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KANRICH FINANCE

with over 50 years history in the Sri Lankan financial sector

Kanrich Finance Limited, with over 50 years history in the Sri Lankan financial sector, offers unique and tailor-made products to its valued clientele. The company is a fully fledged finance company licensed by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka under Finance Business Act No 42 of 2011 and offers Fixed Deposit, Savings, Leasing & Hire Purchase, Pawning & Gold Loans (Ran Sihinaya), Mortgage Loans, Micro Finance, Personal Loans, Business Loans, SME Loans (Welandawarama), Education Loans, Housing Loans and Real Estate products.

Kanrich Finance Limited is led by a highly experienced Board of Directors and a young and dynamic management team. The company is guided by its core principles and values and is on a well planned out strategic path to achieve market leadership.

The Company’s Head Office is located at No. 69, Ward Place, Colombo 7 and it operates another 33 branches. Kanrich is an above Rs. 10 billion Company, with a cadre of over 1500 employees and a customer base in excess of 200,000.

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OUR VISION

OUR VISION

We move towards our goal of being a best corporate entity in the country, performing in steady practices and surpassing the desires of customers.

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION

We foresee being the best corporate entity in the country, performing in steady practices, conducting business with responsibility, consistently outperforms our peers and surpassing the desires of customers through excellence in delivering innovative products.

 OUR VALUES

OUR VALUES

Our company values are reflected in our highly dedicated team. By living our values we will be better able to achieve our ultimate goal of being the best corporate entity in the country.

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Board of Directors

Kanrich Chairman

Dr. Ravi Ratnayake – Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director

Ph.D. in Economics (La Trobe University, Australia), Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Development, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics

Dr. Ravi Ratnayake is a renowned international economist with over 30 years of experience in international trade, investment, and business. He was a former Chief Economist and Director of Trade and Investment of United Nations for Asia-Pacific Region (ESCAP). He was an economic advisor to many developing countries including Sri Lanka. He was a consultant to the World Bank, United Nations, ADB, USAID, and a Professor/Senior Lecturer in Economics, Korea University, and the University of Auckland. He authored many publications in economics. He was also a Director at the Ministry of Finance, Sri Lanka.

Kanrich Chairman

Mr. Shiran Weerasinghe – CEO / Executive Director

B. Sc (Acct) (Sp.) Hons, MBA (Aus), FCA, ACMA, MCPM, MIPA (Aus)

Mr. Weerasinghe is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He has obtained the Accountancy & Financial Management Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura and completed his MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He started his career at Messrs Ernst & Young. He counts over 20 years of experience and held senior Management positions in several institutions in the field of Finance. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (ACMA), a Member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Australia (MIPA Aus) and a Member of the Professional Managers’ Association (MCPM).

Kanrich Director

Mr. T.L.B. Hurulle

Independent Non-Executive Director

Kanrich Director

Mr. Buddhika Senanayake

Independent Non-Executive Director

Kanrich Director

Mr. Eranda Amal Godage

Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

Mr. T.L.B. Hurulle – Independent Non-Executive Director

Dip. R&AC (UK), C&G Cert. S&T. Ref (UK), M.SLID

Mr. T. L. B. Hurulle, who is an engineer by profession with local and foreign professional qualifications and counts for over 20 years of experience and exposure in the areas of Technical, Managerial, Administration and high level Policy Implementation. He was the Director General at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRC) and a member of the Public Representations Committee (PRC), Sri Lanka Constitutional Reform. Mr. Hurulle is presently, a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

Mr. Buddhika Senanayake – Independent Non-Executive Director

ACA, ACMA, DISA

Mr. Senanayake is a Chartered, Management Accountant having exposure to finance, accounting, auditing, consulting, management, IT & system audit restructuring & business turn around. He is a product of global big four; Ernst & Young & his experience counts in vast range of industries & areas including accounting, auditing & consulting, apparel, trading, agriculture, manufacturing, exports, climate finance, real estate & travel & tourism.

Mr. Eranda Amal Godage – Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

Chartered Marketer, Practicing Marketer, MBA (UK), ACMA , DipM (UK), FCIM (UK), FCPM, FIPFM (UK), MCMI (UK), MSLIM, MGARP, MIM (SL)

Mr. Godage is a Banker, a Chartered Marketer and a Practicing Marketer with 20 years of experience having started his career at Sampath Bank PLC. He holds a MBA from the University of Cardiff Metropolitan UK and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He is a Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing, Institute of Chartered Professional Managers of Sri Lanka, the Institute of Professional Financial Managers UK and a Certified Management Accountant (Australia). He is also a member of The Chartered Management Institute of UK, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, Global Association of Risk Professionals and Institute of Management of Sri Lanka. He joined Kanrich Finance Ltd., in 2009.

Corporate Management

Kanrich Director

Mr. Pradeep Basnayaka

Deputy General Manager

Kanrich Director

Mr. Ravi Indra Kumara Joseph

Deputy General Manager - IT

Kanrich Director

Mrs. W. Shyaminie Fernando

Sr. Assistant General Manager

Kanrich Director

Mr. Sarath Thilakartathna

Head of Gold Loans

Mr. Pradeep Basnayaka - Deputy General Manager

MBA (UK)

Mr. Basnayake is a banker by profession with 22 years of experience. He started his career at The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd before joining Sampath Bank PLC and DFCC Vardhana Bank PLC. He joined Kanrich Finance Ltd in 2011 and currently functions as the Deputy General Manager and holds a MBA from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK. He is also a former National Rugby Captain and National Rugby selector.

Mr. Ravi Indra Kumara Joseph - Deputy General Manager - IT

MBCS (UK) , Higher Dip. (Computer Science)

Mr. Joseph is a Software Engineer by profession with almost 17 years experience in designing, implementing and maintaining software in Commercial Banks, Merchant Banks and Finance Companies. He is a member of British Computer Society and has been involved in many system development projects in the finance industry. He has working experience at OpenArc system Management and several other finance companies. He joined Kanrich Finance Ltd in 2010 and was instrumental in developing the Core Banking Software for KFL, Branchless Bank Solutions (POS) , SMS Gateway and KFL Mobile Application.

Mrs. W. Shyaminie Fernando - Sr. Assistant General Manager

MBA (UK), BA (sp) Hons Business Statistics, Pg Dip in Marketing J’pura

Mrs. Fernando joined Kanrich Finance Ltd in July 2010 as Business Development Manager. She graduated from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura with a Second Class Upper and completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. She started her career at the Auditor Generals Department and then joined The Finance PLC in 2000 before joining LB Finance and MBSL Savings Bank and currently functions as a Zonal Head. She holds an MBA in Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Mr. Sarath Thilakartathna - Head of Gold Loans

Assistant General Manager – Gold Loans

Mr. Thilakartathna is the head of Gold Loans (Pawning) at Kanrich Finance. He has over 35 years of experience and has followed courses and obtained qualifications from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, The Gem and Jewellery Corporation and N.I.B.M. Furthermore he has worked as an auctioneer for over 25 years and is also a trainer for pawning procedures for Government regional banks.