SDB bank appoints three diverse cross-industry professionals | Daily News

SDB bank appoints three diverse cross-industry professionals

In line with SDB bank’s continuous advancement as one of the country’s top banks, they have further strengthened their corporate management setup with three fresh appointments earlier this month.

SDB bank filled several key corporate management positions with the recent appointment, in the critical areas of Risk, Marketing, and Retail Banking. This adds further banking-focused, cross-industry, plus international experience to their already diverse team.

The bank’s new Chief Risk Officer, Udana Fernando, is a veteran in the critical areas of risk, compliance, plus credit, and has extensive international and corporate banking experience.

In addition to numerous C-suite positions at leading banks in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, he counts top roles in recoveries, credit, and risk management across Indian and local banks among his experience.Appointed to the position of Head of Marketing, Hasitha Samarasinghe is a professional marketer counting over 12 years of experience in areas such as strategic brand management, digital marketing, and corporate communications. Having performed key roles in top-rated local and multinational companies across FMCG, Industrial and Supermarket sectors, he has spearheaded some of the prominent product launches and marketing campaigns in the country.

Head of Retail Banking, Theekshana Pandithasekara, has progressively risen up the ladder in his banking career, accruing expertise in diverse areas such as branch operations, retail networks, credit card sales, and lifestyle loans. His experience includes key roles across local operations of a premier foreign bank plus top organizations in education and automobile sales.

SDB bank is set to draw on the extensive experience of these high-caliber professionals, their banking and multi-industry expertise, plus their impressive academic credentials, in further cementing the bank’s position as one of the island’s top banks across sectors.