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Mr. Harris Premaratne

GRI appoints Mr. Harris Premaratne as its Chairman

Mr. Harris Premaratne was appointed as GRI’s Chairman with effect from the 29th March 2018.

A veteran banker and architect of innovative banking, Mr. Premaratne’s immense vigor and business acumen will prove to support GRI in achieving a leading position amongst global specialty tire manufactures.

Mr. Harris Premaratne has over 40 years of banking experience with commercial banks. Mr. Premaratne is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of London. He served as senior deputy general manager of Commercial bank of Ceylon and as the Managing Director of Sampath Bank PLC from 2009 to December 2011. He also served as the Managing Director of Cargills Bank Limited from 2012 to December 2014.

He held the position of Chairman of Sri Lanka Banker’s Association. He also served as the Deputy Chairman of Softlogic Finance PLC and Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC. Mr. Premaratne is on the Board of Softlogic Holdings PLC, Softlogic Capital and is a director of Asiri Hospitals Holdings PLC., Asiri surgical hospital, Asiri Central hospital.

GRI considers it an honor to have Mr. Premaratne as its esteemed Chairman. 

Source: GRI Tires