Board of Directors ( 2017 )

Board Of Directors


Director: Feroz Ahmed
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Feroz Ahmed

Director

Mr. Feroz Ahmed is a member of the Board and the Chairman of AB International Finance Limited, Hong Kong, and Director of AB Investment Limited, AB Securities Limited, and Cashlink Bangladesh Limited.
Mr. Ahmed is also the Chairman of Elite Paint Group and the Managing Director of Elite International Ltd., Hexagon Chemical Complex Ltd. and Ahmed Securities Services Ltd. among others. Apart from business activities, Mr. Feroz is also involved with various Socio-Cultural, Philanthropic and Sports organizations. He was associated with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as its AD-HOC Executive Committee Member. He is also a Member, Board of Trustees, Chittagong Independent University, life member of Chittagong Zila Krira Sangstha and member of Chattagram Mohanagari Krira Sangstha. He also a life member of Red Crescent Society, Chittagong, Maa O Shishu Haspatal, Chittagong.

Director: Syed Afzal Hasan Uddin
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Syed Afzal Hasan Uddin

Director

Syed Afzal Hasan Uddin is a Director of AB Bank Limited. He graduated from King’s College, London in 1993 and was called to the Bar from Lincoln’s Inn, London in March 1996. Mr. Afzal Hasan Uddin is the Managing Partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, one of the prominent law firms of the country. Prior to joining Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, he worked for the Civil Litigation Department of Price Waterhouse in London. He enrolled as Advocate of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in 2001. Mr. Afzal Hasan Uddin’s area of expertise include advising clients in the areas of telecommunication, energy and power generation, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence of companies and general corporate and commercial affairs. Mr. Afzal also serves in the Board of other prominent listed and unlisted companies as Independent Director.

Independent Director: Shishir Ranjan Bose, FCA
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Shishir Ranjan Bose, FCA

Independent Director

A fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, Mr. Bose joined AB Bank Limited on July 16, 2008 as a Director of the Board. Having a long 34 years of experience in the field of chartered accountancy profession, Mr. Bose is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board effective from July 22, 2008. He has been nominated as the Independent Director of the Board. He is also the Independent Director of AB Securities Ltd. and Cash Link Bangladesh Ltd.

Director: Syed Golam Kibria
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Syed Golam Kibria

Director

Mr. Syed Golam Kibria was born on 12th August 1946 in Hobigonj. He graduated from Dhaka University in 1965. He had a long and distinguished service career with the Government of Bangladesh and retired as an Additional Secretary and Secretary in charge of Economic Relations Divisions, Ministry of Finance of Government of Bangladesh. During his service with the Government, he served in different capacities in the Ministry of Finance, Fisheries & Livestock, Establishment, Energy & Mineral Resources, Youth and Sports, Industry, Relief and Rehabilitation.

Mr. Kibria, completed his Post Graduate Diploma on Development Administration from Manchester University, UK in 1985, and participated in various local training courses and foreign seminars, workshops and training courses.

Mr. Kibria represented the Government in the Board of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (1996), Janata Bank (2003-2004), AB Bank (2000-2007), Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel (2002-2003), and Insurance Academy (2001-2002).

After retirement from Government service, Mr. Kibria joined HEED Bangladesh, a leading International NGO in May 2004 as Associate Executive Director, Admin and Support Program, and served till 2014.

Presently Mr. Kibria is working as Director Finance & Registrar (Acting) of North East University Bangladesh, Telihaor, Sheikhghat, Sylhet.

Director: Asish Baran Sarkar
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Asish Baran Sarkar

Director

Mr. Asish Baran Sarker was born on 2nd February 1948 in Chittagong. He graduated from Sir Ashutosh College, Chittagong in 1969. He has been serving Pacific Group for the last 46 years in different capacities. He is also a Director of Cashlink Bangladesh Limited.

