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.
Formerly the acting MD as Additional Managing Director (AMD) of the same bank, tariqul Islam was appointed as the MD and CEO by the bank’s board of Directors in it’s 105th meeting. Bangladesh Bank also has given the approval to his appointment.
Chowdhury took over office as MD and CEO on July 1 for a tenure of the next three years.
Before joining SBAC Bank, Tariqul Islam Chowdhury was the DMD of the state-owned Sonali Bank. Where, Chowdhury started his career as a Financial Analyst in 1984.
He 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.
Hailing from Masimpur village of Feni Tariqul Islam 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.