Sirajuddin elected PBA chairman
ISLAMABAD: Sirajuddin Aziz, CEO, Bank Alfalah has been unanimously elected Pakistan Banks Association (PBA) chairman. The PBA recently held its elections for the Executive Committee for the term 2011.
Aziz, in the past, has also remained vice chairman and member of the Executive Committee of PBA. Mr Aziz has over 30 years of banking experience in various organisations in Pakistan, China, Hong Kong, U.K. Nigeria and UAE.
Mr. Atif Bokhari, President UBL and Mr. Shazad Dada, CEO Barclays Bank, have been elected Vice Chairmen of PBA.
Other members of the Executive Committee of the PBA elected include Pak Oman Investment Company Ltd MD/CEO Agha Ahmed Shah, Soneri Bank Limited President/CEO Atif Bajwa, Bank Islami Pakistan Limited, CEO Hasan Aziz Bilgrami, First Microfinance Bank Ltd President/CEO Hussain Tejany, JS Bank Limited President/CEO Kalim-ur- Rahman , Deutsche Bank AG Acting CCO Mahmood Qureshi, Askari Bank Limited President/ CEO MR Mehkari, MCB Bank Limited President/CEO M.U.A Usmani, Bank of Punjab President/CEO Naeemuddin Khan, National Bank of Pakistan President/CEO Syed Ali Raza and Habib Bank Limited President Zakir Mahmood.
Bank Alfalah Limited was incorporated on June 21st, 1992 as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance 1984. Its banking operations commenced from November 1st ,1997. The bank is engaged in commercial banking and related services as defined in the Banking companies ordinance, 1962. The bank is currently operating through various branches in Pakistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh & Afghanistan, with the registered office at B.A.Building, I.I.Chundrigar, Karachi.
Since its inception, as the new identity of H.C.E.B after the privatization in 1997, the management of the bank has implemented strategies and policies to carve a distinct position for the bank in the market place.
Strengthened with the banking of the Abu Dhabi Group and driven by the strategic goals set out by its board of management, the bank has invested in revolutionary technology to have an extensive range of products and services. - PB News