Nimal Tillekeratne counts over 40 years of service in the Banking industry in Sri Lanka and overseas. He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and a passed finalist of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Statistics from University of Moratuwa. He started his career in banking with Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC and was the former Senior Deputy General Manager of Sampath Bank PLC and was also in the Board of Sampath Information Technology Solutions Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Sampath Bank.
He was also involved in setting up business processes at Cargills Bank for a short period and also was the Senior Deputy General Manager of Seylan Bank PLC overseeing bank’s Core operations, Trade Services, Remittance Business, Alternate Banking and Self Service Channels, Process digitization efforts, in addition to setting up the bank’s branch expansion ambitions on course. He views process digitization and automation as the way forward for quality customer service, cost control and growth in retail banking sphere. His exposure to various disciplines in the banking industry is quite wide spread having headed Operations, Branch Credit, Commercial Credit, Credit Card Business and Collections at various banks locally and overseas.