The 306th meeting of the Board of Directors re-assigned them as Chairman and Vice Chairman unanimously on May 6, 2017.
According to the decision of the meeting Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) and Vice Chairman Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam will continue their responsibilities for the period until the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bank is held.
Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu is one of the founder directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. He is the Vice Chairman of S. Alam Group, one of the largest industrial groups of the country. He is the chairman of S. Alam Cold Rolld Steels Ltd.
Mr. Samad is also the founder director of Northern General Insurance Ltd. and Reliance Finance Investments Ltd. He also is the Vice Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV), a leading satellite TV channel of the country.
Mr. Abdus Samad is a great humaniterian who is involved in many social welfare and philanthrophic activities. He is an executive member of Baitus Saraf Foundation and Chittagong Samity Dhaka.
Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam is a prominent businessman from Chittagong. He is the son of renowned businessman of Chittagong Alhajj Mir Ahmed Sawdagar, one of the Sponsor Shareholders and ex-Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.
Mohammed Abdus Salam is the Managing Director of Mir Group, one of the largest business groups of Khatungunj, Chittagong. He is the Founder Director of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Founder of Southern University.
Mohammed Abdus Salam is involved in various social welfare activities.