Sri Lanka Telecom Appoints President’s Brother as the New Chairman!

P. G. Kumarasingha assumed duties as the New Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Group, the holding company consisting of seven subsidiaries, on 22nd January, 2015, making him the 8th Chairman of SLT following the company’s privatization in 1996.

“Sri Lanka Telecom has a great responsibility towards the people of this country as well as the national economy in lieu of being one of its largest contributors. I am confident that everyone at SLT will support me with dedication, accountability and team spirit” in my efforts to make SLT realize broader and bigger dimensions. “Kumarasingha was quoted in a press release.

Prior to this appointment, Kumarasingha was the CEO and General Manager of the State Timber Corporation and holds the post of Board Director of the Land Reclamation & Development Company Ltd. LRDC Services (Pvt) Ltd., and is also the Financial Consultant for the Araliya Group of Companies (Pvt) Ltd.

Kumarasingha holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Master of Public Management from Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration, a post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy and Financial Management from University of Sri Jayawardanapura