Priyal Silva new DGM Corporate and Offshore Banking at BOC
A veteran Banker Priyal Silva assumed duty as the DGM Corporate and Offshore Banking Division at Bank of Ceylon. He succeeded the position from W.N.P. Surawimala Senior DGM who retired from the service recently. Bank of Ceylon’s Corporate and Offshore Banking Division is a key business unit that caters to a portfolio of Corporate clients with specialized requirements. The division is a composite of Corporate Credit, Offshore Banking, Trade Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Branch, Credit Support, Premier Branch, Metropolitan and Pettah Super Grade branches.
Having joined the Bank as a Management Trainee in 1997, he gathered exposure at various areas of banking including retail banking, Treasury operations and International banking and Treasury operations.
Silva rose to the position of Assistant General Manager (AGM)-North Western Province then moving on as AGM Marketing and AGM Western Province-North with which he was promoted as a Deputy General Manager (DGM). Prior to his new assignment as the DGM Corporate and Offshore banking, Silva’s exposure as a member of the Bank’s corporate management covers Sales and Channel Management and Finance and Planning.
He also held the position of Chief Marketing Officer.
Priyal Silva is also an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing by CIM.