Uttara Bank Ltd.
Uttara Bank Ltd.

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Azharul Islam

Chairman

Mr. Azharul Islam is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Uttara Bank Limited. Revered by all his business acumen, Mr. Azharul Islam, a business tycoon of the country, was born on the 3rd November in 1948 and hails from a resp...

Mr. Azharul Islam is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Uttara Bank Limited. Revered by all his business acumen, Mr. Azharul Islam, a business tycoon of the country, was born on the 3rd November in 1948 and hails from a respectable Muslim family of Kishoregonj. He obtained his graduation and post-graduation degree from Dhaka University. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. An industrialist and a philanthropic personality, Mr. Azharul Islam is also the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Aftab Group of Industries. He is also a member in the General Body of Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB). A prominent and reputed industrialist, Mr. Azharul Islam is involved in the business of Real Estate, Manufacturing, Construction and Infrastructure, Milk-Products, Agro Foods, Frozen Foods/Fisheries, Fertilizer & Chemicals, Textiles, Garments, Auto-Bricks, Information Technology, etc.  

 


Iftekharul Islam

Vice Chairman

Mr. Iftekharul Islam, a prominent and promising industrialist of the country is the Vice Chairman of Uttara Bank Limited. He comes of a noble and respected Muslim family of Kishoregonj district. He was born on the 15th July in 1980. He...

Mr. Iftekharul Islam, a prominent and promising industrialist of the country is the Vice Chairman of Uttara Bank Limited. He comes of a noble and respected Muslim family of Kishoregonj district. He was born on the 15th July in 1980. He is a commerce graduate. Mr. Iftekharul Islam is also the Chairman of Risk Management Committee and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Bank. Mr. Islam is the Chairman of UB Capital and Investment Limited and Uttara Bank Securities Limited. He is also a member in the General Body and the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB).

 

Mr. Iftekharul Islam, one of the top check industrialists in Bangladesh, is the Chairman and Managing Director of Aftab Group of Industries. Mr. Iftekharul Islam involves in Textiles, Ready Made Garments, Food, Fertilizer & Pesticide, Industrial Pump Production, CNG Refueling & Conversion businesses which are the valued partner to economic development of Bangladesh. Mr. Islam operates his global businesses through his overseas offices located in different countries dealing with a wide range of innovative product and services and brand building.

 

Mr. Islam is the Managing Director of Aftab Global Foundation and AIMS Corporation Ltd.- philanthropic organizations and performing his responsibilities to the Nation.


Engr. Tofazzal Hossain

Director

Engr. Tofazzal Hossain hails from a noble family of Dhaka District. He was born on the 9th September in 1948. He is a B.Sc. Engineer (Mechanical) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and worked with full repu...

Engr. Tofazzal Hossain hails from a noble family of Dhaka District. He was born on the 9th September in 1948. He is a B.Sc. Engineer (Mechanical) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and worked with full reputation as Mechanical Engineer both at home and abroad. He held honorable and responsible position in various organizations. He has 46 years working experience. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. He is also a renowned social worker.


Arif Rahman

Director

Mr. Arif Rahman was born on the 24th November in 1970 in Shariatpur district. He comes of a noble and respectable Muslim family. He has business experience of 18 years. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. H...

Mr. Arif Rahman was born on the 24th November in 1970 in Shariatpur district. He comes of a noble and respectable Muslim family. He has business experience of 18 years. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. He is also a Director of M/s.Bengal Trade Ways Ltd. Mr. Arif Rahman is also a social worker. He is a member of Gulshan Club and Banani Club.


Abul Barq Alvi

Director

Mr. Abul Barq Alvi was born in a reputed Muslim family on the 2nd January, 1949 in Pabna District. He obtained B.A. (Hons) degree in Fine Art from the Dhaka University. He also obtained Post Graduate degree in Fine Art from Tsukuba Uni...

