Standard Chartered Bank SL appoints Ajanthan Sivathas as Country Technology Manager

Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Ajanthan Sivathas as the Country Technology Manager, Sri Lanka to lead the Digital and Data Strategy of the Sri Lankan office as part of the country management team.

Ajanthan joins Standard Chartered from Unilever Sri Lanka, where he was the Head of Information Technology for Sri Lanka. He worked across many digital transformation projects involving technologies related to Cloud Computing, Microsoft Office 365 tools, RPAs and Data Analytics in a career spanning over a decade.

Bingumal Thewarathanthri, CEO, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka welcomed the appointment. “Ajanthan brings vigour and focus to the digital journey of Standard Chartered bank Sri Lanka, at a time when the new normal has permeated the way we do things, and where the digital advantage is crucial for growth and development. We welcome Ajanthan to the country management team and will be working closely with him as he leverages his multi-disciplinary knowledge and experience in leading digital growth.”

Ajanthan will report to Yusuf Roopawalla, CIO India and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, with a matrix reporting line to Bingumal Thewarathanthri, CEO, Sri Lanka. Ajanthan Sivathas holds a degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Moratuwa and is an Attorney-at-Law. He is also certified in Project Management, Agile Delivery and SAP SD.

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