ChairmanMr. Nandi is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of People's Leasing And Financial Services Limited since November, 2015. He is also the Chairman of Northern Jute Manufacturing Company Limited, Anan Chemical Industries Limited, Clewiston Foods & Accommodation Limited (Radisson Blu Cox’s Bazar). He is an independent Director of Simtex Industries Ltd. and Chairman of PLFS Investment Ltd.
Mr. Nandi is a Fellow of Chartered Accountant. He is the proprietor of M/S Uzzal Nandi & Co. Chartered Accountants.
Vice ChairmanMr. Nizamul Ahsan was born on 1st December, 1955 in a respectable Muslim family of Dhaka. He completed his B.A. (Hons) and M.A. from Dhaka University in 1978. On completion of his academic education he started Import and Construction Business. Mr. Ahsan is the Director of Meghna Group, Siam Bangla Industries Ltd., Needle Drop (Garments) Ltd. and Proprietor of N. Ahsan & Co.
Mr. Ahsan is actively associated with various social and religious activities in his native area and also in Dhaka. In conjugal life Mr. Ahsan is happily coupled with Mrs. Khaleda Yasmin and has been blessed with three daughters.
DirectorMs. Sayma Islam was born in 1987. She completed her BBA from Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). She is Director & CEO of China-Bangla Ceramic Industries Ltd., Director of Trustee Securities Ltd., Director of China-Bangla Engineering & Technology Services Ltd., Director of Azbal International Ltd. And Director of Dhaka Foshan Mould Co. Ltd. She is one of the emerging young women entrepreneurs of the country.
DirectorMr. Noung Chow Mong was born on 16 October, 1968 in a respectable family of Bandarban Hill Tract. Mr. Mong is the honorable Director of the Board of Directors of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited since November 18, 2015. He completed his B.Sc. from Chittagong University, B.Sc. Engg (Civil) from BUET and MBA from SouthEast University. He is an ex-Cadet (Old Faujian) of the most reputed and traditional institution Fajdarhat Cadet College. He enriched his professional skills by attending different Training courses & Workshops with high standard Certificate of Excellence. Mr. Mong was a proud member of the most reputed national organization –Bangladesh Army (last rank Major).
DirectorMrs. Nai Aye Ching was born in a respected family of Bandarban Hill Tracts. She joined in the Board of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited on July 25, 2017 as nominated Director of Anan Chemical Industries Limited.
She worked at BRDB for 3 years and wide experienced in teaching and working as an Instructor in Bangladesh Shishu Academy. Moreover she served as an Assistant teacher in government primary school for 4 years. She was a prominent sports woman of both Badminton and Table Tennis in District level competition of the country.
Mrs. Ching completed her BA in Humanities successfully from University of Chittagong. She is a proud mother of a son and a daughter.
Independent DirectorMr. A. Q. Siddiqui was born on 20 February, 1940 in a respectable Muslim family of Jheneidah. Mr. Siddiqui is the Independent Director of the Board of Directors of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited since October 20, 2015. He completed his B.A.(Hons) in economics from Rajshahi University and M.A. in economics from Dhaka University in 1960. He obtained his Diploma-in- Banking from Institute of Bankers in Pakistan and fellow of UNADI & IBB. Mr. A. Q. Siddiqui was the chairman of Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd.
From December 2007 to December 2012, Country Chief Representative of Habib Bank AG Zurich (an international bank incorporated in Switzerland from January 01, 2004 to July 31, 2014, the job is of advisory nature), Managing Director of Palli Daridro Bimochon Foundation (a micro finance institution with assistance from Canadian CIDA set-up by an Act of Parliament in 1999, from Aug. 2000- Dec.2003), Co-opted as a contributory member of the "Krishi Commission" (Agriculture Commission) set-up by the Government in 1997, Managing Director (Retired on Feb. 20, 1998) Sonali Bank, Country's largest Nationalized Commercial Bank (NCB), Managing Director, Agrani Bank, one of the three major NCBs, Director of Rural Credit Project Deptt, Bangladesh Bank, for implementation of World Bank financed Agricultural Credit Project (CL 1147 BD) under the Bangladesh Bank, General Manager of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (the loan Specialized Bank for the country's agriculture financing). Mr. Siddiqui was also Director of BRAC, the largest multi-disciplinary NGO of the world and MIDAS, a USAID-financed NGO in the field of credit to SMEs.
Mr. Siddiqui also involve with different organizations. He is an active Rotarian for the last 40 years, A permanent member of Dhaka Club Limited, A Charter member of the Senate (Jahangirnagar University from 1981 to 1984), A Charter member of CDRB, An honorary member of the Board of Director of Banker's Associates Limited.
