Maj Gen Shakil Ahmed, SPP, nswc, afwc, psc

Chairman

Major General Shakil Ahmed, SPP, nswc, afwc, psc is Chairman of Shimanto Bank Ltd. The General has taken over the coveted responsibility of Director General, Border Guard Bangladesh, on 28 February 2022. Before taking over this command, the General served as Adjutant General of the Bangladesh Army.

Upon completion of military training as a proud cross belt holder of 18 BMA Long Course, Major General Shakil Ahmed was commissioned on 24 June 1988 in the Corps of Infantry.

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In his 33 years long illustrious career, Major General Shakil Ahmed commanded an Infantry Division, a Composite Brigade and an Infantry Battalion. Apart from the regimental staff duties, the General served as a Director in the Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI). He also served as General Staff Officer Grade – I of an Infantry Division and Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade. The General also has extensive experience serving in different Command and Staff appointments of United Nations Peace Keeping Operations. During his deployment in UNOSOM-II (Somalia), the General served as a Platoon Commander and Force Logistics Staff in MONUC (Congo). Major General Shakil Ahmed also Commanded the BANBAT-3/23 contingent in UNOCI (Ivory Coast). In instructional capacities, he served as Platoon Commander in Bangladesh Military Academy, Chief Instructor of Weapon Wing in School of Infantry and Tactics and Directing Staff of Armed Forces War Course in National Defence College, Mirpur, Dhaka. Major General Shakil Ahmed also served as Commandant of the School of Infantry and Tactics, the largest Training Institution of the Bangladesh Army for all Arms and Services, including Special Forces and Para Military Forces.

Major General Shakil Ahmed obtained his Masters in National Security and War Studies, Masters of Strategic Studies and Masters in Defence Studies both at home and abroad.

Major General Shakil Ahmed has attended numerous professional training courses, seminars, and symposiums at home and abroad. Worth mentioning are China, Nepal, New Zealand, Thailand and UK. He represented Bangladesh at the Asia Pacific Intelligence Chiefs Conference held in New Zealand and Nepal. The General also attended Anti-Terrorism and Security Training in China and Regional Preparatory Meeting for REVCON Seminar in Thailand. He visited many countries, meeting both professional and personal requirements.

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Brigadier General Md Nurul Amin, PhD, MPH

Director
 

Brigadier General Md Nurul Amin, PhD, MPH is Additional Director General (Medical) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He is Director of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He joined Bangladesh Army on 04 January 1994 and was commissioned on BMTC-08 in Army Medical Core. He has attended several professional courses in-country. He completed MPH in 2008 from NIPSOM, Mohakhali, Dhaka. He also obtained PhD in 2019 From Dept of Microbiology, University of Dhaka.

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Brigadier General Nurul Amin has a variety of experience as Medical Officer in Bangladesh Army/ Border Guard Bangladesh. He Participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission on Liberia from 13 May 2012 to 30 Jun 2013 and Central African Republic from 07 October 2019 to 25 September 2020 as Force Medical Officer, FHQ, MINUSCA.

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Brig Gen Md Shazedur Rahman, BGBM

Director
 

Brig Gen Md Shazedur Rahman, BGBM is Additional Director General (Admin) of Border Guard Bangladesh and Director of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He Joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 09 Jun 1990 and was commissioned on 20 Dec 1991 in the Corps of Infantry.

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Brig Gen Md Shazedur Rahman has a variety of experience in different unit, training institution and headquarters in Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh. He Served in AHQ as AAG, PA Dte. He also served in DGFI. He participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions as contingent member and UNMO.

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Brig Gen Ali Reza Mohammad Ashaduzzaman, ndc, psc

Director

Brig Gen Ali Reza Mohammad Ashaduzzaman, ndc, psc is appointed as Bureau Chief, Border Security Bureau on 03 Aug 2022. He is Director of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 10 Jul 1990 and was commissioned on 09 Jun 1992 in the Corps of Arty. He has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He has completed National Defence Course from NDC, Dhaka, Bangladesh and psc (Staff Course) from DSCSC, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He obtained BSc (Pass) from BMA (National University). He also obtained Masters in Defence Studies from National University and MBA from South East University Dhaka.

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Brig Gen Reza has a variety of experience as Staff and Command in Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh. He participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Sudan.

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Brig Gen Benazir Ahmed, BGBMS, afwc, psc, MPhil

Director
 

Brigadier General Benazir Ahmed, BGBMS, afwc, psc, MPhil is the Additional Director General, Headquarters of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He is a Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He Joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 08-01-1991 and was commissioned on 20-12-1992 in the Corps of Armoured. He has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He is a graduate of Defence Services Command and Staff College and completed his Armed Forces War Course from National Defence College, Mirpur, Dhaka. Brigadier General Benazir has completed his M Phil degree and at present, he is pursuing his Ph.D.

