MR. R. KODITUWAKKU – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/GENERAL MANAGER
Mr. Ranjith Kodituwakku is serving as the Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager of People’s Bank with effect from 19th June 2020. Commencing a career in 1982 in the Bank, he has specialized in a wide spectrum of areas covering Branch Banking, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking, Off-shore Banking, International Banking, Project Financing, Recoveries, Digitalization etc. with extensive local and international training/exposure gained through working in different capacities at different geographical locations.
He is a key figure in driving the Bank towards digitalization on mapping business requirements to a digital platform by adopting best practices in the industry and re-engineering business processes for which the Bank was awarded many prestigious awards/recognitions both internationally and locally. Additionally, he has played a key role in the efforts carried out by People’s Bank to re-open Bank’s branches in the Northern Province with the aim of rebuilding the lives of the people and strengthening the economy of the region soon after the end of humanitarian operation in 2009. He also serves as a Director of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, People’s Insurance PLC, People’s Merchant Finance PLC, People’s Travels Ltd., Lankan Alliance Finance Ltd. Bangladesh, Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Ltd, Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka, Lanka Clear (Pvt) Ltd., National Payments Council, Sri Lanka Banks’ Association (Guarantee) Ltd, Lanka Financial Services Bureau and Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.
Mr. Kodituwakku holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specialized in Finance from the University of Colombo, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of New Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and a Certified Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.