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Appointed to the Board of CIC on 28th October 2005 and appointed as Acting Chairman on 1st January 2014 and as the Chairman on 23rd May 2014. Mr. Harsha Amarasekera, President’s Counsel is a leading lawyer in Sri Lanka having a wide practice in the Original Courts as well as in the Appellate Court, specialising in Commercial Law, Business Law, Securities Law, Banking Law and Intellectual Property Law. He also serves as an Independent Director in several leading listed companies in the Colombo Stock Exchange, including Vallibel One PLC, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Expo Lanka Holdings PLC, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, Amana Bank PLC, Keells Food Products PLC, Amaya Leisure PLC and Vallibel Power Erathna PLC. He was also appointed as the Chairman of CIC subsidiary, Chemanex PLC on the 1st of April 2015.

He also serves as a Director in several unlisted companies including some companies within the Group.
Joined the Board of CIC on 21st May 2002, appointed Chief Operating Officer in February 2005 and appointed Managing Director/CEO in April 2009. Holds a degree from the University of Delhi and a Masters in Business Administration, UK. Non-Executive Director of a number of unlisted companies in the CIC Group including Akzo Nobel Paints Lanka (Pvt) Limited, Rahimafrooz CIC Agro Limited, Bangladesh and an Independent Director of Seylan Bank PLC. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Chemanex PLC. He is the Vice - Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the President of the Sri Lanka - Africa - Middle East Business Council and the Vice President of the Sri Lanka-Maldivian Business Council and has led Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce delegations to various countries. He is also the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce nominee in the Mercantile Services Provident Society.

In addition, he had been a pioneer in coordinating and setting up of CIC Agri Businesses which is the premier agricultural company in Sri Lanka. He has helped in developing the seed to shelf concept where 20,000 farmer families are helped to bring produce to end consumers. He has also studied the agricultural measurement and productivity systems in Australia, India, Thailand, Portugal, Chile, South Africa and in many other countries.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 30th June 2010. Mr. Rajan Asirwatham was the Senior Partner and Country Head of KPMG from 2001 to 2008. Further, he was the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Sustainable Tourism Project funded by the World Bank for the Ministry of Tourism. Mr. Asirwatham, is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He was also a Member of the Presidential Commission on Taxation, appointed by His Excellency the President, a Member of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Advisory Council and a Member of the Council of the University of Colombo. He also serves on the Boards of a number of companies amongst which are Ceylon Tea Services PLC, Aitken Spence PLC , Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, Aitken Spence Hotels PLC, Royal Ceramics PLC and Valibel One PLC. He also serves as a Director of many unlisted companies.
Appointed to the Board on 10th March 2008. Mr. Captain is an entrepreneur and investor in Sri Lankan corporate sector, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and over 15 years of business experience in a range of manufacturing sectors. His current business interests range from paints, garments, industrial gloves, cutting and polishing diamonds, plastics and other packing material. He is the co-founder of Asia Stock Brokers, Asia Capital, Dutch Lanka Trailers, Asia Siyaka and Asian Alliance. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Hatton National Bank PLC and many other unlisted companies. Mr. Captain was educated at the University of Miami, Florida, USA.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 11th April 2013. Mr Enderby has a long and successful track record in the private equity space with Actis, a leading global emerging markets fund. During his career, he has worked for Actis in UK, Uganda, Swaziland, Sri Lanka and most recently in India, finally retiring as an Actis Partner in 2011. He has led multiple successful private equity transactions in Sri Lanka, including South Asia Gateway Terminals, Ceylon Oxygen and Millenium Information Technologies.

He has served on the Boards of many leading businesses in India and Sri Lanka including John Keells Holdings PLC, Lion Brewery PLC and Punjab Tractors.

He joined Hemas Holdings PLC in 2013 to head up the Group efforts in merges, acquisitions and strategy and in 2014 was appointed the Group CEO. He is also a Director of Serendib Hotels PLC and J L Morison Son & Jones (Ceylon) PLC.

