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Mr. Alauddin A. Majid

BASIC Bank Limited, Head Office, Dhaka

Brief Profile:

Mr. Alauddin A. Majid was born on October 19,1941 in the district of Manikganj. He obtained B.S. in 1963 and M.S. in 1966 from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Later in 1983 Mr. Majid was conferred M.Agr.Ec. degree by the University of Sydney, Australia. He started his service career in Parsons Basil, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as Senior Analytical Chemist in 1966. In 1968 he joined Esso Pakistan Fertilizer Co. Ltd., Karachi, Pakistan. He briefly worked for Prakaushali Sangsad Limited, Dhaka as a consultant. He started his banking career in Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) as Agricultural Economist (Principal Officer) in 1974 and was promoted to Deputy General Manager in 1983. He was appointed General Manager of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank in March 1990 and served as its Managing Director (In-Charge) from August 1992 to February 1993.

Mr. Alauddin A. Majid

He joined BASIC Bank Limited as General Manager in December 1993. He was the Chief Executive of the Bank for about six years - first as Acting Managing Director from April 1996 to April 1998 and then as Managing Director from April 1998 to November 2001.

For a short period, Mr. Majid worked as Staff Consultant to ADB with its Appraisal Mission for the Northeast Minor Irrigation Project and later, with the Review Mission for the same Project, in Bangladesh and in Manila. He prepared a report entitled "Strengthening Fertilizer Credit Systems in Bangladesh with particular reference to Small Farmer Development" under a contract with FAO/FIAC, Rome.

He participated in training programs on Small and Medium Enterprise Development in the institute for Public-Private Partnerships Inc, and on Rural Credit Projects, in the EDI, World Bank, both in Washington D.C., USA.

In his student life he was elected Secretary and then President of Agricultural Students Society, School of Agriculture, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

He retired from the service of BASIC Bank Limited on November 25, 2001.

He then served as a Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank for three years from September 14, 2009. Later he served as the Chairman of Bangladesh Krishi Bank from January 31, 2013 to July 06, 2014. He was also an Independent Director of Industrial Promotion and Development Company of Bangladesh Limited (IPDC).

He has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Directors of BASIC Bank Limited on July 06, 2014.

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