Citizens Bank appoints MD & CEO

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Mohammad Masoom joined Citizens Bank PLC as Managing Director and CEO. Prior to taking over the new assignment, Mr. Masoom served Midland Bank Limited as Additional Managing Director.
Mr. Masoom, a seasoned banker has three decades of hands-on extensive and versatile Banking experience. Specially, he has in-depth expertise on Core Risk areas of banking operation with specific concentration on Credit Risk Management (CRM) covering areas of Corporate Financing, Syndication and Structured Finance, Facility Restructuring as part of business solution, said a statement.
Mr. Masoom had made debut for the banking profession in AB Bank and subsequently served in Southeast Bank, Trust Bank and National Bank in different responsible positions. He also served in Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Limited (BD Finance), as its Managing Director and CEO and in Mercantile Bank Limited as Deputy Managing Director.
Mr. Masoom completed his Honors and Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Dhaka and subsequently has had obtain Post-Graduate Diploma on Development Planning and Personnel Management from Academy for Planning and Development and Bangladesh Management Development Centre respectively.
He participated in a good number of training programs/seminars/symposiums on Banking and Finance both at home and abroad.
He was nominated as one of the Trainers for outreach training programs for his result-oriented performance in the training course titled as 'Training for Trainers' arranged by Bangladesh Bank. He was the member of the sub-committee constituted to formulate the credit policy for Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Ltd. a Govt. owned Financial Institution. Mr. Masoom contributes articles to the English Dailies/Periodicals on different issues related to the Banking and Finance.