HRP awards first ever Fellow membership

The Association of Human Resource Professionals in celebration of its 10th anniversary awarded the first ever Fellow membership of the Association, at the recently concluded HRM Awards 2010 night.

Chitral Amarasiri, Founder President of the Association of Human Resource Professionals and Chief HR Officer, Commercial Bank of Ceylon plc was awarded Fellow members status.

Chitral Amarasiri holds an MBA from the University of  Lincoln and was awarded a Fellowship of the Association of Business Executives (ABE), UK. He is a certified professional of the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources, USA, and a member of HRM Sri Lanka and of SHRM, USA. 

Chitral Amarasiri was the founder President of the Association of HR Professionals in Sri Lanka and HRM Awards was his brainchild. He successfully established affiliation with the International Public Management Association for HR, USA in coordination with the Asian Development Bank.

In 2007, the Asia Pacific HR Congress held in India honoured him with the Global HR Leadership Award.

The Fellow member status was awarded to Chitral Amarasiri in recognition of his visionary leadership to the Association of Human Resource Professionals and the HR profession in Sri Lanka.