Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Directors & CEO of Dhaka Bank, has been elected as the chairman of the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB) for 2018-19.
The forum of the Managing Directors of commercial banks also elected Shafiqul Alam, Managing Director of Jamuna Bank, and Sohail RK Hussain, Managing Director of City Bank, as its Vice Chairmen. The election took place at the 20th annual general meeting of ABB at MTB Tower in Dhaka on Saturday.
At the meeting, Md Arfan Ali, president and Managing Director of Bank Asia, has been made the secretary general and Md Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director of Pubali Bank, got the post of treasurer.
Anis A. Khan, Chairman of ABB and Managing Director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) presided over the AGM, which was well attended by members of the association including CEOs, AMDs and DMDs of the banks in Bangladesh. CEOs of non-bank financial institutions also attended the event as special invitees.
Arif Quadri, Secretary General of ABB presented the Annual Report, while Dr. Mohammed Haider Ali Miah, Treasurer presented the audited balance sheet.
It may be noted that ABB will co-opt one more Vice Chairman from amongst the CEOs of the State owned Commercial Banks at its first Board of Governors meeting to be held in January 2018.
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