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The Executive Commitee

Lalith Fernando

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

MSLIM, EDBA (Colombo), CII Award (UK), MCPM, Certified Professional Marketer – CPM (Asia), Practicing Marketer (SL)

Lalith brings excellence in Overall Operations to the Company with over 30 years’ expertise in the Insurance Industry. He is considered an expert in Marketing, Distribution and Operations specialized in both Life and General Insurance.

His wide spectrum of experience in Capitalife Assurance Limited as the Chief Operating Officer, Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, HNB Assurance PLC, Eagle Insurance PLC and Ceylinco Insurance PLC, along with his qualifications and excessive trainings he has received locally and internationally in UK, Japan, Dubai, Sweden and Malaysia will lay out a strong foundation to the Company.

Conferred as a Certified Professional Marketer by Asia Marketing Federation (AMF) and as a Practicing Marketer (SL) by SLIM. Lalith holds an Executive Diploma in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Certified CSR Practitioner by the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Further he is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Managers and Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. Lalith joined the Company in April 2019 as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Indika Perera

Chief Financial Officer

BBMgt – Hons (SP in Acc.), ACA, ACMA

Indika is a charted accountant by profession, a member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountant of Sri Lanka and has Graduated from University of Kelaniya reaching 1st class honors’ division pass in Accountancy Stream.

He counts over 19 years of experience in financial sector of which more than 12 years has been in the Insurance Industry both locally and internationally. He started his career with KPMG Sri Lanka and has served in HNB Assurance PLC a subsidiary of Hatton National Bank, Orient Insurance Limited a subsidiary of Al-Futtaim Group in Dubai, Acuity Securities Limited a Central Bank registered primary dealer of Government Securities and in Gulf Union Insurance Group in Kingdom of Bahrain. He has experience in handling, Finance , Investment , Internal Audit , Operations Control , Risk Management , Taxation, Actuarial, Procurement and Facility Management Functions in different capacities.

Indika was the former Chief Financial Officer of HNB Assurance PLC & HNB General Insurance Limited. He Joined MBSL Insurance Limited in June 2019.

Shelton Seneviratna

Head of Technical/Specified Officer

B.Sc. [Hons] Sri Jayawardanepura, Fellow of Chartered Insurance Institute [ UK], Chartered Insurer, ANZIIF [ Fellow], Australia and New Zealand chartered Insurance Practitioner, Fellow of Indian Insurance Institute, ISO Lead Auditor

Shelton is a Chartered Insurer and is the First Sri Lankan to be elected as a Fellow in Australia and New Zealand chartered Insurance Institute. He has trained in Advanced General Insurance at Swiss Insurance Training Centre, Zurich, Switzerland and at Munich Reinsurance Company, Munich, Germany. Further he undergone Various Insurance training in General insurance, Life insurance and Re Insurance in India, Malaysia, Philippine, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Canada.

He counts over 38 years’ experience in General, Life and Re Insurance field of which 15 years’ experience in Sri Lanka Insurance, 8 years in Eagle Insurance Co [currently AIA], 10 years in Janashakthi Insurance Co., and 4 and 1/2 years in Allianz Insurance Co. Shelton Joined MBSL Insurance in October 2019.

Induka Senanayaka

Head - Group Corporate Business Development

MSLMBA (Col.), BA (Hons.), Dip M, LMSLIM

Induka Counts over 25 years of experience in the Insurance Industry particularly in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Sales staff training and Branch & Regional Operations. Induka holds a BA Degree in Sociology with Second Class Honors’ upper division and MBA in Marketing from the University of Colombo. He holds Diploma in Marketing from the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). Further, he was awarded N.D.S. Silva memorial price for the best student in Sociology in 1996 and also Awarded Best Student’s Subject price for Behavioral Aspects of Marketing and Principles of Organization and Management, respectively in the examination held in November 2003 and November 2004 by the SLIM.

He is also a Life Ordinary Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and a member of the Association of Sri Lankan Sociologists.

Rohan Hemantha

Head of Strategy, Risk and Compliance

CMIRM, MBA (UK)

Rohan is a certified member of the Institute of Risk Management UK and holds an MBA from the University of Wales (UK). He also has a diploma in Information Security and System Control Audit.

He counts over 15 years of experience out of which 13 years have been in the Insurance industry. He started his career with Ernst & Young Sri Lanka and has worked in HNB Assurance PLC and HNB General Insurance Limited. He has experience in the areas of Internal Auditing, Risk Management, Compliance, Accounting and Claims Management.

Prior to joining MBSL Insurance Company Limited in June 2019, Rohan worked as the Head of Risk and Compliance of HNB Assurance PLC and its fully owned subsidiary, HNB General Insurance Limited.

Amila Withange

Head of IT

MBA (Colombo), MSc.IT (Colombo), BSc, PMP, VCP, OCP

With over 15 years of experience in the field of information technology, Amila has the exposure in IT sector covering many business verticals by working in leading organizations namely HNB Assurance PLC, Amana Bank PLC and Vallibel Finance PLC. He started his career at HNB Assurance PLC and was promoted to Assistant Manager - IT Operations within a short period of time. Then he joined Amana Bank PLC as Manager - IT Systems and was promoted to the grade of Senior Manager - IT Systems & Infrastructure within two years based on his instrumental contribution to setup the bank's Data Centre, DR site and all platforms required to support business continuity. In 2014, he joined a startup life insurance company called Capitalife Assurance as the Head of IT and worked there until he moved to Vallibel Finance as Manager – IT.

Amila is a graduate (BSc.) from University of Kelaniya and has obtained his post graduate qualifications in Master of Information Technology (MSc.IT) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Colombo. He has also obtained Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute, USA and holds few other professional certifications related to the IT industry such as VCP-DCV (VMware Certified Professional – Data Centre Virtualization), OCP (Oracle Certified Professional – Cloud Infrastructure), CCNA and MCSA.

Q. Pathiranage

Business Consultant

AIB – (Sri Lanka)

A veteran and a versatile banker, Pathiranage is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (AIB-Sri Lanka). He is the elected Vice President of the AIB-Sri Lanka Association at present.

Pathiranage, joined the Bank of Ceylon, the biggest bank in Sri Lanka, in 1978 and had an illustrious career in BOC, ending up as its Assistant General Manager. He Counts 39 years of experience in the Banking Industry particularly in the areas of Trade Finance, Treasury operations, Mobilization of Foreign remittances, Loan Recovery, Real Estate, HR operations and Superannuation Fund Management.

Immediately after his retirement from BOC in 2016, Pathiranage started his carrier in MBSL Group, as the Co-ordination officer to the CEO of the Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance Plc and subsequently he joined MBSL Insurance Company Limited as Business Consultant of Bancassurance Division.

Date of incorporation

MBSL Insurance Company Limited is a Public Limited Liability Company incorporated on 24th September 2004 under the Companies Act No. 17 of 1982 in Sri Lanka. The Company was re-registered under the Companies Act No. 7 of 2007.

MBSL Insurance Company Limited

No. 122, Kew Road,
Colombo - 02.

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