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Rajeeva Bandaranaike appointed CEO at Orient Finance

Rajeeva Bandaranaike, a well known professional in the financial services industry joined Orient Finance as the Chief Executive Officer recently.

Ceylontoday, 2012-07-17 15:02:00
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Rajeeva Bandaranaike appointed CEO at Orient Finance

Rajeeva Bandaranaike, a well known professional in the financial services industry joined Orient Finance as the Chief Executive Officer recently.

He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector in which he has held several senior managerial positions.

Orient Finance is licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka under the Finance Business Act No 42 of 2011. At a time of transition where Orient is converting itself from being a specialized leasing company to a Finance company, Bandaranaike’s leadership will prove to be an asset to the company’s growth. Bandaranaike was the CEO of Peoples Merchant PLC prior to joining Orient Finance for a short course of time but his career expanded during the time he was a part of the Colombo Stock Exchange from which he resigned after a career spanning close to 18 years.

Bandaranaike holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Open University of Sri Lanka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He is a member of the CIM UK.

Orient Finance commenced its services in 2003 with the company’s main activities consisting of leasing and hire purchase as well as micro leasing and factoring. After establishing itself as a Finance Company, Orient is now poised to expand its services to offer fixed deposits to its existing and potential customer base.  The company has a large and emerging base of customers and is serviced through 14 customer reach points throughout Sri Lanka. Six fully fledged branches are located in Colombo, Kochchikade, Matara, Ampara, Kurunegala and Welisara while customer service centres function in Kandy, Avissawella, Galle, Kalutara, Vavuniya, Anuradhapura, Kegalle and Gampaha areas.

Orient Finance is a fully owned subsidiary of Orient Capital Limited (OCL) which is a 100% equity financed company with diverse capital market services to individual and corporate clients with a highly experienced board of directors and senior management. Orient wealth Limited and First Alliance Money Brokers Limited (FAMB) also come under the OLC umbrella.

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