Mr. Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud
CEO and Managing Director

Mr. Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud joined Sonali Bank Limited as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 24 August, 2016. Prior to this appointment, he was the Managing Director of Karmasangsthan Bank and Deputy Managing Director of Agrani Bank Limited.

A prudent banker, Mr. Masud started his career as Senior Officer in 1983 in Agrani Bank. He graduated with honours in Management in 1982 from Dhaka University and did his MBA majoring in Finance from IBA, Dhaka University. He stood first in the IBB Banking Diploma Examination and was awarded the gold medal. He successfully participated in many training programmes at home and abroad. He travelled many countries including UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Turkey etc.

He earned laurels and appreciation from the higher authority for his extraordinary performances during his incumbency as Branch Manager, Divisional Head and Circle in-charge that include mobilization of quality deposits, appraisal, sanction, disbursement and monitoring of loans, recovery of classified loans, achieving foreign exchange related business targets as well as turning around the branches and circles from losses into profits.

Mr. Masud comes of a noble family in Nawabgonj, Dhaka. He was born on 10 December, 1960. He is blessed with two sons and one daughter.

Mr. Masud also holds the following ex officio positions : Vice-chairman, Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh (IBB); Director, Sonali Exchange Co. Inc., New York, USA; Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd., London, UK; Primary Dealers Bangladesh Ltd. (PDBL); Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB); Sonali Investment Ltd. (SIL); Sonali Polaris FT Limited (SPFTL); Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd. (CDBL); Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd. (IIDFC) and Member, Governing Board, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and Executive Committee, Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers Association (BAFEDA).