Credit Administration Management (CAM) Division. During his banking career, Mr. Islam has undergone a number of professional trainings and seminars in home and abroad.

Mr. Islam completed his MBA in Banking from University of Dhaka and also completed Chartered Accountancy Articleship.

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Mr. Azmal Hossain

Director

Representing Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd.
Mr. Azmal Hossain, Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Limited and Vice Chairman of Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd. He is also Managing Director of Hashem Paper Mills Ltd. He has been involved in manufacturing of electric goods, paper, housing beside insurance.
Representing Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Azmal Hossain, Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Limited and Vice Chairman of Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd. He is also Managing Director of Hashem Paper Mills Ltd. He has been involved in manufacturing of electric goods, paper, housing beside insurance.

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Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury

Director

Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury holds an M.S. in Economics from University of Darmstadt of New York. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management from the State University of New York.His area of specialization includes Business Administration, Negotiation, Financial and Economic Analysis, . . .

Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury holds an M.S. in Economics from University of Darmstadt of New York. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management from the State University of New York.His area of specialization includes Business Administration, Negotiation, Financial and Economic Analysis, Monitoring and overall Management. Mr. Chowdhury is also an Advisor of Unique Group of Companies Limited. He has actively participated in many professional seminars at home and abroad.

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Mr. Shital Chandra Saha

Executive Vice President (EVP) & Head of Operation

Mr. Shital Chandra Saha obtained his MBA from University of Dhaka after completing his MSS in Public Administration from the same university. In 1998 he started his career as “Probationary Officer” in Arab Bangladesh Bank Ltd. and served up to 2002 as “Officer”. Then he joined The Trust Bank Limited . . .

Mr. Shital Chandra Saha obtained his MBA from University of Dhaka after completing his MSS in Public Administration from the same university. In 1998 he started his career as “Probationary Officer” in Arab Bangladesh Bank Ltd. and served up to 2002 as “Officer”. Then he joined The Trust Bank Limited as “Principal Officer” and served from 2002 to 2004. He worked for Bangladesh and Investment Co. Ltd. (BFIC) as “Senior Executive Officer” from 2004 to 2005. He was a “Manager” in Union Capital Limited before he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “Senior Manager” in 2005. Currently he is serving National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “Executive Vice President (EVP)” and Head of Operation Department. During his professional career, he participated in various trainings from BIBM and different banks.

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Mr. Morshed Alam MP

Director

Representing National Life Insurance Co. Ltd
Mr. Morshed Alam is one of the most eminent business icons of present time in the country. With perception and technical expertise, he has become a leading entrepreneur of Bangladesh. He is a member of parliament of 10th National Parliament representing the constituency of 269, Noakhali-2 (Senbagh-S . . .
Representing National Life Insurance Co. Ltd

Mr. Morshed Alam is one of the most eminent business icons of present time in the country. With perception and technical expertise, he has become a leading entrepreneur of Bangladesh. He is a member of parliament of 10th National Parliament representing the constituency of 269, Noakhali-2 (Senbagh-Sonaimuri). He is declared CIP for the Fiscal Year of 1996-1997, 1999-2000, 2008-2009 & 2010-2011 (Export) by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh for his remarkable contribution in the business arena. He is also Recipient of Prime Minister's National Export Trophy - Gold during the FY 2013-2014, 2012-2013, 2006-2007, 2000-2001. Recipient of Prime Minister's National Export Trophy - Silver during the FY 2013-2014, 2012-2013, 2010-2011, 2009-2010. Recipient of Prime Minister's National Export Trophy Bronze during the FY 2010-2011. Recipient of "Best Enterprise Award 2007" (Awarded by DHL/ The Daily Star).


He is the founder of Bengal Group of Industries which consists of Bengal Windsor Thermoplastics Limited, Bengal Media Corporation Limited (Rtv), Bengal Plastics Limited, Bengal Poly Paper Sack Limited, Bengal Flexipak Limited, Bengal Adhesive & Chemical Products Limited, Bengal Polymer Wares Limited, Bengal Plastic Pipes Limited, Romania Food & Beverage Limited, Power Utility Bangladesh Limited, Bengal Concept and Holdings Limited, Bengal Corrugated Carton Industries Limited, Bengal Overseas Corporation Limited, Hamilton Metal Corporation Limited, Bengal Feed & Fisheries Limited, Designer Jeans Limited, Designer Fashion Limited, Bengal Retails Limited, Bengal Renewable Energy Limited, Bengal Hotel and Resort Limited, Romania Agrovet Limited and National Life Insurance Company Limited.

