Mr. Arif Khan FCMA has been elected President of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) in its meeting held on 09 February 2016.
The Council also elected Mr. Jamal Ahmed Choudhury FCMA and Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed FCMA as Vice-Presidents, Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA as Secretary and Prof. Dr. Swapan Kumar Bala FCMA as Treasurer of the Institute.
Prior to his new role, Mr. Arif Khan FCMA was elected Vice President of ICMAB for two terms. He served the Institute as Secretary and Treasurer in different terms. Mr. Khan also served as Commissioner of Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission (BSEC). Before joining the regulatory body, he served several national and multinational companies in different capacity. He was in charge of significant reforms initiatives of BSEC in the last four and a half years. He was also a member of the “Core Committee” of Bangladesh Bank for developing guidelines for “Domestic Factoring Operation in Bangladesh” and “Asset-Liability Management of NBFIs”. He was the first elected President of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers' Association (BMBA). Besides his Masters in Finance from Dhaka University, he also obtain MBA designation from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of same University. Mr. Khan is a Charter holder of CFA Institute, U.S.A.
Mr. Jamal Ahmed Choudhury FCMA served as Vice-President and Secretary of ICMAB. He was also the Chairman of Dhaka Branch Council of ICMAB. He is the Executive Director, Accounts & Finance, Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.- a leading Pharmaceutical industry of the country.
Professor Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed FCMA is a senior Fellow Member of the Institute, has been serving as a faculty in the Department of Accounting & Information Systems (AIS), University of Dhaka since July 14, 1986. Earlier, he was the President of the ICMAB for the year 2007 & 2012 and was the Vice President in 2005 & 2006. He worked as the Chairman of AIS department from 2012 to 2015. Currently he is serving the Chittagong Stock Exchange as an Independent Director. He was a part time member of the 8th Pay Commission 2015.
Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA is currently working as Deputy Secretary in Finance Division of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Before this, he worked in income tax administration for about 22 years in home and abroad. Mr. Khan served as an International Adviser to United Nations and Consultant of World Bank during 2004-2011. Previously, he served ICMAB as Treasurer and Secretary in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Mr. Khan is the Board Member of CAPA’s Public Sector Financial Management Committee for the term 2016-2019.
Prof. Dr. Swapan Kumar Bala FCMA is currently working as the Managing Director of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited. By profession he is a Professor of Dhaka University. Last year, he also served ICMAB as Treasurer. He was the Chairman of Dhaka Branch Council in 2008. Dr. Bala is the Chairman of SAFA Committee on NPOs and Co-operatives Sector.