Management Team
IFIL is managed by a team of qualified and experienced professional's. The key professionals of the Company are :
Head Office Personnels of Management
Janab A K M Shahidul Haque , Managing Director
Janab A K M Shahidul Haque is the former Managing Director & CEO of Mercantile Bank Limited and Midland Bank Limited. He completed his B.A.(Hons) and M.A. from the University of Dhaka and started his banking career as a Probationary Officer with Rupali Bank Limited in 1977 and worked in different capacities including Head of a number of Branches. During his 37 years banking career, he held important positions with challenging assignments. Prior to joining as the Managing Director & CEO of Midland Bank Limited in 2013-14, he also served as the Managing Director and CEO of Mercantile Bank Limited from 2010 to 2012. He also played very vital role in Prime Bank Limited and National Bank Limited in different capacities. Janab Haque attended a number of high profile training programs, seminars, conference and workshops, both at home and abroad, which has widened his experience as a banker. He has completed an academic course on "Leadership and Innovation from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK. He was an in-house faculty member of Mercantile Bank Limited and also used to deliver lectures on banking at BIBM and at other training institutes of different banks, on invitation. During his versatile banking career he proved himself competent, enthusiastic, capable and worthy to perform strenuous job of a banker. He has traveled to a number of countries including USA, UK, UAE, KSA, Bahrain, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Sri Lanka, India, and Nepal. He has received various accolades such as Rafiqul Islam Banking Award as Best Banker, SHILPACHARIA Award. His active participation in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971 is commendable. Prior to his joining in IFIL he was Independent Director of IDLC Finance Limited, Chairman of IDLC Securities Limited & IDLC Investments Limited and member of EC. Jb. Haque Joined Islamic Finance and Investment Ltd as Managing Director and CEO on 20th March, 2016.
Mohammad Ruknuzzaman , Deputy Managing Director
Mohammad Ruknuzzaman, MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka and an Associate Member (ACMA) of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB), started career in the year 1993. He has more than 20 years of in-depth experience in marketing of financial products, Credit Risk Management, Leasing, Corporate Advisory Services, with many financial institutions having local and multi cultural environment . Mr. Ruknuzzaman attended a number of professional workshops and seminars at home and abroad. He is associated with various social and professional organizations. He joined IFIL in the year 2015 as Deputy Managing Director.
S.Q Bazlur Rashid , Executive Vice President & Company Secretary
S.Q Bazlur Rashid started his banking career as fresher with National Bank Limited in 1984 after completion of Masters in Economics from University of Dhaka. During his services in National Bank, he served at Head office, Imamganj Branch and Malibagh Branch in different capacities, till July 1999. Mr. Rashid joined in Mercantile Bank Limited on the 14th July, 1999 as Senior Assistant Vice President. Subsequently he was promoted to Vice President, Senior Vice president, Executive Vice President and Senior Executive Vice President during his 16 years career in Mercantile Bank. He served as Head of Kawranbazar Branch and Banani Branch of the Bank. He also held the position of Company Secretary for more than 8 years in Mercantile Bank. Besides that, he served as Head of Human Resources Division, General Services Division for more than 3 years each. Mr. Rashid has discharged his duties as Member Secretary of Mercantile Bank Foundation for about 8 years. He was also responsible as cluster Head of few branches to look after and monitor overall activities of these branches. Mr. Rashid also involved actively as member of Non-Performing Loan Recovery Committee. He was also Member Secretary of Recruitment Committee, Purchases Committee for a long time. He retired voluntarily from Mercantile Bank Limited in February, 2015. He is a life member of Dhaka University Economics Department Alumni Association (DUEDAA). Mr. Rashid attended a number of workshop and seminar at home and abroad. He joined IFIL on 28th February, 2017.
Janab Mohammad Showket Akber FCA, ACS , SVP & CFO
Janab Mohammad Showket Akber son of Janab Mohammad Harun-or-Rashid joined Islamic Finance and Investment Ltd in 2010. He is holding the position of SVP and Head of Central Account. Janab Akber is an experience person of more than 14 years of experiences in the financial arena. He is a Fellow Member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB), Membership Number - 970. He is also a Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors of Bangladesh ( IIAB) and Associate Chartered Secretary (ACS) of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) .He has more than six years of experiences as a Faculty member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).
