Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

Annual Report 2018

Corporate Management and Profiles

01. S Renganathan

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

FCMA (UK)/CGMA/Fellow of the Ifs School of Finance (UK)/FIB (SL)

38 years in Banking

02. Sanath Manatunge

Chief Operating Officer

FCMA (UK)/CGMA/FCMA (SL)/FIB (SL)/MBA Merit (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)

29 years in Banking

03. Nandika Buddhipala

Chief Financial Officer

FCA/FCCA (UK)/FCMA/CMA (Aus)/MCISI (UK)/SA Fin (Aus)/IMA (USA)/BSc, BAd (Special) (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)/PG Dip in Management (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)/MBA (University of Colombo)/MA in Financial Economics (University of Colombo)/MSc in Financial Mathematics (University of Colombo)

28 years post-qualifying experience including 11 years in Banking

04. Isuru Tillakawardena

Deputy General Manager – Human Resource Management

LL.B(University of Colombo)/MBA (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)/MA (University of Colombo)/Diploma in International Affairs (BCIS)/GSLID (SLID)/Fellow of the Association of HR Professionals

28 years of experience including 9 years in Banking

05. Hasrath Munasinghe

Deputy General Manager – Marketing

FCIM/FSLIM/MSc in IT (University of Moratuwa)/MBA (University of Southern Queensland, Aus)/Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (CIM, UK)/CMA (ICMA, Aus)/AIB (IBSL)/PGDBFA (ICASL)/CPM (APMF, Sing), GSLID (SLID) Certificate in Risk (CISI, UK)

25 years in Marketing including 8 years in Banking

06. Mrs Sandra Walgama

Deputy General Manager – Personal Banking

AIB (SL)/Associate (The Institute of Administrative Accounting , UK)/Level 3 Certificate in Wealth Management (CISI, UK)

39 years in Banking

07. Prins Perera

Deputy General Manager – Treasury

FCMA(UK)/CGMA/CPA (Aus)/Master of Financial Economics (University of Colombo)/FIB(SL)

29 years in Banking

08. Naveen Sooriyaarchchi

Deputy General Manager – Corporate Banking

MBA (University of Colombo)/AIB (SL)/Humphrey Fellowship in Investment Banking (Boston University, USA)

38 years in Banking

09. Krishan Gamage

Assistant General Manager – Information Technology

BSc (Eng.) in Electronic and Telecommunication (University of Moratuwa)

20 years experience in Information Technology including 12 years in Banking

10. Prasanna Indrajith

Assistant General Manager – Finance


BAd (Special) (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)

24 years experience in Finance-related fields including 22 years in Banking

11. Chinthaka Dharmasena

Assistant General Manager – Services

BSc (Eng) Hons in Mechanical Engineering (University of Moratuwa)/MBA (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)/ISO Lead Auditor Certificate/Visiting lecturer at University of Moratuwa

18 years of experience in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management and 7 years in Banking

12. Selva Rajasooriyar

Assistant General Manager – Compliance


38 years in Banking

13. S Prabagar

Assistant General Manager – Operations

MBA (University of London), AIB (SL)/BCom (Bharathidasan University, India)/DISSCA (Diploma in System Security and Control Audit – CA Sri Lanka)/CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor – USA pending certification)

23 years in Banking

14. Asela Wijesiriwardane

Assistant General Manager – Treasury

BSc (University of Colombo)/MA-Econ/ACMA

22 years in Banking

15. Priyantha De Silva

Assistant General Manager – Credit Supervision and Recoveries

AIB (SL)/CIMA-Finalist

38 years in Banking

16. B A H S Preena

Assistant General Manager – Corporate and Trade Services

MBA (University of Colombo)/AIB (SL)

31 years in Banking

17. Delakshan Hettiarachchi

Assistant General Manager – Personal Banking I/SME

MBA (Cardiff Metropolitan University)/AIB (SL)

35 years in Banking

18. Kapila Hettihamu

Chief Risk Officer

BSc (University of Colombo)/MBA (University of Colombo)/Member (Association Cambiste Internationale)

23 years in Banking

19. John Premanath

Assistant General Manager – Management Audit

ACCA (UK)/BSc Applied Accounting (Oxford Brookes – UK)/AIB (SL)/CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor – USA)/DISSCA (Diploma in Information Systems Security and Control Audit – CA Sri Lanka)/ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Lead Auditor

28 years in Banking

20. Mrs Mithila Shamini

Assistant General Manager – Personal Banking II

AIB (SL)/Dip. in Business Mgmt. (SLBDC)/Postgraduate Dip. in Business and Financial Admin (CA Sri Lanka)/MBA (Griffith University, Aus)

32 years in Banking

21. M P Dharmasiri

Assistant General Manager – Planning

FCA/ACMA (SL)/AIB(SL)/MSc Mgt (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)/MA Financial Economics (University of Colombo)/BSc BAd (Special) (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)

29 years in Banking

22. Mrs Dharshanie Perera

Assistant General Manager – Personal Banking III


34 years in Banking

23. Ms Tamara Bernard

Assistant General Manager – Corporate and Investment Banking

AIB (SL)/MDS (University of Colombo)/MBA (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)

29 years in Banking