 

Besides, he is the member of trustee board of The People's University of Bangladesh and Chairman, National Life Insurance Company Limited and Director of Mercantile Bank Limited. Being a philanthropist, he founded Morshed Alam High School at Nateswar Noakhali and life donor member of Kazi Nagar Madrasa and Bazra High School at Noakhali and Motijheel Ideal High School Dhaka.

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Mr. Md. Kabir Reza

Director

Representing Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendab . . .
Representing Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendable principle, his long business and private service career are decorated with unmatchable success.

 

Mr. Reza started his career with Rafkhat Group of companies as an Assistant Manager (Accounts) from 1991 to 1993. Then he took the responsibility of chief accountant of Bangladesh Engineering & Technological Services limited during the period from 1993 to 1995. At the height of his professional career, he became the executive director of Accounts and Finance of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited on the year 2000.

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Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam

Vice President (VP) & Head of Motijheel Branch

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, M.Com in Finance and Banking, started his professional banking career at Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. as a “Probationary Officer” in 1989 and served up to 1993 as “Officer”. Later he joined Alana Group as Manager and worked there from 1996 to 1999 and then he was an “Accountant” . . .

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, M.Com in Finance and Banking, started his professional banking career at Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. as a “Probationary Officer” in 1989 and served up to 1993 as “Officer”. Later he joined Alana Group as Manager and worked there from 1996 to 1999 and then he was an “Accountant” in Karnaphuli Group and worked there from 1999 to 2001. He then joined financial sector at Islamic Finance and Investments Ltd as “Senior Officer” in 2001 and worked there till 2006 as “Principal Officer”. Later he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)” in 2006. Currently he is working as “Vice President (VP)” and Head of Motijheel Branch. He received many trainings from Bangladesh Bank Training Academy, ICSMB and Islami Bank Training & Research Institute in his career.

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Mr. Akhtar Ahmed

Director

Representing Reliance Insurance Ltd
After completing B.A. (Honors) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1970, Mr. Akhtar Ahmed joined Eastern Federal Union Insurance Company, the largest insurance company in the then Pakistan, as an Executive Officer. Following the nationalization of insurance industry in Bangladesh in 1972, his services w . . .
Representing Reliance Insurance Ltd

After completing B.A. (Honors) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1970, Mr. Akhtar Ahmed joined Eastern Federal Union Insurance Company, the largest insurance company in the then Pakistan, as an Executive Officer. Following the nationalization of insurance industry in Bangladesh in 1972, his services were absorbed in Sadharan Bima Corporation.

In 1981 he joined Asian Reinsurance Corporation and served there in various Managerial position till 1989. In 1989 he joined Arab Insurance Group, the largest insurance organization of the Middle East and served for 14 years in various positions as Chief Manager, Regional General Manager and Chief Executive of its Far East operations, based in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Ahmed returned back home in 2003 and served as Managing Director of Sadharan Bima Corporation till February 2004. In 2005 he completed an assignment as Consultant to KPMG, Abu Dhabi, on a project for setting up a large reinsurance company in the Middle East. Now Mr. Ahmed is Advisor of Reliance Insurance Ltd.

Mr. Ahmed is an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

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Mr. Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury

Independent Director

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prio . . .

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prior to that, he spent more than three decades in the Civil Service of Bangladesh and was the Secretary to the Government from 1994 to 2000 holding charge of various ministries. He served as the Chairman of NBR, Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Executive Director of Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, President of National Shooting Federation of Bangladesh, Chairman of SME Foundation and Vice President of Bangladesh Olympic Association. He was the Chairperson of BRACNet Limited. Currently, he is serving as the CEO of Tiger Tours Limited. Besides, he is a Director of ACI Formulation Ltd, MJL Bangladesh Ltd., Omera Petroleum Ltd, Omera Fuels Ltd, Omera Cylinders Ltd, Omera Chemicals Ltd, Summit Alliance Port Ltd, PEB Steel Alliance Ltd and Tiger Tours Limited. He is also a member of the Governing Body of BRAC University, Sajida Founda-tion and Bangladesh Youth Enterprise Advice and Help Center (B’Yeah). 

