Board of Directors

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali
Chairman

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is a prominent business personality of the country and also the Chairman & Managing Director of Unique Group, the renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh, having interest in Real Estate, Hotel Services, Ceramic Industry, Air Travel, Aviation Services, Electrical Power Plants, Tourism, Manpower Export, Banking Services, Housing Finance & Investment, Supply, Indenting, Commission Agents, Human Resources Development and many other. Mr. Ali is perhaps the only Bangladeshi who has ventured to set up a 5-Star Hotel in private sector. The Westin Dhaka is already very popular amongst the local and foreign community. He accomplished his honors & Masters of Social Science in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is also involved in many social activities and member of various trade associations. He is a widely travelled person across the globe on business trips.

Mr. Meah Mohammed Abdur Rahim
Director

Mr. Meah Mohammed Abdur Rahim

Meah Mohammed Abdur Rahim, Director of EBL Investments Limited is a renowned businessman. He is the Managing Director of Ancient Steamship Company Limited and Hudig & Meah (Bangladesh) Limited. He is also a Director of Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL) and the Chairman of the Audit Committee and also a Member of the Risk Management Committee (RMC) of the Board of Directors of the Bank (EBL). Academically & professionally, Mr. Rahim obtained Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Diploma in Banking & Business Studies as well as Diploma in Shipping, A.I.C.S. He has expertise in the areas of Business Studies, Banking, Finance, Management etc. He is involved in many social activities and is also a widely travelled person across the globe on business trips.

Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar
Director

Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar

A visionary banker and a dynamic leader, Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar is an ardent promoter of the concept of sustainable development. As the CEO and MD of Eastern Bank Limited he has successfully introduced international best practices and ethical banking and transformed the organization into the most valuable financial brand in the country. Under his leadership, the bank has achieved many a laurel including the Best Retail Bank in Bangladesh awarded by The Asian Banker for five consecutive years 2013-2017; ICSB National Award 2014 for Corporate Governance Excellence; the Best Financial Institution 2010 at the DHL-Daily Star Bangladesh Business Award. He also sits on the Board of the International Leasing and Financial Services Limited (ILFSL).

Mr. Iftekhar is a 1982 graduate from the University of Dhaka in Marketing. His specialization in risk management, corporate banking, operations and retail made him one of the leading bankers of the country. He attended Harvard Business School Program on Leadership in Financial Organizations in 2012. He also participated in the Strategic Leadership Program at University of Oxford, UK in 2013. Furthermore, Mr. Iftekhar took part in Executive Program in Corporate Governance and Strategic Management at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley in 2014.

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman
Director

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman is the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited, Member: Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited & Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited. He is treated capital market expect of the country having 26 years job experience in different financial institutions like Bank, Leasing, Merchant Bank, Brokerage etc. He has completed Masters in Management from University of Dhaka, MBA from Dhaka Campus of Honolulu University, USA and LLM from World University of Bangladesh.

Mr. Tahid Ahmed Chowdhury
Managing Director

Mr. Tahid Ahmed Chowdhury

Mr. Tahid Ahmed Chowdhury, FCCA is currently serving as the Managing Director of EBL Investments Limited. Prior to the position he was Managing Director & CEO of Citizen Securities & Investment Ltd. We are proud to mention that he is one of the youngest Managing Director in Merchant Banking industry of Bangladesh. He is a London qualified Chartered Certified Accountant holding FCCA membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Chowdhury also completed his B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University (UK).

Mr. Chowdhury is a highly experienced and qualified professional having knowledge of global corporate business management and served in various institutions in England as well as Bangladesh. He started his career with KPMG, Bangladesh as an auditor. Since then he has worked with different Chartered Accountants firm in England as Auditor and Senior Accountant, has also extensive experience working with renowned Merchant Banks in Bangladesh.

Though quite young, Mr. Chowdhury's Career track stretches more than 15 years which has given him exposure and has provided him with invaluable expertise in different Business Development across business segments. His strong business development acumen to structure a financially viable business model, promote revenue, profitability and growth of the organization, advanced level of skill to oversee company operations to ensure efficient and cost-effective management of resources, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with clients has made him a likable person in the professional arena across business segments in Bangladesh. He has participated in numerous seminars and training programs related to the operations and development of the capital market, at both national and international level.