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  Dhammika Perera (Chairman)  
 
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Skills & Experience:
Extensive governance experience gained through membership of the Boards of Sampath Bank, NDB Bank, Pan Asia Bank and other financial institutions; a quintessential business leader with interests in a variety of key industries including hydro power generation, manufacturing, hospitality, entertainment, banking and finance .He enriches the Board with over 25 years of experience in managing companies to deliver high performance.

Appointed to the Board:
1st August 2007. Appointed as Non-executive Chairman on 1st January 2012.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee; Member of Nomination Committee.

Current appointments:
Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Sri Lanka.
Director, Strategic Enterprise Management Agency of Sri Lanka .

Chairman Vallibel One PLC, Vallibel Finance PLC, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC,
The Fortress Resorts PLC, The Queensbury Leisure Ltd and Delmege Limited.

He is the Deputy Chairman of Hayleys PLC, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Horana Plantations PLC, Lanka Ceramic PLC and LB Finance PLC.

He also serves on the Boards of Amaya Leisure PLC, Haycarb PLC, Hayleys MGT Knitting Mills PLC, The Kingsbury PLC, Dipped Products PLC, Lanka Floortiles PLC and Orit Apparels Lanka (Pvt) Limited.

Former appointments:
Chairman and Director General, Board of Investments, Sri Lanka.

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    Channa Probodha Palansuriya (Deputy Chairman)
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Skills & Experience:
Thirty Years of extensive experience in the Apparel sector by heading the Orit Group of companies and through continuous leadership given to other companies in the Apparel Industry. Further, being a Board member of BOI since 2005, he gained wide experience in Government Administration. He has won awards such as Asia Pacific Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award in 2013, Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002 and the Silver Award of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka for the Garment Extra Large category in 2004.

Appointed to the Board:
1st January 2012 as a Non-Executive Director. Appointed Deputy Chairman on
26th January 2012.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:

Chairman Shareholder Relations Committee, Member of Risk Management Committee, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Nomination Committee and Credit Committee.

Current Appointments:
Chairman/Managing Director of Orit Group comprising Orit Apparels Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Orit Trading Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Chairman Style-Kraft Sportswear (Pvt) Ltd (Canada) and Orit Inspired Creations (Pvt) Ltd., Deputy Chairman of Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF), Executive Committee Member of Apparel Exporters Association 200gfp, Executive Committee Member of Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association (SLASA), Executive Committee Member of Old Boys Association of Ananda College & Patron of Old Ananda Buddhist Association and Basnayake Nilame of Hendala Temple.

Former Appointments:
Board Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Textile & Apparel, Chairman of Apparel Exporters Association 200gfp during 2006 to 2008, Chairman of GC Lanka Clothing (Pvt) Ltd.

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    Sanjiva Senanayake (Senior Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Extensive local and overseas experience in the financial services sector having served in the senior management capacities at premier financial institutions and as an independent consultant.

Appointed to the Board:
1st January 2012 as Independent Non-Executive Director and appointed as Senior Director with effect from 26th January 2012.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees: Chairman Treasury Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, Credit Committee, Risk Management Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.

Current Appointments:
Non Executive Director of Asian Hotel & Properties PLC
Hemas Power PLC
Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd

Former Appointments:
Senior Investment Officer, Global Financial Markets Department, International Finance Corporation (Private sector investment arm of World Bank); International Finance Corporation Resident Representative for Sri Lanka & Maldives; Assistant General Manager (Treasury & Investment Banking) at National Development Bank of Sri Lanka; Consultant (Treasury & Business Development) Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd; CitiBank Brunei, Citibank Colombo, Citibank Sydney; Co-ordinating Engineer, Greater Colombo Economic Commission; Development Planning Assistant, United Nations Development Program.

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    Aravinda Perera (Managing Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Counts over 25 years in the Banking sector. Fellow Member of Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka; Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK; Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka; MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura; Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Moratuwa.

Appointed to the Board:

25th November 2008 as an Executive Director and appointed Managing Director with effect from 1st January 2012.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Member of Credit Committee, Board Risk Management Committee, HR & Remuneration Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and Treasury Committee.

Current Appointments:
Managing Director, Sampath Bank PLC; Director of Siyapatha Finance Ltd; Director Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka; Director Lanka Financial Services Bureau Limited; Director Lanka Bangla Finance Limited and President of the Association of Professional Bankers of Sri Lanka.

Former Appointments:
Deputy Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Deputy General Manager, Corporate Banking and other roles spanning a career of 26 years at Sampath Bank. Senior Project Officer, DFCC and Departmental Manager and Service Engineer at Ceylon Tobacco Company, Engineer at National Milk Board.

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    Ranjith Samaranayake
(Executive Director/Group Chief Financial Officer)
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Skills & Experience:
Extensive experience as Head of Finance & Planning at National Savings Bank, Commercial Bank PLC and Sampath Bank. Counts over 37 years experience of managing finance in the financial services sector. Holds a Bachelor of Commerce (accountancy special) Degree from the University of Peradeniya.

Appointed to the Board:
1st January 2009 as an Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Member of Credit Committee, Risk Management Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and Treasury Committee.

Current Appointments:
Group Chief Financial Officer, Sampath Bank PLC., Director Siyapatha Finance Ltd.