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Brig Gen Benazir Ahmed has a variety of professional experience as a Staff, Instructor, and Command in Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh. He has served as GSO-2 (Operations) and GSO-1 in an Infantry Division. He has served twice as a distinguished instructor and Chief Instructor in the Armoured Corps Centre and School of Bangladesh Army. He also worked as the Principal of Jhenidah Cadet College. In Border Guard Bangladesh, he has commanded one Sector and two Regions. Under the blue helmets, he has participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in Sierra Leone (as a contingent member) and Darfur, Sudan (as a staff officer) and served in the prestigious President Guard Regiment.

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Brig Gen A M M Khairul Kabir, BGBMS, psc

Director

Brig Gen A M M Khairul Kabir, BGBMS, psc is Additional Director General (Operations) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He is Member of Board of Directors and Chairman of Risk Management Committee of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He Joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 16 June 1993 and was commissioned on 16 June 1995 in the Corps of AC. He has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He has completed SC-33 course from DSCSC, Mirpur, Dhaka. He also obtained MSc degree from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) and University of Baluchistan, Pakistan.

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Brig Gen Kabir has a verity of experience as Staff, Instructor and Commander in Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh. He Participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in Sudan and Congo.

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Colonel Murad Zaman, PBGMS

Director
 

Colonel Murad Zaman, PBGMS is Deputy Director General (Records) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He is Member of Board of Directors and Risk Management Committee of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He Joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 12 Jun 1991 and was commissioned on 20 Dec 1992 in the Corps of Infantry. He has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He is a graduate of BSC, Chittagong University. He is a graduate of MBA from Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology.

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Murad Zaman has a verity of experience as Staff, Instructor and Commander in Bangladesh Army/Border Guard Bangladesh. He Participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions at Sierra Leone and Sudan.

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Colonel A S M Faisal, PBGMS

Director
 

Colonel A S M Faisal, PBGMS is Deputy Director General (Works) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He is Director of Shimanto Bank Ltd. He joined Bangladesh Military Academy on 1993 and was commissioned on 17 Jun 1994 in the Corps of Engineers. He has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad. He has complete graduate course (B.Sc. Engineer (Civil) from BIT, Khulna (KUET).

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Colonel Faisal has a verity of experience as staff, instructor and command in Bangladesh Army/ Border Guard Bangladesh. He Participated in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions (Siera Leone, Sudan).

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Colonel Shafiul Azam Parvez

Director
 

Colonel Shafiul Azam Parvez is. He joined in Bangladesh Military Academy on 04 January 1994 and was commissioned on 28 November 1995 in the Corps of Signals. He has attended several Professional Courses both at home and abroad. He is a graduate of BMA, Bhatiary, Chattogram and from National University. He has complete his BSc Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering and Masters in ICT from Bangladesh University of Professional, Dhaka.

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In his 27 years of military carrier, he has a verity of experience as Staff and Command in both Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh. Wearing blue helmet he has also participated twice in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in Liberia.

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Rafiqul Islam

Managing Director & CEO
 

Mr. Rafiqul Islam joined as Managing Director & CEO of Shimanto Bank Limited on 8th August 2022.

Mr. Islam started his banking career with Uttara Bank Limited as a Probationary Officer in 1996. He was posted as a Branch Manager just after successful completion of the one-year probation period and he served there in various branches till 2002. Later, he served Eastern Bank Limited in various capacities including Branch Manager, Manager – Operational Risk, Cluster Head, Zonal Head and Head of Internal Control. Then, Mr. Islam joined NRB Bank Ltd in 2013 and served there as Head of Internal Control & Compliance.

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Mr. Islam joined Shimanto Bank Ltd as SEVP and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2016. Later he was promoted as Deputy Managing Director. He also performed as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (CAMLCO) and Head of Business.

Instrumental with business, consumer banking, branch operation, AML and operational risk, control & compliance, Mr. Islam is a certified lead auditor on ISO/IEC 27000:2005 standard from International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA).

Mr. Islam holds post graduations in International Trade & Business from University of Dhaka. He completed Masters of Business Administration from University of New Castle, USA.

Mr. Islam completed exclusive course on ‘Risk Management for Corporate Leader’ from Harvard Business School-USA; ‘Business, International Relations and Political Economy’ from The London School of Economics and Political Science-UK; ‘International Business and Banking’ from Leeds Beckett University-UK; ‘Business & Leadership Development Program’ from Saskatchewan University-Canada and ‘International Trade & Business’ from Federation University-Australia and Advanced Course in Business Administration from IBA, University of Dhaka.

Mr. Islam was Ex-Chairman of Association of Anti Money Laundering Compliance Officers of Banks of Bangladesh (AACOBB). He is the Life Member of Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) and Registered Graduate of Dhaka University. He is a column writer of the daily newspapers on contemporary issues on Banking, Finance and Economy.

Mr. Islam was born on September, 1970 in Shariatpur district. He is married to Mrs. Jesmin Sarwar and they have one daughter and one son.

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