Mr. Jamal Ahmed Choudhury FCMA has been elected President of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) in its meeting held on 09 February 2017.
The Council also elected Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed FCMA & Mr. Mohammed Salim 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. 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. Mohammed Salim FCMA was the President of the ICMAB for the year 2014 and was the Vice President in 2011, 2012 & 2013. He was the Secretary and Treasurer of the Institute in 2005 and 2006 respectively. He was Chairman and Treasurer of Dhaka Branch Council of ICMAB for the year 2001 and 1993 respectively. He was elected four times as member of Dhaka Branch Council for the years 1992, 1993, 1994 and 2001. Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA is currently working as Financial Management Specialist in Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IMED of the Ministry of Planning of the Government of Bangladesh. Mr. Salim obtained his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Diploma of Management Studies (DMS) from University of Hull (UK) in 1995 and 1997 respectively. He is also a member of National Institute of Accountants (NIA), Australia. Mr. Salim participated in many training programs and seminars on financial issues, Energy and Power Management etc. in home and abroad. Mr. Salim is a widely traveled man.
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 has currently been working as the Commissioner of Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission (BSEC). Earlier he served Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. (DSE) as Managing Director. Under his management leadership, DSE has been demutualized in November 2013. He began his teaching career at Dhaka University as a Lecturer of Accounting in 1991 and became Professor in 2011. He is an IFRS professional from ICAEW (UK). He obtained his B.Com. with Honours (1986) and M.Com. (1987) in Accounting from the Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka. He obtained ‘Certificate of Achievement on BIDS Advanced Course on Economics and Quantitative Techniques’, a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) equivalent program from Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). He did his Ph.D. on Value Added Taxation from Dhaka University. Dr. Bala is the present Chairman, SAFA Committee on NPOs and Cooperative Sector. He was the Chairman, Journal Committee, ICMAB and Editor of The Cost and Management, the journal of the ICMAB (March 2012 to February 2013). He was also the Chairman of Dhaka Branch Council of ICMAB (2008).