Veteran banker Shirin Akhter took over as Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) Managing Director on Monday, the bank said in a statement.
She had been working as Managing Director on current charge in the bank since July 31, 2021. She joined Agrani Bank as Senior Officer in 1988 through BRC and had been working as Deputy Managing Director in BKB since September 16, 2019.
She completed her Post-Graduate Degree with honours from the University of Dhaka in Political Science, MBA from Stamford University, Dhaka and LLB degree from Bangladesh Law College.
She travelled the USA, UK, Canada, India, Ireland, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Bhutan.
She is the eldest daughter of late Ayesha Rahman who was the founder General Secretary of Bangladesh Mohila Awami League, Mohammadpur Thana of Dhaka, and late Khalilur Rahman, former Assistant Director of Bangladesh Bank (BB). She hailed from Char Bhadrashan upazila of Faridpur district.