HNB Assurance Managing Director Manjula De Silva has tendered his resignation, the company informed the Colombo Stock Exchange last Friday.
The resignation has been accepted by the HNB Assurance board with effect from March 31, 2015. Having joined HNB Assurance PLC as its Chief Executive Officer in July 2004, Manjula has been serving as its Managing Director since March 2006.
He was also recently appointed as the Managing Director of HNB General Insurance Limited. Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer Niranjan Manickam has been appointed as acting Chief Executive Officer with effect from April 1, 2015.
Manickam joined HNB Assurance in April 2009 and served as the General Manager-General prior to being appointed as the COO.
He counts over 32 years of local and international experience in handling all classes of general insurance.
Prior to joining HNB Assurance, he held the position General Manager, Operations at Aviva NDB Insurance PLC.