Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited received the Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award-2016. Under his leadership, the bank was recognised as the best Managed Bank in Bangladesh. The award was given at the Asian Banker Summit held at the JW Marriott Hanoi, Vietnam on May 10, 2016. The Asian Banker, a Singapore based strategic banking intelligence provider, conferred the award for demonstrating vision, charecter and skill in leading the people in the institution to achieve the best performance in the industry last three years.
Barney Frank, the former Chairman of the House Financial Servises Committee of the US Congress, Alain Chevalier, Chairman, Asian Banker Summit Advisory Committee, and Mrs. Nguyen Thi Hong, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam were present during the award giving ceremony while prominent bankers, regulations consultants, professionals, and academics from Asia Pacific and Gulf countries attended the summit.
A total of 13 CEOs and top executives of banks and financial institutions of Asia Pacific and Gulf regions received this prestigious award conferred once every three years which is widely acknowledged by the financial services industry. Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia and Sir David Li Kwok-Po, Executive Chairman & CEO, Bank of East Asia, Hong Kong received the Asian Banker Leadership Lifetime Achievement Awards 2016. Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, was accolade as the regulator of the year.
Mohammad Abdul Mannan has been working in the 1st Shariah based bank of Southeast Asia Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited for more than three decades with multiple capacities and achieved many accolades for his outstanding performance and socio-economic contribution. A fellow of Malaysia based International Centre for Leadership in Finance, Mohammad Abdul Mannan participated as the resource person in different national and international seminar, workshop and conference on Islamic Banking and Islamic microfinance.
Dedicated in pursuit of bringing change in the Banking services, human development and welfare orientation, Mr. Mannan is holding the posts of Vice Chairman of Association of Bankers Bangladesh (ABB), Chairman of Arbitration Committee of Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers Association (BAFEDA) and the Chairman of Task Committee of Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF).