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BIFC re-elects chairmen of board, EC, audit committee

August 12, 2018 00:00:00

Ruhul Amin Neaz Ahmed Jawadur Rahim Zahid

The board of directors of Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Limited (BIFC) at its recent meeting re-elected Ruhul Amin as chairman of the board.

Professor Neaz Ahmed and Professor Jawadur Rahim Zahid were re-elected as chairmen of executive committee (EC) and audit committee respectively, according to a statement.

Mr. Ruhul Amin, who represents Sukuza Venture Limited, is an FCMA from the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) and an MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka.

He was the chairman & managing director of BASF Bangladesh Ltd., a subsidiary of BASF SE, Germany. He was president, the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh, former president, Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce & Industries, director, Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd., Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd., and Eastern Lubricants Blenders Ltd. Ruhul Amin attended a number of training programmes and seminar/symposiums abroad.

Professor Neaz, Director, representing Kanchi Venture Limited, obtained his graduation with honours in Economics from the University of Dhaka, MBA from IBA, and MBA in Finance from the University of New Brunswick, Canada under a CIDA Fellowship.

He started his career in Sonali Bank in 1976, and then worked in BSRS (now Bangladesh Development Bank Ltd), Rural Electrification Board (REB) as Deputy Director Finance. Later on he worked as Vice-President in the Bengal Group. In 1987, he joined IBA as a faculty member.

Professor Jawadur Rahim Zahid, Independent Director, is an MBA from IBA, the University of Dhaka and Ph D from Manchester Business School, UK. Dr. Zahid is at present a Professor of Finance at IBA and has been teaching there for twenty seven years.

He passed from Bangladesh Marin Academy and obtained Certificate of Competency for 2nd Navigating Officer from Cork Regional Technical College, Ireland.

He worked as a deck officer in various capacities on board national and foreign ocean-going ships and roamed around the world for six years in his first career till 1983.

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