Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is a prominent entrepreneur of the country having interest in Real Estate, Hospitality Management & Tourism sector, Ceramic Industry, Power Plants, Manpower Export, Banking Services, Housing Finance & Investment, Human Resource Development, Land Development and many other businesses. He is the Managing Director of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited and the Unique Group, a renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh. Mr. Ali is perhaps the only Bangladeshi entrepreneur who has ventured to set up a 5-Star Hotel (The Westin Dhaka) in the private sector. The Westin Dhaka is already very popular amongst the local and foreign communities. During the eight years of its business operation The Westin Dhaka has achieved enviable success under Mr. Ali’s leadership.
Mr. Ali accomplished his Bachelor’s (honors) & Master’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. He was born in an aristocratic Muslim Family in 1953 at Nababganj under Dhaka District. Mr. Ali was the former Chairman of Eastern Bank Limited. He was also President of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA) and a member of Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI). Mr. Mohd. Noor Ali is involved in many social and philanthropic activities. He has linkage with various trade Bodies / Associations. He is the life member of Gulshan Club Ltd. and Dhaka University Alumni Association. He is a widely traveled person across the globe including USA, UK, Switzerland, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, Russia, Libya, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and India and attended many seminars at home and abroad.
Mr. Ahmed Jamal
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. Mufakkharul Islam Khasru
Born in a respected family of Chattogram, Mufakkharul Islam Khasru did his B.Com from Chattogram Commerce College and MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Finlay Properties Ltd., an affiliate of JF (Bangladesh) Ltd. Before taking up the current responsibilities at Finlay Properties in 2010, he was the CEO of SANMAR, a leading business conglomerate with diversified business interests in property development, custom brokerage, stevedoring, and commodity trading. He is a member of both the Audit Committee (AC) and Risk Management Committee (RMC) of the Board of Directors of EBL. He is also a Director of EBL Securities Limited, a fully owned Subsidiary of EBL. He is an avid reader and has a strong impulse to travel and explore the world. A sport enthusiast, he enjoys socializing. He is an active member of a number of clubs including Chittagong Club Ltd., Bhatiary Golf & Country Club, Chittagong Boat Club, and a life member of Bangladesh Diabetic Society.
Mr. Ashik Imran
A renowned architect, Ashiq Imran is the Honorary Consul of The Russian Federation in Chattogram and a representative of Belarus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI). He obtained his M. Arch in 1993 from Belarus National Technical University, Belarus, CIS under a scholarship program from former USSR government. He has been awarded medal of recognition for his contribution to the development of bilateral relations between Russia and Bangladesh by setting up a memorial in the Laldighi area of Chattogram in honour of Yuri Redkin, a Soviet Naval Officer killed in a mine-clearing operation at the port of Chattogram in 1973. He is the elected chairman of Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) for a two-year term 2021-22. Currently, he is the CEO and principal architect of architectural consulting firm Fialka based in Chattogram. He is associated with numerous organizations as member/adviser including member of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI); Board member of Chattogram Development Authority; Adviser of Suchinta Bangladesh, Chattogram Division; General Secretary of Soviet Alumni Association (SAAB), Chattogram and other prestigious organizations. He is a member of the Audit Committee (AC) of the Board of Directors of EBL. He is also a Director of EBL Investments Limited and EBL Securities Limited, both are fully owned Subsidiaries of EBL.
Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar
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. Md Sayadur Rahman
Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman is the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited. Mr. Rahman is also the running President of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA). Mr. Rahman is a prominent capital market specialist of the country. He has around 36 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.