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  • 07 Feb2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Sustaining and developing Sri Lanka’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) is critical in generating economic growth and prosperity. Government statistics estimate SMEs account for 35% of total employment and contribute an impressive 50% to Gross Domestic Production (GDP). However, despite Read more...
  • 05 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Accorded the Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Special Award Award places the importance of early detection of autism in the spotlight   Recognising a disorder that afflicts one in hundred children in Sri Lanka and creating awareness to ensure Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    The sponsorship cheque is presented by Senior Assistant General Manager – Marketing of CDB Darshana Jayasinghe to Principal of Wesley College Avanka Fernando and Head of Rugby Development Committee Capt. Naween De Silva   Continuing its commitment to sports, CDB Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    CDB Netball Team with netball queen and best male player standing in the center Multiple victories were achieved by CDB in the sporting arena when the CDB Finance Netball Team Division A became runners up and mixed team became champions Read more...
  • 23 Mar2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Joint Winner in the Finance & Insurance Sector at the ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards Unique stakeholder engagement initiatives and expansive vision hailed by judging panel   With sustainability being the axis on which its business model is founded, Citizens Development Read more...
  • 23 Mar2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Integrates wide range of financial solutions into uplifting lifestyles Creates a platform for financial empowerment through strategic expansion   One of Sri Lanka’s Top Seven NBFIs whose focus on being a financial powerhouse that fosters entrepreneurial innovation and workmanship remains Read more...
  • 17 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    CDB inked a groundbreaking MCA record when it donned the crown of Runner Up in the BMW-Hyundai Trophy – MCA ‘C’ Division 50 Over League Tournament 2018.  Sponsored by Prestige Automobile (Pvt) Limited for the seventh time, CDB etched its Read more...
  • 19 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    11th donation presented under the CDB Pariganaka Piyasa flagship CSR programme 420 students and entire Devipahala Kuruwita community to benefit A total of LKR 13.5 Mn investment since 2007 benefitting nearly 12,500 students Empowering Sri Lanka’s young people with the Read more...

Corporate Management

Mr. Karthik is a Chartered Marketer, a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of UK and a Practicing Marketer of SLIM. He holds a B.Sc. in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management. In addition, he holds a National Diploma in Human Resource Management (PIM) and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He joined CDB as an Assistant Manager – Marketing in July 2004 and was responsible for the development of the CDB Brand. He is a member of the corporate management team and currently serves as the Director/CEO of Unisons Capital Leasing Limited (UCL) which is a subsidiary of CDB.


Mr. Heenkenda holds an MBA from the University of Wales and he is a Practicing Marketer and a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (MSLIM). He has received the Certified Professional Marketer Asia Pacific (CPM) status from the Asia Marketing Federation as well. In addition, he holds a Chartered Certificate of Risk in Financial Services from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, UK. Mr. Heenkenda is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (ACIS) and has participated in the Executive Education Programme at the Harvard Business School (Boston). He counts over 17 years experience in the finance business industry and has won the Manager of the Year Award in 2009 at the NASCO Awards organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. Mr. Heenkenda has served CDB for 17 years.


Mr. Imdaad holds a M.Sc. in Business Information Systems from the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT). He is a member of the British Computer Society. He counts over 19 years in the finance business industry. He has a vast experience in project management, e-commerce, software engineering, management information systems and payment cards systems.


Ms. Kodagoda is an Associate Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management. She counts over 19 years experience in the finance business industry. She is an expert in the operational aspects of finance, HR, credit administration and branch operations. Ms. Kodagoda has served CDB for 19 years.


Mr. Kotigala holds an MBA from the University of Wales. He has gained both local and international experience prior to joining CDB. He has served CDB for 9 years. He counts over 10 years experience in well-recognised multinational companies.


Mr. Mr. Fernando counts 24 years experience in the finance and leasing industry. He has served CDB for 7 years.


Mr. Dassanayake holds a B.Com (sp) from the University of Colombo and an MBA from the University of Sri jayewardenepura. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant as well. He has served CDB for 10 years.


Mr. Gunasinghe holds an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He is a Certified Professional Marketer of the Asia Marketing Federation and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). He counts 20 years experience in the finance business industry and has served CDB for 15 years.