Ali Reza Iftekhar was reappointed as Managing Director (MD) and CEO of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) for another three years.
He has been serving EBL in this position since 2007, said a press release.During his 34 years banking career, Iftekhar has held important positions in local private and international banks including Banque Indosuez, Standard Chartered Bank, and AB Bank.
He joined EBL as Deputy Managing Director back in 2004 and was promoted to Additional Managing Director in 2006.
He served as the chairman of the Association of Bankers Bangladesh Limited (ABB), the apex body for banking professionals of the country for the term 2014-15.
A marketing graduate from Dhaka University, Iftekhar has vast experience in risk management, corporate compliance and regulatory issues in banking sector.