Published : Wednesday, 12 July, 2017 at 12:00 AM Count : 462
Md Ahsan-uz Zaman has recently been re-appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Midland Bank Limited (MDB) for another three-year term. Mr Ahsan joined the bank in July 2014. After his joining, the same bank revamped business model and consistently expanded its business, running a centralised business model, said a press release. The bank introduced innovative deposit and loan products to cater to the needs of its growing list of clients. MDB also introduced convenient technology based services to make banking easier, accessible and safe for its customers. The bank grew its correspondent banking capability for its trade based customers while launching internet banking and 24 hours contact centre.
To improve the lives of marginal and deprived people, the bank extending Bangladesh Bank supported low interest rate loans. The bank introduced new loan products under various refinance schemes of Bangladesh Bank in Milk Production, SME, Women Entrepreneurs and Agro Processing for economic development of the country. Lately, the bank launched agent banking outlets to take banking services to the unbanked masses. Prior to joining Midland Bank, he worked at Mutual Trust Bank as Additional Managing Director. Prior to that, Ahsan worked at Bank of America in New York, at its Global Wealth and Investment Management Division. He has diversified banking experience, having worked at home and abroad, having served JPMorgan Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas and ANZ Grindlays Bank where he joined as a Management Trainee in Dhaka in 1982. Ahsan completed his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration of University of Dhaka and is an accredited mediator. He attended seminars on Risk Management and Capital Markets conducted by BNP Paribas in New York and received credit training conducted by ANZ Grindlays Bank in London, Melbourne and Mumbai including training courses on deposits, operations management, foreign trade, foreign exchange and presentation skills.