Independent DirectorMr. Shekhar Kumar Halder FCA was born on 05 October, 1967 in a respectable family of Bagerhat. Mr. Halder is the Independent Director of the Board of Directors of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited since November 11, 2015. He completed his B.Com and M.Com in Accounting. He qualified as Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh.
He developed his professional skills by attending different Training courses & Workshops with great success. Mr. Halder is a Chief Financial Officer of a large International Chain Hotel named Radisson Blu, Cox’s Bazar (from January 2015 to till now). He was also Chief Financial Officer in Robintex Group (May 2013 to September 2013), General Manager in Panna Group (July 2011 to April 2013), Chartered Accountant in Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co. (February 2009 to July 2011), Deputy Chief Accountants (Head of Accounts & Finance) in ICAB (2004 to 2009), Head of Finance & Accounts in Concord Garments Group (2001 to 2003) and Evaluation expert of Union Parishad Audit (World Bank project, 2007-2008).
Independent DirectorMr. Iqbal Sayeed was born on 1st September, 1963 in a respectable Muslim family. Mr. Sayeed is the Independent Director of the Board of Directors of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited since November 18, 2015. He completed his LL.B. (Hons) and LL.M. from Dhaka University. He is a lawyer as a profession and length of his practice is 22 years in the High Court Division. Mr. Sayeed is well conversant in all branches of Civil, Criminal, Writ and Labour law affairs. He is also the Independent Director of Northern Jute Manufacturing Limited.
Independent DirectorMr. Sukumar Mridha is the Independent Director of the Board of Directors of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited since November 18, 2015. Mr. Mridha is an M. Com (Accounting). He is also the Chairperson of the Raj-Laxmi Shiksha and Swasthya Foundation (The Raj-Laxmi Eduction and Health Foundation), Nazirpur, Dist. Pirojpur, Editor and Publisher of the Alokito Sanbad, Income tax advisior (Since February 1996 to till now). Previously he was the Principal of Rupsha College in Khulna from November 1988 to February 1996, Finance officer of Palli Biddut Samitee (From August 8, 1984 to November 1988), Journalist of the Daily Tribune (From 1980 to 1984). Mr. Mridha is involved with various social organizations.
He is a Founder, Donor and Chairman of Raj-Laxmi College (Nazirpur, Pirojpur), Donor and Chairman of S S Sheikhmatia Secondary School (Nazirpur, Pirojpur), Founder and Donor Member of Raj-Laxmi Girls’ High School (Nazirpur, Pirojpur), Donor and patronizing Member to Education of Bangamata Begum Fajilatunnessa Mujib Mahila College (Nazirpur, Pirojpur), Donor and Member of Daarus Salam Dakhil Madrasha (Nazirpur, Pirojpur), Founder and Donor of Raj-Laxmi Maa Sarada Shisu Tirtha Kinder Garden, Founder, Donor & Chairman of 16 Parchim Bakshi Govt. Primary School and Chairman of Sankalpo, Nazirpur, Pirojpur.
Independent DirectorEngr. Amitav Adhikary joined in the Board of People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited on July 25, 2017 as an Independent Director. Engr. Adhikary Completed his MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka and acquired his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering degree from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
Currently he is serving as Managing Director of Rahman Chemicals Limited. He had worked at ECLECTIC as Senior Executive Consultant (Process and Environment) from June, 2012 to September, 2014. Mr. Adhikary had also worked as a Bangladesh Government Official. He joined the Bangladesh Civil Service (Admin Cadre) as an Assistant Commissioner and Executive Magistrate at the DC office, Comilla from June, 2012 to August, 2012. Before that He also worked as Senior Officer (Production) at Rahimafrooz from June, 2011 to July 2011. He also participated in the "Cleaner Production in the Textile Dyeing/Washing/Finishing Sector in Bangladesh, Phase-II" Project as Process and Environmental Consultant organized by International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of World Bank. Furthermore, he occasionally inspected and gave training at different textile factories on "Resource Efficient Management of Chemicals" Project organized by GIZ, a German Economic Development Agency.
Managing Director & CEOMr. Sami Huda has joined People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited (PLFS) on April 11, 2016 as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) & currently serving as Managing Director & CEO since July 01, 2017. He has completed his MBA (major in Finance) from University of Science and Technology, Chittagong (USTC) and BBA (major in Marketing) from Newport University, USA. Mr. Sami Huda has long 16 years of experience in the financial sector.
He started his career in United Finance Ltd. in June, 2001 as Management Trainee and later promoted to the position of Branch Manager of Chittagong Branch of the same company. He also worked in Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in July 2005 as `Acquiring Manager’ in Medium Enterprise division. Later on he joined in Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd (IIDFC) and served at different important departments of the company for long 11 years. Prior to joining to PLFS Mr Sami Huda was the Senior Vice President (SVP), Head of Corporate of IIDFC. He looked after corporate finance division, IT division and corporate recovery of IIDFC.