Mr. Chowdhury obtained his Bachelor of Arts with honors in History and Masters of Arts (1st Class) from Dhaka Universi-ty. He also attended Certificate of Participation in an acceptable program of special study in Political Science, Public Administration in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Mr. Md. Abdul Baten

Vice President (VP) & Head of Recovery

Mr. Md. Abdul Baten accomplished his M.Sc and B.Sc in Marine Science from University of Chittagong. Before starting his career in the banking sector, he worked with Square Pharmaceuticals Limited and Somatec Pharmaceuticals Limited in the Sales & Marketing Departments. After that he joined Prime Ban . . .

Mr. Md. Abdul Baten accomplished his M.Sc and B.Sc in Marine Science from University of Chittagong. Before starting his career in the banking sector, he worked with Square Pharmaceuticals Limited and Somatec Pharmaceuticals Limited in the Sales & Marketing Departments. After that he joined Prime Bank Limited as “Management Trainee Officer (MTO)” in 1999 and served up to 2003 as “Senior Officer”. Later he joined The Premier Bank Limited as “Senior Executive Officer” in 2003 and worked up to 2008 as “First Assistant Vice President”. Before joining National Housing Finance and Investments Limited in 2009, he served as a Business Consultant for 1 year at IT Consultants Limited. Then he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “Assistant Vice President (AVP)”. Currently he is working as a “Vice President (VP)” & Head of Recovery Department.

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Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury

Director

Representing Borak Travels (Pvt.) Limited
Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury holds an M.S. in Economics from University of Darmstadt of New York. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management from the State University of New York. His area of specialization includes Business Administration, Negotiation, Financial and Economic Analysis . . .
Representing Borak Travels (Pvt.) Limited

Mr. Muminul Haque Chowdhury holds an M.S. in Economics from University of Darmstadt of New York. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management from the State University of New York. His area of specialization includes Business Administration, Negotiation, Financial and Economic Analysis, Monitoring and overall Management. Mr. Chowdhury is also an Advisor of Unique Group of Companies Limited. He has actively participated in many professional seminars at home and abroad.

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Mr. Sayed Ahmed, FCMA

Vice President (VP) & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Member, Credit Committee
Mr. Sayed Ahmed is an FCMA of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB). He also completed his M.Com in Accounting. He started his career as an “Executive (Accounts)” in Defendable Security Service from 2000 to 2002. Then he joined as a “Senior Executive (Audit & Account . . .
Member, Credit Committee

Mr. Sayed Ahmed is an FCMA of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB). He also completed his M.Com in Accounting. He started his career as an “Executive (Accounts)” in Defendable Security Service from 2000 to 2002. Then he joined as a “Senior Executive (Audit & Accounts)” in H.R. Textile from 2003 to 2004. After that he served as a “Deputy Manager (Accounts)” in Shamsul Alamin Pharmaceuticals Ltd. from 2004 to 2007. Then he joined GSP Finance Company (Bangladesh) Limited as “Manager (Accounts)” in 2007. In 2009 he joined as “Manager (Finance & Accounts) in Bengal Group of Industries. In 2010 he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)” in 2010. Currently he is serving as a “Vice President (VP)” & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company. He took part in various training programs in his career arranged by Bangladesh Bank.

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Mr. Azmal Hossain

Director

Representing Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd.
Mr. Azmal Hossain, Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Limited and Vice Chairman of Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd. He is also Managing Director of Hashem Paper Mills Ltd. He has been involved in manufacturing of electric goods, paper, housing beside insurance.
Representing Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Azmal Hossain, Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Limited and Vice Chairman of Eastern Insurance Co. Ltd. He is also Managing Director of Hashem Paper Mills Ltd. He has been involved in manufacturing of electric goods, paper, housing beside insurance.

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Mr. Abu Naser Md. Ahad Sarkar

Vice President (VP) & Head of Bogura Branch

Mr. Abu Naser Md. Ahad Sarkar completed his MBA in Management from University of Rajshahi. He began his career as an “Officer” in BRAC Bank Limited in 2002 and served there till 2005. Later he joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited as a “Senior Officer” in 2005 and worked there till 2009 as a . . .

Mr. Abu Naser Md. Ahad Sarkar completed his MBA in Management from University of Rajshahi. He began his career as an “Officer” in BRAC Bank Limited in 2002 and served there till 2005. Later he joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited as a “Senior Officer” in 2005 and worked there till 2009 as a “Principal Officer”. After that joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as a “Manager” in 2009. Currently he is working as a “Vice President (VP)” & Head of Bogura Branch. He attended various trainings on CRD, SME Banking by SEDF & IFC and BRAC Bank.

