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  • 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...
  • 16 Jul2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    The always trailblazing Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) is introducing an unprecedented array of rewards throughout the year for CDB customers through its flagship loyalty programme CDB Sithumina Loyalty Rewards.  From experiencing the thrills of Disneyland and the Eiffel Read more...
  • 21 Jun2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Profit after tax up 39% at 1.4 Bn Total assets surpass Rs.75 Bn mark, up 40% Early Adoption of SLFRS 9 “Financial Instruments” The multi-award winning Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB), which has continuously sustained impressive financial performance year-on-year, Read more...
  • 01 Jun2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    An Autism Trust Fund, CDB and SLACD joint initiative CDB continues Autism Awareness efforts jointly with SLACD and Ampara District Hospital Autism Awareness Walk to commemorate Autism Awareness Month held in Ampara   With April marking Autism Awareness Month, the Read more...
  • 08 May2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Photo caption:  Multiple medal winners at the 38th Masters Athletic Championship 2018 in Mangalore India, CDB’s Senior Executive -  Customer Relations Nadeeka Perera and Senior Executive– Credit Operations Dananja Krishantha Liyanage show off the gold, silver and bronze medals they Read more...
  • 27 Apr2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Uses social media platforms for fund transfers Yet another first in the financial services industry in Sri Lanka Optimising use of social media to maximise financial inclusiveness Trailblazing yet another revolutionary breakthrough in fund transfers in the country, Citizens Development 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 20 Jul2018
    Posted by CDB Finance PLC
    Wins at CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards Head of Sustainability CDB Aroshi Ranatunga holds the award presented to CDB on being adjudged among the Best Ten Integrated Reports at the CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards with Speaker Hon. Read more...

Corporate Management

Mr. Karthik is a Chartered Marketer, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of UK and a Practicing Marketer of SLIM. He holds a BSc in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). He also holds a National Diploma in Human Resource Management (IPM) and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) as well. Mr. Karthik joined CDB as 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. He was the President of SLIM (Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing) for the year of 2017/18.


Mr. Heenkenda holds an MBA from University of Wales, UK and is a Practicing Marketer and a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM) and Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (MSLIM). He also holds the 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 & Investment (ACIS) and the Certified Professional Marketer (CPM) of the Asia Marketing Federation. He has followed an Executive Education Programme at Harvard Business School (Boston) as well. He was awarded the “Outstanding Manager of the Year” award at SLIM-NASCO 2010 – highest national sales recognition. He counts over 19 years service at CDB with experience in corporate planning, branding, digital strategy and franchise operations.


Mr. Imdaad holds an MSc 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 20 years in the Financial Services and Information Technology industries. Mr. Imdaad has extensive experience in Digital Banking and e-Commerce Platforms, Payment Card Platforms, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering and Project Management.


Ms Kodagoda is an Associate Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management. She counts over 21 years experience in the finance business industry and is an expert in the operational aspects of finance, HR, credit administration and branch operations. Ms Kodagoda has served CDB for 21 years.


Mr. Dassanayake holds a BCom (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 a Chartered Global Management Accountant as well. He has served CDB for over 12 years. Prior to his appointment as Deputy General Manager – Innovation and business intelligence, he was attached to finance division.


Mr. Kotigala holds an MBA from the University of Wales. He has gained both local and international experience prior to joining CDB. He counts over 11 years experience in well-recognised multinational companies. Mr. Kotigala has served CDB for over 11 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 over 20 years experience in the finance business industry and has served CDB for over 16 years.


Mr. Chandrajith holds a BSc (Accountancy) (Sp) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is an Associate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He counts nearly 15 years of experience in financial management and auditing and has served CDB for over 8 years.


Mr. Jayasinghe is a Chartered Marketer. A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of UK and the Vice President of Marketing Alumna of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He holds a Masters in Business Studies from the University of Colombo and 1st Class Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Management from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He joined CDB as Senior Assistant General Manager – Marketing in December 2016 and has given the responsibility of developing the corporate brand and communications strategy for CDB.


Mr. Fernando counts 27 years experience in banking and finance business industry. He has served CDB for over 9 years.