Upali Hettiarachchi assumed duties as the new CEO/GM of the HDFC Bank recently at the Bank’s head office.
Upali Hettiarachchi is a Central Banker and is released on secondment basis to the HDFC Bank. His distinctive academic profile includes two basic degrees, namely B.Com. (Special) degree from the University of Kelaniya and LLB from the Open University of Sri Lanka. Further to his professional forte as an Attorney-at-Law, he possesses M.Com. Degree.
He has an unblemished career of 32 years at the Central Bank in different disciplines. Before joining the HDFC, he was the Regional Manager of Southern Province Regional Office from 2013 to 2016. He has a wide experience having been a Senior Assistant Director/ on-site Supervision Division of Non-Banking Supervision Department in 2013, a Senior Assistant Director/Off-site Surveillance Division of Non-Banking Supervision Department from 2012 to 2013, a Senior Assistant Director/Head of Project Finance Division/Regional Development Department from 2010 to 2012, a Senior Assistant Director/Head of Credit Guarantee Division – Regional Development Dept. from 2006 to 2010, a Dealer/Asst. Director – International Operations Dept. Central Bank of Sri Lanka from 2004 to 2006, an Accountant in the Finance Department during 2002-2004, at the Secretariat Department (1998-2002), at the EPF Department (1992-1998) and at the Provincial Office, Matara from 1989 to1992.