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DR. AHMED SHAIKH ASHIF, Managing Director, Smart Trends International Limited.

Managing Director, Smart Trends International Limited.

Dr. Ashif has been in the banking industry for 28 years, during which he has proven himself as an outstanding leader with expertise in people-management, leading projects and producing consistent financial results within that span of time. He has excellent interpersonal communication skills, and is a self-motivated individual with a drive to achieve organizational excellence through building its human capital.

He received his PHD from USA on “Leadership - A factor for development of innovative behavior for co-workers“ and a Master Degree (with honors) in Business Administration from University of Dhaka in 1981 and a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh.

His vision is to transform the lives of children and youth of Bangladesh for a brighter future.


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