Associated Motor Finance Company PLC
Mr. Chandrin Fernando
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Fernando is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and Chartered Global Management Accountant, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He is a Chartered Marketer holding an Associate Membership from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Special) from the University of Sri Jayewardenapura with a Second Upper Division Class Honors and an MBA from the University of Cardiff Metropolitan, UK. Mr. Fernando served on the CIMA Sri Lanka Board in 2014. He held many positions while serving as a Director of CIMA Sri Lanka Division and he was a member of the ‘Global Markets Committee’ which reports to the CIMA London Council. He is the former Chairman of MESANA Regional Board which covers Middle East, South Asia and North Africa comprising 28 countries. Mr. Fernando possesses extensive experience in Non-Banking Financial Service industry and counts over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of Finance, Marketing, Trading, Construction, Real Estate and Plantations.
He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Arpico Finance Company PLC since Jan 2016 and now been appointed as Deputy CEO of Associated Motor Finance Company PLC w.e.f. 1st of April 2021.
Ms. Geethika Wickramasinghe
Deputy General Manager – Liability Products
Geethika Wickramasinghe counts over 18 years of experience in Banking & 12 years in the Finance sector. She has headed both Operations & Credit divisions in several branches at Seylan Bank PLC & served as a Branch Manager in Union Bank PLC. Geethika was at UB Finance Ltd as AGM Deposits & AGM Credits. She worked at Orient Finance PLC as AGM Fund Mobilization prior to joining Associated Motor Finance Company PLC as a Deputy General Manager. Geethika is a Double Master’s Degree holder from the University of Colombo & American City University, USA and a Diploma holder from the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. Geethika also holds two international diplomas in Compliance & Anti Money Laundering (Merit) from University of Manchester UK, awarded by the International Compliance Association UK.
Mr. Dileepa Dharmarathna
Senior Assistant General Manager – Credit
Mr. Dharmarathna holds a BSc Degree and an MBA from the University of Colombo. He has over 20 years of experience in finance industry covering credit, marketing and recoveries. He was the Credit Manager at Nation Lanka Finance PLC prior to joining Associated Motor Finance Company PLC in June 2012.
Senior Assistant General Manager – Finance
Anusha is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and the Chartered Global Management Accountant, UK and is currently reading for the Master of Business Administration Degree at the University of Colombo. She started her career at SJMS Associates (Deloitte Sri Lanka) as an Auditor and was subsequently promoted as Manager – Assurance and Advisory – Technical and worked in Assurance and Advisory services. She counts over 13 years’ experience in accounting, auditing and due diligence and taxation and IFRS consultancy in Banking and Finance, Insurance and Manufacturing and Trading sectors. She joined Associated Motor Finance Company PLC as the Asst. General Manager – Finance in October 2016.
Mr. Vajira Panditharathne
Assistant General Manager – Recovery & Operations
Vajira Panditharathne holds a Diploma in Writership and Communication from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and also holds a Diploma in Psychology and Counselling. He has successfully completed the Certificate in Marketing from SLIM. He possesses over 19 years of experience in the finance industry covering Recoveries, Credit & Marketing and 12 years in the field of Mass Media & Communications. Of this period, 9 years were spent in managerial positions. He also conducts leadership and training programs for youth in Colombo and outstation areas as social services.