Singer Finance makes new appointments
Singer Finance (Lanka) PLC recently announced several new
appointments to its Board of Directors. Chandana Samarasinghe, Thushan
Amarasuriya and Iman Perera were appointed as Alternate Directors and
Pramila Liyanage as Company Secretary.
Chandana Samarasinghe serves as Director-Operations of Singer Sri
Lanka PLC, a post he has held since July 2015. He joined Singer (Sri
Lanka) PLC in 1992 as a Trainee Executive and held numerous posts
including serving as a District Manager, Area Manager, Sales Manager,
Retail, Business Development Manager and Deputy Director, Operations.
Chandana holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of
Science in Marketing from the Asia e University of Malaysia and is a
Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM).
Thushan Amarasuriya is the Head of Finance at Singer Finance (Lanka)
PLC. He also served as the Compliance Officer and Company Secretary. He
joined Singer India Retail as Financial Controller in 2008 and moved
over to Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC as Manager, Financial Reporting, before
his present appointment. Amarasuriya also worked at Cargills Food City
as an Area Manager and Marketing Manager.
He has over 12 years' experience in the field of Accounting and
Finance and over three years' experience in sales, marketing and
Amarasuriya is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of
Management Accountants, (CIMA - UK), an Affiliate Member of the
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA - UK), a Certified
Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Member of the Chartered
Institute of Marketing, (MCIM).
Iman Perera serves as the Head of Business Development overseeing
sales, marketing and the branch network.Prior to joining Singer Finance
in 2006. He worked at Lanka Orix Leasing Company PLC (LOLC) as a Market
Development Manager and at Seylan Bank. He possesses extensive work
experience of over 22 years in the Finance Industry covering Retail
Banking, Business Development, Sales and Marketing functions in Leasing,
Micro Financing, Savings and Fixed Deposits. Perera holds a Master of
Business Administration Degree from the Postgraduate Institute of
Management of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a BSc Business
Administration (Special) Degree from University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
where he graduated with a Second Class.
Pramila Liyanage replaces Thushan Amarasuriya as Company Secretary.
She joined Singer as an Accountant in 2011 and is currently Finance
Manager of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC. Prior to joining Singer, Pramila
worked at KPMG and Dunamis Capital PLC. Liyanage graduated with a First
Class Honours Degree in Bachelor of Business Management - Human
Resources (Special) from the University of Kelaniya and is an Associate
Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA - UK)
and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.