Abdul Hai Sarker has recently been elected chairman of Dhaka Bank, said a press release.
He completed his MCom degree from Dhaka University in 1970 and soon became involved in international trade and business.
His effort and leadership culminated in a large business conglomerate in the name of Purbani Group.
Abdul Hai is also the founder chairman of Dhaka Bank, former president of the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), former vice-chairman of the Bangladesh Association of Banks and a former director of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
He is the education, science, technology and cultural development trust chairman of Independent University Bangladesh and a member of the Board of Trustees of Independent University of both Dhaka and Chattogram.
He is the founder member of the Board of Trustees of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute and an associate director of International Cotton Association based in Liverpool, UK.
He has recently been elected an executive board member of the International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh.
He has also received many awards for his contributions to the society and has been accorded the Commercially Important Person status by the government.
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