Uttara Bank Ltd.
Uttara Bank Ltd.

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Mr. Waliul Huq Khandker

Chairman

Mr. Waliul Huq Khandker, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born on 15th September, 1946 in a respectable Muslim family. He has completed Honours degree in Biochemistry and Masters in the same subject from the Dhaka University. He...

Mr. Waliul Huq Khandker, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born on 15th September, 1946 in a respectable Muslim family. He has completed Honours degree in Biochemistry and Masters in the same subject from the Dhaka University. He joined Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Audit and Accounts Cadre in 1977. He retired as Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General (Senior) in 2004. He has lot of training in the field of Audit at home and abroad. He has audited international organizations like UNITAR, ESCAP, UNHCR, and UN University and has got vast experience in modern auditing techniques. On completion of govt. service, he worked in a number of organizations. He has more than 30 years of professional experience with significant contribution in the field of Audit and Inspection. He wrote books on various topics and has a good number of publications in national dailies. Mr. Khandker was appointed Independent Director of Uttara Bank Limited on 11th November, 2018. 


Mr. Wasiful Hoq

Member

Mr. Wasiful Hoq hails from a reputed and noble family of Dhaka District. He was born on 17th August, 1968. He obtained his B.Com (Hons) and M.Com both in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He also did his MBA from Stamford Univers...

Mr. Wasiful Hoq hails from a reputed and noble family of Dhaka District. He was born on 17th August, 1968. He obtained his B.Com (Hons) and M.Com both in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He also did his MBA from Stamford University. Mr. Hoq is also an Associate of Bangladesh Insurance Academy (BIA). Presently, he holds the position of Deputy General Manager in Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC) and has 25 years of working experience. He took part in various professional training programme on different fields of Insurance and Risk Management held in London, Philippines, South Korea and India and also worked as a Project Director in ADB financed Weather Index Based Crop Insurance (WIBCI) Project. In 2019, He was appointed as a Nominated Director representing the Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC) in the Board of Uttara Bank Limited.


Professor Iqbal Ahmad

Member

Professor Iqbal Ahmad was born on the 20th September 1948 in a respectable Muslim family of Narsingi District. He obtained B.Sc(Hon’s) and M.Sc Degree from the University of Dhaka and further M.Sc, Industrial Administration (Major in Marketi...

Professor Iqbal Ahmad was born on the 20th September 1948 in a respectable Muslim family of Narsingi District. He obtained B.Sc(Hon’s) and M.Sc Degree from the University of Dhaka and further M.Sc, Industrial Administration (Major in Marketing) from Aston University, United Kingdom and successfully completed many Post Graduate Diploma Courses in Export Market and TOT, ITC (Geneva, Switzerland), Personal Management (BMDC, Bangladesh), Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development, ISS (Manila, Philippine), MS. Industrial Relations and Labour Economics (ISS, Holland),  Research Methodology (George Washington University, USA), Business Case Teaching and Writing (Harvard University, USA) etc.

Mr. Iqbal had been a Professor and former Director, Teaching in DBA, MBA, EMBA and BBA Program Supervising M.Phil., Ph.D. and DBA program students of the Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University, Dhaka. He has 39 years of professional experience and during this period, Professor Iqbal was given many assignment under the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Government such as  Director, Board of Bangladesh Biman, Neutral Member of Minimum Wages Board, Director, Sadharan Bima Corporation and an Administrator of a Jute Mill under BJMC and also in Educational Institutions as Advisor of Faculty of Business Administration, Bangladesh University, Dean of Faculty of Business, ASA University Bangladesh and Chairman, Executive MBA Program and MBA Program, IBA, DU.

Professor Iqbal has also worked as Research Associate at Institute of Social Studies (I.S.S.), The Hague, Holland. He developed different senior executive program for senior Level on Human Resource Management, Brand Management, Business Research, Leadership and Ladies Executive Management Programs and other areas. He has also acted as consultant, Advisor in many organizations at home and abroad.

Professor Iqbal has many publications out of which Human Resource Management (Karmi Babosthapona), Cases on Micro Credit (Artho Rujgarer Prochesta), Organizational Behavior (Shangathanik Acharan), Basic Labor Laws of Bangladesh, Dishari (Adult Education) and Industrial Relations and Labour Movement on Bangladesh are remarkable ones. He has also published several articles on Agro Business in national journals.

For his outstanding contribution to Education, he was honoured with Bangladesh Education Leadership Award, 2018 and fellow of the Institute of Management, University of Channaini. He is also a member of AMDISA.

Professor Iqbal was inducted in the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited as Independent Director in July, 2020. 


Mr. A.S.M Ataur Rahman

Member

Mr. A. S. M. Ataur Rahman is a Business Graduate having B.Com (Hon) from Dhaka University  and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from De La Salle Graduate School, Manila, Philippines.  He was born on 1 November 1947.

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Mr. A. S. M. Ataur Rahman is a Business Graduate having B.Com (Hon) from Dhaka University  and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from De La Salle Graduate School, Manila, Philippines.  He was born on 1 November 1947.

At the early stage of his career, Mr. Rahman worked as Country Specialist, DATA ASIA (a weekly bulletin covering 24 countries of Asia financed by UNDP), Press Foundation of Asia (PFA), Manila, Philippines. Afterwards, he joined as Administrative Officer (In-charge of Training Unit), Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka and organized training courses on project analysis for bankers jointly with the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank. He has also worked in various senior positions with the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP), a regional inter-governmental organization having its headquarter in Dhaka. Further, he worked as General Manager (Finance & Administration) of Bangladesh Silk Foundation (BSF) established by the Government as a not-for-profit company and promoted to Managing Director before completing his tenure .

Presently, he is the Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh, The world business organization, organizing training workshops /seminars mainly on international trade finance for bankers both at home and abroad and also organized a number of international conferences in Dhaka attended by Heads of State, governments, ministers, international organizations, business leaders, bankers, experts from home and abroad where each conference was attended by more than 600 delegates. He has more than 47 years of professional experience.

He was appointed as Independent Director of the Bank on 21 January 2021. 


Mr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sarker

Member

Biography of Mr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sarker, an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh, is one of the Directors of the Board of Uttara Bank Limited. 

Mr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sarker obtained both his Honor’s and ...

Biography of Mr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sarker, an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh, is one of the Directors of the Board of Uttara Bank Limited. 

Mr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sarker obtained both his Honor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting from University of Rajshahi. He also has completed ACBA from IBA, University of Dhaka. He has vast working experience of more than 29 years in diverse fields. In his long illustrious career, Mr. Sarker held various key positions in Poultry, Real Estate, Garments, Textiles, CNG and Dairy Industries.

Mr. Sarker sits on the Executive Committee of the Rajshahi University Accounting Alumni Association and member of Rajshahi University Alumni Association. He is also a member of Bangladesh Accounting Association.