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Mr. Md. Kabir Reza

Director

Representing Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendab . . .
Representing Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Md. Kabir Reza FCMA, Director and Chairman Executive Committee, is the group Executive Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant. He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M. Com. from Rajshahi University. A man of strong personality and unbendable principle, his long business and private service career are decorated with unmatchable success.

Mr. Reza started his career with Rafkhat Group of companies as an Assistant Manager (Accounts) from 1991 to 1993. Then he took the responsibility of chief accountant of Bangladesh Engineering & Technological Services limited during the period from 1993 to 1995. At the height of his professional career, he became the executive director of Accounts and Finance of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited on the year 2000.

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Mr. Md. Sarwar Kamal, FCS

Vice President (VP) & Company Secretary

Mr. Md. Sarwar Kamal is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He also completed his Master’s in Accounting. He started his career in Trio Hologram Industries Ltd. as an Executive, Accounts & Administration in 2006. Later he joined GSP Finance Company (Bangla . . .

Mr. Md. Sarwar Kamal is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He also completed his Master’s in Accounting. He started his career in Trio Hologram Industries Ltd. as an Executive, Accounts & Administration in 2006. Later he joined GSP Finance Company (Bangladesh) Ltd. as an “Assistant Company Secretary” in 2007 and served up to 2010 as “Deputy Company Secretary”. After that he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as a “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)” in 2010. Currently he is serving as a “Vice President and Company Secretary”.

He participated in various training and workshop such as “Corporate Governance Board Leadership for Chartered Secretaries” jointly organized by IFC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and ICSB, “Corporate Governance Dispute Resolution & Mediation” jointly organized by IFC and ICSB and “Audit Committee: Role, Responsibility, Structure & Function” jointly organized by IFC and ICSB. He also participated "47th International Convention of Company Secretaries of India" Jaipur, Rajasthan, India as a delegate from ICSB. Besides he visited various countries such as Malaysia, Thailand etc.

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Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun

Director

Representing Bangladesh Lamps Ltd.
Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun is a business professional with more than 15 years of experience in multiple industries. He is now serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Transcom Limited, one of the Largest & Professionally Managed Diversified Business Conglomerates in Bangladesh.   Mr. Mamun holds . . .
Representing Bangladesh Lamps Ltd.

Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun is a business professional with more than 15 years of experience in multiple industries. He is now serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Transcom Limited, one of the Largest & Professionally Managed Diversified Business Conglomerates in Bangladesh.

 

Mr. Mamun holds the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Transcom Distribution Ltd, Bangladesh’s largest distribution and logistics company with operations in pharmaceuticals, consumer brands and diagnostic devices. Transcom Distribution is proud to have strong bonds with multinational giants, L’Oréal, Novo Nordisk, Servier, Abbott, Kraft Heinz, Unilever International and Mars among others.

 

Mr. Mamun is also the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Transcom Consumer Products Ltd, PepsiCo’s first snacks franchise operation in the world.

 

Prior to joining Transcom family in 2007, he served A. Qasem & Co, Chartered Accountants, an associated firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 2 years.

 

He serves as the Member of the Executive Committee and Treasurer of the Faraaz Hossain Foundation.

 

Mr. Mamun is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and holds a Masters in Commerce degree. He also served as a faculty member of ICAB from 2006 to 2014.

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Mr. Mahbubur Rashid Al-Amin

Vice President (VP) & Head of Principal Branch

Mr. Mahbubur Rashid Al-Amin, MBA (Finance) & M.Com (Management), started his career in National Credit and Commerce Bank Ltd. as a “Junior Officer” in 1994. After that he served as an “Operation Manager” in Air Bridge International Ltd. from 1995 to 2003. After serving as an “Executive Officer” in C . . .

Mr. Mahbubur Rashid Al-Amin, MBA (Finance) & M.Com (Management), started his career in National Credit and Commerce Bank Ltd. as a “Junior Officer” in 1994. After that he served as an “Operation Manager” in Air Bridge International Ltd. from 1995 to 2003. After serving as an “Executive Officer” in China National Overseas Engineering Corporation (COVEC) and “First Executive Officer & Board Secretary” in Information Technology Consultants Ltd. during the period of 2003 to 2006, he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as a “Senior Counselor” in 2006. After several promotions during the course of his career, he is now working as a “Vice President (VP)” in the company and also holding the position of Head of Principal Branch. He took part in various training sessions arranged by Bangladesh Bank and SouthAsia Enterprise Development Facility (SEDF).

