Mr. Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman (Nasir) a seasoned businessman and well versed in a broad range of trade ventures around the world hails from Sylhet. Born in 1958, he completed his education there itself and pursued with passion his traditional family owned business, which was established in the holy city of Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the year 1970. He mastered the art of craftsmanship of the Fragrance Industry and surmounts the business to new heights. He is currently the Chairman & Managing Director of Al Haramain Perfumes Group of Companies and the Chairman of NRB Bank Limited, which is one of the leading 4th Generation Banks in Bangladesh.
After foreseeing the potential Fragrance Markets in the GCC & MENA region, he moved his entire operation & manufacturing units to the UAE and built the modern and well equipped Head Office fitted with ORACLE-ERP Server in an area of 33,000 sqft and also established a Factory in the UAE covering an area of over 350,000 sqft, which grew into a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit using automatic & semi-automatic ultramodern machineries including ‘Agilent’ quality control equipment in the R&D Department. The quality conscious Al Haramain Perfumes, has been accredited by the authorities with Dual ISO Certificates in QMS (ISO 9001: 2008/2015) & GMP (ISO 22716 : 2007) and received scores of Appreciation Certificates & Accolades,
He opened the first branch in Dubai and gradually expanded more than 100 branches all over the UAE/GCC countries & beyond in the name of Al Haramain Perfumes and the following sister concerns:
Currently Mr. Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman is associated with the following organizations:
Mr. Kabir is Vice Chairman of the Board and also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
Mr. Tateyama Kabir is a dual citizen of Bangladesh and Japan. He is the President of Kabir Auto Export Co. Ltd. He is one of the most successful exporters of cars from Japan around the world. He is expanding his investments in automobile sector in Bangladesh. He has the potentials to build relationship between Japan and Bangladesh. He is the Chairman of KM Global Limited and Soft Bangla Limited. He is also the Managing Director of Sumday Development Company Ltd. and the proprietor of Ocean Auto located in Bangladesh.
Mr. Tateyama Kabir is member of different social and cultural organizations including Dhaka Club, All Community Club and the Elite Lion’s Club, Owners Association, Youth Club in Japan etc. He is equally active in many community development and social services programmes.
He has remained an honourable patron to a good number of educational institutions contributing significantly to the advancement of country’s education.
He has completed his Masters in Japanese language from University of Toyama, Japan. He is married to Mrs. Hasina Akther and is blessed with two daughters and one son.
Mr. Jamil Iqbal is Vice Chairman of the Board and also Vice Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
Mr. Mohammed Jamil Iqbal is the founder and Chairman of Jamil Iqbal Ltd. which is one of the largest construction companies of Bangladesh. He is a successful NRB entrepreneur and investor. He is the chairman of Manor Trade and Divine Properties Ltd.
Mr. Iqbal is the proprietor of M/S. Md. Jamil Iqbal, J.I. Stone Supplier and the owner of many Crushing plants. He deals in exports and imports. He is used to import construction materials and machineries. Mr. Iqbal is the partner of Al Anood Perfumes Co. (LLC), Deira, Dubai, UAE.
Mr. Iqbal comes of a noble Muslim family of Akakhajana (Borobari), Beanibazar, Sylhet. Having obtained graduation he engaged himself in various types of business. He is a member of the Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is associated with various socioeconomic activities.
Mr. Iqbal is a British Citizen. He is the highest Tax payer in Sylhet and received national award from the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh from assessment year 2007-08 to 2013-14 (07 years) at a stretch.
Mr. Ahmed is the Chairman of Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and also a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
He is successful entrepreneur and businessman running his enterprises abroad. He has major contribution in remitting foreign currency in the county alongside different social welfare activities for the betterment of the society. He is contemplating to invest in Bangladesh as a contribution to the economic development of the country.
Currently he is associated with following organizations:
Mr. Khandakar R. Amin is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.He is the Chairman of Sonaimuri Upazilla Parishad of Noakhali District
Mr. Amin is a Bangladeshi origin American Citizen. He was born in Noakhali on 31 December 1956. He is a successful entrepreneur
He is the proprietor of the following businesses in U.S.A. :
Father Reality Corporation, Surma Reality Corporation, Amin Reality Corporation, Hirapur Reality Corporation, Indian Spice (Indian Restaurant), India Place (Indian Restaurant), Chile’s Chocolate, (Mexican Restaurant), Gallitos Expreess (Mexican Restaurant) and Galliots Mexicans (Restaurant).
He is also the proprietor of the following businesses in Bangladesh:
Hotel New York (Residential), KH Carbon Factory, Khandakar Aquaculture Ltd., Amin CNG Filling Station, Amin Gas Station, Cafe New York and Dhaka New York Agro Fishers. Ltd. Mr. Amin is also involved in many social developments in Bangladesh and abroad.
