Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– M. Ghaziul Haque has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) at the board meeting held Thursday.
Revered by all for his business wisdom, M. Ghaziul Haque is the longest serving board member of the private commercial bank.
He also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of EBL from 2000-2006.
Graduated from the Chittagong Government College under Dhaka University in 1955, Mr. Haque started his career with the reputed British Company Bird & Co. Limited the same year and rose to the top to serve the organization as Managing Director in 1976.
In 1980 he left Birds & Co. (Now Birds Bangladesh Agencies Limited) to venture into business and started off as a partner with Aquamarine Limited, a Chittagong-based Shipping Company.
Ten years later, he along with his partner formed a joint venture company Maersk Bangladesh Limited with the world’s largest Shipping Company Maersk Lines, Copenhagen, Denmark. He served as the Chairman of the company till 1997 with enviable success.
Mr. Haque is currently the Chairman of MGH Group. He is involved in many social activities and a widely-travelled person.
BBN/SSR/AD-30Mar12-7:20 pm (BST)