Dr. Arif Dowla


Dr. Arif Dowla has served as Chairman of Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. (MTB) from January 17, 2012 to February 26, 2014 and is now serving as the Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee. Son of Mr. M. Anis Ud Dowla, a leading name in Bangladesh’s corporate business, trade and industry arena, Dr. Dowla is the Managing Director of the renowned conglomerate, Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Ltd. as well as its following subsidiaries:

ACI Pure Flour Limited
ACI Foods Limited
ACI Motors Limited
ACI Logistics Limited
ACI Agrolink Limited
Premiaflex Plastics Limited
Stochastic Logic Limited

Besides, Dr. Dowla is also the Chairman of Tetley ACI (Bangladesh) Ltd.

He is Director of
ACI Formulations Limited
ACI Salt Limited
ACI Biotech Limited
ACI Edible Oils Limited
ACI Godrej Agrovet (Pvt.) Limited
Creative Communication Limited
Consolidated Chemicals Limited
ACI Healthcare Limited – Vice Chairman
ACI Healthcare USA Inc.
ACI Chemicals Limited
Infolytx Bangladesh Limited
Bangladesh Business Publications Limited publishing company of the bi-monthly business magazine

Member of the Board of Governors of the Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art (SPBA).

Dr. Dowla obtained PhD degree in Mathematics from the University of California, San Diego, USA. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society and a Young Global Leader Honoree 2009 bestowed by World Economic Forum. He is also the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in Bangladesh.