HNB FINANCE PLC appointed Saliya Jayaweera as an Independent Non-Executive Director to its board, effective from November 21, 2023.
Mr. Jayaweera counts for over three decades of experience in the Financial Services Industry in multiple markets including United Kingdom, India, across Middle East and Maldives. His vast international exposure scopes delivery of Finance Transformations, Large Mergers, Acquisitions, and Integrations coupled with Implementation of Performance Management, Reward Models, System implementations (ERP, banking, front-end commercial systems etc.) in many organizations. As an experienced finance professional, Mr. Jayaweera has steered many organizations through a successful transformational process.
He has held senior positions in KPMG, Browns Group, Standard Chartered Banking Group, Emirates Bank, Emirates NBD Banking Group (UAE), StraitsBridge Advisors (Singapore), EAP Group of Companies and Banque Saudi Fransi Group (Saudi Arabia).
Mr. Jayaweera’s work currently focused on providing advisory support to SMEs and family businesses towards recovery from the adverse impact of the pandemic and prolonged economic crisis in Sri Lanka. The key support areas extending to restructuring, performance review & improvements, cost optimizations, treasury and ALCO, strategic planning, and investment/ cost prioritization.
He is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.