The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday announced the appointment of Dimuthu Sanjaya Abeyesekera and Murtaza Jafferjee as Directors of the CSE board with effect from February 1, 2019.
Abeyesekera serves as Director/CEO of Asha Phillip Securities Ltd, which is affiliated to Phillip Capital Singapore, a specialized financial services organisation managing assets worth over US $ 35 billion, with a network of offices around the world.
He is an experienced capital market professional counting over 30 years in the industry.
Abeyesekera is also a Director at Asha Financial Services Ltd, a specialized margin trading company in Colombo and is a past Chairman of the Colombo Stockbrokers’ Association (CSBA).
As a veteran capital market professional, he presently serves as an important resource person at the CSBA. In recognition of his experience and leadership, Abeyesekera was also invited to serve a term as Chairman at Renuka Capital PLC.
Jafferjee is Chairman of JB Securities and has over 25 years of experience in the capital markets across multiple asset classes.
He serves on the board of Nations Trust Bank PLC and Serendib Hotels PLC as an Independent Director and also served on the board of the CSE from August 2007 to July 2009.
Jafferjee holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of New South Wales, Australia and a Master’s Degree in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo.
As a CFA charter holder, Jafferjee makes an annual pledge to abide by the highest levels of ethics and professional conduct.