Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) has been elected as the Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited. The 291st meeting of the Board of Directors assigned him as the Chairman unanimously on April 27, 2016. According to the decision of the meeting Chairman Abdus Samad will continue his 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.