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Midland Bank re-elects Chairman, elects Vice Chairman

September 25, 2020 00:00:00

Nilufer Zafarullah has been re-elected as Chairman and Md. Shamsuzzaman has been elected as Vice Chairman of Midland Bank Limited.

The Board of Directors in its 101st meeting held on Wednesday re-elected the Chairman and elected the new Vice Chairman of the bank, said a statement.

Mrs. Nilufer Zafarullah had served as Vice Chairman of the board of Midland Bank Ltd since inception of the bank until 2018 and from 2018 she is serving as Chairman of the Board of the bank. She was a Member of 9th and 10th Parliament of People's Republic of Bangladesh. An architect by profession, she has contributed to education and development for over 25 years. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) and Chittagong Independent University (CIU). She is a director of Hong Kong Shanghai Manjala Textiles Ltd. and Donor Trustee of Begum Zebunnesa & Kazi Mahabubullah Jono Kallyan Trust.

As a life member of Zonta International, a worldwide organisation for executives in the business profession, Nilufer Zafarullah provided her services to improve legal, political, economics, health and professional status of women at the global and local levels. Her leadership competence was evident when she served Zonta International District 25 comprising Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Srilanka Area 02 as Director and District 25 as Lt. Governor from 1994-96 and 2006-08 respectively. As an MP, she also served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh from 2012-13, in the ninth Parliament.

Md. Shamsuzzaman is a Nominee Director of Liberty Knitwear Ltd. Md. Shamsuzzaman is in the Board of Midland Bank Limited. He acted as the Chairman of Risk Management Committee and Member of the Audit Committee of the bank in his previous term.

He is a Textile Engineer and a prominent industrialist of Bangladesh. Shamsuzzaman is active in many community development and social service programmes. Shamsuzzaman is the Managing Director of Liberty Knitwear Ltd., Orient Chem-tex Ltd., Micro Fiber Ltd., Midland Knitwear Ltd., A-One Polar Ltd., Tangon Garments Ltd., and Turbingen Chemicals (BD) Ltd.

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