Suresh quits Orient Finance

Monday, 9 May 2016 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Orient Finance Plc announced that its CEO Suresh M Ameresekera has resigned with effect from 6 May to take up a position as CEO of an overseas bank.

Consequently, Patrick V Ranasinghe has assumed duties as Acting CEO.

Suresh previously held the position as the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer at HDFC Bank, Chief Operating Officer at Alliance Finance PLC, Assistant General Manager at Seylan Bank. Of his 33 years’ experience in Banking and Finance, he served at Seylan Bank for nearly 20 years and the balance period at HDFC Bank, State Bank of India & Bank of America. He has a substantial exposure to retail and corporate banking.

He is a Life Member of the Association of Professional Bankers Sri Lanka and holds a MBA from Edith Cowan University Western Australia. He also has completed an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Asset and Liability Management from the Post Graduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayawardenepura.