Orient Finance PLC Appoints Manohari Abeyesekera to Board of Directors 02nd April 2024 – Colombo: Orient Finance, a member of the Janashakthi Group, announces the appointment of Manohari Abeyesekera as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective from 26th March 2024. Manohari is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant with over 20 years of post-qualification experience in leadership C-suite executive positions in both the private and state sectors in Sri Lanka. She currently serves as a Global Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA UK), a Council Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID), and a Board Member of the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standards Monitoring Board (SLASSMB), which serves as a regulator. Additionally, Manohari serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Kapruka Holdings PLC. She completed a three-year term in January 2023 as an Independent Non-Executive Director/Chairperson ...

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Sriyan Cooray takes over role of Chairman at NDB Bank Source:ft.lk Veteran banker and current independent Non-Executive Director Sriyan Cooray will take the helm as the Chairman of National Development Bank PLC with effect from today.Cooray succeeds outgoing Chairman Eshana de Silva who tendered his resignation from the post last week for personal reasons having steered the bank through the challenges brought on by the pandemic during the past two years. Sriyan Cooray joined the NDB Board in August of 2018 and currently serves on several Board level sub-committees of the Bank including the Integrated Risk Management Committee, Audit Committee, Strategic Issues Committee, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee, Chairing the Integrated Risk Management Committee and Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.  He has also served in the capacity of NDB Acting Chairman on multiple occasions during his current tenure on the NDB Board. An accomplished banker with ...

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C.P. Abeygunawardena one of Sri Lanka’s finest scrum halves-by Althaf Nawaz Chandana Palitha Abeygunawardena Source:Dailynews Sri Lanka Rugby has produced some scintillating players who played a pivotal role in keeping the National flag flying at International level bringing honour and fame to the country. Chandana Palitha Abeygunawardena(C.P.) was one of them who turned out to be one of the top class players later becoming a successful coach in the schools, clubs and at National Level. Chandana Palitha Abeygunawardena was a great product of Royal College, Colombo who excelled in Cricket in 1974 under Samuel Lawton and Rugby in 1973 and 1974 at school. Well known as ‘Ceepers’ among sporting circles, C.P. hails from a sports loving family His elder brother Metha Abeyagunawardena was a fine Cricketer and also took part in Rugby and Boxing in the Stubbs Shield, later representing Sri Lanka Schools in the same sport. He had two ...

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