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First Capital Holdings appoints new COO

First Capital Holdings PLC has announced the appointment of Tharusha Ekanayake as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from November 9, 2020.

A banking and finance professional, he previously held the role of Vice President / Deputy Head of Treasury - Nations Trust Bank PLC. Tharusha brings 21 years of experience in financial services, spanning Fixed Income Securities, Treasury and Investment Banking activities.

Working across all subsidiaries of the Group, Tharusha will play a critical role in strengthening the Company’s Fixed Income Dealing, Structuring and Trading activities and also Capital Markets Advisory services.

Speaking about the appointment, Director / Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC, Dilshan Wirasekara said: “Tharusha Ekanayake joins us at a crucial juncture in order to drive the future growth of our group businesses. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge on fixed income, further fortifying First Capital’s position as the leader in this space.