Board of Directors
Mr. Aziz Al Kaiser
Mr. Aziz Al Kaiser, Chairman of City Bank, is a prominent entrepreneur of the country. A graduate from U.S. International University, Watford, London, UK, Mr. Kaiser is involved in a diverse range of businesses including shipping, food, telecom, ICT, banking, leasing, real estate, etc. He also holds Managing Director and Director position in a number of Partex Star Group Companies. A member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of City Bank, Mr. Kaiser is the Chairman of City Bank's subsidiary in Malaysia - CBL Money Transfer Sdn. Bhd. Mr. Kaiser has keen interest in cricket. He was one of the Directors and Chairman of Marketing & Commercial Committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Mr. Hossain Khaled
Mr. Hossain Khaled is a versatile new age business personality. He obtained his BBA in Accounting from University of Toledo, Ohio, USA and MBA degree in International Banking from A & M University (TAMU), Texas, USA. Mr. Khaled joined the family conglomerate of Anwar Group of Industries during the year 2000. Since then, he has successfully held and led many portfolios, and achieved many successes among which few noteworthy ones are being the youngest President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Co-Chairman of Bangladesh Better Business Forum. He was the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry for two times. Mr. Khaled also holds Director position in a number of companies of Anwar Group. He is one of the members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of City Bank and Convener of City Bank Risk Management Committee. He is the Chairman of City Brokerage Ltd. And President of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Bangladesh.
Mr. Hossain Mehmood
A prominent entrepreneur, Mr. Hossain Mehmood is the Representative Director of A-One Polymer Ltd. He has successfully set up and executed a good number of industrial undertakings and served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank. Mr. Mehmood is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Bank and is Sponsor Director of a number of companies of Anwar Group of Industries and Chairman of A One Polymer Ltd., Anwar Ispat Ltd. and AG Automobiles Ltd. He also holds Managing Director position in Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills Limited, Mehmood Industries (Pvt.) Limited and Anwar Silk Mills Limited., Anwar Galvanizing Ltd., Anwar Pulp Ltd. He is also Chairman of Bangladesh Terry Towel and Linen Manufacturer & Exporters Association, Vice Chairman of BD Securities Ltd and Vice President of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association.
Mr. Rafiqul Islam Khan
One of the renowned clothing merchants of the country, Mr. Rafiqul Islam Khan joined the City Bank's Board on November 25, 2000. He is the Chairman of Pakiza Group of Industries. Mr. Khan is also Director of Phoenix Securities Ltd., Phoenix Insurance Co. Ltd. and Phoenix Medical Center Ltd.
Mr. Rajibul Huq Chowdhury
Mr. Rajibul Huq Chowdhury is a Director of the City Bank Limited since October 18, 2001 and also one of the members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Bank. Mr. Chowdhury is a very prominent business entrepreneur in the country. He is involved in the business sectors of chemicals, garments, knitting, dyeing, printing and machineries. Mr. Chowdhury is a Proprietor, Managing Director and Director of various concerns of Aziz Group. He is one of the Directors of ASM Chemical Industries Limited, a famous basic chemical production unit in the country. He patronizes many educational institutions and is involved with various social forums.
Mrs. Tabassum Kaiser
Mrs. Tabassum Kaiser joined the Board on March 6, 2002. At present, she is also serving as a Director in various companies including Fairhope Housing Ltd. and Partex Agro Ltd. She is also a shareholder of GSP Finance. Mrs. Kaiser holds an MBA from North South University, Bangladesh.
Mrs. Syeda Shaireen Aziz
Mrs. Aziz, Director of the Bank, joined the Board on April 30, 2012. At present, she is also serving as Director in various companies like Partex Corp. Ltd., Sattar Glass Factory Limited etc. Mrs. Aziz completed her graduation in Business Administration.
Mrs. Savera H. Mahmood
Mrs. Savera H. Mahmood joined the Bank's Board on July 21, 2016. She is also the Director of Partex Star Group and the Managing Director of Partex Agro Ltd. She holds a Master's Degree in Social Studies from University of Chittagong.
Ambassador Farooq Sobhan joined the Bank's Board on July 28, 2016 as an Independent Director. He is the President and CEO of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI). Ambassador Sobhan was Executive Chairman of Board of Investment (BOI) and Special Envoy to the Prime Minister from 1997 to 1999 and Foreign Secretary from 1995 to 1997. He has also served as Ambassador/High Commissioner to India, China, Malaysia and the United Nations. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the independent Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He played a pivotal role in the establishment of the SME Foundation and served on its Board during the period of 2008-09.
Dr. Salim Mahmud
Dr. Salim Mahmud is an educationist teaching law as Professor in University of Dhaka, as well as an international energy expert. Dr. Mahmud is the member of South Asia Regional Initiative/Energy Integration (SARI/EI) for South Asia Regional Electricity Markets Development (Task Force 3). Till 2019, he was Chairman of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) Tribunal and played his role as a Commissioner in BERC during 2009-16. With vast experiencing in teaching in different universities, Dr. Mahmud has also authored a number international publications. He has also completed various courses and trainings on energy issues outside his academic and research arena. Dr Mahmud was a Member of Bangladesh Bar Council Legal Education Committee (2009-12) and has served as an independent director (2013-19) in a first generation private commercial bank in Bangladesh.
Managing Director & CEO
MBA, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Started career in 1995 with ANZ Grindlays Bank, Bangladesh as a Management Trainee. Last position held was Head of Consumer Finance, Bangladesh. Worked for Standard Chartered Bank, Qatar as Head of Credit & Collections, Consumer Banking. Also worked for ANZ Banking Group in Melbourne, Australia. Later held the position of Director & Head of Retail Banking for American Express Bank, Bangladesh. Worked for Citibank N. A. for a brief period as its Head of Retail/Priority Banking, Bangladesh. Last position held was Head of Consumer Banking at Eastern Bank Limited before joining City Bank.