Former Appointments:
Senior Deputy General Manager, Finance & Planning at Commercial Bank PLC.

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  Deepal Sooriyaarachchi (Director)
 
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Skills & Experience:
Counts over 30 years experience in Sales, Advertising, Marketing, Human Resources, Development & Strategy with extensive experience in the field of insurance. Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and a Chartered Marketer. Past President of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. Holds an MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura . Pioneer in disseminating management knowledge in Sinhala Language. A leading management development consultant, and Author.

Appointed to the Board:
5th August 2010 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairman of HR & Remuneration Committee and Marketing Committee , Member of Audit Committee.

Current Appointments:
Independent Non-Executive Director at AIA Insurance Lanka PLC; Pan Asian Power PLC, Hemas Manufacturing Pvt Ltd (Chairman, Non-Executive Independent)

Commissioner of Sri Lanka Inventors Commission. Member National Administrative Reforms Committee (NARC). Certified Partner RBL Group USA.

Former Appointments:
Managing Director Aviva NDB Insurance PLC.

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    Dhara Wijayatilake (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Attorney-at-Law, LLB (Cey), Senior Public Officer counting over 39 years experience in the Public Service. The first woman to hold the post of a Secretary to a Cabinet Ministry.

Appointed to the Board:
30th August 2011 as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairperson, Risk Management Committee, Member Audit Committee.

Current Appointments:
Secretary to Ministry of Technology & Research, Member of Sri Lanka Law Commission.

Former Appointments:
Secretary to the Ministry of Justice, Secretary to the Ministry of Plan Implementation.

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    Malik Ranasinghe (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Extensive governance experience as a Vice-Chancellor and Non-Executive Director on corporate boards. A fellow Member and International Professional Engineer of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka; Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka; PhD from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in Civil Engineering as a Canadian Commonwealth Scholar; published extensively on Engineering and Environmental Economics with Project Management, Recipient of accolades and awards including the General Research Committee Award for outstanding Contribution to Sri Lankan Science from the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science, the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Award for 2012 for the Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in Technology and related Sciences, the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education 2012 at World Education Congress and the Education Leadership Award 2013 at the 4th Asia’s Best B-School Awards, Singapore.

Appointed to the Board:
30th August 2011 as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairman of Credit Committee, Member, Audit Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.

Current Appointments:
Senior Professor in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa and Independent Director Textured Jersey Lanka PLC and Access Engineering PLC.

Former Appointments:
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa , Chairman of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors of Sri Lanka , Council Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, fellow of the National University of Singapore , Non Executive Director of the Colombo Stock Exchange and Lanka IOC PLC., Independent Director Hemas Power PLC.

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    Annika Senanayake (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Studies from the University of Nottingham. Heads Corporate Planning for IWS Holdings in diversified business interests in telecommunications, broadcasting, automobiles, aviation, warehousing,
F&B processing and packaging.

Appointed to the Board :
Appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on
1st January 2012.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairperson of Nomination Committee, Member of Credit Committee, Member of Marketing Committee, Member of Human Resources & Remuneration Committee.

Current Appointments:
Chief Executive Officer of ART Television Broadcasting Company (Private) Limited, Director at IWS Holdings (Private) Limited. Member - Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Young Leaders Steering Committee.

Former Appointments :
Chief Executive Officer, IWS Geographical Information Systems (Private) Limited.

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    Ranil Pathirana (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Extensive experience in finance and management in financial, apparel and energy sectors. Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK(FCMA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of
Sri Jayawardenapura.

Appointed to the Board:
1st January 2012 as an Non-Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Strategic Planning Committee.

Current Appointments:
Group Finance Director, Hirdramani Group of Companies, Non-Executive Director of Hayleys PLC.

Former Appointments:
Chief Executive Officer, Vanik Bangladesh Securities; AVP of Vanik Incorporation.

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    Deshal de Mel (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Master of Science degree in International Political Economics from the London School of Economics, Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics from University of Oxford.

Appointed to the Board:
1st January 2012 as a Non-Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Member of Credit Committee, HR & Remuneration Committee, Strategic Planning Committee & Shareholder Relations Committee.

Current Appointments:
Senior Economist, Hayleys PLC, Member, Economic Fiscal and Policy Planning Committee and Export Committee of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Former Appointments:
Economist, Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka focussing on international trade, trade in services, foreign aid and post-conflict economics.

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    Saumya Amarasekera (Director)
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Skills & Experience:
Counts over 26 years in active legal Trusts and Practice in Civil Law practicing in the Original, Apellate & Supreme Court as an Attorney-At-Law. Holds a Masters in Law from the University of Pennsylvania with particular emphasis on Insurance Law, Privacy and Defamation Law. She has experience in areas relating to Money Recovery, Property, Testamentary, Condominium Disputes, Family Law and litigates on behalf of financial services sector clients and has specialised in local and international arbitrations.

Appointed to the Board:
1st June 2012 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Membership of Board Sub-Committees:
Chairperson of Nominations Committee (from November 2012) until 11th December 2013. Member of the Marketing Committee.

Current Appointments:
Legal practitioner Member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Member of the Supreme Court Complex Board of Management.

   
 
 
 
       
 
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