Md. Sarwar Jahan Tarafder, ACS , FVP
Janab Md. Sarwar Jahan Tarafder was born in Jamalpur in a respective Muslim family. He joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited on August , 2010 as Assistant Vice President. He Prior to his joining, he served in Concord Group, Moody International (Bangladesh) Limited and ICDDR,B under different capacities. He is around 10 years working experience in national and multinational companies. He possesses versatile knowledge in the areas of Corporate Affairs, Administration, Quality Management System, HR Management, Anti-money Laundering, SME, CSR, etc. He is qualified ‘Chartered Secretary’ and ‘Lead Auditor’ of QMS and he completed Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. As a Lead Auditor he conducted more than 550 management audits for compliance of ISO9001:2008 in national and multinational organizations. Janab Tarafder is a member of three professional institutions. He is Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) and Institute of Personnel Management, Bangladesh (IPM). He is also a member of Institute of Internal Auditors of Bangladesh (IIA). Mr. Tarafder is the member of Dhaka Regional Chapter of ICSB last three consecutive sessions. He attended a number of training courses and seminars on Corporate Governess, Management of Company Meetings, SME, Anti-money Laundering, Quality Management System, etc.
Md. Shafiqul Islam , FVP & Head of FAD
Mr Shafiqul Islam First Vice President, Financial Administration Division (FAD) is a Professional Accountant, specializes in accounting, auditing, taxation, and corporate reporting and working in these areas for 15 years. He started his career in a Non-government Organization (NGO) as internal auditor. Later he pursued career in a World Bank funded project afterwards in a group of companies. He has studied in Management and obtained Masters. He is PE-II qualified in the Chartered Accountancy of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. He has also obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM). He is trained in the areas of Audit, Financial Management, Project Management, Corporate Taxation, Risk Management from Bangladesh Bank Training Academy (BBTA), Bangladesh institute of bank management (BIBM) and other various national institutes. Mr Islam is hailed from Sirajgonj. He is married with Mrs. Lubna Parvin and blessed with two sons and one daughter. He takes interest in travelling, reading books and listening to music.
Mohammad Salah Uddin , FVP & Head of Investment Risk Management
Janab Mohammad Salah Uddin is an expert in Financial Risk Management. He holds rare attributes through a blend of knowledge, skills and experience in the Financial Industry. He started his Banking career as a Probationary Officer with Mercantile Bank Limited. After that he has served various Banks and Financial Institutions (i.e. Prime Bank Limited, Prime Finance and Investment Limited, etc.) as the key person especially in Credit Risk Management (CRM) and Credit Administration Department (CAD). He is a Qualified Chartered Secretary (QCS) from Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He completed his Masters in Bank Management (MBM) from Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). He graduated from both the disciplines of Business Administration (BBA) and Law (LL.B.). He also obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Human Resources Management from International Qualification Networks (UK) and Diploma in Risk Management from ALISON (Ireland). He has a stream of certification related to Finance, Strategic Management and Leadership Development. His knowledge, skills and experience in his 14 years of long professional career enables him to become an expert in the Financial Industry. He finds interest in the area of “Risk Management with a Sustainable Business Growth”. Janab Mohammad Salah Uddin has joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited as First Vice President in December 2016 and currently serving as the Head of Investment Risk Management (IRM).
Mohammad Shamsud Doha , FVP & Head of ICCD
Janab Mohammad Shamsud Doha born in Lakshmipur in a respective Muslim family. He obtained his MBA from International Islamic University Chittagong (Dhaka Campus) having major in Finance & Banking. He also completed Chartered Accountancy course from S. Huda & Co. Chartered Accountants, Dhaka. Janab S. Doha started his banking carrier with American Express Bank. He served more than 10 years in Islamic Bank Foundation - a sister concern of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. in various capacity. He has joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited on September, 2011 and currently discharging his responsibilities as Assistant Vice President and Head of Internal Control & Compliance Department (ICCD). He has a splendid track record for more than 16 years in the field of Finance, Accounts and Auditing. Beside his current responsibilities he has successfully served as the Assistant Company Secretary from May 2016 to December 2016 and Company Secretary (Acting) from December 2016 to February 2017 in the Board of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited. He attended a significant number of workshop, seminar and training programs in the related field and gathered colossal knowledge and expertise.
Branch Personnels of Management
Janab Maruf Mansur , EVP & Manager, Principal Branch
Mr. Maruf Mansur is a career Lease Professional, with Masters in Management and MBA (Major in Finance & Accounting). Started his career with a renowned 2nd generation leasing company, he has more than 17 years of in-depth exposure in Credit Management, Leasing, Risk Management and Marketing of Assets based finance with several listed leasing companies having multi cultures and environment. He joined IFIL in 2005 as Assistant Vice President & Manager, Principal Branch and playing stewardship role to develop and expand business network with Corporate, SME and Retail customers, promote the financial products of the company, supervision of the Branch and to establish a sound management system for achieving better profitability and return for the company. He attended many training, seminars and workshops on Credit, Leasing, Project Management, Credit Risk Management etc. in home and abroad.
