Anis A. Khan (AAK), a Fellow Member
of the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh (IBB) is Managing Director
& CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB), one of Bangladesh's
leading private sector banks, since April 15, 2009. Prior to
joining MTB, AAK headed the country's largest multiproduct financial
institution (non-banking), IDLC Finance Limited (IDLC), for
six years, as its CEO & Managing Director.
A career banker, Anis earlier served for 21 years, in a multitude
of roles, with the then Grindlays Bank p.l.c., ANZ Grindlays
Bank and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), both in Bangladesh and
AAK has received on job exposure and training on banking,
management and leadership practices, including corporate banking,
international trade, personal banking, investment and merchant
banking, stock brokerage services, leasing, factoring, operations,
legal and compliance, mergers and acquistions, business process
re-engineering and transformation and upgradation of information
technology platforms in Bangladesh, India, UAE, UK and Australia.
Anis currently serves as:
Vice Chairman (VC) of the Board of Governors
of the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB)
Vice Chairman (VC) of Primary Dealers Bangladesh
Vice President (VP) of the Chamber Committee
of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry
(MCCI) and Chairman of its Commercial Legislation Sub-Committee
Member of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh
Foreign Exchange Dealer's Association (BAFEDA)
Fellow Member of The Institute of
Bankers, Bangladesh (IBB)
A life member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (SAARC CCI)
Director of Industrial and Infrastructure
Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC), a leading
non-banking financial institution
Director of BD Ventures Limited, a venture
Trustee Treasurer of the CSR Centre
Anis has served:
As Chairman of the Bangladesh Leasing &
Finance Companies Association (BLFCA)
As a Director of the Board of Chittagong
Stock Exchange Limited
As a member of the Advisory Committee of
the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)
As a Director of Eastern Bank Limited, Bangladesh
As a Director of Bangladesh Rating Agency
Mr. Khan qualified to join the Bangladesh Civil Service after
passing the BCS Examination 1982. His academic and professional
qualifications include masters degree with honours in law (First
Class First), first class post graduate diploma in human resource
management and a diploma in French language.
AAK frequently delivers lectures and presentations on investment
in Bangladesh, corporate governance, banking, leasing, factoring
and the capital market, both at home and abroad.
A keen collector of art, Anis is a member of the Board of Governors
of the Society For Promotion of Bangladesh Art (SPBA).
Mr. Md. Ahsan-uz Zaman,
Additional Managing Director
Md. Ahsan-uz Zaman, a CEDR (Centre
for Effective Dispute Resolution, London) accreditated mediator,
is the Additional Managing Director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited
(MTB). He joined MTB as Deputy Managing Director on July 15,
2009 and was promoted to his current position on December 1,
2011. Ahsan is responsible for MTB's Wholesale & Institutional
Banking capabilities, Structured Finance & Syndications,
Small & Medium Enterprise and Retail Banking business initiatives,
International Trade Services, Non-resident Business, Information
Technology and Alternate Delivery Channels.
Prior to joining MTB, Ahsan was working with Bank of America
in New York, USA. He has wide and diversified banking experience,
both at home and abroad, and has served Bank of America, JPMorgan
Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas in New York, USA
from 1994 to mid 2009. Before these stints, he served Grindlays
Bank plc and ANZ Grindlays Bank in Dhaka, and in London in the
Ahsan, who holds an
MBA degree from the Institute of Business Administration of
the University of Dhaka, has attended seminars on Risk Management
and Capital Markets conducted by BNP Paribas. He received credit
training conducted by ANZ Grindlays Bank in London, Melbourne
and Mumbai including training courses on deposits, operations
management, foreign trade, foreign exchange and presentation
skills. Upon joining MTB, Ahsan reorganized the Corporate Banking
Unit of the Bank by significantly enhancing its assessment and
marketing capability to cater to all business opportunities
while bringing improved control over risk management centrally.
He played an active role in setting up the Off-shore Banking
Unit, Cash Management Unit and strengthened the Bank's SME Banking
capacity while working to establish Retail Banking as a new
Unit with independent origination, assessment and disbursement
capability. Under Ahsan's stewardship, MTB broadened its deposit
and loan products and took effective steps to measure the quality
of service delivery assisting in improving customer service.
Mr. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury,
Deputy Managing Director & Company Secy.
Mr. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Deputy
Managing Director, is the Company Secretary of the Bank. He
joined erstwhile State Bank of Pakistan as Trainee Officer in
February 1965 and after completion of training he was absorbed
in the then Habib Bank as Officer. He served in Habib Bank/
Agrani Bank for 34 years and held important positions. He was
DGM/ Board Secretary of Agrani Bank before he joined Mutual
Trust Bank in September 1999 as Sr. Vice President & Company
Secretary. Subsequently he was promoted to the rank of Executive
Vice President in July 2001. He passed both parts of Banking
Diploma Examination from the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh.
