ECONOMYNEXT – Dinesh Weerakkody, former chairman of Commercial Bank of Ceylon, has been appointed chairman of Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank, a stock exchange filing said..
Weerakkody joined HNB’s board last year as a non-independent, non-executive director.
He has now been confirmed as an independent, non-executive director by the Board Nomination Committee after a re-assessment of his fitness and proprietary to continue as a director of a commercial bank, the statement said.
Weerakkody holds several honorary advisory roles in the present government and is also chairman of National Human Resources Development Council of Si Lanka.
His appointement as HNB chairman is from 26 May upon the retirement of HNB chairman Rienzie Arsecularatne on reaching 70 years.
(COLOMBO, May 01, 2018)