Joined the bank in 1983, Mr. Gunasekara commenced his career in retail banking, which enriched him with a wealth of knowledge
D M GUNASEKARA
General Manager/Chief Executive Officer
Bank of Ceylon
Mr. Gunasekera was appointed as the General Manager of Bank of Ceylon (BOC) on 8th January 2013. Held the position of Deputy General Manager in charge of Retail Banking and Sales and Channel Management from October 2010 to January 2013.
Joined the bank in 1983, Mr. Gunasekara commenced his career in retail banking, which enriched him with a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of credit management and administration. He served at BOC London Branch from 1997 – 2000 and during his tenure in the UK, he received comprehensive experience in international banking operations. He counts for 29 years of experience in the banking sector including Corporate and Off-shore banking. As a resource person at the Banks’ Training Institute, Mr. Gunasekara has readily responded to uplifting the knowledge of bank’s staff. He is also a Council Member of the Association of Professional Bankers and a resource person at the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.
He has successfully completed the programme on Corporate Management for Sri Lanka (LKCM2 AOTS) in Japan and Advanced Management Programme conducted by the Wharton University of Pennsylvania, USA. Mr. Gunasekara graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka with a Special Degree in Public Finance & Taxation in 1981. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.