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 an active participant of different philanthropic activities and charitable institutions of Bangladesh.
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.
As an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Mr. Ershad frequently appears before the Hon'ble High Court Division's Company, Writ, Taxation, and Admiralty benches. He has a great deal of expertise handling business dispute litigations, both in front of the courts of law and through arbitration as a form of alternate conflict resolution. He is an expert in corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, business disputes to name a few.
Among other legal disciplines, Mr. Ershad has vast knowledge in taxation, employment, banking and finance, securities law, commercial law, international commerce, power and energy, and constitutional law. He has had the opportunity to deliver legal advice to a broad spectrum of clients. Most notably, he has been a member of the legal team for the merger of Robi and Airtel, Bangladesh's two largest mobile operators.
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.