Mr. Ariful Islam is a senior banker with over 34 years of experience with various banks in Bahrain and Pakistan. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales in 1983. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Pakistan. He has worked with KPMG (formerly Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.) in the London office prior to the start of his banking career.
Mr. Islam joined Meezan Bank in 1999 as its first Chief Operating Officer and is presently the Executive Director and Deputy CEO of the Bank. Mr. Islam is also the Chairman of the Board of Pakistan’s leading Asset Management Company, Al Meezan Investment Management Limited, one the largest Shariah-compliant mutual funds in the country.
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