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Sabbir Hossain wins ‘Ingenious COO of the Year Award’

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Published: 17:28, 22 April 2024

Sabbir Hossain wins ‘Ingenious COO of the Year Award’

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Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at BRAC Bank Sabbir Hossain has won “Ingenious COO of the Year Award 2024”.

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Nepal Narayan Kaji Shrestha handed the awards to Sabbir Hossain at "South Asian BFSI Tech Summit" held in Kathmandhu in Nepal recently. The summit aims at honoring the tech geeks of corporate sector and celebrating their extraordinary accomplishments in the field of technology.

The South Asian BFSI Tech Summit & Awards, which for the first time took place in Kathmandu from 29 February to 1 March 2024, brought together more than 250 participants, such as industry leaders, policymakers, and influencers from the banking sectors of six SAARC regions – India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal – under one roof to award top innovations and technology in the BFSI and IT sector across all these countries.

Sabbir Hossain is instrumental to digital transformation journey of BRAC Bank. His long experience is crucial in implementing many projects aiming at ensuring technologically advanced, fast, and safe digital banking experience for the customers.

A veteran technology expert, Sabbir Hossain has more than three decades of diversified experience in technology and operations and retail banking in a number of multinational and local banks. He graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and completed Executive Certification in Economic Development at Harvard Kennedy School, USA.