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Mr. Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury

Independent Director

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prio . . .

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30th January 2020. He is a retired CSP and Ex- Advisor to the Care Taker Government of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Board of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. He was the ED of BRAC from 2000 to 2006. Prior to that, he spent more than three decades in the Civil Service of Bangladesh and was the Secretary to the Government from 1994 to 2000 holding charge of various ministries. He served as the Chairman of NBR, Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Executive Director of Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority, President of National Shooting Federation of Bangladesh, Chairman of SME Foundation and Vice President of Bangladesh Olympic Association. He was the Chairperson of BRACNet Limited. Currently, he is serving as the CEO of Tiger Tours Limited. Besides, he is a Director of ACI Formulation Ltd, MJL Bangladesh Ltd., Omera Petroleum Ltd, Omera Fuels Ltd, Omera Cylinders Ltd, Omera Chemicals Ltd, Summit Alliance Port Ltd, PEB Steel Alliance Ltd and Tiger Tours Limited. He is also a member of the Governing Body of BRAC University, Sajida Founda-tion and Bangladesh Youth Enterprise Advice and Help Center (B’Yeah). 

Mr. Chowdhury obtained his Bachelor of Arts with honors in History and Masters of Arts (1st Class) from Dhaka Universi-ty. He also attended Certificate of Participation in an acceptable program of special study in Political Science, Public Administration in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman

Vice President (VP) & Head of Gulshan Branch

Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, M.Com in Management, started his career in 1994 as a “Senior Executive” in Elegance Orientale Ltd. Later he joined Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Ltd. in 2000 as a “Principal Officer” and served up to 2017 as a “Vice President”. Later on he joined National Housing Fin . . .

Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, M.Com in Management, started his career in 1994 as a “Senior Executive” in Elegance Orientale Ltd. Later he joined Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Ltd. in 2000 as a “Principal Officer” and served up to 2017 as a “Vice President”. Later on he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited in 2018 as an “Assistant Vice President” and was appointed as Head of Branch of Gazipur Branch. Currently he is working as Head of Gulshan Branch.

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Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury

Independent Director

Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury joined the Bangladesh Civil Service in 1977. For almost 30 years worked in administrative, management, policy level posts in different tiers of the government as a career civil servant. His last position was the Finance Secretary, government of Bangladesh. He is also fo . . .

Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury joined the Bangladesh Civil Service in 1977. For almost 30 years worked in administrative, management, policy level posts in different tiers of the government as a career civil servant. His last position was the Finance Secretary, government of Bangladesh. He is also former Commerce Secretary and former Secretary of Ministry of Food and Disaster Management Government of Bangladesh. At present, he is the Chairman of Social Marketing Company (SMC) and SMC Enterprise Ltd. since September, 2017. He served as Chairman of Agrani Bank Ltd, Sadharan Bima Corporation and Sonali Bank UK Ltd. Besides he served as a Director of Bangladesh Bank, Sonali Bank, House Building Finance Corporation, SABINCO, IDCOL, MIDAS Financing, Bangladesh Biman, Jamuna Oil Company and Eastern Refinery. 

He has received trainings from Government Finance Statistics, IMF Institute, Singapore; Development Management, Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila, Philippines; Audit of Computerized Systems Australian Audit Office, Canberra, Australia; Civil Service Foundation Training, Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla, Bangladesh; Departmental Training on Government Audit and Accounts and Financial Management, Bangladesh; Senior Staff Course, Public Administration Training Center (PATC), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury completed B.Sc (Honours) in Chemistry and M.Sc (Chemistry) from University of Dhaka. He also obtained Diploma in Public Financial Management from University of Connecticut, USA. 

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Mr. Md. Jahedul Islam

Assistant Vice President (AVP) & Head of Rangpur Branch

Mr. Md. Jahedul Islam is a CMA (Intermediate) from The Institute of Cost Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB). He also completed his MBA in Management Studies and M.Com in Accounting. He joined BRAC Bank Limited as a “Probationary Officer” in 2004. Later he was promoted to “Senior Principal . . .

Mr. Md. Jahedul Islam is a CMA (Intermediate) from The Institute of Cost Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB). He also completed his MBA in Management Studies and M.Com in Accounting. He joined BRAC Bank Limited as a “Probationary Officer” in 2004. Later he was promoted to “Senior Principal Officer (SPO)” and served the bank till 2014. Later on he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as a “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)” in 2014. Currently he is working as Head of Rangpur Branch. He participated in various professional trainings organized by International Finance Corporation (IFC) throughout his career.

