Workshop on Corporate Governance for South East Bank Limited


Event Name : Recent Events

Date : 1 September, 2006- ,

Description :

As part of its ongoing initiatives to create and raise awareness about Corporate Governance (CG) in Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organized a Workshop on Corporate Governance for the board members and the senior management of the South East Bank Limited on September 1, 2006 at the BEI Conference Room. Mr. Farooq Sobhan, President of BEI chaired the opening session of the workshop.

At the opening Mr. Sobhan said that BEI plans to update the Code of Corporate Governance in association and consultation with the Bangladesh Bank, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Banker’s Association of Bangladesh. He stressed that BEI’s remains strongly committed to working with the Bangladesh Bank and the financial institutions of Bangladesh.

As resource people, BEI invited Dr. YRK Reddy, an international expert of corporate governance to conduct the programme. Dr. Reddy is the Chairman of Yaga Consulting and Founder Trustee of the Academy of Corporate Governance (ACG) in India. A well-known authority on corporate governance, Dr, Reddy has written many books on this subject and has served as an Independent Director for large companies in India. Mr. Shah A. Sarwar, CEO and Managing Director of IPDC also conducted a session at the workshop.

He said that corporate governance is still a subject in the making. He emphasized that good CG practices are required to boost investors’ confidence, which in turn enhances both domestic and international investment. Increased investment supports corporate growth and eventually leads to socio-economic development.

Participants at the workshop included Deputy Managing Directors, Executive Vice Presidents, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Senior Assistant Vice Presidents, Executive Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, First Vice Presidents, and Senior Principal Officers.

Posted Date : 4 March, 2012