At the age of 36, Tanjil Chowdhury has become the youngest serving chairman of a private commercial bank in Bangladesh
Tanjil Chowdhury was elected the new Chairman of Prime Bank Limited during its recent board meeting.
At the age of 36, Tanjil Chowdhury has become the youngest serving chairman of a private commercial bank in Bangladesh, says a press release.
The board of directors of the bank unanimously elected him the chairman at its 500th board meeting. He succeeded Azam J Chowdhury.
He previously served both as a board member and the chairman of the executive committee of the bank.
Tanjil Chowdhury is the managing director of East Coast Group, a conglomerate with more than 42 years of experience in the downstream hydrocarbons and energy sector.
He served as the president of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) from 2014 to 2015 and as the President of Solar Module Manufacturers Association of Bangladesh (SMMAB).