Annika Senanayake and Ranil Pathirana have resigned from the Board of Sampath Bank Plc as Non-Executive Directors on 1 January 2021.
This is in compliance with the Banking Act Direction No. 11 of 2007 on corporate governance for licenced commercial banks which requires directors retiring after completing nine years.
Annika was the Chairperson of the Sampath Bank Board Nomination Committee, Member of the Board Strategic Planning Committee, Board Human Resources and Remuneration Committee, Board Marketing Committee and Board IT Committee.
She is the Director at IWS Holdings Ltd., and Director at IWS Leisure Ltd. She heads Corporate Planning for the IWS Holdings Group, with diversified business interests in telecommunications, logistics, media and broadcast, automobiles, aviation, warehousing, food and beverage processing and packaging.
Pathirana was the Sampath Bank’s Chairman of Board Audit Committee, Member of Board Strategic Planning Committee and Board Capital Planning Committee.
He is the Managing Director of Hirdaramani International Exports Ltd., and Director Hirdaramani Group of Companies.