Syed Mahbubur Rahman

Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Syed Mahbubur Rahman is the Managing Director & CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB). Prior to joining MTB, he was the Managing Director & CEO of Dhaka Bank Limited. Before joining Dhaka Bank Limited, he served BRAC Bank Limited as Managing Director & CEO and Deputy Managing Director (DMD). He also served Prime Bank Limited as Deputy Managing Director. He was accorded with ‘The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award’ for Bangladesh for his achievement in the period from 2011 to 2013.

He serves as Chairman of Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC), Chairman of Primary Dealers Bangladesh Limited (PDBL), Director of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of Bangladesh Limited, Director of BD Ventures Limited, Vice Chairman of Prothom Alo Trust and Trustee Treasurer of the CSR Centre. He served as Chairman of the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh Limited (ABB) during 2018-2019.

After completing Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Institute of Business Administration of the University of Dhaka, he started his career with Saudi-Bangladesh Industrial & Agricultural Investment Co. Ltd. (SABINCO) as a Monitoring Officer (Officer in Charge of Monitoring) in 1988. He served Industrial Leasing & Development Co. (BD) Limited (IDLC) as Manager, Monitoring from 1993 to 1996. He also served ANZ Grindlays Bank, Bangladesh as Manager, Corporate Banking from 1996 to 1998 and Standard Chartered Bank as Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking from 1998 to 2000. In 2002, he joined Citibank N.A. as Resident Vice President and left the bank in 2008 when he was a Director of the bank and was serving as the Head of Financial Institutions Group.

Mahbub has attended various local and overseas training courses and workshops, and frequently delivers lectures in the field of finance, banking and management. He has a happy family with his wife and two lovely daughters.