The Dhaka Bank Ltd recently promoted Emranul Huq as the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) from his previous position as the additional managing director and chief business officer.
The promotion is effective from February 22, said a press release.
Huq has more than three decades of professional banking experience, both at home and abroad to his credit. He started his career in 1986 as a management trainee at the Bank of Credit and Commerce International in Dhaka.
Before joining Dhaka Bank in 1998, he also worked at the Eastern Bank Ltd and Credit Africa Bank Ltd in Zambia in various capacities. During his long tenure with Dhaka Bank, Huq served in various key positions which includes deputy managing director for business banking, branch manager for various corporate branches of the bank and more.
Huq has attended professional banking training programmes in Bangladesh and in a number of foreign countries including USA, Germany, Netherlands, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Pakistan.
He is a certified corporate banker and a fellow of the American Academy of Financial Management, the press release added.
He is also involved with the Bangladeshi chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce as a member of its standing committee on banking technique and practice.
Huq obtained a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Dhaka and master's degree in business administration from the American International University-Bangladesh.
He is also the father of two daughters and a son.