Board of Directors
Deshamanya D.H.S. Jayawardena
Mr. Harry Jayawardena is one of Sri Lanka’s most successful businessmen and heads many successful enterprises in very diverse fields of activity.
Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake
Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake is the Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC, with effect from 15th March 2019. From June 2004 to May 2017 he served as a Director of Aitken Spence PLC and the Chairman & CEO of its Maritime and Logistics sector.
Dr. R.M. Fernando
Dr. Rohan Fernando who heads Plantations and Business Development at Aitken Spence PLC., holds a PhD and a MBA from the University of Colombo and is also a Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, (CIM) UK.
Ms. D.S.T. Jayawardena
Ms. Stasshani Jayawardena is overall responsible for the leisure sector of the Group that includes hotels, incoming destination management and overseas travel. She joined Aitken Spence PLC in January 2010,
gaining experience in several of its key strategic business units
Mr. J.M.S. Brito
Mr. Rajan Brito has a LLB (University of London) and MBA (London City Business School) degrees and is a Fellow of both Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and England and Wales. Presently Mr. Brito is the Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC.
Mr. G.C. Wickremasinghe
Mr. G.C. Wickremasinghe started his career in 1954 on an Aitken Spence managed plantation. He has therefore had an unbroken association of nearly 60 years with the Company.
Mr. C.H. Gomez
Mr. Charles Gomez is a former Investment Banker with over 30 years of experience in the finance industry.
Mr. N.J. de Silva Deva Aditya
Mr. Niranjan Deva Aditya, who was appointed to the board of Aitken Spence PLC., in September 2006, is an aeronautical engineer, scientist and economist, is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament elected from the SE England.
Mr. R.N. Asirwatham
Mr. Rajan Asirwatham was the Senior Partner and Country Head of KPMG from 2001 to 2008.