Janab Md Zakaria Faruk , SVP & Manager, Uttara Branch
Mr. Md. Zakaria Faruq is a career Lease Professional with Masters in Science from the University of Dhaka , Started his career with a renowned Bank, he has more than 24 years of in-depth exposure in Foreign Exchange Banking, Credit Management, Leasing, Risk Management and Marketing of Assets based finance with having multi cultures and environment. He joined IFIL in 2014 as Vice President & Manager, Uttara Branch and playing stewardship role to develop and expand business network with Corporate, SME and Retail customers, promote the financial products of the company, supervision of the Branch and to establish a sound management system for achieving better profitability and return for the company. He attended many training, seminars and workshops on Foreign Exchange, Credit, Leasing, Project Management, Credit Risk Management etc. at home and abroad.
Janab Md. Shahadat Hossain , FVP & Manager, Bogra Branch
Janab Md. Shahadat Hossain was born in 1962 In Jamalpur District. He obtained his BSS (Honss) and MSS in Public Administration in 1987 from Chittagang University. Janab Shahadat started his career as Senior Officer in Grameen Bank on 1988. During his long 23 years job in Grameen Bank he gathered a vast experience. His versatile skills in Managerial, Audit and Administration help him hold the position of SPO and Manager in IFIL. Currently he is holding the position of First Vice President.
Janab Iqbal Hossain Akand , FVP & Manager, Nayabazar Branch
Janab Mohammed Iqbal Hossain Akand son of Late Md. Abdul Awal was born in 1967 in Kishorgonj in a respectable Muslim family. He obtained B.Com. (Hons), M.B.S. in Finance & Banking from Rajshahi University, MBA from State University of Bangladesh & LLB Part-1 from City Law College under National University Bangladesh. Janab Iqbal started his career with world largest Development Organization named Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in 1993 as a Program Organizer. Janab Iqbal served BRAC and BRAC Afghanistan up to 2007 at various managerial positions in home and abroad. Janab Iqbal achieved various types of local and foreign training based on SME, Small and Micro Credit, Enterprise Development Program and various Organization Development Programs. Janab Iqbal also has a vast experience in Branch Management in home and abroad. Janab Iqbal also worked in UDDIPAN-Bangladesh. In his service period in UDDIPAN-Bangladesh, he dedicated his efforts in holding different key positions. Janab Iqbal joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL) as a Principal Officer and Manager in 2008. Currently he is holding the position of Assistant Vice President & Manager, Nayabazar Branch of IFIL. Janab Iqbal has a dedicated personality towards his work and he always follow Turn Around Time (TAT) in every aspects of his planning and working.
Samrat Kabir , FVP & Manager, Chittagong Branch
Mr. Shamrat Kabir, an emerged leader in the financial institutions industry has in his credit more than 10 years of experience. Utilizing his professional experience and expertise Mr. Kabir contributes towards the achievement of the organizational goal and business. He is supervising the functional areas of the branch beside his leadership involvement in strategic decision making as well as in navigating the branchs business towards its success. Mr. Kabir has been successfully performing different responsibilities at different times and achieved all functional knowledge. With his visionary leadership capability, functional experience and professional expertise Mr. Kabir lead the branch successfully as Manager from September 2015. Mr. Kabir completed his MBA (in Marketing) in 2005 and continuing his M-Phil (on Retail Banking) from University of Chittagong and completed his Chartered Accountancy course from a reputed firm in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Janab Md. Abu Bakar Bhuiyan , FAVP & Manager, Narayangonj Branch
Janab Md. Abu Bakar Bhuiyan was born in 1973 in Comilla in a respective Muslim family. He obtained B. Sc. (Hons) & M.Sc. in Statistics in 1995 from Chittagong University. He is an MBA from Stamford University of Bangladesh having major in Finance. Janab Bhuiyan is a personality in the financial arena in Bangladesh. He started his career as a Probationary Officer with Reliance Finance Limited in 2001 and served there for 7 years. During his service tenure he has served at several departments holding different key position. In 2008, he joined with IFIL and served at Nayabazar Branch as a Second Officer for 4 years. Currently he is holding the position of Banch Manager of IFIL, Narayanganj Branch.
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