Mr. A. E. Abdul Muhaimen is currently the Chairman of UCB Capital Management Ltd and the Managing Director of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB), one of the most esteemed Banking Brands in Bangladesh.
Mr. Muhaimen has joined UCB on July 9th 2013 as the Additional Managing Director. Prior to his joining UCB, he was the Managing Director of National Finance Limited.
Mr. Muhaimen started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank as a Management Trainee in 1986.
Mr. Muhaimen is a senior banking professional with over 27 years of multi-functional experience with six banks in Asia and the Middle East. He has earlier worked as Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Brac Bank and also held senior management positions in ANZ Grindlays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, The City Bank Limited in Bangladesh.
Mr. Muhaimen has broad senior management experience being in the roles of CEO, CFO, HO-Consumer Bank, HO-Human Resources, Head of Cards and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Muhaimen has a post graduate degree in MBA from institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka. He has trained at INSEAD in Singapore, Mount Eliza of Monash University, Australia and Harvard University, USA. He has served as a director on the board of four companies - BracEPL, Brac EPSL, bKash(mobile banking company) and IIDFC (Non Banking Financial Institution) in Bangladesh.
Akhter Matin Chaudhury, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh, is one of the Independent Directors & Chairman of Audit Committee of UCB.
Mr. Chaudhury qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976 in the United Kingdom, where he lived and worked for various organizations for 15 years. He returned to Bangladesh in 1987 to join BOC Bangladesh Ltd., a multinational industrial gases company, where he served in various capacities, including General Manager (Finance) & Company Secretary, and ultimately on the Board as Director (Gases). He left BOC in 1998 to co-found Eshna Consulting Team Ltd., a management consulting company, of which he was the Managing Director.
In 2000, Akhter Chaudhury joined Organon (Bangladesh) Ltd., since renamed Nuvista Pharma Ltd., and has been its Managing Director since 2001, assuming the additional role of Chairman since 2006.
Mr. Chaudhury sits on the Executive Committee of the Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries and is Vice President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka.
Akhter Chaudhury takes an active interest in Youth Development. Towards this he is the Chairman of Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre.
Mr Chaudhury is keen on quality education and lectures MBA and EMBA students on Strategic Planning. He also serves on the Board of Advisers of BRAC Business School at BRAC University.
Prominent Banker Mr. Mohammad Shawkat Jamil is serving as Additional Managing Director of United Commercial Bank Limited from May 30, 2012. Since then he has been leading many core divisions of the Bank.
Born in a reputed Muslim family in Chittagong in 1958, Mr. Jamil has completed his MSS from University of Dhaka in 1982. He started his career as "Probationary Officer" in United Commercial Bank Limited in 1983. He has demonstrated experience in managerial and leadership positions including 21 years as Branch Manager. He had been serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Principal Branch of the Bank, prior to taking over higher responsibility.
Mr. Jamil has attended different training programmes and seminars at home and abroad. Among them, the foremost to be mentioned is the month long training programme on “Finance & Banking Management for South Asia Federation of AOTS Alumni Societies” held in Osaka, Japan in 1997. He has also visited many countries including Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.
Eminent banker Ahsan Afzal has joined as Additional Managing Director of United Commercial Bank Limited on August 01, 2017. He is a senior banking professional, having more than 20 years of experience in Banking and Finance in Bangladesh.
Mr. Afzal started his banking career with ANZ Grindlays Bank as Management Trainee in 1995. He worked briefly with IDLC Finance as a Probationary Officer, prior to that, the same year. He served ANZ Grindlays Bank for about 6 years and joined Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in 2001. He held various senior positions in SCB and left the bank while he was a General Manager in Consumer Banking. Later, he joined AB Bank in 2011 as Deputy Managing Director and successfully rendered services of overall business responsibility for Liability, SME, Consumer, Branch and ATM Distribution. He was the senior-most DMD there and used to officiate as Acting MD in absence of the incumbent.
Mr. Afzal has multi-functional banking experience especially in the area of Cards, SME, Consumer, Branch Banking and Alternate Delivery Channel. He has vast expertise in Leadership & Team Building, Business Goal Management, Strategy Development, Change Management, Product Development, Portfolio Management, Project Management etc.
Mr. Afzal has excellent academic track records. He received Certificate of Business Management (with Distinction) from Visa Business School in conjunction with Cardean University, LSE, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia Business School & Chicago GSB. He obtained graduation and post-graduation degrees in Management from Dhaka University.
Mr. Afzal was the First Chairman of VISA Executive Committee, an industry forum of all VISA member banks in Bangladesh. He attended a number of training, workshop, seminar at home and abroad.
Mr. Arif Quadri, eminent banker of the country, having over 31 years of professional experiences in different reputed commercial banks, joined the services of UCB on October 13, 2015 in the rank and status of “Deputy Managing Director”. Prior to joining in UCB, he was the “Deputy Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer” of Premier Bank Limited.
Mr. Quadri has started his banking career with the then Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited as Probationary Officer in July 1984 after completing his graduation degree and worked there in different leadership roles till February, 2003 while he was holding the rank & status of Senior Vice President.
