Board of Directors
MR. W. D. N. H. PERERA - Chairman

Mr.Nimal Perera is the Chairman of Pan Asia Bank who has over 30 years of experience in the fields of Finance, Capital Market Operations, Manufacturing, Marketing and Management Services. Mr.Perera first joined the Board of Pan Asia Bank as a Director in September, 2007 and was appointed as the Deputy Chairman in March, 2008. He serves as a Director in several public quoted Companies. He is the Managing Director of Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC and Deputy Chairman  of Vallibel Finance PLC. He is the Chairman of Don Willbert Capital Ltd and is the Executive Deputy Chairman at Vallibel One PLC and holds the position of Director at Amaya Leisure PLC, Hotel Services (Ceylon) PLC, L B Finance PLC, Hayleys PLC, Thalawakelle Tea Estates PLC, Haycarb PLC. He is a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.

MR. R.E.U. DE SILVA - Deputy Chairman

Joined the Board of Pan Asia Bank in July, 2008.  He is the Chairman of Esna Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Shermans Logistics (Pvt) Ltd, Shermans Transport (Pvt) Ltd, Esna (Pvt) Ltd and is a Director at Esna Power (Pvt) Ltd, Sherman De Silva & Co. (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Mc Marine (Pvt) Ltd, Sherman Sons (Pvt) Ltd, Dimension X (Pvt) Ltd, Esna Ventures (Pvt) Ltd, Mountbatten Lands (Pvt) Ltd, Plumbago Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and is the Honorary Consul General for Kazakhstan.  

MR. H.K. SENEVIRATNE - Senior Director

Mr Seneviratne is a LLB Graduate and an Attorney-at-Law by profession was the Legal Consultant and the  Secretary to the Board, at the Board of Investment and presently advising foreign/local clients on investments, corporate law, commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, arbitration, bilateral, regional and multilateral treaties relevant to cross-border investments etc.
 

MR. M.D.S. GOONATILLEKE - Director

Joined the Board of Pan Asia Bank in August 2008.  He is a financial professional with over 29 years of post qualification experience and has held Senior Managerial positions in Financial Management, Credit Management, Treasury, Export & Import Trade, General Management & Operations in leading private sector organizations in Sri Lanka. He is the Group Executive Director of Douglas & Sons (Pvt) Ltd. In addition,  he serves as a Director in number of other Public Companies including, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Vallibel Finance PLC, Colombo Land and Development Company PLC and Hayleys PLC. Mr.Goonatilleke possess Post graduate Diploma in Business Administration, PIM, University of Sri Jayawardenapura and an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (UK) and a passed finalist of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka. 
 

MR. T. G. THORADENIYA - Director

Mr.Thoradeniya is a marketer by profession, who was in the pioneering batch of Sri Lankans to be awarded the title of Chartered Marketeer. He counts over 20 years of industry experience with a unique working background in Marketing, Technology, Management & Manufacturing. He is the Director - Marketing & Business Development of Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC and the Chief Executive Officer of Rocell Bathware Ltd. He also serves on the Boards of Hayleys Fibre PLC, Delmage (Pvt) Ltd, Rocell Ceramics Ltd, and Greener Water Ltd.
 

MR. G. A. R. D. PRASANNA - Director

Mr. Prasanna who was appointed to Pan Asia Bank in May, 2012 is the Chairman of Grandmark (Pvt) Ltd, and serves as a Director on the Boards of Tekro Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Royal Porcelain (Pvt) Ltd, Rocell Bathware Ltd, Delmege Forsyth & Co. (Shipping) Ltd, Country Energy (Pvt) Ltd, La Fortresse (Pvt) Ltd, Delmege Forsyth & Co. Ltd, Delmege Forsyth & Co. (Exports) (Pvt) Ltd, Delmege Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd, Rocell Properties Ltd, Delmege Coir (Pvt) Ltd, Delship Services (Pvt) Ltd, Delmege Freight Services (Pvt) Ltd, Delmege Air Services (Pvt) Ltd, Lewis Brown Air Services (Pvt) Ltd. He has wide experience in various businesses & business management.

MR. TAKASHI IGARASHI - Director

A Japanese national, Mr. Igarashi is an enterprising businessmen specializing in the re-structuring of unviable business, export of vehicles and heavy machinery from Japan, and development of IT systems. He served as the Chairman and Founder of ANZUK Legal Service based in Wellington.

He is one of the Founder members and a Trading member of the Colombo Stock Exchange and Ramboda Falls Hotels PLC. He sits on the Boards of NWS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, NWS Management services (Pvt) Ltd, NWS Financial services (Pvt) Ltd and Ideal Finance Ltd a Licensed Finance company.

 

MR. TOYOHIKO MURAKAMI- Director

Mr.Toyohiko Murakami is the President & C.E.O. of Bansei Securities Co., Ltd. Mr. Murakami has over 30 years of experience in managing various business fields consisting of Securities, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate.Mr. Murakami has a degree in Bachelor of Law from Kyoto University, Japan.
Mr. Murakami joined Bansei Securities Co., Ltd. in Nov. 2005. He was appointed as the Executive vice president in Feb. 2006 and since Jun. 2009 is the President & C.E.O of the company. He has turned the company to a profitable security house, in spite of very tough surroundings around security business in Japan.
He is also the Chairman of Bansei Hoken(Insurance) Community Co., Ltd. which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bansei Securities Co., Ltd..
Formerly Mr.Murakami was with Zenkoku Hosho Co., Ltd. from Nov 2005-Feb 2006 and as a Director of  H.S. Securities Co., Ltd. from Oct 2000 to Aug 2005.

MR. P L D N SENEVIRATNE- Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr Seneviratne joins Pan Asia Bank as Director /CEO with effect from 01st March 2014. He counts more than 23 years of Banking of which 15 years with the HSBC Group including several senior overseas postings covering Thailand, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia. Mr Seneviratne commenced his Banking career with Sampath Bank and thereafter moved on to Overseas Trust Bank, Colombo, prior to joining HSBC. He has extensive exposure in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Credit Risk Management, Operations and Market Risk Management, Internal Control, Investment Banking and Finance. His last three postings were as Chief Risk Officer, Sri Lanka / Maldives, Bangladesh and Thailand, where he was instrumental in setting high credit standards whilst directing quality asset growth, and as a member of the country leadership team, was responsible for strategy and governance. 

Mr Seneviratne holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, and a BSc, from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers, Sri Lanka. Mr Seneviratne was a Past President of The Association of Professional Bankers (APB- Sri Lanka).

MRS. NAYANTHA FERNANDO - AGM Company Secretary

With over 20 years of experience as an Attorney-at-Law, Mrs. Fernando joined Pan Asia Bank in1998 as Company Secretary.