Central Finance Company PLC announced the appointment of Mr. Kumar Jayasuriya as the Chairman of the Company with effect from 14 th July 2017. Mr.Jayasuriya succeeds Mr. Jayampathi Bandaranayake who retired on reaching the age of 70 years, in compliance with Central Bank of Sri Lanka rules.
Mr. Jayasuriya who was appointed to the Board of Directors of Central Finance on 01 st July 2011 as a Non-Executive Director, serves as a member of the Board Audit and Integrated Risk Management Committees.
Mr. Jayasuriya is the immediate past Chairman of Finlays Colombo Limited and is a Trustee and a former Chairman of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon. He is also a Director of several other companies including Nations Trust Bank PLC, Lanka Aluminium Industries PLC and Acme Printing & Packaging PLC.He has also previously served as Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce;Chairman of the Mercantile Services Provident Society; Director of the Employees Trust Fund Board;Director of the Sri Lanka Accounting & Auditing Standards Monitoring Board and Director of the CIMA Sri Lanka Division Board.
Mr. Jayasuriya is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – UK and a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – UK.