Mr. Alamgir Kabir, FCA has been re-elected as Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Southeast Bank Limited. He was unanimously re-elected
Chairman of the Bank in its 636th Board Meeting held recently. Mr.
Alamgir Kabir, a professional senior Chartered Accountant, has wide
experience and profound knowledge in Auditing, Accounting, Bank,
Insurance and Financial Institutions both at home and abroad.
Kabir started his career in the year of 1969 with Rahman Rahman Huq
& Co., as a Chartered Accountant and continued with EWP Associates,
Management Consultants, a sister concern of Rahman Rahman Huq & Co.
He served there until 1979. In 1972 he was in charge of Audit Team for
the first statutory Audit of Accounts of Bangladesh Bank. He moved to
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1979 with assignment in Saudi Accounting Bureau,
Chartered Accountants, member firms of Coopers & Lybrand, Moores
Rowland International and Inbucon International Ltd., Management
Consultant from 1979 to 1993. He returned to Bangladesh in 1993 with
assignment in Securities and Exchange Commission as Member from 1993 to
1996 and also acted as acting Chairman for a period. During his stay
with SEC he substantially contributed to the development of the Capital
Market of Bangladesh. From 1996 onwards, he has been involved in
different capacities in formation and development of Bank, Non-Banking
Financial Institution, Insurance and Capital Market related Institutions
Mr. Kabir was founder Advisor of Export Import Bank
of Bangladesh From 1999 to 2003, where his brother Late Shahjahan Kabir
was the Founder Chairman of the Bank. Both the brothers were involved in
the formation of EXIM Bank and contributed to the growth of the Bank.
belongs to a family whose members are involved with Banks, Insurances
and Financial Institutions. He is member of a number of associations and
also associated with many social organizations where he is working very
silently for the welfare of the people.
Mr. Nasir Uddin Ahmed, a former official to the Government of Bangladesh. He served the Government of Bangladesh in different capacities during his service. He hails from a very respectable Muslim family. He did his Masters in Human Rights Law (MHRL). After retirement from Government service, he is associated with many business organizations and run those business organizations very prudently as an eminent Corporate Leader. Mr. Nasir believes in empowering the young generation with education and has taken upon himself to make a positive impact by being a Trustee member of Feni University.He attended numerous seminars, workshops, training programs and conventions at home and abroad. Mr. Nasir is also associated with different social-cultural and philanthropic organizations.Mr. Nasir is very much amiable in nature. As a good social worker, he is generously contributes to the poor and the needy people of the society silently. He visited many countries of the world.
Mr. Syed Sajedul Karim, a former Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh has joined the Southeast Bank Limited as an Independent Director. Mr. Karim has been re-elected as Chairman of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors in its 636th Board Meeting held recently. Mr. Karim did his Honours and Masters from Dhaka University and Diplomas on Petroleum Accounting from North Texas and Southern Methodist Universities in Dallas, USA.As an officer of the BCS (Audit & Accounts) cadre, Mr. Karim served the Government of Bangladesh in different capacities both at home and abroad. During his long service career, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Petrobangla. He briefly worked as an External Auditor of UNDP Headquarters in New York and UN agencies based in Ethiopia and Cameroon. He was an Audit Adviser to the Government of Seychelles for over two years. He once led a team to overview the operations of UK based branches of nationalized Banks of Bangladesh.After retirement from Government service, Mr. Karim served over 10 years as a Senior National Consultant in a number of administrative and financial reform projects funded by bilateral and multilateral development partners of Bangladesh.
Dr. Zaidi Sattar, Chairman,
PRI, and a former senior economist of the World Bank, is a broad-based
development economist with specialization in trade, macroeconomics, and
Dr. Sattar was educated at
the Boston University and has conducted policy research in the areas of
macroeconomic management, growth, and trade policy. Dr. Sattar was a core team
member drafting the Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-15) and the Perspective Plan
(2010-2021) of Bangladesh. He is recognized as a leading expert on trade and
industrial policy issues in Bangladesh.
He served as World Bank
Advisor on tariffs and customs reform at the National Board of Revenue
(1992-95), and later as UNDP Macroeconomist at the Planning Commission
(1995-96). He joined the World Bank in 1996 as Senior Economist, South Asia
Region, where he served as macro and trade economist until September 2007. He
co-authored two seminal World Bank publications, Trade Policies in South Asia:
An Overview (2004) and Studies in India- Bangladesh Trade (2006). He was the
lead author of another World Bank publication, “Bangladesh 2020: A Long-Run
Perspective Study”. Prior to his World Bank appointment, he was the member of
the faculty of The Catholic University of America, Washington DC (1984 – 1992).
He was also a member of the Civil Service of Pakistan and Bangladesh (1969 –
1983), having served in different ministries and districts in Pakistan and
Bangladesh. He was the Vice-Chancellor of the Millennium University, Dhaka
(2007 – 2008).
He has numerous publications in international
and national journals and has presented papers on trade policy, private sector
development, and growth issues at national and international conferences. Other
than Southeast Bank Capital Services Limited, he is also on the Board of
Directors of several financial institutions: Southeast Bank Ltd., Southeast
Bank Foundation, and Asia Insurance Limited. He is a life member of Bangladesh
Economic Association, Bangladesh Economists’ Forum and American Alumni
Association. He is also an Advisor to The Financial Express.
Air Commodore (Rtd.) Md. Abu Bakar, FCA was born on May 11, 1961 at Chuadanga. He did his masters in Management from the University of Dhaka and MBA from North South University. He is a Chartered Accountant and also a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. He has wide experience and profound knowledge in auditing, accounting, and capital market. Air Commodore (Rtd.) Md. Abu Bakar, FCA assumed the position of Managing Director of Southeast Bank Capital Services Limited on 11 May 2017. Before joining this organization, Mr. Bakar served in Bangladesh Air force as Director of Finance. He started his career as a commissioned officer in Bangladesh Air Force in 1989. During his service career, Mr. Bakar occupied a good number of prestigious appointments in different offices of Bangladesh Air Force. He served in Senakalyan Sangstha as Director of Marketing and Finance for about 5 years. He also served in the United peacekeeping mission in DR Congo. For his outstanding performance in Bangladesh Air Force, he had been awarded Biman Uthkorsho Padok by the Government of Bangladesh.