The Sampath Bank announced the appointment of Don Ajantha de Vas Gunasekara as Executive Director to its Board of Directors with immediate effect. The resolution on this appointment was passed by the Board at the meeting held on October 29, 2020. Ajantha currently serves as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Sampath Bank, a posi- tion he has held since July 2013. A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) as well as the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA). Ajantha counts over 27 years of post-qualifying experience including 20 years at a senior corporate management level in the banking and insurance sectors. Prior to joining Sampath Bank, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at Hatton National Bank; General Manager of Finance & Corporate Services at HNB Assurance; Finance Manager at Asian Alliance Insurance as well as Accountant at James Finlay & Company (Colombo). He served his articles at B R de Silva & Co. He also served as a Director of the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standard Monitoring Board (SLAASMB) from May 2015 to June 2019. This appointment strength- ens Sampath Bank Board of Directors, which includes sea- soned professionals from a wide array of sectors as well as dis- ciplines, who will continue to leverage their learnings and experiences to power the next phase of the Bank’s growth journey and deliver greater value to the nation.