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SIBL gets chairman, MD

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 22nd December, 2021 11:58:23 AM
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Md Mahbub ul Alam has been joined Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) as Chairman while Zafar Alam has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO on Tuesday.

Prior to join SIBL as Chairman, he served First Security Islami Bank Limited (FSIBL) as advisor and Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (IBBL) as MD and CEO, said a press release.

 He started his career at Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited as Probationary Officer in 1984 and became MD and CEO of the bank.

In his long 37 years banking career, he achieved numerous accolades and milestones including ‘Best Emerging CEO in Islamic Banking-2018’ and ‘CEO of the Year-2019’ award in World Islamic Banking conferred by UK-based Cambridge International Financial Advisory.     

He completed B. Com. (Hons) and M.Com. in Marketing from University of Dhaka.

Zafar Alam joined Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) as Managing Director and CEO on Tuesday.

Prior to join SIBL he served Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited as Additional Managing Director and Social Islami Bank Limited too as Deputy Managing Director.  Zafar Alam started his career at Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. as Probationary Officer in 1992 and performed in different capacities at the Bank. In his 30-year banking career, he served six important branches of Dhaka as Manager, Head of Human Resource Wing and Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO), and other important positions at the Bank.

He obtained the Diploma in Islamic Banking from Islami Bank Training and Research Academy (IBTRA).

He visited many foreign countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and UAE.