Rasitha Gunawardana, assumed duties as the 16th Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of People’s Bank, on April 16, at the Head Office of People’s Bank.
Gunawardana was appointed as the CEO/GM-Designate of People’s Bank In September 2018 and assumed office today, after retirement of former CEO/GM of People’s Bank, N. Vasantha Kumar.
Starting his banking career with People’s Bank in 1987, he gained extensive experience in Finance, Performance Management, Corporate Credit, Commercial Credit, Treasury Operations, Credit Control and Risk Management.
Prior to joining People’s Bank, he had served in both private and public sectors covering travel and hotel industry, plantation management and construction field.
He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK).