NDB Wealth Management Limited, has appointed Ruwan Perera as the new Chief Executive Officer, from June 2022. Ruwan served as Chief Operating Officer since 2014 and has been a pioneering team member of NDB Wealth since 2009, when it was established under the NDB Group. He succeeds Prabodha Samarasekera, who recently retired after serving as CEO for 13 years.
Backed by over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, including Fund Management and Primary Dealer industries, Ruwan Perera has all-round experience in the fund management industry and was instrumental in establishing the retail sales segment for NDB Wealth which is by far the largest in the industry.
An Alumnus of the University of Colombo, Ruwan graduated with a BSc in Physical science. He has served as the President of the Unit Trust Association of Sri Lanka since 2016 and possesses an MBA in Finance together with a Master of Arts in Financial Economics, from the University of Colombo. Ruwan is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (ACMA, UK) and a Member of the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Furthermore, Ruwan has sharpened his leadership skills through executive programmes by the Harvard Business School and Indian Business School.