Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has reappointed their Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ali Reza Iftekhar for another three years.
Mr Iftekhar has been serving the bank in this position since 2007, says a media release.
In his career of 34 years, he has worked in important positions in local private and international banks including Banque Indosuez, Standard Chartered Bank, and AB Bank.
He joined EBL as deputy managing director back in 2004 and was promoted to additional managing director in 2006.
Mr Iftekhar was entrusted with the position of Managing Director and CEO in the bank in 2007.
He is a recipient of CEO of the Year 2012 award at Asian Leadership Award programme held in Dubai.
He served as the chairman of the Association of Bankers Bangladesh Limited (ABB), the apex body for banking professionals of the country, for the term 2014-15.
A marketing graduate from Dhaka University, Iftekhar has vast experience in risk management, corporate compliance and regulatory issues in banking sector.