The government has appointed Ahmed Jamal, deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank, as director of the board.
He has also been made a member of the executive committee of the central bank’s board, according to an order issued by the Financial Institutions Division on Monday.
Ahmed Jamal has been appointed to this post for the next three years, reads a press release. He will attend the next meeting of the board of directors and the executive committee.
Jamal joined Bangladesh Bank in 1984 as an assistant director.
In his long career, he has served in the central bank’s Human Resources Department, Bank Inspection Department, Foreign Exchange Inspection and Vigilance Department, Foreign Monetary Policy Department, and Khulna, Rangpur, and Bogura offices.
Mr. Jamal had completed his B.Com (Hons.) and M.com in Accounting from Rajshahi University. He also achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Bank Management from Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management. He is a Diplomaed Associate of Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh.
He was an honorable Member of the Wage Earners’ Welfare Board and Steering Committee of the National Board of Revenue. Furthermore, he was an observer of the Board of Directors of AB Bank Ltd, Premier Bank Ltd, ICB Islamic Bank Ltd, and Janata Bank Ltd.
During his more than 33 years of central banking career, he visited the USA, UK, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Malaysia, Switzerland, Germany, Thailand, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Turkey, Philippines, Singapore & United Arab Emirates to attend various training courses, seminars, and conferences.