Feb 07, Colombo: President's Counsel, Ronald C. Perera has been appointed as Chairman of the state-run Bank of Ceylon by Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera.
President's Counsel, Ronald Perera, held the chairmanship of the Bank before the October 26 constitutional crisis.
President Maithripala Sirisena on 17th October last year dissolved the board of directors including the chairman of the Bank of Ceylon along with the boars of two other institutions.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera again named Ronald Perera as chairman of the Bank of Ceylon, and the selection committee headed by the Secretary to the President has approved the nomination.
President's Counsel Perera is a law graduate from the University of Colombo and also holds a LLM in International Trade Law from Northumbria University.
He was appointed as a President's Counsel in 2012.