Sept 19, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s central bank has promoted three assistant governors, P Nandalal Weerasinghe, B D W A Silva and C Premeratne to the posts of deputy governor, a statement said. Weerasinghe and Silva were promoted with effect from September 27, 2011 and Premeratne is to be promoted with effect from January 01, 2012.
Weerasinghe has over 20 years of experience in the Central Bank especially in the field of economic research, the statement said.
Currently he is working as an Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC representing Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan.
Silva has been in the Central Bank for over 28 years and before the new appointment held the position of deputy director of economic research, director of bank supervision and assistant governor.
Premaratne has served the central bank for 32 years and before the new appointment held the position of assistant governor in-charge of currency and policy review and monitoring departments.