Mr. Sohail R. K. Hussain joined as Managing Director & CEO of Meghna Bank Ltd on 22nd of April, 2020.
Mr. Hussain brings with him over 30 years of experiences and expertise in Corporate, SME, Green, Retail and infrastructure financing. He is a pioneer in digitalization, redefining strategies, merger & acquisition, advisory, and structured finance transactions.
Mr Hussain is also recognized for his instrumental role in transforming two leading Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh - Eastern Bank Ltd & The City Bank Ltd.; from a branch centric model to a business matrix and centralised model, which has proven to be very effective.
He served The City Bank Limited (CBL) as Managing Director & CEO, from November 2013 to January 2019. During his tenor CBL established strong relationships with major multilaterals such as IFC, ADB, DEG, OeEB, NORFUND, FMO, IDB and many of the major ECA Finance agencies. Under his leadership, the bank obtained many prestigious awards such as Asia Money Best Bank, Finance Asia Best Bank, Euro Money Best Bank, ICMAB Best Corporate etc.Previously Mr Hussain also served Eastern Bank Ltd, Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank, and ANZ Grindlays Bank.
He was also the Vice Chairman of Association of Bankers, former Board of Directors in City Bank Capital Resources Ltd., City Brokerage Ltd, VIPBL, IIDFC. An MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Mr. Hussain, obtained trainings on banking & leadership from both home & abroad.