Md. Ahsan-uz Zaman is the Managing Director & CEO of Midland Bank Limited (MDB). Prior to joining MDB, Ahsan was working for Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) as Additional Managing Director with responsibility for business catering to companies and individuals, International Trade Services, Information Technology and Alternative Delivery Channels. He initially joined MTB as Deputy Managing Director in July 2009 and was instrumental in developing existing and new client relationships, new business initiatives, assist in recruiting key officers, providing strategic direction and managing risk by chairing various Committees of the Bank. Prior to MTB, Ahsan worked for Bank of America in New York, at its Global Wealth and Investment Management Division with responsibility for business across a wide assigned territory. He has diversified banking experience, having worked at home and abroad, serving JPMorgan Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas and ANZ Grindlays Bank where he joined as a Management Trainee in Dhaka in 1982. Ahsan completed his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration of University of Dhaka and is an accredited mediator. He attended seminars on Risk Management and Capital Markets conducted by BNP Paribas in New York and received credit training conducted by ANZ Grindlays Bank in London, Melbourne and Mumbai including training courses on deposits, operations management, foreign trade, foreign exchange and presentation skills.
Mr. Masihul Huq Chowdhury is the Additional Managing Director of Midland Bank Limited (MDB). Prior to joining MDB, Mr. Chowdhury was working for Shah Jalal Bank Limited (SJBL) as Deputy CEO with responsibility for heading Investment Committee, IT steering committee including successful roll out of Core Banking and Centralization, drive IT for development of various MIS for business and compliance, driving branches and Treasury Management for overall business of the Bank and many more.
Mr. Chowdhury has experience of over 23 year in Banking Profession. He worked for international, local private banks and non-banking financial institutions in home and abroad, having vast experience in Corporate, Retail, SME Business, Syndication, Credit, IT, Branding and Business Process Re-engineering.
Prior to SJBL, Mr. Chowdhury led ICB Islami Bank Limited, Premier Bank Limited, GSP Finance Limited and IPDC as Managing Director & CEO. Mr. Masihul started his career with American Express Bank in 1992 and also worked for international banks including Standard Chartered Bank and Citi Bank NA. He was also posted as Regional Credit Officer, West Africa, SCB.
Mr. Chowdhury completed his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration of University of Dhaka and is a Certified Credit Professional from Omega, UK, American Express and Certified Trade Professional of Standard Chartered Bank. He is a regular contributing columnist in various English, Bangla dailies and online news portals covering the area of Business, Commerce, Banking and IT. He is also act as Guest Faculty in various Universities.