Dr M Mosharraf Hossain, a member of the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (Idra), has been appointed chairman (current charge) of the regulator.
In an office order on Wednesday, the Financial Institutions Division said Dr Mosharraf would lead Idra as an additional responsibility until a new chairman is appointed and he/she takes the charge.
Outgoing Idra chairman Md Shafiqur Rahman Patwari had his last office in the insurance regulator recently.
Idra Member M Mosharraf Hossain is a chartered accountant. He has also had PHD studies on investment of insurance funds.
Prior to joining the insurance regulator in 2018, Dr Mosharraf was serving private sector financial institutions and insurers as their top executive.