He holds a Bachelor Degree. He is running his business successfully both in America and Bangladesh for the last 29 years
Founder and First Chairman NRB Bank Limited
Chairman and Chief Executive Seamark Group of companies and IBCO Food Industries Limited
Seamark Group grew from a small family run business to supply seafood and various food products worldwide. Iqbal pioneered the import and export of frozen seafood in refrigerated containers and was the first to import Black Tiger shrimps into the UK and the EU. It wasn’t long before he began to look at ways of expanding the family business, thus created Iqbal Brothers & Company (now IBCO Limited) in 1976, importing and distributing frozen seafood and all kinds of frozen food products.
As the business grew further, it made sense to Iqbal to create a new company, Seamark which is more reflective of the size and scope of the operation. Seamark’s first factory was set up in Manchester and was officially opened in 1993 by The Rt Hon The Lord Deben, John Selwyn Gummer, the then Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. In 2000 Iqbal Ahmed established Seamark (BD) Limited in Bangladesh which was inaugurated by HRH Princess Anne.
His clear vision for the business has led to a string of prestigious awards for Seamark in the UK and in Bangladesh. Excellence in the field has been recognized at home in the UK with a Queen’s Award for Export Achievement in 1998 and a number of Gold trophy Awards from the Government of Bangladesh for achieving the highest exports of seafood for nearly every year between 2002 and 2016.
One of Iqbal Ahmed’s biggest achievements is the successful establishment of NRB Bank Limited in Bangladesh, where he brought together 46 NRB (non-resident Bangladeshi) entrepreneur investors from all over the world to invest in Bangladesh. Iqbal had a vision of creating a financial institution for Nonresident Bangladeshi. He dreamt of unlocking a new horizon to the Bangladesh economy by facilitating NRB inward and outward investment to and from Bangladesh, assisting Bangladeshi enterprises to access international market and increasing the inflow of foreign remittances.
Despite his busy schedule Iqbal makes time for charity works. He is connected with, as sponsor, trustee or member, many charitable organizations in the UK and Bangladesh, mainly situated within the educational sector and healthcare involving rehabilitation, training and community work, including the development of Burunga Iqbal Ahmed High School and College for 1400 students in Sylhet. He has supported and raised funds for the Manchester Children’s Hospital Appeal, the Royal Manchester Eye Hospital Appeal and Ahsania Mission Cancer and General Hospital Appeal to name a few. He is the Chairman of UKBCCI (UK Bangladesh Catalyst of Commerce & Industry) which promotes business and entrepreneurship to young people in the UK and Bangladesh. He personally gets involve with his companies’ CSR and has formed a charity registered in the UK called the Iqbal Bros Foundation, which is currently fund raising for the Rohingya refugees.
He has founded and currently chaired Masjid ul Aqsa Islamic Centre, a Mosque and centre built for the community, where they can pray and hold religious and cultural studies.
He received his highest personal recognition when he was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) at the Queen’s honours list in 2001 for his services to International Trade. He is a CIP (Commercially Important Person) in Bangladesh since 2009.
In July 2017, Iqbal was awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration for his outstanding achievements in business and his significant contribution to the economy and regeneration of Manchester and Bangladesh.
In October 2017, Iqbal was awarded an Honorary Fellowship Award from University Campus Oldham for his outstanding work in the community
Over the years Iqbal Ahmed has played an active role as member, advisor or director in a number of government committees, ministries and advisory bodies in the UK and overseas such SAAG (Southern Advisory Group, Competitiveness Council, BOND (a UKTI initiative), MOSAIC under the Business in the Community, New East Manchester, Ethical Trading Champion’s Group, New Enterprise Council, Catalyst UK and Bridge2Bangladesh (B2B).
He is an advisor to the Board of Trade, by invitation from the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, to provide advice on promoting British exports, boosting inward investments and delivering successful trade mission abroad.
Iqbal Ahmed has the ability to speak with such authority thus regularly sought as a speaker or panel member in international events and Universities such as Bangladesh Investment Summit in Singapore (2014, 2015), World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai (2014), Inaugural Bangladesh Investment Summit in London (2013), Entrepreneurs Festival Manchester (2013, 2016), University of Dhaka (2015), and University College London (2015).
He was personally invited by Michael Bloomberg to be a founding delegate of Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum held in Singapore in 2018.
February 2017 saw the Publication of Iqbal Ahmed’s autobiography entitled, King Prawn – Dreaming Big and Making It Happen, the story of the entrepreneurial genius.
Mr. Mohammed Jahed Iqbal is Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and one of the members of Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
Mr. Mohammed Jahed Iqbal is a successful NRB entrepreneur and possesses excellent business background. He comes of a noble Muslim family of Beanibazar, Sylhet. Having obtained graduation he engaged himself in various types of businesses.
