Tariqul Islam Chowdhury has been promoted to the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited.
He joined the new position on Wednesday for the next three years as per the decision taken at the 105th board meeting of the bank held recently, reads a press release.
The Bangladesh Bank has given the approval to his appointment.
Prior to that, he was the acting MD as an additional managing director of the bank.
Before joining SBAC Bank, Tariqul Islam Chowdhury was the DMD of the state-owned Sonali Bank.
He started his career with Sonali Bank as a financial analyst in 1984.
He has long banking experience in diversified fields including exposure as Branch Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Head of HR and Head of Credit, Treasury Management Division, Currency Management Division in Sonali Bank.
He completed his BCom (Honours) and MCom degrees in accounting from the University of Dhaka.
In 1988, he became a DAIBB diploma holder of the Institute of Bankers Bangladesh (IBB).
He participated in various seminars and training workshops on economics and banking in France, Austria, Singapore, Thailand, UAE and Malaysia.