Former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank and noted economist Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has joined the Pubali Bank Limited as an independent director.
He was also the managing director of Pubali Bank Limited for the 2001-2006 period, said a media statement.
Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has been associated with the banking system of Bangladesh for nearly six decades.
He also served the Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Agrani Bank and Sonali Bank as managing director.
He was the deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank from 1998 to 2001.
He also served the board of directors of Bangladesh Krishi Bank as the chairman.
Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled was awarded the Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal in 2009 and the Khan Bahadur Nawab Ali Chowdhury National Award in 2013 for his outstanding contribution to the banking sector.