Prominent businessman Azam J. Chowdhury has been re-elected as Chairman of Prime Bank Limited (PBL) Board of Directors for next two years.
The decision which came in a board meeting of the bank, would be effective from June 1.
Azam is an elite industrialist and entrepreneur in Bangladesh. He is the Chairman and owner of East Coast Group. In addition, he is the Chairman of The Consolidated Tea & Lands Company Bangladesh Limited (formerly, James Finlay Limited).
In the past Azam Chowdhury served as the Chairman of Green Delta Insurance Company Limited (2001-2005), one of the most successful general insurance companies in Bangladesh.
He is also the Director of Central Depository Bangladesh Limited (CDBL) and a Member of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC).
Chowdhury also served as the Vice President of Bangladesh Energy Companies Association and a Member of Advisory Council of Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on Power, Energy & Mineral Resources.
In recognition to his performance, The Hungarian Government nominated him as the Honorary Consul of Hungary in Bangladesh. He is the President of Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owner’s Association (BOGSOA).