Mr. Abul Barq Alvi was born in a reputed Muslim family on the 2nd January, 1949 in Pabna District. He obtained B.A. (Hons) degree in Fine Art from the Dhaka University. He also obtained Post Graduate degree in Fine Art from Tsukuba University of Japan and completed research on this subject. He joined as a lecturer in the faculty of Fine Art of Dhaka University in 1972 and served as a Professor of the faculty of Fine Art of Dhaka University till his retirement. He has 46 years professional experience. He is gentle, amiable and polite in nature. He is a member of the Board of Directors and also a member of the Executive Committee of the Bank. He has been reappointed Director of the Bank considering his heartiest endeavour and active participation for overall development of the business of Uttara Bank Limited. A successful and kind hearted man, Mr. Alvi is involved in different social and cultural development activities.


Dr. Md. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury

Independent Director

Dr. Md. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born in a reputed Muslim family on 15th November, 1949 in Noakhali District. He obtained B.Com (Hons) degree in 1969 and M.Com (Management) degree in 1970 from Dha...

Dr. Md. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born in a reputed Muslim family on 15th November, 1949 in Noakhali District. He obtained B.Com (Hons) degree in 1969 and M.Com (Management) degree in 1970 from Dhaka University. He obtained LLB degree from Central Law College of Dhaka University in 1972. He also obtained MBA degree from Leuven University of Belgium in 1980. Besides, he obtained Ph.D degree from Brussels University of Belgium in 1984. As a young professional, he is honored by the European Commission Headquarter, Brussels. Dr. Chowdhury is an internationally recognized educationist and professional intellectual. He is at the same time a teacher, writer, researcher, lawyer and an adviser. He was a lecturer of Management at Dhaka College during the period from 1972 to 1973. He was appointed as a faculty member in the department of Management of Dhaka University in 1973. He was a professor of Management and director of EMBA program of Dhaka University till 2016. Dr. Chowdhury served the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Headquarter, Jeddah as International Professional and Director for more than ten years on lien from Dhaka University. He is also an honorary treasurer and life member of Asiatic Society, Bangladesh. Besides, he holds important posts of many Government and Non-Government organizations and educational institutions. He is also involved in many social welfare activities. He was appointed Independent Director of Uttara Bank Limited on 2014. He is one of the members of the Board of Directors of the Bank. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Bank. He has 45 years of professional experience. In 2016, Dr. Chowdhury joined as Vice-Chancellor of Fareast International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is gentle, amiable and polite in nature and possesses a good sense of humanity.


M. Tajul Islam

Director

Mr. M. Tajul Islam, a Director of Uttara Bank Limited, hails from a respectable Muslim family of Bhola District. He was born on the 15th January in 1949. He obtained B.Com (honours) in 1969 and M.Com in 1970 from Dhaka University. Mr. ...

Mr. M. Tajul Islam, a Director of Uttara Bank Limited, hails from a respectable Muslim family of Bhola District. He was born on the 15th January in 1949. He obtained B.Com (honours) in 1969 and M.Com in 1970 from Dhaka University. Mr. M. Tajul Islam, a retired Government Official, served in the Government Office in different positions and retired as Joint Secretary. He is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of Uttara Bank Limited. Now, he is working as Director (Planning & Development) in Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS). He is amiable and friendly in nature. He is also a social worker.


Md. Kamal Akhtar

Independent Director

Mr. Md. Kamal Akhtar, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born on the 11th July in 1949 in a respectable Muslim family of Khulna. He has completed Masters in Commerce with honours in Accounting, MA in Economics & MBA from Institut...

Mr. Md. Kamal Akhtar, an Independent Director of the Bank, was born on the 11th July in 1949 in a respectable Muslim family of Khulna. He has completed Masters in Commerce with honours in Accounting, MA in Economics & MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University and later MS in Business Administration from University of Bath, England. He started his career in BFIDC under Ministry of Industry in 1973. As a Dynamic person, he served in various organizations namely: Bangladesh Forest Industries Development Corporation (BFIDC), Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM), Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA) etc. He also worked as Investment Promotion Expert and Consultant of Maxwell Stamp Limited- Bangladesh in a number of projects financed by the World Bank. He has participated in various training programs & seminars in many countries viz. Thailand, Sri lanka, Hongkong, S.Korea, Japan and the UK. He has 36 years of professional experience. He has a significant contribution in the field of Investment Promotion and Business Development. He has a good number of publications to his credit mainly relating to labor law & industrial investment and policy. Mr. Akhtar was appointed Independent Director of Uttara Bank Limited on the 11th May, 2015. He is one of the members of the Board and also a member of the Audit Committee of the Bank. He is a philanthropic personality and friendly in nature.


Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim Mazumder

Independent Director

Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim Mazumder, an Independent Director of the Bank, comes of a respectable and noble family of Comilla district. He was born on the 12th June in 1947. He obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc degree from Dhaka University. He did h...

Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim Mazumder, an Independent Director of the Bank, comes of a respectable and noble family of Comilla district. He was born on the 12th June in 1947. He obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc degree from Dhaka University. He did his PhD degree from the University of Dhaka in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Formerly, he was a professor (Selection Grade) and Chairman of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering of Dhaka University. Dr. Md. Rezaul Karim Mazumder had been the Dean of the faculty of Engineering and Technology of the Dhaka University during the period from 2011-2012. He retired from the service of Dhaka University in 2012. He was also the Professor and Head of the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. He is possessing 45 (forty five) years of professional experience. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. He is also an eminent social worker.


Col. Engr. M. S. Kamal (Retd)

Director

Col. Engr. M. S. Kamal (Retd.) comes of a respectable and noble family of Feni District. He was born on the 10th January in 1949. He is a B.Sc Engineer from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). He served in the Ele...

Col. Engr. M. S. Kamal (Retd.) comes of a respectable and noble family of Feni District. He was born on the 10th January in 1949. He is a B.Sc Engineer from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). He served in the Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps of Bangladesh Army for 30 years. During his tenure of service in the army, he served as Chief Logistic Officer (CLO) in United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observer Mission (UNIKOM) during the period from 1998-1999. He also served as Director Production and Quality Control of Sena Kalyan Sangsta (SKS) during the period 1997 – 1998. He was Deputy Director Production and Quality Control of Bangladesh Ordnance Factory (BOF) during 1989 – 1992. He attended course on Aircraft Maintenance/ Repair Course in USA in 1980. He also attended Course on Tank Maintenance/repair course in China in 1984. Before his retirement from the Army, he served as Inspector, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps Bangladesh Army. He retired from the Army in January 2002 as Colonel. Now he is working in a private organization as Executive Director. He was appointed as Independent Director of the Board of Directors on 13 November 2007. Lastly, he was reappointed Independent Director of the Bank on 19th May 2011. He resigned from the post of Independent Director of Uttara Bank Limited on 24 March 2014. Lastly, he has been appointed as Director of Uttara Bank Limited on 11 May 2014 in the Annual General Meeting. He is the member of Executive Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. He is a good sports man and Captained Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) Cricket Team during the period from 1967-1969. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers Bangladesh and also a member of Retired Armed Forces Officers Welfare Association (RAOWA).


Asif Rahman

Director

Mr. Asif Rahman, a rising and prominent business man, was born on the 12th January in 1977 in a respectable and noble family of Shariatpur District. He obtained Bachelor degree in Economics from Buckingham University, London and MBA fr...

Mr. Asif Rahman, a rising and prominent business man, was born on the 12th January in 1977 in a respectable and noble family of Shariatpur District. He obtained Bachelor degree in Economics from Buckingham University, London and MBA from North South University, Bangladesh. He has 17 years business experience. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited and also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited. He is a Director of M/s. Bengal Trade Ways Ltd. and Chairman of CHB Building Technologies Ltd. and Proprietor of Bengal Sourcing Limited. Mr. Asif Rahman is a philanthropist and social activist as well. He is a member of Gulshan Club, Dhaka Club, Flying Club, Kurmitola Golf Club and Banani Club.


Faruque Alamgir

Director

Mr. Faruque Alamgir was born on the 5th November in 1946 in a respectable Muslim family of Comilla. He obtained M.A degree from the University of Dhaka. He also did his LLB. He is a retired Govt. Officer. He has 36 years working experi...

