Rafiqul Islam has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Shimanto Bank Limited, according to a press release issued on Monday.
Before this appointment, he was the Managing Director and CEO (CC), Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the bank in different tenures.
Mr Islam has been serving Shimanto Bank since the inception of Shimanto Bank Limited. He started his banking career as a probationary officer with Uttara Bank in 1996. He also served NRB Bank and Eastern Bank in various positions in his 26 years of service in the banking sector.
Mr Islam completed his post-graduation from the University of Dhaka in International Trade and Business. He completed an MBA from the University of New Castle, USA.
He completed exclusive Courses & Training on ‘Risk Management for Corporate Leaders’ from Harvard Business School (Harvard University), USA; ‘Business, International Relations and the Political Economy’ from The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK; ’International Business and Banking’ from Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom; ‘Business & Leadership Development Program’ from Saskatchewan University, Canada; ‘International Trade & Business’ from Federation University, Australia and ACBA from IBA (University of Dhaka).