His major professional area comprises of Head of Human Resources Management Division in AB Bank Limited, Al Baraka Bank Limited, ONE Bank Limited and Meghna Bank Limited. During his long banking career with five different banks, Mr. Quadri played supervisory roles as CAMLCO, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Internal Control & Compliance Division, Head of Branch etc. He served as a director on the board of IIDFC (Non Banking Financial Institution) in Bangladesh. He held the charges of the “Office of the Managing Director” on several instances in ONE Bank Limited. He was also the Secretary General of Association of Bankers, Bangladesh Limited (ABB). He attended different training programs and seminar at home and abroad.
Mr. Arif Quadri has excellent academic track record. He completed his both graduation and post graduation degree in Economics from Jahangirnagar University.
Mr. Mohammad Mamdudur Rashid joined United Commercial Bank Limited as the Additional Managing Director from 01 March 2017.
Mr. Rashid has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years out of which 22 years have been in banking, a career that began in 1995 with Citibank-Bangladesh. In his banking career that covers multiple cultures across Bangladesh, India and Australia, Mr. Rashid managed a number of functional areas covering Business, Risk, Finance, Operations, Compliance, Credit Administration, HR and General Services.
In his immediate past banking role, Mr. Rashid has been the Additional Managing Director and Head of Wholesale Banking of BRAC Bank Limited, where he joined in December 2009. He also held various other senior roles at BRAC Bank including those of Chief Financial Officer and strategic leadership for SME business. In his 15 years career in Citibank, he was the Head of Strategic Planning for Citibank-Australia and New Zealand for its institutional banking business. He also held numerous other senior management positions of Citibank including that of Chief Operating Officer of Citibank-Bangladesh during 2001-2005. He also held the position of Group CFO for BRAC and BRAC International.
Mr. Rashid had been extensively trained both home and abroad on technical and leadership skills. His glamorous educational background covers his MBA from the institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka as Vice Chancellor’s Gold medalist and his MA in International Economics and Finance as a Fulbright Scholar from Brandeis University of Massachusetts, USA. In his multifaceted career, Mr. Rashid has also been a Lecturer of Finance at IBA, a Merchant Mariner and has won the President’s Gold Medal of Marine Academy in 1985.
Mr. Md. Sohrab Mustafa has over 32 years of banking experience to his credit. After completing his graduation from Dhaka University, Mr. Mustafa started his career in banking in 1983 by joining the City Bank Limited as a probationary officer. He served City Bank for 16 years in different branches and at the International Division.
In 1999 he moved to Premier Bank limited as Head of International Division of the Bank. After a short stint in Premier bank he moved to Prime Bank Limited in 2001 and took the helm of International Division where he served till May 31, 2010. Mr. Mustafa joined United Commercial Bank Limited on 1st June 2010 as Head of International Division. Effective July 01, 2015 the Board of Directors of United Commercial Bank Limited taking cognizance of his contribution to the Bank promoted him to the rank of Deputy Managing Director. Mr. Mustafa has a long track record in branch banking, FI, Foreign Trade, Credit, Treasury and other core areas of banking.
Mr. ATM Tahmiduzzaman FCS, a qualified Chartered Secretary, is the Company Secretary of United Commercial Bank Ltd. He has started his Career with British flagship concern REA Consortium locally known as Deundi Tea & Shaw Wallace Tea.
Mr. ATM Tahmiduzzaman FCS, a qualified Chartered Secretary, is the Company Secretary of United Commercial Bank Ltd. He has started his Career with British flagship concern REA Consortium locally known as Deundi Tea & Shaw Wallace Tea. In the process of career progression, he capitalized the opportunities to work in launching team of Warid Telecom and played active role in the process of establishment of AIRTEL Bangladesh.
Mr. Tahmid, a faculty member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB), obtained his Master’s Degree from University of Dhaka. Later on, he obtained MBA under the umbrella of Common Wealth of Learning, the education wing of Common Wealth. In addition, he is a Law Graduate. He has attended many training program and workshops.
Mr. Tahmid is actively playing a vital role to create governance excellence in corporate sector of the Country being the youngest Council Member of ICSB. He is also involved with different socio-cultural organizations.
Mr. Mohammed Rahmat Pasha has joined UCB Capital Management Limited on 27th March 2016 as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to his joining at UCB Capital, he has served as CEO of BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd for five years.
In 2001. Mr. Pasha has joined BRAC Bank Limited as Head of Treasury and Financial Institutions for ten years. He has also worked for eight years in The City Bank Ltd and for five years in Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd in Retail Banking, Foreign Exchange, Finance and International Division among other divisions before joining BRAC Bank.
Mr. Pasha has grasped a long working experience in Treasury and Financial Institution. He attended numerous training and workshop in both home and abroad. He completed his Post-Graduation in Management from University of Dhaka and MBA from NIBM, Chennai, India.
Mr. Nayamul Hoque ACS is the Company Secretary and Head of HR & Corporate Affairs of UCB Capital Management Limited. He is a qualified chartered secretary, multidisciplinary and seasoned professional in Bangladesh Capital Markets as well as Income Tax Practitioner. He joined UCB Capital Management Limited in 2014. Prior to joining UCB Capital Management Limited, he started his career in 2008 at LankaBangla Securities Limited..
Mr. Hoque finished his MBA in Management Studies (HRM & MIS) from Jagannath University, Dhaka. He graduated from the same university with a BBS (Honours) followed by an MBS in Management. He holds an LL.B degree from National University as well.
Mr. Hoque is an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB), a statutory body to develop, promote and regulate the profession of Chartered Secretary in Bangladesh. Mr. Hoque has attended numerous trainings, workshops and seminars.