Apr 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has appointed Vajira Kulatilaka as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CSE, with effect from 5th June 2014.
Mr. Kulatilaka, who has served on the CSE Board of Directors since October 2009, carries over 29 years of experience in the Finance Sector and Capital Market of Sri Lanka.
He is designated as Director/Chief Executive Officer - NDB Capital Holdings PLC and overlooks the operations of the Investment Banking Cluster of the NDB Group.
Prior to joining NDB Investment Bank Limited, he functioned as the CEO at CKN Fund Management (Pvt) Limited.
Mr. Kulatilaka has been instrumental in managing some of the largest IPOs in Sri Lanka.
He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has obtained a B.Sc Degree in Civil Engineering with First Class Honours from the University of Moratuwa, and MEng in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Asian Institute of Technology.
He also obtained qualifications as a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK.
Mr. Kulatilaka currently holds Directorships at NDB Capital Holdings PLC, NDB Investment Bank Limited, NDB Securities Pvt. Limited, NDB Wealth Management Limited and NDB Capital Limited - Bangladesh.
He succeeds Mr. Krishan Balendra, who will step down as the Chairman of the CSE on 5th June 2014, at the Annual General Meeting, on the conclusion of the customary three year term.