Arjun, Shibani on DFCC Vardhana Bank Board
October 2, 2012
Arjun Fernando Shibani Thambiayah
Arjun Fernando and Shibani Renuka Thambiayah have been appointed as Directors of the Board of DFCC Vardhana Bank with effect from 28 September. The announcement follows the Central Bank approving the two appointments.
Fernando is attached to DFCC Bank and is the designated Deputy CEO. He possesses international banking experience having worked for more than 27 years with the HSBC Group in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in senior managerial positions. Fernando holds a BSc (Eng.) degree from the Southern Illinois University USA and MSc (Management) from the Clemson University USA. He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered institute of Bankers of UK.
Thambiayah holds the position of Joint Managing Director of Renuka Hotels Ltd. and Renuka City Hotels PLC, of which she was the General Manager from 2004 to 2010, prior to assuming the current position with the company. She has also worked with several companies in the leisure sector in the USA and Sri Lanka. Thambiayah is a BA (Hons.) graduate in Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK and holds a Master of Management degree in Hospitality from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in USA.