directors

Board of Directors


Mr. Sarath Dayantha Amarasinghe
Chairman and Executive Director

A Chartered Engineer by profession. A Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers – M I Mar E (UK) – and Member of the Institute of Marine Engineers - M I Mar E (UK). Also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Engineers, UK and a Member of the Institute of Engineers – MIE (S.L). Counts over 35 years of service at Colombo Commercial Company Engineers Ltd. Also served as Chairman/Managing Director Alumex Group of Companies for over 8 years.


Dr. Kanishka Anushal Amarasinghe.
Managing Director / Executive Director.

Has a Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology, UK. He has worked at Thorn EMI Central Research Laboratories, SG Securities (part of the Societe General Group), and Millennium Information Technologies (MillenniumIT). Acquired Beira Parawood Products (Pvt) Ltd. (BPPL) in 2012.


Mr. Vaithilingam Selvaraj
Executive Director

Has 34 years of work experience in manufacturing sector of which he has spent 30 years in senior managerial positions in the field of finance, supply chain, export sales and general management. He functioned as the Chief accountant for Phoenix Group of companies for nine years, and has worked for the Beira Group and Moosajees as Director Finance for 25 years. Holds a MBA from Australian Institute of Business and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (ACMA) and a CGMA. Also a certified Director – SLID.


Mr. B D Prasad Devapriya Perera
Executive Director

Presently Director Factory Operations of the Beira Group, started his career at the Beira Group as a Management Trainee in 1991. A science graduate with a 2nd class from the University of Colombo. Also a certified Director – SLID.


Mr. Ranil Prasad Pathirane
Non – Executive director

Has extensive experience in finance and management in financial, apparel/manufacturing and energy sectors. He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (FCMA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.


Mr. Manjula Hiranya De Silva
Independent Non- Executive Director

Holds a BA Hons (First Class) degree in Economics from the University of Colombo and a MBA from London Business School, UK. He is also a FCMA (UK) and a CGMA. He has pursued executive education at INSEAD Business School, France and Harvard Business School, USA. Having joined HNB Assurance PLC as its CEO in July 2004, he served as its Managing Director from March 2006 to March 2015. In April 2015, he took up a new position as Chairman of National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF).


Ms. Sharmini Tamara Ratwatte
Independent Non- Executive Director

She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Colombo. She is a Trustee of the Federation of Environmental Organisations and a Trustee of the Sunera Foundation. Over twenty years work experience in finance and management.


Mr. Savantha De Saram
Independent Non- Executive Director

Holds a LLB(Hons) Degree from Holborn Law College, London and is an Attorney-at-Law, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. He is a Governing Partner at M/s D.L. & F. De Saram, Attorneys-at-Law and has been with the firm for over 15 years. Corporate and Commercial, Project Finance, Securitization, IT are some of his area of practice.

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