He holds a Masters of Development Studies from the University of Melbourne, BSc (Econ) Hons. in Economics and Accounting from Queen’s University, Belfast and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – UK.
Appointed alternate Director to ICI Nominee Director on 21st May 2002, thereafter as a Director on 25th October 2008. A Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Certified Professional Managers. He is the Chairman of Lanka Rating Agency, Deputy Chairman, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC and Non-Executive Director of Keells Food Products PLC, EAP Holdings PLC and a number of other unlisted companies in the CIC Group. Served at Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited for 13 years and held several senior positions including Head of Treasury. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council of The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 9th November 2014. Mr. Keerthi Kotagama is a professional Executive in the Agriculture & Business Management fields. He obtained his BSc in Agriculture (Hons) from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and Master of Business Administration (Finance & Management of Technology) from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Presently, Mr. Kotagama is the Managing Director/CEO of CIC Agri Businesses (Pvt) Limited since January 2006.

Mr.Kotagama has been awarded and recognised for his professional services and contributions by several local and international organisations. This includes the Responsible Business Leader Award 2012, presented by the Enterprise Asia, Malaysia and the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award 2012, presented by the Enterprise Asia, Sri Lanka.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 30th June 2009. Prof. Buddhi Marambe is currently the Director of the Agriculture Education Unit (AEU) of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. Being the former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and the former Head of the Department of Crop Science, Prof. Marambe has been actively involved in and contributed significantly to the betterment of the agriculture education, research and development programmes at national and regional levels. He is the Chairman of the National Experts Committee on Climate Change Adaptation (NECCCA), Chairman of the National Invasive Species Specialist Group (NISSG) and a Member of the National Bio-Diversity Experts Committee (NBDEC) of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Member of the Sectorial Committee on Agriculture, Chairman of the Working Group on Pesticides of the Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI), and a Member of the National Plant Protection Committee (NPPC) of the Sri Lanka Council for Agriculture Research Policy (SLCARP).
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 9th November 2014. Dr. Devapriya Nugawela is currently the Chairman/Managing Director of Link Natural Products (Pvt ) Ltd. He graduated from the University of Ceylon with an Honours degree in Chemistry and won a British Government postgraduate scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in UK. He obtained the Ph.D.degree from the University of Manchester. He also has a MBA from the University of Colombo.

Dr. Nugawela pioneered the production of quality essential oils, herbal health care products and Ayurveda pharmaceuticals for export and domestic market as the founder Managing Director of Link Natural Products (Pvt) Ltd in 1982.

Dr. Nugawela was a past Chairman of Spices & Allied Products Producers & Processors Association of Sri Lanka and a Member of the Board of Management of the Postgraduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Dr. Nugawela is a member of the Executive Council of International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trade (IFEAT) and is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Zambia.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 9th November 2014. Mr. A V P Silva is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) and also a Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (FMAAT). In addition, he has the Certificate of Professional Study (Project Analysis) from Arthur De Little Management Education Institute, USA and the Executive Program on Corporate Management (EPCM) from The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) Japan.

At present Mr. Silva is the Managing Director/CEO of CIC Feeds (Pvt) Ltd., CIC Vetcare (Pvt) Ltd., CIC Poultry Farms Ltd. and CIC Bio Security Breeder Farms Ltd. He is also a Director of Chemanex PLC, Chemanex Adhesives (Pvt) Ltd., Crop Management Services (Pvt) Ltd. and CAL Exports Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited.
Appointed to the Board of Directors on 12th February 2015. Mr. Dinesh Weerakkody is Chairman of HR Cornucopia Lanka Ltd. He was the former Chairman of Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC and of the Employees Trust Fund Board of Sri Lanka and a Director of DFCC Bank. He serves and had served in a number of government and private sector boards. He is also a Vice President of the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka Chapter, a Council member of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon and the Institute of Directors of Sri Lanka.

Mr. Weerakkody was also an Advisor to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2002 to 2004 and has served in many Cabinet Sub Committees and national level committees on economic affairs, international affairs and labour management

Mr. Weerakkody is a Graduate in Business Administration, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, Fellow Member of the Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka, Professional Member of the Singapore Human Resource Institute and has obtained an MBA from the University of Leicester, England.

He has received extensive leadership, HR and management trainings in the UK, USA, France, Japan, Singapore and India. Mr. Weerakkody is currently a Director of many private sector Boards including GlaxoSmithKline Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco PLC, Hemas Holdings PLC, Access Engineering PLC and Director/Advisor of Cornucopia Bangalore, India.
An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – UK and holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She is also a Director of many unquoted subsidiaries of the CIC Group.
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