CIMA appoints local Divisional Consultative Group
CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) has appointed a
local Consultative Group to advise on the affairs of its Sri Lankan
Division during the period of suspension of the Divisional Council.
The Consultative Group will suggest appropriate arrangements for
restoring an elected Divisional representative body, and will provide a
focal point for advice to CIMA on its members and student support in the
It will also advise on the delivery of CIMAís program in Sri Lanka
and will bring to the attention of CIMA any matters which affect the
well-being of CIMA, its members, students, tuition providers, staff and
the profession in Sri Lanka.
The appointment follows the CIMA global Councilís decision recently
after considering an independent review. The Divisionís activities
continue to function as normal.
The members of the Consultative Group are FCMA, Group Finance
Director of John Keells Holdings PLC Ronnie Peiris (who is to be
Chairman of the Consultative Group) and FCMA, Director, Union Bank of
Colombo Ltd; Anil Amarasuriya, FCMA, Finance Director of Hayleys PLC
Richard Ebell (who will act as spokesman for the Group); Keren Stephen,
FCMA, Director, Research Delivery of Amba Research; and FCMA, Country
Managing Partner at Ernst & Young Asite Talwatte. All have strong roles
in the local business community.