Our History

12 young businessmen way back in 1983 set the wheel in motion

We salute the founding fathers of this institution. It was the visionary entrepreneurship of 12 young businessmen who braved the immense uncertainties with courage and zeal in order to set up the country’s first private commercial bank in 1983. They are always in our memory and we wholeheartedly pay tribute to the grand step they took toward making history. They are (from left to right) Mr. Monowar Ali, Mr. Ibrahim Mia (Late), Mr. Abdul Hadi (Late), Mr. M.A. Hashem, Mr. Anwar Hossain, Mr. Abdul Barik Choudhury (Late), Mr. Deen Mohammad, Mr. A.B.M. Feroz, Mr. Md. Ali Hossain, Mr. Azizul Haque Chowdhury, Mr. N.A. Chowdhury, Mr. N.A. Chowdhury (Late) and Mr. A.K. Mehmood.