New Chief

Jan 16, 2013 (LBO) – Razik Zarook a lawyer and a former chairman the Co-operative Wholesale Establishment, has assumed duties as chairman of state-run Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s largest commercial lender by assets. Zarook had enrolled in the Bar in 1969 and had run the CWE under then trade and shipping minister Lalith Athulathmudali, Bank of Ceylon said in a statement.

Subsidiaries such as Sathosa Motors Limited, Sathosa Printers Limited and Lanka Milk Foods Limited had been founded under his tenor.

Zarook, is an old boy of St. Servatius College, Matara and Zahira College, Colombo.

He has served as ambassador to Yugoslavia, Hungary and Singapore.