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Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman

Managing Director

Managing Director & Ex-officio Director
Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman joined as Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2015. Prior to join as Managing Director he was Additional Managing Director of NHFIL from October 2013. He is a member of Executive Committee and immediate past Chairman of Bangl . . .
Managing Director & Ex-officio Director

Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman joined as Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Ltd. (NHFIL) in February 2015. Prior to join as Managing Director he was Additional Managing Director of NHFIL from October 2013. He is a member of Executive Committee and immediate past Chairman of Bangladesh Leasing and Finance Companies Association (BLFCA).

Mr. Rahman has more than 39 years’ experience in various Banks & NBFIs at home and abroad. He started his career with Bangladesh Shilpa Bank (currently BDBL) as Senior Officer (Financial Analyst) in the year 1979. He also worked with IFIC Bank as Senior AVP, Southeast Bank as VP, IIDFC as AMD and BIFC as MD. He has been successfully discharging his assignments while posted at various capacities of his career at home and abroad. He is also the immediate past President of ‘Rotary Club of Dhaka Buriganga’. He is the treasurer of MBA Association and Member of Executive Committee of IBA Alumni Association. He is also associated with various professional associations.

Mr. Rahman completed his MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka.

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Mr. Md. Mozaharul Islam

First Assistant Vice President (FAVP) & Head of Chattogram Branch

Mr. Md. Mozaharul Islam completed his Chartered Accountants (CA) Course from a reputed CA firm under “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)”. He also completed his M.Com in Accounting. He started his career in Mostafa Group of Companies as an “Executive (Accounts & Finance)” in . . .

Mr. Md. Mozaharul Islam completed his Chartered Accountants (CA) Course from a reputed CA firm under “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)”. He also completed his M.Com in Accounting. He started his career in Mostafa Group of Companies as an “Executive (Accounts & Finance)” in 2004. After that he worked in Westec Limited as a “Senior Officer (Accounts & Finance)” from 2006 to 2007. Later he joined Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. in 2007 as an “Officer (Loan)” and served up to “Assistant Manager (Loan)” till 2017. Then he joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as a “Manager”. At present he is working as a “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)” and Head of Chattogram Branch. He also obtained ITP (Income Tax Practitioner) certificate from National Board of Revenue in 2008.

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Mr. Md. Mezanur Rahman

First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)

Mr. Md. Mezanur Rahman, M.Com in Management, started his career at Sharjah Charity International as an “Accountant” and worked there from 2000 to 2002. Then he worked as a “Senior Executive (Accounts)” in Super Oil Refinery Limited from 2002 to 2005. Then he started his journey in financial sector i . . .

Mr. Md. Mezanur Rahman, M.Com in Management, started his career at Sharjah Charity International as an “Accountant” and worked there from 2000 to 2002. Then he worked as a “Senior Executive (Accounts)” in Super Oil Refinery Limited from 2002 to 2005. Then he started his journey in financial sector in GSP Finance Company (Bangladesh) Limited as “Officer (Accounts)” and later promoted to “Assistant Manager (Accounts)”. He served there from 2005 to 2010 and after that joined MIDAS Financing Limited as “Assistant Manager”. He worked there till 2011 and then joined National Housing Finance and Investments Limited as “Deputy Manager”. Currently he is a “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP)”. He successfully completed three & half years article ship training programme (C.A Course).

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Mr. Md. Ali Tareque

First Assistant Vice President (FAVP) & Head of IT

Mr. Md. Ali Tareque completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) and Masters of Information Technology from University of Dhaka (IIT, DU). He has also an MBA in Finance. He started as a “Churn Management and Business Intellig . . .

Mr. Md. Ali Tareque completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) and Masters of Information Technology from University of Dhaka (IIT, DU). He has also an MBA in Finance. He started as a “Churn Management and Business Intelligent Officer” at Banglalink in 2009. Later he joined Bangladesh Development Group as “Senior Programmer” and served there from 2011 to 2013. After that he worked in Global Insurance Ltd as “Senior Programmer” from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Md. Ali Tareque joined ERA Infotech in 2015 and worked as a “Deputy Software Architect” before joining National Housing Finance and Investments Limited in 2020. He is currently designated as a “First Assistant Vice President (FAVP) & Head of IT. Mr. Md. Ali Tareque has certification of ACMP 4.0 (IBA, DU) and also has training on Oracle Database Administration.

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