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
Appointed to Board in 2013. Graduated from Yokohama National University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Business Management. Entered “Mitsui Mining Company, Limited” in 1984. Over twenty five years working experience in Coal & Coke Procurement and Marketing business at Nippon Coke and Engineering Co., Ltd.(formerly Mitsui Mining Co., ltd.). Has served as Senior Manager of Corporate Planning & Administration Department of Nippon Coke and Engineering Co., Ltd. from 2012.
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
Appointed to the board in March 2011, Counts thirty years of experience in policy making and providing economic advisory services, on both macroeconomic and structural issues at National and Intergovernmental levels. Obtained Bachelors and Masters in Economics from the Cambridge University of UK and subsequently obtained a Doctorate from the University of Sussex. Immediate involvement as a Director, Economic Affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat. Has been involved in advising the Prime Minister and the Minister of Economic Reform, Science and Technology, Sri Lanka on negotiating with Bretton Woods institutions and other major donors, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Ministry of Finance & Planningon matters relating to macroeconomics and structural reforms.
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.