Bangladesh is ever improving country right now. It has been doing well since the beginning. Banking system is also moving towards the same way Bangladesh has been improving. In this article, you are going to know details about top 10 Bank In Bangladesh. Five of them are private and others five are public.
On this section you will get information about most popular private bank in Bangladesh. More than forty private bank in this country. Most of those are doing very well. I have added short list because large number of list will make you confused. Here you will get the exact information that you are looking for.
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BRAC Bank Limited
BRAC Bank is a private commercial bank in Bangladesh founded on 04 July 2001. The ultimate goal of the BRAC bank is helping to the unbanked people of Bangladesh. That’s why, it focusing and working to give opportunity to Small and Medium Enterprises. Right now, it’s a popular banking in Bangladesh. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed was the founder of it.
|Founded||04 July 2001|
|Industry Type||Financial Services Banking|
|Founder||Sir Fazle Hasan Abed|
|MD & CEO||Mr. Selim RF Hussain|
|Headquarters||220/B Gulshan Tejgaon Link Road, Dhaka 1208 Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Revenue||৳926 crore (US$110 million)|
|Number of employees||More than 8000|
Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL)
Duch Bangla Bank Limited (also known as DBBL) is a private bank in Bangladesh. The bank was founded in 1995 by M Sahabuddin Ahmed. It has been doing great since the beginning days. On 03 June 2010 it starts receiving payment from the internet. It released Android application officially called Nexus Pay. Right now, Duch Bangla Bank has more than 400 merchants around the globe.
|Founder||M Sahabuddin Ahmed|
|Number of employees||1800|
|Fax Number||(8802) 9561889|
|Contact Number||(8802) 47110465, 47115155, 47114795|
Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd
Islami Bank Bangladesh is the first Bangladeshi bank that provides services according to the Islamic Shriya. We also know it as IBBL. It was founded in 1983 by Saudi and Kuwaiti investors. According to The Economist, Islamic Bank is the pioneer of financial rise of Bangladesh. It provides services with the exact rules and regulations by following Islamic studies. I a non Government bang, I personally like Islamic Bank Limited. Right now, it has many agent around the country.
|Founded||13 March 1983|
|Headquarters||Islami Bank Tower 40, Dilkusha C/A, Dhaka – 1000, Bangladesh|
|Industry Type||Banking Financial services|
|Chairman||Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph. D|
|Managing Director & CEO||Md. Mahbub-ul-Alam|
|Number of employees||14,000|
Eastern Bank Ltd
Eastern Bank Limited is a private commercial bank in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established on 8 August, 1992, about 28 years ago as a public limited company. It’s shares are listed in the Dhaka Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Stock Exchange. The bank provides products and many banking services. It has more than 85 branches, 200 ATMs and 3000 employees around the country. It takes a plan to open a branch in India to become the first foreign branch outside of Bangladesh. Also, it has a department of subsidiary in Hong Kong and a representative office in Myanmar.
|Company Type||Private (Non-Government)|
|Number of employees||More than 3000|
AB Bank Limited
AB BANK is another notable private bank in Bangladesh. The bank was established on 31 December, 1981. It was founded more than 38 years ago in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Another notable thing about this bank is It was the first joint venture private bank in Bangladesh. The first name of the bank was Arab Bangladesh Bank. After that the authority of Bangladesh Bank approved the name change to AB Bank on 14 November,2007. The bank acquired Cashlink Bangladesh in 2014. Nowadays, it has a lot of happy customers who have been using and making payment through it without facing any problem.
|Founded||April 12, 1982|
|Industry Type||Financial Banking|
When you are talking about banking and want trusted platform to save your money. It divided into two parts; private and public. I have mentioned notable information about private bank in the above section. Now time to share everything you need to know about most popular public Bank In Bangladesh.
Sonali Bank Limited
Sonali Bank is a state-owned leading commercial bank in Bangladesh. It was established 48 years ago in 1972, under the Bangladesh Banks order. The headquarters of the bank is situated at Motijheel, Dhaka in Bangladesh. Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui is the chairman and Obayed Ullah al-Masud is the Managing Director and CEO of the bank. At the time of establishing it had a paid up capital of 30 Million taka. There are about 21,839 employees. The bank has a total of 1218 branches. It provides a lot of products. As a first Bangladesh Bank, it has signed to work with PayPal.
|Chairman||Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui|
|Managing Director and CEO||Obayed Ullah al-Masud|
|Headquarters||Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Number of employees||21,839|
Bangladesh Krishi Bank
Bangladesh Krishi Bank is one of seven fully government owned banks in Bangladesh. At first the bank provided services to Farmers and the agricultural industry. It was founded in 1973, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mohammad Ismail is the chairman and Md.Ali Hossain Prodhania is the Managing Director of the bank. The bank provides many products such as Banking services, Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking etc. The bank incurred a loss of 1589.3 million taka by robber from Moulvibazar branch.
|Managing Director||Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania|
|Hunting Number||(+88 02) 956 0021|
|FAX Number||(+88 02) 956 1211|
Janata Bank Limited
Janata Bank is another public commercial bank in Bangladesh. It was established in 1972. The headquarters of the bank is situated at Motijheel in the capital Dhaka. It’s also known as the second largest public bank in Bangladesh. Luna Shamsuddoha is the chairman of the bank. There are more than 12,391 employees working regularly. It provides a lot of products such as Banking services, Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking etc. It gives many opportunities to the government employees.
|CEO & Managing Director||Abdus Salam Azad|
|Number of employees||12,391|
Agrani Bank Limited
Agrani Bank is a state-owned commercial bank in Bangladesh. It was established on 26 March 1972. The headquarters of the bank is situated at Motijheel in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The bank is governed by a board of Directors consisting of 12 members headed by a chairman. Zaid Bakth is the chairman of the bank. There are about 13,269 employees. It provides many products such as Finance and insurance, Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Investment Management etc.The authorized capital of the bank was 8 billion taka.They are also the owners of Agrani Bank Cricket club.
|Founded||March 26, 1972|
|Industry Type||Banking, Financial services|
|Number Of Employees||13,269|
|Phone Number||(02) 7161719|
Probashi Kallyan Bank
Probashi Kallyan Bank is another popular public bank in Bangladesh. It is a specialized financial institution for non-resident of the Bangladesh. It was founded in 2010, about 10 years ago by the Government of Bangladesh for providing financial services to overseas Bangladeshis. At the time of beginning it has one billion taka as principal. 95 percent of this principal came from Wage Earners Welfare Fund and 5 percent came from the government of Bangladesh. Mahtab Jabin is the chief of the bank.
|Managing Director||Mahtab Jabin|
|Industry Type||Banking, Financial services|
That was the full article about top Bank list in Bangladesh. Hopefully, it helps you by providing necessary information about each Bank. If you want to know more or looking for top 20 bank in Bangladesh, let us know by commenting below. We will update article according to your demand.