Mr. Ihsan ul Haq Khan has joined SME Bank Ltd. as President/CEO with effect from June 2, 2014. Prior to his appointment at SME Bank Ltd. Mr. Ihsan was spearheading Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd. (ZTBL) as President/CEO. During his tenure ZTBL was transformed from an average Govt. owned institution to a progressive organization with tremendous advancements in the field of corporate governance, information technology and human resource development. During his tenure new specialized products and facilities were introduced by the bank to achieve its objective of serving to the needs of its niche market. It is under his leadership that ZTBL improved its entity rating to ‘A/A-2’ in year 2013, which is eight levels higher to its previous rating ‘B+/B’.
Mr. Ihsan is a highly motivated leader and seasoned professional. He brings diverse experience of over 39 years in banking & Finance, of which more than 12 years enriched experience in SME Sector. He has been instrumental in implementing several schemes and programs for the development of SME Sector. He has a strong back ground in reorganization/revamping of loss making entities and business development He has a proven track record in marketing, credit, foreign exchange, treasury management, Credit Administration, Credit Risk management, management of human, material resources and SME/Agri-Credit.
Other major organization where he has worked include Allied Bank Ltd, SME Bank Ltd. and RDFC.