Bank Alfalah has recently appointed Adil lslam as the country Head.
He had previously been serving as the Managing Director & CEO of Meghna Bank Limited, Bangladesh. Bank Alfalah Bangladesh commenced operation from 2005 with the acquisition of Shamil Bank of Bahrain, according to a press release.
He has more than 29 years of banking and business leadership experience, gained through working in various international banks and financial institutions in South & Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Adil Islam has done his post-graduation in International Banking and Financial Studies from Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a seasoned banker with significant experience in business development, risk governance, organizational transformation and driving sustainable business growth. He has held business and functional head positions both in Bangladesh and in overseas locations, working for renowned banks like HSBC, ANZ, American Express, Mashreq Bank, Bank Saudi Al Fransi (Credit Agricole) and other international organizations.
The Bank has international presence in the UAE, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Bank is owned and operated by the Abu Dhabi Group. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank partnered with the Bank in 2014 and holds a 15 percent stake in Bank Alfalah.