Mr. Md. Hashem
Chowdhury, Deputy Managing Director
Md. Hashem Chowdhury is the Deputy
Managing Director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB).
An MBA in Human Resource Management, Mr Chowdhury is a long
experienced banker who joined MTB as a member of its founding
team in April 1999, and has over the last decade, made considerable
contributions to the bank. He has served MTBs Principal
Branch for over nine years, of which four years was spent at
its helm, driving remarkable business growth and delivering
a steady stream of profits to the Bank. The branch achieved
the distinction as the most profitable one in MTB, especially
during 2007 and 2008 and Hashem was recognized as the Best
Manager of Mutual Trust Bank for two consecutive years
in 2007 and 2008.
He was then transferred
to the Head Office in January 2009 and took charge of the General
Services Department, Banking Operations Department, Business
Development, Public Relations & Brand Communication Department
and Recovery & Monitoring Department. In addition, he was
also made responsible for overall supervision of Chittagong
He commenced his banking career with Janata Bank in 1981, where
he worked in a variety of roles. He received Best Performing
Bank Officer award several times at Janata Bank. He is
a founder member of Bangladesh Money Market Dealers Association
(BAMDA) and presently serves as a senior member of its Advisory
Committee. He has received training on banking and management
practices both at home and abroad.
Mr. Md. Zakir Hussain,
Deputy Managing Director
Mr. Md. Zakir Hussain started his
banking career as Probationary Officer in Janata Bank in 1977
and worked in various capacities for 35 years. He was DGM before
he joined NCC bank as SVP and head of Credit. Later he joined
National Bank Ltd and worked as SEVP and Head of Credit. Mr.
Hussain obtained various trainings on Industrial Finance, Financing
small scale industrial projects under 3rd IDA credit program,
29th Intl Commercial banking course in Pakistan, Man Management
and Team building programme conducted by Price and Wilcocks
International London. A Master of Arts from Rajshahi University
Mr. Hussain completed Post Graduate Diploma in Bank management
(PGDBM) and both parts of Banking Diploma Exams.
Mr. Syed Rafiqul Haq
, Deputy Managing Director
Mr. Syed Rafiqul Haq joined Mutual
Trust Bank Ltd. (MTB) as Deputy Managing Director. Prior to
his joining MTB, he was the Area Head, Corporate Banking of
Eastern Bank Ltd., an organization he joined in 1998.
Rafiq, who completed his MBA from the Institute of Business
Administration (IBA) after doing his M.Sc from the University
of Dhaka, started his career with IFIC Bank Limited as a Probationary
Officer in 1984. During his tenure with the Bank, he served
different departments including discharging of responsibility
as Branch Manager. A veteran in the banking Industry, Haq
has received multifarious professional training at home and
abroad including International Banking from Commerzbank, Frankfurt,
Germany and Unicredit Bank, Milan, Italy. Rafiq is the eldest
son of Begum Halima Haq and Late Syed Mazharul Haq, former
Chairman, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka.
Mr. Md. Nurul Islam,
Senior Executive Vice President
Mr. Md. Nurul Islam started his
banking career as a Probationary Officer in Agrani Bank. He
is a Masters of Social Science from the University of Dhaka.
He served more than 22 years and held various important Executive
positions as Branch In charge, Zonal Head and Head of different
divisions during his tenure of services in Agrani Bank. He joined
Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. on May 04, 2000. He obtained post graduate
Banking Diploma from the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh. Mr.
Islam attended various trainings and seminars at home and abroad.
Mr Mohammad Ali Chowdhury,
Senior Executive Vice President
Mr Mohammad Ali Chowdhury
Joined Mutual Trust Bank as Senior Executive Vice President
and Head of MTB Chittagong Branches on July 22, 2009.
Chowdhury, a veteran banker, has served for more than 34 years
in a number of foreign and local banks in a variety of roles.
Before joining MTB, Chowdhury was Chief Manager of Bank Al-Falah
and responsible for its Chittagong and Sylhet branches.
Earlier, he served AB Bank as Regional Head of Chittagong, One
Bank as Head of Chittagong and also Standard Chartered Bank
and ANZ Grindlays Bank in senior roles.
Chowdhury has considerable
banking experience and exposure in Chittagong including Corporate
Banking, Credit Analysis and Administration, Loan Syndications,
Branch Banking, Relationship Banking, and Loan Recovery. He
has strong relationships with major Chittagong based corporate
business houses and their sponsors and executives. Chowdhury
has a proven track record of booking new business and realization
of classified loans.
His training includes Financial Analysis, Financial Risk Analysis,
Financial Reporting, Cash Flow Analysis, Capital Financing,
Loan Structuring, Loan Documentation, Loan Syndication, International
Trade Finance, Leadership and Human Resource Management, Portfolio
Management, Crisis Management, and Time Management, both at
home and abroad. He has on job attachment experience with Standard
Charted Bank, Hongkong and Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai.