Anis A. Khan (AAK), a Fellow 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 2009. Prior to joining
MTB, AAK headed IDLC Finance Limited (IDLC), the country's largest
financial institution (non-banking) 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. and with its
successor banks - ANZ Grindlays and Standard Chartered (SCB),
both in Bangladesh and abroad.
AAK has received on job exposure and training on banking,
management and leadership practices including corporate banking,
international trade, retail 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, Australia
and South Africa. He has also attended an Executive Program
in Corporate Governance and Strategic Management at the Haas
Business School of the University of California, Berkeley.
Anis currently serves as:
Director of Industrial and Infrastructure
Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC)
Director of BD Ventures Limited, a venture
Chairman of Primary Dealers Bangladesh Limited
Chairperson of SWIFT Member & User Group
Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the
Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB)
Vice President of the Metropolitan Chamber
of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) and Chairman of its
Commercial Legislation Sub-Committee
Member, Board of Governors of the Bangladesh
Institute of Bank Management (BIBM)
Trustee Board Member of Business Initiative
Leading Development (BUILD), an initiative of the Dhaka
Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Metropolitan Chamber
of Commerce & Industry and the Chittagong Chamber
of Commerce & Industry suppported by the International
Finance Corporation (IFC) of The World Bank Group
A life member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (SAARC CCI)
Trustee Treasurer of the CSR Centre
Anis has served as:
Chairman of the Bangladesh Leasing &
Finance Companies Association (BLFCA)
Director of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited
Member of the Advisory Committee of the
Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)
Director of Bangladesh Rating Agency Limited
Director of Eastern Bank Limited and member
of its Executive and Audit Committees
He 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. Hashem
Chowdhury, Additional Managing Director
Md. Hashem Chowdhury is the Additional
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. Md. Khurshed Ul Alam,
Senior Executive Vice President
Mr. Md. Khurshed Ul Alam joined
Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) as Senior Executive Vice President
and Head of MTB Chittagong (CTG) Division Branches on 20th May
Mr. Khurshed, a veteran banker, served in various local and
multinational banks for more than 27 years. He started his
career in American Express Bank as Management Trainee in 1987
& subsequently promoted as Manager Marketing. In his long
banking career he also served in Muslim Commercial Bank and
Eastern Bank Limited (EBL). He was Manager of Agrabad Branch,
Chittagong while working in MTB. Lastly, Mr. Khurshed worked
in Jamuna Bank Limited as SEVP and Regional Head of Chittagong
He has diversified experience in branch banking, corporate
banking, credit administration, credit analysis, loan recovery,
loan syndication and Relationship Banking with very good rapport
with all reputed corporate houses in Chittagong.
Mr. Khurshed was rated as the outstanding performer for his
profit contribution in EBL for four consecutive years (2002-05).
He was awarded special performance award in American Express
Bank, EBL (2006) and in MTB (2011) for bad debt recovery.
His major trainings include Credit Management, Credit Risk
Management, Service Excellence, International Fraud - Prevention
Control & Remedies, Basel II, Leadership, Performance
Management etc. He received overseas training in Malaysia,
Indonesia and Singapore. He achieved "Credit Risk Management
Professional Certificate" issued by American Express
Bank Limited (AEBL), New York. He is also a certified Trainer
of Bangladesh Bank & SouthAsia Enterprise Development
Facility (SEDF) on Credit Risk Management.
Mr. Khurshed traveled Oman, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand,
Malaysia, Nepal, UAE, KSA, China & India for professional
and personal reasons.