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
Abu Zafore Md. Saleh , Managing Director & CEO
Mr. Abu Zafore Md. Saleh, after completing B.S.S.(Hons.) and M.S.S. in Economics, started his more than 32 years colorful banking career with Agrani Bank in 1986 through BRC 1984 as a Probationary Officer. He passed Banking Diploma Examination Part-I and Part-II in the year 1987 and 1989 respectively from the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh (IBBA). He completed L.L.B in the year 1998. He also completed Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management [DFM] course conducted by Bangladesh Management Development Center (BMDC) at present BIM. Mr. Saleh flourished his banking career mainly with Prime Bank Ltd., Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd. and later with ONE Bank Ltd. as SEVP. Thereafter he joined in NCC Bank Ltd. and in the mid of 2015 he entrusted the duty of Deputy Managing Director of the Bank. Mr. Saleh worked at various responsible positions including Head of Corporate, Head of SME, Head of Retail Banking, Head of HR & Training Division. He also supervised International Division including Financial Institutions Department, NRB & Foreign Remittance Division, Marketing and Branches Division, Card Division, PR & Brand Management Department etc; Manager of Principal as well as major earning corporate branches in different bank like NCC Bank Ltd., ONE Bank Ltd., Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd., and Prime Bank Ltd. He was the Chief Anti Money Laundering Compliance Officer (CAMLCO) of ONE Bank Ltd. and NCC Bank Ltd., Member of ALCO, MANCOM (SMT), Credit Committee, HR Committee, IT Steering Committee etc. and also conducted sessions in Training Institute of the Banks. He received many awards & crest for his extra ordinary performance. He also received various training, attended workshops, seminars in home and abroad. Mr. Saleh is the Vice President of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA). He was the Past President (2000 - 2001) of Rotary Club of Dhaka North East. He was also the immediate Past President of Bangladesh Young Economist Association (BYEA). He is the Life Members of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society & Registered Graduate, Dhaka University.
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 , SEVP & 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.
J H Shahedi , Senior Executive Vice President & Chief HR Officer
At present, Mr. J H Shahedi is working as Senior Executive Vice President & Chief HR Officer of IFIL. Prior to joining IFIL, he was Executive Vice President & Head of Human Resources of NCC Bank, Chief HR Officer of Premier Bank and Executive Vice President & Head of Human Resources of Prime Bank. He also served in two Multinational Companies as Director of Human Resources. Mr. Shahedi has a long and illustrious career in Human Resources and People Management functions spanning about 30 years, 20 years of which as Head of Human Resources with senior level positions. He is Life Fellow & Ex-General Secretary of BSHRM, Fellow Member of IPM and Associate Member of IMCB. He is also a Panel Member of Labour Court. Mr. Shahedi is an MBA in HRM, MSc with BSc Honours in Economics, PGDHRM and PGDMC.
Janab Md Zakaria Faruq , SVP & Head of Internal Control and Compliance Division, Head Office
Mr. Md. ZakariaFaruq obtained Masters of Sciencefrom the University of Dhaka and started his career with a renowned BankIslami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. He has more than 27 years of in-depth exposure in General Banking, Foreign Exchange and Credit Management.Joining IFIL in 2014 as Manager, Uttara Branch he has been playing stewardship role to develop and expand business network with corporatebodies for achieving better profitability and return for the company. He attended many training seminar and workshops on General Banking, Investment Department and Foreign Exchange at home and abroad.
Md. Didarul Azad FCA , VP & Head of FAD
Mr. Azad joined IFIL in the September 2018 as VP & Head of FAD. He has more than twelve years experiences in the corporate sector including ten years with leading Bank and NBFI, s. Prior to joining IFIL, he has served National Finance Ltd. As Head of Finance for five and half years, Prior that he also served Pubali bank Ltd for four years and The ACME Laboratories Ltd for one and half year. Mr. Azad post graduated in the subject of Accounting and Management as well. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).
Mohammad Salah Uddin ACS, CERM, MBM, LL.B. , VP and Head of IRM, SME and Sustainable Finance
Janab Mohammad Salah Uddin holds rare attributes through a blend of knowledge, skills and experience in the Financial Industry. He is a globally Certified Expert in Risk Management (CERM) from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Germany) and an Associate Chartered Secretary (ACS) of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He obtained his Masters in Bank Management (MBM) from Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and graduation from both the disciplines of Business Administration (BBA) and Law (LL.B.). He also obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from International Qualification Networks (UK) and Diploma in Risk Management from ALISON (Ireland). He has a stream of global and local certifications related to Finance, Strategic Management and Leadership Development. He started his Banking career as a Probationary Officer with Mercantile Bank Limited and served the Bank as Credit In-charge of various Branches. After that he joined Prime Bank Limited and served as the key person especially in Credit Risk Management (CRM) and Credit Administration Department (CAD). He served Prime Finance and Investment Limited and FAS Finance and Investment Limited as the Head of Credit Administration Department. His knowledge, skills and experience in his 15 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”. Currently he is the Head of Investment Risk Management (IRM), SME and Sustainable Finance Department of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited.
Branch Personnels of Management
Janab Maruf Mansur , SEVP & 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 22 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 Iqbal Hossain Akand , VP & 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 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.
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. Currently he is holding the position of First Vice President.
Mohammad Shamsud Doha , FVP & Manager, Uttara Branch
Janab Mohammad Shamsud Doha was born in Lakshmipur in a respective Muslim family. He obtained his MBA from International Islamic University Chittagong having major in Finance & Banking. He also completed Chartered Accountancy course from S. Huda & Co. Chartered Accountants, Dhaka. Jb. S. Doha started his banking carrier with American Express Bank. He served more than 10 years in Islami Bank Foundation - a concern of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. in various capacities. He joined Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL) in 2011 and currently discharging his responsibilities as First Vice President and Head of Branch. He has splendid track record for more than 20 years in the field of Finance, Accounts and Audit. Before taking over the charge as Branch Manager he successfully served as Assistant Company Secretary, Company Secretary (Acting) and Head of Internal Control and Compliance Division (ICCD) of IFIL. He attended a significant number of workshop, seminar and training programs in the related field and gathered colossal knowledge and expertise.
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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