May 03, 2018

Dinesh to be next HNB Chairman

Former Chairman of Commercial Bank of (Ceylon) PLC - Dinesh Weerakkody will take over as the Chairman of Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) with effect from May 26, 2018.

His appointment comes in the wake of the retirement of the incumbent Chairman Rienzi Arsecularathne PC, who is retiring at the age of 70 years, as per Central Bank direction.

Weerakkody is a former Chairman of the Employers Trust Fund and was a Director of DFCC Bank.

He also chaired the government Committee appointed by Prime Minister Wickremesinghe to review the banking sector consolidation in 2015.

Weerakkody is a director of a number of public listed and unlisted companies and currently is the Chairman of the National Human Resource Development Council of Sri Lanka.