Elias becomes Jamuna Bank MD

Business Desk | Published: 01:04, Oct 21,2019


Mirza Elias Uddin Ahmed

Mirza Elias Uddin Ahmed has been appointed the managing director and CEO of Jamuna Bank with effect from October 21, 2019, said a press release.

Prior to the appointment, Elias had served the bank in the capacities of additional managing director and deputy managing director for over 7 years.

With a career spanning over 34 years, Elias has worked in most banking fields including treasury, risk management, operation and services, business and credit.

He completed his master’s in management from the University of Dhaka and started his career at National Bank in 1985, said the release.

He later went on to work for Prime Bank and Mercantile Bank before joining Jamuna Bank as senior assistant vice-president in 2001.

Elias is a diplomaed associate of the Institute of Bankers Bangladesh and founder general secretary of Bangladesh Money Market Dealers Association.

He has been the chairman of Jamuna Bank Capital Management Limited, chief executive officer of Jamuna Bank Foundation, chairman of the Technical Committee of Primary Dealers Bangladesh Limited and member of the Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association.

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