Mr. Faruque Alamgir was born on the 5th November in 1946 in a respectable Muslim family of Comilla. He obtained M.A degree from the University of Dhaka. He also did his LLB. He is a retired Govt. Officer. He has 36 years working experience in various responsibilities and capacities. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of the Bank. He is a veteran social worker and is connected with Local and International Peace and Solidarity Organizations. He has travelled to many countries of Europe, South Asia & USA. He is a freelancer and a poet as well.


Shaikh Abdul Aziz

Director

A veteran banker and a dynamic leader, Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz is an ardent promoter of the concept of sustainable development of banking business. As the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uttara Bank Limited, Mr. Aziz has...

A veteran banker and a dynamic leader, Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz is an ardent promoter of the concept of sustainable development of banking business. As the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uttara Bank Limited, Mr. Aziz has successfully improved the International business and ethical banking in Uttara Bank Limited (UBL) and transformed the Bank into the newest valuable financial brand in the country. Under his leadership Online Banking System has been introduced in the Uttara Bank Limited.

Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz comes of a noble and respectable Muslim family. He was born on the 10th May in 1951. He obtained M.Sc degree in Applied Chemistry from Dhaka University in 1974 (Exam held in 1976). He started his Banking career as Probationary Officer with Uttara Bank Limited (UBL) in 1977. After serving in the different departments/offices of the Uttara Bank Limited very successfully in the key positions for more than 39 years, Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Uttara Bank Limited (UBL) in 2011.

An achiever throughout the banking career and widely travelled Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz attended different seminars/symposiums/workshops on banking both at home and abroad. He received training on “Strategic Leadership” from Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK; “Corporate Governance & Strategic Management” from University of California, Berkeley, USA and “Strategic Management” from INSEAD Business School, France. Most amiable in nature and formerly a reputed Banker, Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz became a Director of Uttara Bank Limited in October 2016. Mr. Aziz was also a Director of UB Capital and Investment Limited and Uttara Bank Securities Limited, subsidiaries of Uttara Bank Limited.


Mohammed Rabiul Hossain

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

A financial services and banking professional, Mr. Mohammed Rabiul Hossain was born in a noble Muslim family on the 31st December, 1960 in Noakhali District. He has obtained M.Sc in Chemistry and MBA in Finance & Accounting. He also obtained “A...

A financial services and banking professional, Mr. Mohammed Rabiul Hossain was born in a noble Muslim family on the 31st December, 1960 in Noakhali District. He has obtained M.Sc in Chemistry and MBA in Finance & Accounting. He also obtained “Advanced Certificate in Business Administration (ACBA)” degree jointly offered by IBA of Dhaka University and Association of Management Development Institution in South Asia (AMDISA). He has started his Banking career as Probationary Officer with Uttara Bank Limited in 1987. His hands-on approach has resulted in capturing numerous successes for expanding the business of the Bank. His charismatic leadership role helped him to adorn the post of Manager in different branches and Zonal Head in 03 (three) Zonal Offices of the Bank. While carrying out his duties as Managers and Zonal Head, he excelled in customer finance, new customer acquisition in various cultures and places. He was also In-charge of Bank’s Corporate Branch before joining at Head Office as Executive General Manager.

He was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Uttara Bank Limited in 2013 and has been holding the position of CAMLCO of the Bank since then. Moreover, he oversees the affairs of some strategic divisions/ departments like International Division, Internal Control & Compliance Division (ICCD), Business Promotion Department, Asset-Liabilities Management Department, Recovery Department and Treasury Division (Back Office) of the Bank. He has been serving the Bank for more than 29 years with his expertise, administrative capabilities, proactive decision making capabilities and delivering sound financial advice, providing exceptional customer service, and matching proper products and services to Banks client’s needs and goals. Due to his distinctive role playing and state of the art performance in the development of the bank, he was appointed as Managing Director and CEO in 2016.

His adequate foreign tours in countries like Belgium, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Spain, Srilanka, Switzerland, the KSA, Thailand and Turkey for participation in training, workshop, seminars and for business and personal visit/ purpose has helped him to understand the banking business carried out in numerous cultures and diversities.