Mr. Naweedullah Asekzai is an Afghan national and is working with Azizi Bank for the last 12 years. He is a well versed and qualified HR professional and have additional proficiency in general & corporate banking and administration.
Mr. Asekzai is activity involved in the recruitment process of the bank and have supervisory control of the payroll administration, staff relations, performance management, conflict and grievance handling and other HR related activities. He handles a team of 22 qualified and robust HR professionals, who manages the strong base of over 1900 employees.
He is also an active member of the Human Resources Committee, Operational Risk Management Committee, Grievance & Disciplinary Committee and Corporate Social Responsibilities Committee and works with the senior-level management of the bank to create a fair and consistent HR culture in the organization. His endeavors towards building a strong and resilient employee force in the organization over the years, earned him several laurels from the management of the bank.
Mr. Asekzai holds a MBA degree from Bakhtar University, Afghanistan and also have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mashal University, Afghanistan. He is a strategic leader having immense experience in HR for more than a decade and who have ensured a constructive human capital led business ethos in the organization.
Mr. Mohammad Naweed Yosofi is a seasoned and multi-skilled Credit, Finance, and Risk Management professional having more than a decade of exposure in different institutions (private and governmental). Throughout the years of his progressive experience in Credit, Finance, and Risk Management, Mr. Yosofi poised for leadership positions, to utilize his skills and knowledge which was developed in his professional and diversified academic backgrounds. He holds MBA-Finance, Executive Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance, and undertook a few professional courses such as Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals, USA.
Mr. Yosofi is adept at policy making, applying business analysis, risk analysis, financial analysis, and critical thinking skills to develop new systems and enhance existing operations. His Superior interpersonal dynamics interface seamlessly with others from all levels, backgrounds, and cultures.
The journey as a risk practitioner and banking expert for more than a decade especially in the leadership roles has helped Mr. Yosofi to gain an in-depth knowledge of the banking, risk management, and leadership. This journey would have not been possible without a sound judgement, strong collaboration with the team and his superiors, conceptual thinking, and thinking out-of-the-box. He has demonstrated positive demeanor with a focus on organizational bottom-line results during his professional years of experience.
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. Sayed Haroon Amirzada started his banking experience with Azizi Bank in 2009 and has more than 14 years of banking experience. His extensive experience gained during his long tenure include important positions in Operations and Internal Audit Department like Audit Officer, Senior Audit Officer, Deputy Audit Manager and Deputy Chief Internal Auditor.
He has contributed greatly during his entire tenure in various roles in the bank. His major tasks and responsibilities carried out comprises of Management Audit of different functional departments, successfully conducting special investigation of more than 50 fraud cases etc. He was recognized by the Management through various appreciation certificates and best performer awards. Furthermore, he has conducted a number of special reviews of certain risky and very technical areas of different department of the bank.
Mr. Amirzada has a bachelor degree in Business Administration. In addition, he participated in several valuable trainings of general banking, project management, risk and audit related courses, both within the country and abroad
Mr. Maiwand Khishki started his IT career in Enterprise Data warehouse Senior Analyst and data mining function from 2009 onwards moving to Database Administrator Specialist in 2015, Database Administrator in 2018 With Azizi Bank.
He has over 14 years of experience in the IT and telecommunication ,He has performed roles such as Database Administrator, Data Mining, enterprise Data Warehouse , Flexcube Administrator ,OBIEE Administrator, oracle Weblogic Administrator and many more in Etisalat Afghanistan and Azizi Bank before assuming the responsibilities of Chief Information Officer.
Mr. Khishki is an ME/M.Tech in computer Science and Software Engineering and has acquired various professional qualifications such as
1. OCA (Oracle Certified Associate).
2. 2xOCP (Oracle Certified Professional Database Administration and Cloud infrastructure).
3. 3xOCE (Oracle Certified Expert maximum Availability, High Availability, and Performance Tuning).
4. 15xOCI (Oracle cloud infrastructure Administrator, Database, Application, Security, and Infrastructure).
5. 2xMCSA (Microsoft Certified System Administrator in Data platform).
6. 2xMCSE (Microsoft Certified System Expert in Data Platform) .
7. PMP (Project Management professional).
8. RHCSA (Redhat Certified System Administrator).
9. RHCE (Redhat Certified System Engineer).
His main focus is to maintain the highest standards of data integrity and system security while developing and acquiring new solutions for the technology driven ambitious projects of Azizi Bank, especially in the fields of alternate Banking channels and digital payment solutions. As the Bank recognized IT driven growth as the engine for future strategic expansion and customer experience, his role is critical in the overall future plans of the Bank.
Mr. Mohammad Asim “Faisal” is an experienced professional in the banking industry. With a strong background in regulatory & anti-financial crime compliance, he is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of legal and ethical conduct within our organization.
Mr. Faisal holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, specializing in Management, & has acquired specialization certificate in the field of AML, CFT & KYC (CAMS) from ACAMS – USA. Additionally, he has attended several valuable trainings of financial crime compliance, international compliance, enterprise-wide risk assessment, fraud prevention, corporate governance, and many more from international institutions.
He works closely with cross-functional teams to cultivate a strong compliance culture within the bank and ensures that all employees are trained and equipped to maintain compliance standards at all times.
His academic foundation, combined with over 11 years of industry experience, equips him with a comprehensive understanding of banking regulations and best practices.