Board of Directors

Mr. K.D.D. Perera
Chairman

Mr. Dhammika Perera is a visionary entrepreneur and investor whose business interests include Hydropower Generation, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Entertainment, Banking and Finance.

He serves as the Chairman of Sampath Bank PLC, Vallibel One PLC, LB Finance PLC, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC, The Fortress Resort PLC, Lewis Brown & Company(Pvt) Ltd., Delmege Forsyth & Company Limited and its subsidiaries, Greener Water Ltd and Vallibel Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. He is the Deputy Chairman of Hayleys PLC, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC and Amaya Leisure PLC.

He is also the Director of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd., Haycarb PLC, Hayleys-MGT Knitting Mills PLC, Hotel Services (Ceylon) PLC, Hunnas Falls Hotels PLC, Dipped Products PLC, Nirmalapura Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd. and Alutco Anodising & Machine Tools (Pvt) Ltd.

He is the Secretary to the Ministry of Transport, Srilanka and a Member of the Board of Directors of Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA).

Mr. S.B. Rangamuwa
Managing Director & CEO

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and a Chartered Marketer, Mr. Rangamuwa is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants of Australia.

He is also a Fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management and holds a Certificate in Foundation Studies (Sports) from Unitec, New Zealand.
Mr.Rangamuwa obtained a MBA from the University of Southern Queensland /Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Administration from the Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

He started his career with Central Finance PLC, after a stint at Messrs Ernst and Young, he joined Mercantile Investments Ltd as a Management Trainee, and has held various key positions until he was appointed to the Board in 2001 as Director which he held until he joined Vallibel Finance PLC in February 2007.

He served as the Deputy Chairman of the Leasing Association of Sri Lanka. He is also a Director of Hunnas Falls Hotels PLC(Hayleys Leisure) and Style-Kraft Ltd (Orit Apparels).

Mr. J.A.S.S. Adhihetty
Director

A veteran marketer who started his career as a trainee at KPMG Ford Rhodes Thornton & Co. has over 30 years of experience in the finance sector.

He was formerly the Deputy Managing Director of Mercantile Investments Ltd. and served as a Director of Nuwara Eliya Hotels Ltd., Grand Hotel (Pvt.) Ltd., Royal Palm Beach Hotels Ltd., Tangerine Beach Hotels Ltd., Nilaveli Beach Hotels Ltd., Mercantile Fortunes (Pvt.) Ltd., Tangerine Tours Ltd.

Mr. Adhihetty joined the Board of Vallibel Finance PLC on 26th August 2005.

He also serves as the Managing Director of LB Finance PLC and The Fortress Resorts PLC, and a Director of Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC and Vallibel One PLC.

Mr. W.D.N.H Perera
Director

Mr. Nimal Perera who joined the Board of Vallibel Finance PLC on 26th August 2005, He is a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and counts over 28 years of experience in fields of Finance, Capital Market Operations, Manufacturing, Marketing and Management Services.

Mr. Perera is the Deputy Chairman of Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC and Vallibel One PLC.

He is the Managing Director of Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC, Lewis Brown & Company(Pvt) Ltd and Delmege Forsyth and Company Ltd .

He also serves as a Director of Hayleys PLC, LB Finance PLC, The Fortress Resorts PLC, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC, Amaya Leisure PLC and Sathosa Motors PLC.

Mr. M.D.S. Goonatilleke
Director

Mr. Goonatilleke joined the Board of Vallibel Finance PLC on 26th August 2005. He is a financial professional with over 25 years of post qualification experience and has held Senior Managerial positions in Financial Management, Credit Management, Treasury, Export & Import Trade, and General Management & Operations in leading private sector organizations in Sri Lanka.

He is a Group Director of the Douglas & Sons Ltd. Group of Companies. In addition, he serves as a Director of Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC, Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC and Hayleys PLC.

Mr. Goonatilleke possesses a post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, PIM, University of Sri Jayawardenapura and is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (UK) and a passed finalist of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka.

Mr. K.D.H. Perera
Director

Mr. Harendra Perera is a Director of Vallibel Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd., Vallibel Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. and is a Director of several other Vallibel companies.
He is also a Director of Amaya Leisure PLC.

Mr. Suranimala Senaratne
Director

Mr. Suranimala Senaratne has held the position of the Managing Director of Connaissance Group of Companies from 1987 to 2008 and counts over 30 years of experience in the tourism sector in managerial capacity.

In 2008 he took over the management of Yathra Travels (Pvt.) Ltd. as the Chairman/Managing Director. He is also a Director of Amaya Leisure PLC, The Fortress Resorts PLC.
Mr.Senaratne joined the Board of Vallibel Finance PLC in August 2005.

Mr. R. M. Karunaratne
Director

Mr. Rathnayake Mudiyanselage Karunaratne joined the Board of Vallibel Finance PLC on
30th April 2013.

He received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura,  Sri Lanka, specializing in Estate Management & Valuation.

After his graduation in 1977, he joined the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) in 1978 and during the period 2008 to 2011, having served in various departments, rose to the position of Executive Director – Monitory.

 

 

 


Mr. K.V.P.R. De Silva

Director

Mr. K.V.P. Ranjith De Silva holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Vidyodaya University and Postgraduate Diploma from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). He joined the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS) in 1980 and became a special grade SLAS officer in 2006.

He held many key positions in the public sector at a divisional, district and national level and has served in various Government Ministries such as Food and Cooperative, Home Affairs, Health, Ports and Aviation etc.

He held the position of Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Ports in 2005 and became the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Aviation in 2009. He became the Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation in 2010.

During his tenure at the Ministry of Ports and Aviation and Ministry of Civil Aviation some of the major Government projects i.e Colombo Port Expansion Project, Port of Oluvil, Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port, Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport at Mattala were commenced and completed under his supervision as the Chief Accounting Officer in those Ministries.

He has served as a member of the Standing Cabinet Appointed Review Committee (SCARC) which grant principle approval for major Government projects.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in Sri Lanka in November 2013.