The financial industry of Sri Lanka, South Asia’s island republic, has withstood its share of turbulence. Standing out is Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, led by its vision to be the “most technologically advanced, innovative and customer friendly financial-services organisation in Sri Lanka, poised for further expansion in South Asia”. In our interview with him, CEO and Managing Director S. Renganathan describes how the bank is escalating its positive impact.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites are chosen then preserved for their significance to humanity and include the planet’s most astonishing natural and man-made landmarks. Visiting them is rewarding, but adding luxury accommodations that are experiences in themselves makes the adventure that much more gratifying. In our travel feature, we take you to four must-see heritage sites from one end of the globe to the other and into the opulent accommodations that best complement them.
With billions to be made from hacking into their networks, banks around the world are having to expend more resources to thwart the efforts of ever-more enterprising cybercriminals. Although the threat is growing especially to banks in developing countries, efforts to stop it are also strengthening through collaboration among industry partners.
Sri Lanka’s Sampath Bank PLC, which has been in operation for over 29 years, is today one of the country’s largest financial organisations. As an early adopter of new technology, it has spearheaded the country’s banking industry’s change into the digital age, and continues to shape how banks benefit the economy and community in Sri Lanka.