Colombo – The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce appointed former ABA Chairman Mr. Rajendra Theagarajah as its new leader during its 178th AGM held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo on June 29, 2017.
Mr. Theagarajah, a veteran banker, succeeds the outgoing Chairman Mr. Samantha Ranatunga, who led the Chamber during the past two years. Mr. Theagarajah is a veteran banker with a wealth of experience in the banking and financial services sector. He counts over 29 years in banking both locally and overseas.
He served as CEO of National Development Bank Sri Lanka, and was formerly CEO/ Managing Director at Hatton National Bank PLC for 9 years. Mr. Theagarajah was also a past Chairman of Sri Lanka Bankers Association (Guarantee) Ltd., Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Ltd., and former Director of Colombo Stock Exchange. Mr. Theagarajah was ABA Chairman from 2010 to 2012.