Dr. Omaid is a result oriented professional offering more than 13 years of a successful career with diverse roles distinguished by commended performance in the Banking Industry, having rich & extensive experience in Finance & Accounting, Corporate Accounts Trade Finance, Corporate Credit Financing, Operational Banking, Investment Banking and Retail Banking. Initiated several measures, Bank Products, Technological products aimed at promoting the bank and its objectives. He is the CEO of the bank since Aug 2016. He is a doctorate in Business Administration and Financial Management from one of the leading institute in India and a MBA from Preston University, Pakistan.
Dr. Omaid is responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Companys long and short term plans Ensuring strategic leadership for the company by working with the board and other management to establish long range goals, strategies, plans & policies.
Dr. Omaid also holds the following position in the country and internationally.
- Chairman - Afghanistan Banks Association (ABA)
- Chairman - The International Chamber of Commerce, Banking Commission, Afghanistan
- Member - Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom
- Member - The World Confederation of Business, United States of America
- Member- Banker's Association of Finance & Trade(BAFT), United States of America
- Honorary Professor of the Academic Union, Oxford, United Kingdom
- Business Ambassador for Afghanistan appointed by the EBA
Dr. Omaid received several international awards & recognitions for his endeavor in building a professional bank with world class services in Afghanistan.
- Awarded by the Parliament of Afghanistan for playing an effective role in the development of the Afghan Banking Sector.
- Awarded by the Ministry of Defense for establishment of a proper & transparent salary payment system for the Afghan soldiers.
- Queen Victorian Badge by the Socrates Committee of the Europe Business Assembly, United Kingdom
- Best Private Banking CEO, Afghanistan for consecutive 2 years 2016 & 2017 by the South Asian Partnership Summit, a SAARC Country initiative
- Best Retail Banking CEO, Afghanistan - International Finance Magazine, London
- Promising Young Banker Award by the Asian Banker, Singapore
- Asia's Best under 40 CEO by the Asia One Business Magazine
Mr. Habibi holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and is a MBA in Finance & Operation from the University of Mysore, India and carries with him a professional experience of more than 12 years. He started his professional stint with Azizi Bank as branch manager in 2009 and moved ahead to become the deputy CEO of the bank in May 2019.
He was also the Head of the SWIFT & Payment Section of the bank and carries immense hands-on experience of the payment operations and SWIFT international transfers and also attended various international conferences and workshops of SWIFT.
An experienced finance expert with a proven record of establishing cross functional partnership to deliver visible results and have expertise of marketing and business development.
Mr. Ghosh is CA, CS, ICMA, CAIIB (Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, Cost & Management Accountant, Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers & holding Diploma in Personnel Management and Bank Management (all from India). He is having over 35 years of rich & extensive experience in Finance & Accounting, Corporate Accounts, Trade Finance, Corporate Credit Financing, Operational Banking, Investment Banking & Retail Banking, Risk Management as well as Board Secretary with a leading PSU-Public Sector Bank in INDIA as well as in International Banks.
He was associated with a leading multi-national bank in Africa as Chief Executive Officer. Later he joined First Merchant Bank, Malawi, Africa as Head of Credit looking into the credit portfolio of five countries. Previous assignment was Chief Manager, United Bank of India in India for 25 years. He joined Azizi Bank on October 2014 as CFO and has been looking after all finance functions of the Bank, including finalization of Balance sheet, External Audit and liaison with regulatory authorities. He had been functioning as the Secretary to the Board of Supervisors till June 2018. He is also in charge of updating all policies and the entire MIS functioning, reporting and liaising with DAB and other monitoring authorities in all correspondence.
He had also been the Chief Credit Officer for the period July, 2016 to October, 2017. He is also a visiting faculty with the American University of Afghanistan and teaches Finance and Management at the MBA level.
Mr. Raza has been working with the Bank since June 2018 as the Chief Operations Officer. He is a career banker having more than 24 years of commercial banking experience across all domains like Operations, Foreign Exchange, Credit, Trade Finance and Sales & Marketing.
He specializes in Branch business expansion and service delivery. He has worked at senior positions in India and Africa with prestigious Banks with proven resulted oriented track record.
He holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Jamia Millia Islamia University, a prestigious Central University in New Delhi and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.
Mr. Yousafzai is a Master in Business Administration (MBA - Finance) in 1999 from the Institute of Management Studies (IMS), University of Peshawar Pakistan, Mr. Yousafzai started his banking career with MCB Bank Ltd in 1999. He is a Banking & Finance professional with more than 19 years of experience both in banking and private sector.
He has worked in one of the reputed banks both in Pakistan & Afghanistan in the areas of Credit Management, Audit & Operations.
Working as Group CFO with one of the leading groups in Afghanistan, Mr. Yousafzai got a hand on experience in different sectors of the economy including oil & gas exploration and production, trading, security, services and logistics.
He has got an in-depth experience of Afghanistan market by serving the Banking & Private sector for more than 12 years.
Ms. Mallela is a certified Management Accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and holds membership from CPA Australia. She is a finance professional working in the areas of treasury investments, financial planning and liquidity management. She is also a certified Project Manager (PRINCE2, UK).
As a management consultant, she has provided advisory services to various financial institutions in multiple countries. During her career, she has performed work related assignments in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Ethiopia, India, Mozambique, Nepal and Tajikistan. Her career spans implementation of projects from international donor agencies such as KfW, UNDP, Ford Foundation, UNCDF, IFC, ILO and AKF being awarded by the organizations, she has worked with. She is working with Azizi Bank since October 2018.