Director : Moshtaque Ahmed Chowdhury
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Moshtaque Ahmed Chowdhury

Director

Mr. Moshtaque Ahmed Chowdhury has come from a respected Muslim family in Cox’s Bazar. He joined as a Director of AB Bank Limited on December 21, 2017. Mr. Chowdhury is a renowned businessman engaged with trading business of Bagda shrimp in Cox’s Bazar since long.

Mr. Chowdhury has a spectacular political career which began in 1965. He is a freedom fighter and played a vital role in the Independence of Bangladesh. He was elected for three times as a Member of Parliament in the Year 1970, 1973 and 1991.

He served as an Administrator of Cox’s Bazar Zilla Parishad, Cox’s Bazar before being elected as the Chairman of the same Parishad from 2017 to till date.

He is involved in various social welfare activities and has contributed by executing many structural developments in this area. He also built a number of Schools, Colleges, Madrashas, Roads, Bridges, and Culverts etc. To alleviate the sufferings of the Natural Disaster affected people, from time to time he undertook various activities and stood by them to meet their needs. Besides this, he has successfully executed the responsibility of relief distribution and has rehabilitated the disaster victims as a Member of Parliament and chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Cox’s Bazar District.

Mr. Ahmed attended various business Seminars /Trainings in Japan and Hong Kong. He participated in numerous Seminars in USA, UK, Switzerland, India, Nepal, Italy, Greece etc. as a government representative.

Director: Shajir Ahmed
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Shajir Ahmed

Director

Mr. Shajir Ahmed completed his Bilingual Diploma degree on International Baccalaureate (IB) from United World College of South East Asia, Singapore. Following which, he graduated in Business Management from Kings College London under University of London in 2008. In 2009, he started his first job as a Central Accounts Officer in Habib Bank AG Zurich, Dubai.

Upon Mr. Ahmed’s return to Bangladesh in 2010, he joined his family business as the Director of Elite Paint & Chemical Industries Limited, a pioneer manufacturer of different graded paints in Bangladesh. At present, Mr. Ahmed is the Managing Director of Super Silica Bangladesh Limited and the Director of Super Tel Limited, Super Sea Fish (Pvt.) Limited, Elite Super Plastic Ind. (Pvt.) Limited, Super Shares & Securities Limited., Elite Food Industries Limited, Broast Foods Ind. (Pvt.) Limited and Aurora Decor Limited.

Mr. Ahmed also holds the position of Deputy Managing Director of Super Refinery (Pvt.) Limited, the first Natural Gas Condensate Refinery in the private sector since June 01, 2006 till date.

Director: Khairul Alam Choudhury
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Khairul Alam Choudhury

Director

Mr. Khairul Alam Choudhury, Barrister-at-Law is a Director of AB Bank Limited. He graduated from University of Wolver Hampton, UK in 2001. Thereafter, Mr. Choudhury obtained his post graduation from the City University, UK in 2002 and was also called to the Bar from Lincoln’s Inn, London in 2002. Mr. Choudhury is a practicing lawyer of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

President & Managing Director: Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury

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Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury

President & Managing Director

Mr. Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury was appointed as the President & Managing Director with effect from May 09, 2017. Prior to that he was the Deputy Managing Director and Head of Credit for the bank. Mr. Rahman joined the bank on 26th June 2003 as a “Vice President” in Credit Risk Management Division.
He started his career with Sonali Bank in 1984 as “Senior Officer- Financial Analyst” after completion of his B. Com (Hons) and M. Com (Accounting) in 1984 from the University of Dhaka. He continued there as “Assistant General Manager” till 22nd June 2003. He also completed MBA from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
During his 33 years of service in the banking industry, he has served in different important capacities e.g.- Credit Analyst, Manager of Foreign Trade Branch, Credit Controller and In-Charge, UK Operation (Sonali Bank), Head of SME Business Division, Head of Corporate and Structured Finance Division, Head of Credit Risk Management Division, AB Bank. He participated in many training programs, workshops and seminars at home and abroad. Mr. Rahman also takes keen interest in imparting training. He is a regular Trainer on Credit Risk Management at AB Bank Training Academy and Guest Trainer at SEDF.