Dr. Harsha Cabral was appointed as the Chairman of the Group with effect from 01/12/2014.
He is a President’s Counsel, Ph.D. in Corporate Law (University of Canberra), Member - Law Commission of Sri Lanka, Member- Advisory Commission on Company Law SL, Member-Ministerial Committee appointed to reform Commercial Arbitration in SL, Council Member-University of Colombo, UGC Nominee – PGIM (Post Graduate Institute of Medicine), Member Board of Studies- Council of Legal Education, Member-Corporate Governance Committee (CA-SEC), Member Board of Studies - School of Accounting & Business (CA Sri Lanka), Member-LJRP (Legal & Judicial Reforms Project).
Director of 15 companies. Author of several books on Company Law & Intellectual Property Law, Senior Lecturer and Examiner (University of Colombo), Council Member/Faculty Member/Course Director ICLP.
Senior Counsel with 27 years of experience specializing in the fields of Company Law, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Law & International Trade Law. President’s Counsel for 8 years.
Appointed to the Board in 1983. Over Thirty years working experience in Business Management, Strategic planning, Social and Economic Research. Chairman of South Asian Investment (Private) Ltd and Alexandra Industries (Ceylon) Ltd. CEO of Capital City Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Capital City Development (Pvt) Ltd., Capital City Farms (Pvt) Ltd, St. Anthony’s Consolidated (Private) Ltd and St. Anthony’s Hardware (Pvt) Ltd.
Appointed to the Board in August 1999. Attended Illinois Institute of Technology Graduated in Industrial & Mechanical Engineering in 1973. Chairman & Managing Director St. Anthony’s Industries Group (Pvt) Ltd., Also Chairman of Rhino Roofing Products Ltd., CEO of many private and public liability companies.
Appointed to the Board in February 2007. Bachelor of Arts from University of Texas, MBA from University of Melbourne. Managing Director of South Asian Investment (Private) Ltd., Orion City Group, Rhino Roofing Group and also in the Board of Private, Public and listed companies. Has wide experience at leading corporate sector institutions in the garments trade, manufacturing and services
Mr. Susumu Ando was appointed to the board in August 2017. He serves as the Managing Director of UBE Singapore PTE Limited, Company incorporated in Singapore. He is a Graduate in Bachelor of commerce from Ritsumelkan University. He joined the UBE group of companies inthe year 1997 and has served in the cement, construction material and ready mix departments.
Appointed to the Board in May 2007. Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and England & Wales and holder of General Science Degree from the University of London. Former senior partner of KPMG Ford, Rhodes, Thornton & Company. Director of Haycarb PLC, Dipped Products PLC, Acme Printing & Packaging PLC, Acme Packaging Solutions (Pvt) Ltd., Tea Factories Small Holders PLC, Hayleys MGT Knitting Mills PLC, Hayleys Advantis Ltd. and in many Public Limited Companies
Mr. Warnakulasuriya Christopher Fernando was appointed as an Executive Director of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC on 30/10/2014. He is also a Director of Tokyo Super Cement Company Lanka (Pvt) Limited, Tokyo Cement Colombo Terminal (Pvt) Limited, Tokyo Cement Power (Lanka) Limited and Tokyo Eastern Cement Company Limited.
He counts over twenty five years of experience across industries. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics, B. Phil (Hons) Economics and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (FCMA), Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) and an Attorney-At-Law.
Appointed as a Director from 17/9/2014. Mr. Wadugamuldalige Marius Ravindrasrilal Dias served Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC for four decades and retired recently. He holds a Degree in Law and is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers (UK). He is also a Hubert H Humphrey fellow. He is an Alumnus of INSEAD Business School –France, having attended the Advanced Management Program in Fontainbleau.
He is a Committee Member of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Chairs the Banking and Capital Markets Steering Committee, a sub committee of the Chamber. He serves on the Boards of Carson Cumberbatch PLC, Senkadagala Finance PLC and The Academy of Financial Studies (Guarantee) Ltd.
Mr. Ravi served on the Boards of Commercial Development Company PLC, Lanka Clear Limited, Lanka Financial Services Bureau Limited and was also a Council member of the Employer’s Federation of Ceylon.
Mr. Talwatte appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director in August 2016. He is the Chairman of Management Systems (Pvt) Limited (MSL). He is a fellow member of CA Sri Lanka (CASL) and CIMA U.K. Mr. Talwatte has a Post-Graduate Siploma in Business and Financial Administration awarded by CASL and the University of Wageningen, Holland and has a MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka. He has also participated in a Kwllogg Executive program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston. Illinois.
Mr. Talwatte worked at Ernst & Young in assurance, business risk and advisory services for 37 years, of which 10 years was as Country Managing Partner, prior to his retirement. He has worked with Ernst & Young Cleveland, Ohio and has served on Ernst & Young's Far-East Area Executive Committee and the Area Advisory Council. He has also served on the ASEAN leadership committee, was president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL) for a two year period in 2002/2003 and the CIMA in 1995/96. He served as the Chairman of the Statutory Accounting Standards committee and the Auditing Standards Committee, the urgent issues Task Force and the Examinations Committee of ICASL.