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Rezaul Hossain joins upay as MD

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  • 10 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Rezaul Hossain joins upay as MD

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UCB Fintech Company Limited (upay) on Sunday has announced the appointment of Rezaul Hossain as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with immediately effect.

UCB Fintech Company Limited, a subsidiary of United Commercial Bank Limited has been offering Mobile Financial Services (MFS) under the brand name ‘upay’, said a press release.

Rezaul Hossain brings in more than 26 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing, products, and distributions while working for many top local and multinational companies, including Grameenphone, Citycell, Airtel and bKash.

Prior to joining upay, Rezaul Hossain was involved with several enterprises, including ‘Nagad’, a Bangladesh Post Office backed digital financial service startup which he had co-founded in 2018 with a group of Bangladeshi entrepreneurs. upay launched its commercial operation in March 2021 after securing a MFS license from the Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of Bangladesh in December 2020.