July, 31, 2020
Sampath Bank PLC announced the appointment of Mr.Harsha Amarasekera, as a Non- Executive, Non-Independent Director with effect from 18 August 2020.
Harsha Amarasekera, President’s Counsel is a leading lawyer in Sri Lanka having a wide practice in the Original Courts as well as in the Appellate Court, specializing in Commercial Law, Business Law, Securities Law, Banking Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Amarasekera was admitted to the bar in November 1987 and took oaths as a president’s counsel in November 2012.
He also serves as an Independent Director in several leading listed companies in the Colombo Stock Exchange, including Vallibel One PLC, Royal Ceramics PLC, Expo Lanka Holdings PLC, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, Taprobane Holdings PLC, Amana Bank PLC, Amaya Leisure PLC and Vallibel Power Erathna PLC. He also the chairman of CIC Agri-Business (Private) Limited and swisstek Aluminium Limited.
Amarasekera was also a director at Amana Bank PLC since its inception until his retirement in February of this year.