Former Director/Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank and MD of Sampath Bank PLC Anil Amarasuriya has been appointed as Chairman of LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd with effect from June 1. 2015.
Amarasuriya’s immense contribution to the development of the financial services industry over three decades remains invaluable and he will continue in guiding the national payment network operator as the newly appointed Chairman.
Lank Clear is one of the country’s most successful public-private partnerships which operates the “LankaPay” national payment network. The company has been redefining the payment landscape of Sri Lanka over the past decade, harnessing the latest in payment technology and offering the most efficient, secure and cost-effective payment infrastructure to the banking and financial sector, some which have been pioneering efforts in the South Asian Region.
Amarasuriya is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK and the Society Chartered Management Accountants Sri Lanka. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.