Member, Audit Committee
Mr. Kazi Masihur Rahman, Ex. Managing Director & CEO of Mercantile Bank Limitedand Exim Bank Limiteddeveloped an international banking career with in-depth knowledge, skills and experience, over a period of 41 years in 9 banks located in 5 countries, i.e. Bangladesh, U.K, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E and Canada. Hewas born on 23 February 1954 in Bangladesh. He is a dual citizen of Bangladesh and Canada.
He is a dynamic person with an academic background of Masters in Economics and post-graduation in Advanced Economics and Quantitative Techniques coupled with professional Diploma in Commercial & Investment Banking. He also completed M. Phil level 9-month Certificate Course on “Advanced Economics and Quantitative Techniques” sponsored by WIDER and United Nations University, Tokyo(l987-1988), conducted by BIDS and secured first position in first class. He also completed Banking Diploma (DAIBB) from the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh, (1980) and completed Canadian Investment Fund Course (CIFC) Exam conducted by IFSE, Canada.
Mr. Rahmanhave comprehensive knowledge & understanding of Corporate, Retail and SME banking products and services, with special focus on regulatory compliance and possess a solid track record of progressive accomplishments in Strategic and Innovative Change Management,Centralized Processing and Branch Operations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Process Re-engineering, Operational, Credit, Reputational and Market Risk Management, Productivity Analysis and Cost-Efficiency, Digital Financial Services and Product Development (both Liability and Asset), Corporate and Retail Credit Administration, IT Project Implementation, Budgeting, Asset & Liability Management (ALCO), Capital Planning, Cash Management, Internal Audit and Compliance, Merchant Banking.
Mr. Rahman participated in international training courses and seminars on Leadership Skills, Operations Management, Change Management, Six Sigma, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Internal Control and Core Risk Management in U.K, U.S.A, Canada, Germany, Spain, Turkey, India, U.A.E, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Indonesia, Australia, Japan, China, Malaysia and Singapore etc.
Mr. Rahman served as a Member of Board of Governing Body, Association of Bankers BD (ABB), Member of Finance & Admin Committee, Institute of Bankers Bangladesh (IBB), Vice Chairman of Primary Dealers Bangladesh Ltd. (PDBL) and Member of Governing Board, BD Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). He also served on the Board of Director of Mercantile Bank Securities Ltd., MBL Exchange UK Limited, Exim Exchange UK Limited & Exim Exchange Canada Limited.