Harsha Amarasekera appointed to Sampath Bank Board
By Ishara Gamage
President’s Counsel Harsha Amarasekera has been appointed as a Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director of the Sampath Bank PLC with effect from 18 August 2020, the Bank said.
He is a leading lawyer in Sri Lanka with a wide practice in the Original Courts, as well as in the Appellate Court, specialising in Commercial Law, Business Law, Securities Law, Banking Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Amarasekera was admitted to the bar in November 1987 and took oaths as a President’s Counsel in November 2012.
He also serves as an Independent Director in several leading listed companies in the Colombo Stock Exchange, including Vallibel One PLC, Royal Ceramics PLC, Expo Lanka Holdings PLC, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, Taprobane Holdings PLC, Amana Bank PLC, Amaya Leisure PLC and Vallibel Power Erathna PLC. He is also Chairman of CIC Agri-Business (Private) Limited and Swisstek Aluminium Limited.
Amarasekera was also a Director at Amana Bank PLC since its inception, until his retirement in February of this year.