19th Annual General Meeting
The 19th Annual General Meeting of the Trade Finance Association of Bankers (TFAB) was held recently in Colombo amidst a large gathering of trade staff of all banks in Sri Lanka. The following were elected as new office bearers for the Year 2016/2017: Manjula Gunawardana (NDB Bank) – President, Susantha Fernando (Seylan Bank) – Senior Vice President, Manoji Hettigoda (Sampath Bank) – Vice President, Shyam De Silva (HNB) – Secretary General, Lawrian Somanader (Commercial Bank) – Treasurer, Sanjeewa Jayasooriya (Standard Chartered Bank – Assistant Secretary, A.S.M.W. Kumarasiri (People’s Bank) – Assistant Treasurer. The following were elected as Council Members: Gaya Manamperi (Past President – formerly at Sampath Bank), Ranjith Haputhanthiri (Past President – Bank of Ceylon), Chatura Rudesh (Sampath Bank), Kasun Muthukuda (Nations Trust Bank), Senaka De Silva (NDB Bank), Neil Handapangoda (Citi Bank), Tharusha Mahawaduge (HSBC), Jehan Perera (Pan Asia Bank), Waruna Senanayake (DFCC Bank), K.R. Naguleswaran (Public Bank), Kanchana Liyanage (Union Bank), J.A.J. Sudarshana (Bank of Ceylon), Susantha Weerasinghe (People’s Bank). Ex-officio – Thushy David (Immediate Past President – Deutsche Bank AG).