Mr. Iqbal is the owner of M/S. Md. Jahed lqbal, Director of Sumday Development Company Ltd, and the Managing Director of Jamil lqbal Ltd. which is one of the largest construction companies of Bangladesh. He is also a Director of Jahed lqbal Ltd. UK and a partner of Desert Star Trading LLC, UAE. He is also associated with various socioeconomic activities in Bangladesh and abroad.
Mr. Abdul Karim is a Director and a Member of Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
Mr. Karim is an experienced businessman in the field of perfume industry. He started his business career by developing an interest towards the making of perfumes. His company, Hassan Shahin Ahmed Perfumes L.L.C. was established in 1982, in Dubai, UAE. The perfumes are imported and exported to and from around the globe. He now holds the position of Managing Director of the company.
His keen concern in helping the needy in every way has given him many opportunities to develop the community. He is the chairman of a charitable organization ‘Sylhet Bivag Unnoyon Porishod’ which is based in Dubai, UAE, the Chief Advisor of another organization ‘Bangladesh Shomaj Kollyan Shomitee’ in UAE, and one of the founder members of Bangladesh Business Council.
Mr. M Badiuzzaman is a Member of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
Mr. M Badiuzzaman is a versatile and experienced business professional with extensive knowledge and networking capacity to revolutionize business decision-making in international trade, commerce and the finance industry.
He is a proficient businessman involved with local and overseas companies in Bangladesh and Singapore. His business affiliations are:
Mr. M Badiuzzaman is a Graduate from Dhaka University and holds corporate/individual membership of Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Singapore, Textile & Fashion Federation (TAFF), Singapore, International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB), Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB), Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and Indian Importers of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (IICCI BD).
Mr. Humayen Kabir Khan is a Director of NRB Bank Limited.
A young, energetic and promising entrepreneur Mr. Humayen is an able successor of his father Late Mr. Fazlur Rashid Khan who was a sponsor director of the Bank. While contributing to the Bank as one of its Directors, he is steering the business of his late father skilfully aiming towards bringing them to new heights.
Currently, he is associated with following organizations:
Dr. Ehsanur Rahman is a Director of NRB Bank Ltd and one of the Members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.
He has obtained his M.B.B.S from Padmashree Dr. D.Y Patil University, India and MSc in Health Management in UK.
Dr. Rahman is a Non-resident Bangladeshi who resides in Dubai, UAE. He is a third-generation entrepreneur in his family fragrance industry business. He pursued with passion in his traditional family-owned business; Al Haramain Perfumes which was established in the holy city of Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the year 1970.
Currently, he is associated with following organizations:
Dr. Rahman is also associated with other business forums and socio-cultural organizations in Bangladesh and abroad.
Mr. Mohammed Ashfaqur Rahman is a Director of NRB Bank Limited, one of the members of the Audit Committee of the Board and Director of NRB Bank Securities PLC.
He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and Master of Business Administration from SUNY Oswego, New York, USA.
Mr. Rahman is a Non-resident Bangladeshi who resides in Dubai, UAE. He is a third-generation entrepreneur in his family fragrance industry business. He pursued with passion in his traditional family-owned business; Al Haramain Perfumes which was established in the holy city of Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the year 1970.
Currently, he is associated with following organizations:
Mr. Ashfaqur Rahman is also associated with other business forums and socio-cultural organizations in Bangladesh and abroad.
Mr. Mohammed Nazam Uddin is a Director of NRB Bank Limited and one of the members of Audit Committee of the Board.
Mr. Mohammed Nazam Uddin is a Non-resident Bangladeshi resides in the United Kingdom. He comes of a noble Muslim family of Sylhet, Bangladesh. He is Director of a property business, Nagor Property’s Ltd, and a catering business, STTRN Ltd, in Essex, near London, United Kingdom. He is also associated with many business forums and socio-cultural organizations at home and abroad.
Mr. Dulal Ahmed is a Director of NRB Bank Limitedand one of the members of Audit Committee of the Board.
Mr. Dulal Ahmed is a Non-resident Bangladeshi who resides in the United Kingdom. He is the Managing Director of London based famous restaurant “The Voujon”. He is also associated with many business forums and socio-cultural organizations at home and abroad.
Ms. Bayzun N Chowdhury is one of the Director of NRB Bank Limited.
She is a Bangladeshi Origin and American citizen. She was born on 12 th October, 1964 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. A renowned personality in philanthropy circles of the country. With long business and Professional experience. Beyond philanthropic works, she is also involved with various social development projects in UAE and Bangladesh and has a keen interest in banking, Stock Brokerage and healthcare. Her other business affiliations are:
She has been actively involved with the Vice President, Dubai Women Associate of UAE.
A connoisseur of art, she is popular among the arts circle for her patronage of talented and promising artists.
