DIRECTORS

 

Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelley
Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelley
Chairman

Social scientist, educationist and litterateur Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelley, son of late Principal B.M. Rahman was born in a respectable Muslim family of Bikrampur/Munsigonj in 1943. He obtained his Master’s Degree from University of Dhaka in 1963 and Ph.D. from University of London in International Politics in 1976.

After a brilliant career as a student Dr. Shelley had his stints as a teacher of Dhaka University, a technocrat (non-partisan) cabinet minister for Information. Besides, he has worked as consultant on socio-economic matters to various government, non-government and international organization. After liberation he served as Director (Head of Directorate) of the Directorate of Social Service, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh during 1976-80.

Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelley is a prominent personality in the country.  He has earned fame in the field of education, literature and journalism for which he is widely known as an intellectual of high standing of National and International repute. Dr. Shelley is a Sponsor Director (up-to-date) & was founder Chairman of Premier Leasing & Finance Limited and Premier Leasing Securities Limited until 2011. His business activities include responsibilities as Chairman, Centre for Development Research, Bangladesh (CDRB), Mohona Holdings Ltd. He is also current Chairman of South Asia Media Commission and Chairman of Academy Press and Publishers Library.

Furthermore, he has deep affinity and attachment with number of Socio-culture and Socio-economic activities which includes member of National Education Advisory Council in 1978; Bangladesh Jail Reforms Commission in 1978-80; Bangladesh Film Censor Board in 1985-86; National Disaster Prevention Council in 1988-90; National Population Council of Bangladesh in 1989-90; the Fourth Wage Board for Newspaper Employees in 1989-90 and so on. In recognition of his meritorious and intellectual activities Dr. Shelley was awarded the highest Polish Order of Merit by Lech Walesa, a Nobel Laureate for peace in 1991. He also received the Michael Modhushudan Dutta award for his contribution to creative literature and social service 1999.

Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury
Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury
Vice-Chairman

Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury, son of late Sunu Miah Chowdhury was born in 1978 in Sunamgonj. He did his M.Sc in Economics. He has serious interest in Corporate Governance & Financial Management and for that reason he visited London Business School, HEC Paris, Amsterdam Institute of Finance, London School of Business & Finance, Graduate Institute of Geneva for several times. He is a Sponsor Director of Premier Leasing & Finance Limited and Premier Leasing Securities Limited. He is also a Sponsor of Mercantile Bank Limited. He is a Member of the Board of Governor of Metropolitan University. Mr. Chowdhury traveled around Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.

Barrister Mehnaz Mannan
Barrister Mehnaz Mannan
Director

Barrister Mehnaz Mannan, only daughter of Mr. Abdul Mannan and Mrs. Nilufar Mannan was born in a well reputed family. Barrister Mehnaz completed her Post Graduation with Honors in Political Science from University of Dhaka. She achieved Bar-at-Law from LincoIn’s Inn, London. Barrister Mehnaz Mannan is a sponsor Director of Premier Leasing Securities Limited. She is a Director of A.R. Chowdhury Securities Limited, CEO of Bengal NFK Textiles Limited and Deputy Managing Director of Bengal Airlift Limited. She is the owner of Solution De Legal, a law firm. She is also associated with another law firm Khandakar Mahbubuddin Associates.

Barrister Mehnaz Mannan, wife of Barrister Nasiruddin Ahmed Ashim has one daughter Arnaaz and one son Areez.

Engr. A.Z.M. Akramul Haq
Engr. A.Z.M. Akramul Haq
Director

Born in 1953, Engr. A.Z.M. Akramul Haq comes of a respectable family in Dewanganj, Jamalpur. After graduation from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka (Session 1972-73), he worked for a brief period with Dockyard & Engineering Works Ltd., BSEC, Narayanganj and Bangladesh Railway in the Mechanical Engineering Cadre. He also worked with King Fahad Industrial Port in KSA. He started his own business in the year 1986 and played key role in construction of many large projects in Bangladesh which include 140MW Mymensingh Power Station (phase-I and phase-II) and GK Irrigation Pumping Station (Rehabilitation). He is Managing Director of Contech Engineering & Trading Ltd., Multilink Technical Services Ltd., Chairman of Dhaka Broadband Network Ltd., and partner of TECHNO-CON. He is a Sponsor Director of Premier Leasing & Finance Ltd., Premier Leasing Securities Ltd. He is also Chairman of Securities Broking Management Services Ltd.

