Sierra Cables Plc has announced the appointment of Harsha Jayatunga as the new CEO.
Previously he was the Deputy CEO having joined the Company in April 2019.
The Company also announced the resignation of Managing Director/CEO D.S. Panditha.
Jayatunga brings him with two decades of a wide range of experience across Financial Management, Taxation, Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain, Project Management, Sales and Marketing and Operations disciplines predominantly in Construction, Property Development, Real Estate, Telecommunication and Manufacturing sectors.
Before joining Sierra Cables PLC, he held the post of General Manager - Finance and Administration of Civil Engineering, Property Development, Electrical Engineering Sectors of Sierra Construction Ltd.
He played an instrumental role when Sierra forming joint venture operations with foreign leading construction companies such as Shapoorji Pallonji Mid East LLC in UAE, Gold Mantis China, Toda Corporation Japan for some major landmark construction projects in Sri Lanka.
Jayatunga is a proud product of Ananda College - Colombo 10. He is a Fellow Member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of
Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) and Chartered Global Management Accountants, USA.
He is also an Associate Member of the Certified Public Accountants, Australia. In addition to these professional qualifications he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Colombo. He has an MBA in General Management from the same university where he was awarded the Gold Medal sponsored by Brandix Group for Tax Planning and Management subjects.
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