Mr. Aziz Al- Mahmood completed his graduation from the US International University, based in London and joined Partex Group, his family business, in Bangladesh. With his excellent leadership, pragmatic outlook and hard work, he became director of the companies of the Partex Group. Mr. Mahmood, as Managing Director, has successfully steered enterprises within the Partex Star Group and turned them into highly profitable ventures. Mr. Mahmood is also the Director of the City Bank Limited and Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd. Mr. Mahmood is an active participant of different philanthropic activities and charitable institutions of Bangladesh.
Mr. Tanjib-ul Alam, the director of the City Bank Capital is one of the youngest lawyers practicing in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is a member of the Hon'ble Society of Lincoln's Inn and the founder of Tanjib Alam and associates.
Mr. Alam completed his LL.B from the University of London with unprecedented academic excellence in 1996. In 1997, He joined Dr. Kamal Hossain and Associates, working there until June, 2009. He holds vast experience in banking, syndication, telecom sector in Bangladesh, project financing, securitization, listing of public companies in stock exchanges, and advising foreign investors on regulatory issues in energy and telecommunication sector of Bangladesh.
Ambassador Mr. Farooq Sobhan, one of the directors of City Bank Capital, is the President & CEO of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI). He was Executive Chairman of Board of Investment (BOI) and Special Envoy to the Prime Minister from 1997 to 1999 and also Foreign Secretary from 1995 to 1997. He has also served as Ambassador/ High Commissioner to India, China, Malaysia and the United Nations. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the independent Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He played a pivotal role in the establishment of the SME Foundation and served on its Board during the period of 2008-09.
Mr. Arefin has completed his M. A. in English from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and M.B.A. from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. He started his career in 1995 with ANZ Grindlays Bank, Bangladesh as a Management Trainee. His last position held was Head of Consumer Finance, Bangladesh. He worked for Standard Chartered Bank, Qatar as Head of Credit & Collections, Consumer Banking.
Mr. Arefin also worked for ANZ Banking group in Melbourne, Australia and worked as Director & Head of Retail Banking for American Express Bank, Bangladesh. He was the Head of Consumer Banking of Eastern Bank Limited before joining City Bank. He also worked for Citibank N. A. for a brief period as its Head of Retail/Priority Banking, Bangladesh.
Mr. Maroof completed his Masters in Commerce (Finance) from University of Dhaka. He started his career with American Express Bank, Bangladesh as Management Trainee in 1995. His Last position held was Director and Head of Financial Market Services & Treasury. He also worked for Eastern Bank Limited as Head of Treasury before joining City Bank.
Managing Director & CEO
Mr. Hossain, the Managing Director and CEO of City Bank Capital, is a veteran of global financial markets. Prior to CBCRL, Mr. Hossain was an investment advisor with Hong Leong Bank, Singapore, specializing in equity derivatives. He also served as a Director, Structured Foreign Exchange Division at Standard Chartered Singapore where he had steered the group's high yield bond, interest rate derivatives and complex currency structure products for Asia Pacific and EMEA clients.
Mr. Hossain has also worked as Director, with American Express in Singapore in the Financial Institutions and Margin Trading Sales, where he worked with Asian central banks and regional financial institutions. He was also responsible for IG and emerging market fixed income sales to central banks.
Mr. Rahman is a qualified Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). Before joining City Bank Mr. Rahman worked for the World Bank as Financial Management Specialist, South Asia Region. He also served in Leads Corporation Limited as CFO and Grameenphone Ltd. for 5 years in various capacities including Additional General Manager and Head of Revenue in Accounting Department and Financial Control. He also served in various important roles in Finance and Accounts division in several multinational, local corporate and development organizations.