Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director Humaira Azam of Trust Bank Ltd has earned the distinction of being the first woman to head a commercial bank in Bangladesh.
Sources in the bank confirmed the matter on Monday night.
Humaira Azam started her career as a management trainee in ANZ Grindlays Bank in 1990. She contributed to the local corporate's development in Bangladesh as early as 1992 in ANZ Grindlays Bank.
Later she joined HSBC since its inception and laid a very strong framework for corporate/ OBU, custodian, and institutional banking.
After joining IPDC of Bangladesh in April 2009 as managing director & CEO, Humaira turned around the company, made significant progress in business and operational growth.
Humaira later worked at Bank Asia from 2012 - 2018 as deputy managing director & chief risk officer. She afterward joined Trust Bank in 2018 as an additional managing director.