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.
Executive Vice PresidentMr. Quazi Ahmed Jamal has joined People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited on August 29, 2016 as Executive Vice President (EVP). He is specialized in special Asset Management. He completed Masters in Management from Govt. Jagannath University in 1998. Mr. Jamal started his carrier from United Leasing Company Ltd. in 2002 later promoted to the position of senior officer. He also served in Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC) and Reliance Finance Limited.
Chief Financial OfficerMr. Manik L. Samadder FCA is working as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since March 08, 2016. Before joining at PLFSL he was the Head of BRAC Enterprises at BRAC. He is a Fellow member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). He has completed Advance Certificate in Business Administration (ACBA) with distinction from IBA, University of Dhaka. Before that he has also completed his M. Com. in accounting with B. Com (Hons.). Mr. Samadder has more than 14 years’ experience in different Manufacturing industries and Financial Institutions in different capacities. He has travelled many countries for Official and Professional meeting and seminar.
SVP & Head of TreasuryMr. A.K.M Ashfaqur Rahman Chowdhury FCMA has joined PLFSL on December 15, 2016 as SVP & Head of Treasury and currently serving in the same jurisdiction. He has completed his post-graduation in Accountancy. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) and The Institute of Bankers Bangladesh (IBB).Mr. Chowdhury has long 14 years’ experience in the financial sector.
He started his career in the IFIC Bank Limited from December 2002 and served in General Banking, Credit Risk Management, Foreign Trade, Accounts & Finance till October 2007 as Officer Grade-I. Later on he joined in Premier Leasing & Finance Ltd as Senior Principal Officer & founder operational manager of its newly opening Branch in the Sylhet city. Prior joining to PLFSL he was the SVP in First Finance Ltd as Head of Treasury and Company Secretary since 2012.
SVP & Head of Gulshan BranchMr. Sohel Shams joined PLFSL as Senior Vice President and Head of Gulshan Branch on 21st July 2016. Prior to joining People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited he served Phoenix Finance & Investments Limited, as Senior Vice President.He started his career as Probationary Officer in Eastern Bank Limited on 1st December 1997.
Mr. Sohel Shams also served The City Bank Ltd. and held different positions as In-charge of Foreign Trade as well as Branch Manager. He completed his BBA (major in Finance) from Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) and MBA (major in Marketing) from Institute of Business Administration and Information System University (IBAISU).
SVP & Head of CorporateMr. Mahmud Kaiser has joined People’s Leasing And Financial Services Limited (PLFS) on June 15 2017 as Senior Vice President & currently serving as Head of Corporate of the Company. He has completed his MBA (major in Finance) from East West University, Dhaka. He also passed Knowledge Level of Professional Stage of Chartered Accountancy under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and successfully completed CA Article ship under the supervision of Mr. A.K. Chowdhury, FCA, Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co, Chartered Accountants, a firm corresponded with Deloite Touché Tomatsu in the year 2005. Mr. Kaiser has long 11 years of experience in the financial sector.
He started his career in United Finance Ltd. in June, 2006 as Head of Internal Control and Compliance (ICC) and then he transferred as Head of Credit Control in the factoring Department. Later he took the charge of the Treasury Division of the same Company. Before joining to PLFS, he also worked in Reliance Finance Limited (REFL) as Head of Treasury from the year 2009 and later on, he took charge of the Corporate Department of REFL in addition to the Treasury Department of the Company.
Company SecretaryMr. MA Rahman FCS has joined PLFS in February 2016 as Company Secretary. He has completed his B. Com. (Hons.) and M.Com. from the Department of Accounting, University of Dhaka. Later on he has acquired C.A.(Inter.) under ICAB. He is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). Later on Mr Rahman enrolled himself as an Income Tax Practitioner (ITP) from National Board of Revenue (NBR). Mr. Rahman has long 16 years’ of experience in the area of Accounts, Tax management, Auditing, Company Law and Secretarial Services.
He started his career in a real estate Company namely K Real Estate and Housing Limited in the year 2000. Later on he has engaged himself in the arena of consultancy and started consultancy services on Tax management, company law affairs, legal services, Industrial support services and RJSC related works. After passing a long years, in the year 2010 he joined as `Executive Director & Company Secretary’ of a multi dimensional Group of Companies namely- Alif Group-which won `National Export Trophy-Gold/Silver’ for 03(three) times from the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) for its outstanding performance in exporting robust quantity of local beverage, food items, cigarette, raw tobacco etc to the middle east and ASEAN Countries. The Group was also engaged in running several numbers of state of the art manufacturing industries like- Tunnel Kiln based auto bricks, flour mills, paper & tissue industries, Real Estate and 100% export oriented GLT project.
Mr Rahman travelled different countries for the purpose of travelling and attending in training sessions. He wrote regularly different Articles in different National Dailies and online newspapers of the country on the matter of legal affairs, corporate laws, Corporate Governance and awareness of public issues. Travelling and reading Book is the prime hobby of Mr Rahman.
VP & Head of Liability MarketingMr. Harun Ur Rashid has joined People’s Leasing And Financial Services Ltd. on May 3, 2016 as Senior Assistant General Manager and currently his position is Vice President and Head of Liability Marketing. Before joining PLFSL as Senior Assistant General Manager he was the Assistant Vice President (AVP) and Head of Liability Marketing in Reliance Finance Ltd. Mr. Harun started his carrier in BRAC Bank Ltd. Later he joined in Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. as an Assistant Relationship Manager (Liability).
VP & Head of AccountsMr. Md. Noor-Ul Alam FCA joined with People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited as the Head of Accounts in May 2017. He has more than 10 years of progressive experience in diverse areas of finance: financial planning, budgeting, corporate reporting, regulatory reporting, management reporting, corporate finance and financial control and Internal Control and Compliance. Before joining PLFSL, he worked in different capacities in Finance & Accounts Division, Internal Control and Compliance Division, Risk Management Division and Special Asset management Division at Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited, IIDFC Limited and other companies in Bangladesh.
Prior to those He was working S. F. Ahmed & Co., Chartered Accountants as Audit Manager. Mr. Alam is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). He completed his Bachelor and Masters in Accounting.
AVP & Head of ICCMr. Mofazzal Hossain Khan was born in 1955 and comes from a reputed Muslim family of Harirampur, Manikgonj. After obtaining graduation degree from Dhaka University he joined in Janata Bank Ltd. He is a diplomat from Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh. After a long service in Janata Bank Ltd. including World Bank’s various projects like Financial Sector Reform Project (FSRP), Commercial Bank Restructuring Project (CBRP) and Expertise Growth of Banking Modernization Project (EGBMP), he joined PLFS as Assistant General Manager and is looking after company’s Internal Control and Compliance, Risk Management, Asset & Liability Management (ALCO) and other important activities of the company.
AVP & Head of Chittagong BranchMr. Mohammad Qumrul Hassan has joined the People’s Leasing And Financial Services Ltd. on June, 2016 as AGM & Head of Branch, Chittagong. He has completed BBA and MBA from University of Chittagong major in AIS. He started his career in the leasing sector with Premier Leasing & Finance Limited as Probationary Officer in January 2007 & served in Chittagong Branch. He also worked with the National Housing Finance & Investments Limited, Chittagong Branch as Deputy Manager & Head of Branch from 2014 to 2016.