Chairman and Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Kazi Abu Muhammad Majedur Rahman is a seasoned banker and an experienced capital market professional. Spanning over four decades Mr. Rahman worked extensive ly in strategic business transformation, operational and credit risk management, consumer banking, trade finance, treasury, audit, fintech, HR, governance and stakeholder relations in Bangladesh, Middle East, Africa and Australia.
He has valuable experience in Risk management, Business Process Reengineering, and Information Technology in the financial sector.
Mr. Rahman served as the Managing Director of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited, Managing Director & CEO of Premier Bank Limited, Country Head of Bank Alfalah Limited, Chief Risk Officer & Additional Managing Director of AB bank Limited and Deputy Managing Director of IPDC Finance in Bangladesh. Currently, he is engaged as the Group Chief Executive Officer of A.K. Khan & Company Limited, one of the oldest conglomerates in Bangladesh. He is a Board Director of the company and in all associate companies. Concurrently, Mr. Rahman serves as an Independent Director of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited with roles in the Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Management Committee.
During his banking career, Mr. Rahman has led key strategic initiatives including implementation of the Standard Charterd’s consumer banking platform in Bangladesh, core banking system of Dhaka bank Limited, introduction of Bank Alfalah Limited as a new bank in Bangladesh. He had performed a key role in the transformation of ‘Bank of Oman Limited’ to Mashreq Bank, UAE. One of Mr. Rahman’s most prominent achievements in the capital market include the landmark induction of Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges as strategic investors in Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited.
Mr. Rahman obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Dhaka University. He has also attended senior management development programme at Said Business School, Oxford and London Business School. and Securities Institute at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. He has also completed special training on Risk Management at the Institute of Risk Management, UK.