Board of Directors

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali

  • Chairman

Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is a prominent business personality of the country and also the Chairman & Managing Director of Unique Group, the renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh, having interest in Real Estate, Hotel Services, Ceramic Industry, Air Travel, Aviation Services, Electrical Power Plants, Tourism, Manpower Export, Banking Services, Housing Finance & Investment, Supply, Indenting, Commission Agents, Human Resources Development and many other. Mr. Ali is perhaps the only Bangladeshi who has ventured to set up a 5-Star Hotel in private sector. The Westin Dhaka is already very popular amongst the local and foreign community. He accomplished his honors & Masters of Social Science in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is also involved in many social activities and member of various trade associations. He is a widely travelled person across the globe on business trips.

Mr. Meah Mohammed Abdur Rahim

  • Director

Meah Mohammed Abdur Rahim, Director of EBL Securities Limited is a renowned businessman. He is the Managing Director of Ancient Steamship Company Limited and Hudig & Meah (Bangladesh) Limited. He is also a Director of Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL) and the Chairman of the Audit Committee and also a Member of the Risk Management Committee (RMC) of the Board of Directors of the Bank (EBL). Academically & professionally, Rahim obtained Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Diploma in Banking & Business Studies as well as Diploma in Shipping, A.I.C.S. He has expertise in the areas of Business Studies, Banking, Finance, Management etc. He is involved in many social activities and is also a widely travelled person across the globe on business trips.

Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar

  • Director

A visionary banker and a dynamic leader, Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar is an ardent promoter of the concept of sustainable development. As the CEO and MD of Eastern Bank Limited he has successfully introduced international best practices and ethical banking and transformed the organization into the most valuable financial brand in the country. Under his leadership, the bank has achieved many a laurel including the Best Retail Bank in Bangladesh awarded by The Asian Banker for two consecutive years 2013 and 2014; ICSB National Award 2014 for Corporate Governance Excellence; the Best Financial Institution 2010 at the DHL-Daily Star Bangladesh Business Award. He also sits on the Board of the International Leasing and Financial Services Limited (ILFSL). A 1982 graduate from the University of Dhaka in Marketing, his specialization in risk management, corporate banking, operations and retail made him one of the leading bankers of the country. He attended Harvard Business School Program on Leadership in Financial Organizations in 2012, participated in the Strategic Leadership Program at University of Oxford, UK in 2013, and took part in Executive Program in Corporate Governance and Strategic Management at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley in 2014.

Mr. Ahmed Jamal

  • Director

Mr. Ahmed Jamal, a former Director of Eastern Bank Limited, is a talented personality who is involved in numerous Social Activities. He is involved in trading, general merchants and transport businesses. He has been the former director of The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry and a Member of the Arbitration Terminal of FBCCI. He’s also Director of Agrani Insurance Limited and also the Former President & Vice-President of Faridpur Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Mr. Ahmed Jamal completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Dhaka University. He was awarded as the CIP (Commercial Important Person) in 2010. He’s a widely travelled person who visited USA, Canada, UK, and Singapore for business purposes. He is also a Social Activist which reflects in his position as a Chief Advisor in Lions Club International District-315A1, Director of Faridpur Heart Foundation and also the Director of Faridpur Muslim Mission.

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman

  • Managing Director & Ex-Officio

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman is the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited. Mr. Rahman is also a Director of EBL Investments Limited, a full-fledged Merchant Bank (representing Eastern Bank Limited) and the running President of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA).

Mr. Rahman is a prominent capital market specialist of the country. He has around 33 years of professional experience in different capacities in different financial institutions like Insurance, Banking, Leasing, Merchant Banking and Brokerage etc. Mr. Rahman joined EBL in 2008 as Head of Investment Banking. In 2013, he took over as the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited.

He has completed his M.Com., MBA and LLM from different reputed universities. He is a widely traveled person and has special skills in networking & negotiation and special interest in CSR & social help.