Dr Lila Rashid has been promoted to the post of executive director of the Bangladesh Bank.
Prior to the promotion, Lila was serving as a general manager of the central bank's SME and Special Programs Department, the Bangladesh Bank said in an office order issued on May 27.
She had been transferred to the SME and Special Programs Department in March 2019 after serving as general manager of the Payment Systems Department since September 2016. She also worked on deputation at the Equity and Entrepreneurship Fund (EEF) unit of the central bank.
Lila has an MBA from the University of New Orleans, USA. She has contributed to formulating policies and legal and regulatory framework for the financial sector.
She has also been engaged in formulating regulatory policies for the microfinance sector since 2000.