She has been involved in other social activities and number of charity organizations in UAE and Bangladesh as well.
Dr. Rafa Jaigirdar is one of the Director of NRB Bank Limited.
Dr. Rafa Jaigirdar is a Bangladeshi Citizen & UAE resident. She is born in a respected and distinguished family of Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Dr. Rafa Jaigirdar is currently the Deputy Managing Director of Al Haramain Hospital Pvt. Ltd. She completed her M.B.B.S from Sylhet Women's Medical College Hospital with dignifying scores and devoted herself in the healthcare sector. She obtained PGT (Post graduation Training) in cardiology from M.A.G. Osmani Medical College Hospital Sylhet.
She was Ex-President and Co-founder of “Sojiboni” (Voluntary Blood Bank of SWMCH). She also was secretary (Sylhet Zone) in an international organization called MAA (Maternal Aid Association).
She has been involved in other social activities and number of charity organization in UAE and Bangladesh as well.
Mr. Abdul Jalil Chowdhury is an Independent Director of NRB Bank Limited, Vice Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and also a member of Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited.
A postgraduate in Physics from Rajshahi University, he started his career in 1977 as Probationary Officer in Janata Bank Limited and retired as Additional Managing Director from Mercantile Bank Limited in 2016.
During his 39 years of long service period, he served a number of reputed Banks i.e. Janata Bank Limited, National Bank Limited, Southeast Bank Limited and lastly Mercantile Bank Limited in various capacities.
Mr. Md. Motior Rahman is an Independent Director of NRB Bank Limited. He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and also a member of Risk Management Committee of the Board of Directors of the Bank.
A postgraduate in Accounting from Dhaka University, he started his Banking career in 1973 as Probationary Officer in Pubali Bank Limited and retired as Managing Director from Jamuna Bank Limited in 2012.
During his 40 years of long service period, he served a number of reputed Banks i.e. Pubali Bank Limited, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Prime Bank Limited and lastly Jamuna Bank Limited in various capacities.
Dr. Md. Kamrul Ahsan is an Independent Director of NRB Bank Limited and also a member of Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Dr. Md Kamrul Ahsan was born in 1961 in a respectable family under Lakshmipur district. His primary education started in his native village Nandanpur in Lakshmipur. He passed Secondary School Certificate examination in the first division in 1976 fromDalal Bazar N.K. High School. Later, he graduated in Agricultural Economics (Hons) from Bangladesh Agricultural University and did his Masters degree in Agricultural Economics from the same university.
Dr. Ahsan joined in Bangladesh Civil Service in Administration Cadre as Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate in 1988 through a competitive regular BCS examination. He started his job as Assistant Commissioner inSirajganjCollectorate. He served as first class Magistrate in Ullahparaupazila and as Upazila Magistrate in Shahzadpurupazila under Sirajganj district. He served as Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Food, Finance, Planning and Home Affairs.
Dr. Md Kamrul Ahsan did his MS degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) from Netherlands. He also did his Ph.D. in Environmental Science. He studied in Macquarie University and University of New England, Australia. He got trained in many contemporary administrative and management issues from various countries like Thailand, Japan, China, Philippines, Vietnam, India etc.
Dr. Ahsan was UNO at Kasbaupazilaunder Brahmanbaria district. He was Additional Deputy Commissioner and Additional District Magistrate at Manikganjdistrict and Additional Deputy Commissioner(General) in Dhaka district. He also served as one of the Directors in the Prime Minister’s Office. He was in lien and worked in the United States of America for five years. He was Deputy Secretary, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary in the Roads and Highways Division under the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges.Dr. Md Kamrul Ahsan was also the Chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).
In his professional career Dr. Ahsan visited many countries like India, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, japan, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Turkey, U.A.E, Qatar, USA, UK, Australia and Canada.
Dr. Md Kamrul Ahsan was a brilliant civil servant of BCS (Admin) Cadre. He served as an honest, dedicated and efficient public servant for long 32 years in Bangladesh Civil Service. He was awarded National Integrity Strategy (NIS) prize for his honesty and dedication.
Dr. Ahsan is married and has two sons.
Mr. Mamoon Mahmood Shah has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of NRB Bank Limited.
A Postgraduate in Accounting from the University of Dhaka, Mr. Mamoon Mahmood Shah started his banking career as Probationary Officer of IFIC Bank Ltd. Mr. Mahmood joined NRB Bank Limited as Additional Managing Director in 2019. He has to his credit a wide range of banking experience of more than 30 years which includes serving in key positions in a number of both local and multinational banking institutions such as EBL, HSBC, Standard Chartered, ANZ Grindlays, etc. Mr. Shah also held the position of MD & CEO of ICB Islamic Bank, National Finance Ltd., GSP Finance.