He is a life Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers (BSME). In 1985, he became an Associate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNME).

As an outstanding sportsman, Mr. Haq was the University Blue. He was also an elected General Secretary of the EUCSU. He is associated with diversified socio-cultural activities. He is President of Dewanganj Samity, Dhaka and was a Vice-President of Jamalpur Samity, Dhaka. He is also Members of Dhanmondi Recreation Club and Army Golf Club.

Mr. Juned Ahmed
Mr. Juned Ahmed
Director

Mr. Juned Ahmed, son of late Hazi Abdur Razzaque and Mrs. Razia Begum was born in 1977. After completion of his academic education, he engaged himself in business in different sectors. Mr. Ahmed is a sponsor Director of Premier Leasing & Finance Limited and Premier Leasing Securities Limited. He is a Director of Sylnet Securities Limited and Manor Properties Limited. He is also the Proprietor of M/s. Abdur Razzaque and M/s. Juned Ahmed.

Mr. S. M. Shafiqul Islam Mamun
Mr. S. M. Shafiqul Islam Mamun
Director

S.M. Shafiqul Islam Mamun, son of Late Al-Haj Mohammed Akkas Ali & Al-Haj Ramiza Khatun was born in 1966 at Dhaka in respectable Muslim family. After completion of his educational degree he started his career in business. He is associated with banking and leasing business. Besides being one of the biggest car importer in Bangladesh. Mr. Shafiqul Islam is the owner of Car Impo and Naomi Sweaters Ltd. Recently, he elected a director of Mercantile Bank Limited.

Mr. A.K.M. Shamsul Alam
Mr. A.K.M. Shamsul Alam
Independent Director

Mr. A.K.M. Shamsul Alam son of late Munshi A. Rouf and late Rabeya Khatun was born in 1948. He is a Fellow member of the Institution of Chartered Accounts of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Senior Partner of Syful Shamsul Alam & Co. Chartered Accountants. 

Mr. Alam has around 25 years experience in auditing in different sector of corporations like BTMC, BJIC, BIWTC and BPDB. He has working experience in Anti-corruption Commission to find out financial irregularities including Banks during Caretaker Govt. in 2007-2008. He has around 12 years research experiences on capital market issues. He has consultancy experience in various listed Companies of DSE & CSE. He has participated different workshops conducted by ICAB (World Bank Project) on International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Standards on Auditing (ISA). He completed 6th months course on Income Tax under H & R Block (USA), the largest tax consultant having more than 2,500 tax shops in USA in 1993.

He was a member of Government Committee headed by the Chairman of SEC for making a policy of Revaluation of Assets & Liability of Govt. Companies to be listed with Stock Exchanges. Acted as a member of different Committees of ICAB, like Professional Development Committee for the year 2006 to 2010, International & Public Relations Committee for the year 2005 and Technical Research Committee for the year 2010. He worked as consultant Auditor of AAA Consultant & Financial Advisers (a Merchant Banker) for the year from 2001 to 2005 for scrutinizing IPO & right share issue related risk & preparation of documents.

Presently, Mr. Alam is working as Chairman of the Institute of Share Research & Training. He is the Editor of Share Research (a magazine on Capital Market since 1998). He is also working as a member of Project Development Committee of ICAB from 2010 to till date. Mr. Shamsul Alam traveled all over the world including Canada, UK, USA and the Middle East.

Mr. S.R. Chowdhury
Mr. S.R. Chowdhury
Independent Director

Mr. Sufior Rahman Chowdhury (S.R. Chowdhury), son of late A. Mazid Chowdhry and late Rabeya Begum was born in 1943. After completion of his graduation in commerce, he started his carrer in insurance sector and worked as District Manager of Queensland Insurance Co. Ltd., Manager of Shadharan Bima Corporation, General Manager of United Insurance Co. Ltd., Deputy Managing Directors of Prime Insurance Co. Ltd., CEO of United Insurance Co. (Nepal) Ltd. , Deputy Managing Director of Pragati Insurance Ltd. and Additional Managing Director of Eastlands Insurance Co. Ltd. Apart from that he had been served as Executive Director of SF Group of Industries and also Executiv Director of Eco Inamory Fashions Ltd.