Tanjil Chowdhury has been elected new Chairman of Prime Bank Ltd.
The Board of Directors of the Bank at its 500th board meeting held recently unanimously elected him the Chairman. He is succeeding Azam J Chowdhury, said a press release.At the age of 36, Tanjil Chowdhury has become the youngest serving Chairman of a private commercial bank in Bangladesh. He had previously served both as a Board Member and the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Bank.
Tanjil Chowdhury is the Managing Director of East Coast Group, a diversified conglomerate with more than 42 years of experience in the downstream hydrocarbons and energy sector.
He served as the President of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) from 2014 to 2015 and also as the President of Solar Module Manufacturers Association of Bangladesh (SMMAB). He is also Chairman of the Prime Exchange Singapore Pte. Ltd, Prime Bank’s remittance arm in Singapore.
He is the Secretary General of Prime Bank Cricket Club, a social initiative of Prime Bank Foundation (PBF).