M Azizul Huq has been elected as the chairman of Pubali Bank at its 1200th board meeting, said a press release.
He started his banking career with Habib Bank, Pakistan in 1958 as a probationary officer. He has long 62 years’ experience in banking career, the release also said.
Azizul worked as the founder CEO of Islami Bank, Social Investment Bank and Islamic Finance and Investment, said the release.
He was independent director and vice-chairman of Islami Bank till January 5, 2017, said the release.
In 2005, Azizul won the ‘Annual Islamic Banking Award’ as the first person, when the Central Shariah Board of Islamic Banks of Bangladesh introduced the award, the release said.
Azizul obtained his MA degree in economics from Dhaka University.