Tariqul Islam Chowdhury has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited.
He was earlier the Acting MD as Additional Managing Director (AMD) of the private bank.
After doing his job with efficiency and prudence, the Board of Directors made him as Managing Director & CEO at the 105th Board Meeting of the Bank and recently Bangladesh Bank also has given the approval to his appointment.
Mr. Chowdhury joined as MD and CEO on July 1, 2020 for the next three years, says a media release.
Before joining SBAC Bank, Tariqul Islam Chowdhury was the DMD of the state-owned Sonali Bank. Where, Mr. Chowdhury started his career as a Financial Analyst in 1984.
Mr Chowdhury has long banking experience in diversified fields including exposure as Branch Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Head of HR and Head of Credit, Treasury Management Division, Currency Management Division in Sonali Bank.
He obtained B. Com (Honours) and M. Com (Accounting) degree from the University of Dhaka. In 1988, he became a DAIBB diploma holder of the Institute of Bankers Bangladesh (IBB).
He has participated in various seminars and training workshops on economics and banking in France, Austria, Singapore, Thailand, UAE and Malaysia as well as other reputed institutes of the country including BIBM. Tariqul Islam Chowdhury was born in an aristocrat Muslim family of Masimpur village of Feni in 1958.