Nanda Ekanayake takes helm of INSEE Ce­ment Sri Lanka

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS -

Sri Lanka’s fore­most pro­ducer of ce­ment, Siam City Ce­ment (Lanka) Lim­ited (SCCCL), known as INSEE Ce­ment, an­nounced changes to the com­po­si­tion of the com­pany’s board of di­rec­tors on May 15.

Nan­dana Ekanayake was ap­pointed as the new Chair­man of the board of di­rec­tors. He will also con­tinue in his po­si­tion as the Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer (CEO) of the com­pany.

Fur­ther­more, Anut­tara Pan­pothong and Mark Sch­midt have been ap­pointed as new di­rec­tors. Ai­dan Ly­nam and Rizmy Richard will con­tinue as di­rec­tors of the SCCCL board. Paul Hu­gen­to­bler who was the for­mer Chair­man of SCCCL and for­mer di­rec­tors, Siva Ma­hasan­dana, Van­chai To­som­boon and Pong­pinit Te­jagupta have stepped down.

Com­ment­ing on the change to the Board com­po­si­tion of SCCCL, Paul Hu­gen­to­bler, Chair­man of the board of di­rec­tors Siam City Ce­ment (Pub­lic) Com­pany Lim­ited in Thai­land, said “I would like to take this op­por­tu­nity to thank Siva Ma­hasan­dana, Van­chai To­som­boon and Pong­pinit Te­jagupta for the valu­able con­tri­bu­tion made over the last two and half years and also con­grat­u­late the new Chair­man and the di­rec­tors. I am con­fi­dent that they will fur­ther strengthen the Sri Lankan op­er­a­tion,” he added. The changes to the board of di­rec­tors of INSEE Ce­ment Sri Lanka were an­nounced soon af­ter the group’s board meet­ing of Siam City Ce­ment (Pub­lic) Com­pany Lim­ited in Thai­land.

Nan­dana Ekanayake, the new Chair­man of INSEE Ce­ment, Sri Lanka was the Fi­nance Di­rec­tor and Head of Di­vest­ment Projects of Siam City Ce­ment (Viet­nam) Ltd prior to his ap­point­ment as the CEO in Sri Lanka in March 2017 and has con­sid­er­able ex­pe­ri­ence in merg­ers, ex­pan­sions and ac­qui­si­tion projects.

He is a Fel­low Char­tered Ac­coun­tant (FCA) of the In­sti­tute of Char­tered Ac­coun­tants of Sri Lanka and is a Cer­ti­fied Pub­lic Ac­coun­tant (CPA), Aus­tralia. He has re­ceived lead­er­ship train­ing at the Lon­don Busi­ness School and In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute for Man­age­ment De­vel­op­ment (IMD), Switzer­land.

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