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Senior Management

Dileepa Wijesundera
Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dileepa Wijesundera is an engineer by profession and has been a top level executive with extensive experience in project logistics, profitability and restructuring both at private and Government level. He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering and also obtained an MSc in Management from the Loughborough University (UK). He has successfully been at the helm of many prestigious corporate bodies including Head of Emirates Sky Cargo, Canada, Senior Vice-President Qatar Airways, Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority among others. Mr. Dileepa Wijesundera assumed duties as the Group CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC on 9 March 2015.

Priyantha Perera
Chief Administration Officer

Joined SLT in 1982, armed with a BSc from the University of Moratuwa in Electronics and Telecommunications. He is a Chartered Engineer with a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the CIM (UK) and a Fellow and a Past Council Member of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, a member of IET (UK) and CIM (UK), and also a Competent Toastmaster. He has experience in areas such as regional management, project management, technology strategy formulation and execution, technical operation, technical evaluation, marketing management and company transformation. He has led special company-wide cross-functional teams on 'productivity improvement' and 'paradigm shift' in SLT such as 5S and Breakthrough Thinking.

P Roshan Kaluarachchi
Chief Business Strategies Officer

P. Roshan Kaluarachchi, DipM, MCIM (UK) and MSLIM, joined SLT in 2010 as Chief Marketing Officer. He is a Chartered Marketer who counts over 19 years of experience in the entire spectrum of marketing: communication, media, distribution channel management, product and brand management in the FMCG, consumer durables and telecom services sectors, in both multinational and local organizations in Sri Lanka. Prior to joining SLT, Mr. Kaluarachchi served as General Manager - Marketing at Mobitel where his aggressive strategic marketing leadership contributed towards the company becoming the second largest mobile operator within a short span of 3 years. The launch of SLT's "Abhimaana" was amongst many milestones achieved in 2012 under his marketing leadership.

K. A. Kiththi Perera
Chief Enterprise & Wholesale Officer

Joined SLT in 1994. He holds a MEng from University of Moratuwa in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and a Chartered Engineer of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Council (UK). He has experience in International Transmission Systems, Submarine Cable Systems, Data and IP Networking and Project Management. He has experience in dealing with Enterprise and Government customers over the last 10 years and was instrumental in introducing Metro Ethernet Technology to Sri Lanka. He has provided voice-data integrated enterprise solutions connected with high speed resilient connectivity services to many customers.

Indrani Hissalle
Chief Human Resource Officer

Ms Hissalle, joined SLT in 1993 and holds a BSc. in Electronic & Electrical Engineering and MSc. in Telecommunications Engineering from University of Peradeniya. She is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka and a Past President of IESL Provincial Centre. In addition, she is a Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, IEEE (USA) and currently holds the position of President of Microwave Theory & Techniques Society (Sri Lankan Chapter). She has extensive expertise in Regional Operations, Project Management, Training, Contact Centre business including Administration. Ms Hissalle is a reputed speaker at IQPC International Quality & Productivity Centre and a visiting lecturer of University of Peradeniya. She is a reputed member of the International Rotary Club and is currently the District Attendance Committee Chairperson. She is reading for her PhD at the University of Peradeniya.  

Ajantha Seneviratne
Chief Marketing Officer

Joined SLT in 1993. He holds a BSc. (1987) in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Moratuwa and has obtained the Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from OUSL. He has also read for an MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardanepura. He is a Chartered Engineer and is a member of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. He brings with him over ten years of marketing experience.

Mahinda Herath
Chief Planning Officer

Mahinda Herath is a Chartered Engineer holding a Degree in Engineering from University of Moratuwa and a Masters in Industrial Mathematics from University of Sri Jayawardenepura. In a career spanning over 30 years in the SLT Group, he has gained multi-disciplinary exposure in the fields of engineering, management, regulation and business; having previously held positions such as Engineer, Deputy General Manager, Head of Province and General Manager Regulatory Affairs and International Business apart from the wide-ranging technical and managerial training he has received from reputed international Operators such as Telia AB of Sweden, France Telecom, AT&T of USA and KDD of Japan, he has also gained certifications in Telecommunication Regulation from Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) and University of Florida. He has also been involved in the activities of ITU study groups, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC), with several research papers and a book chapter to his credit. Mr. Mahinda is currently spearheading two key projects in SLT; namely the fixed TD-LTE roll-out and the carrier-grade Wi-Fi roll-out.

Mohan Padmaperuma
Chief Transformation and Development Officer

Joined SLT as an Engineer in 1984. BSc in Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Moratuwa (1983). He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow member of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. He brings with him experience in the Emirates Telecommunication Company from 1989 – 1991.

Tilak De Silva
Chief Business Innovation and Development Officer

Tilak De Silva joined SLT in 1984 and has more than 29 years of experience in the IT and communication fields. He has held the key positions of Head of IT, Chief Global Officer and Chief Network Officer at SLT and CEO of SLT – Hong Kong. Mr. De Silva holds the Degree BSc.Eng. (  Electronics & Telecommunications ) from University of Moratuwa and MSc. in Data Communication from Brunel University U.K. He is a Chartered Engineer of Sri Lanka, Chartered Engineer of U.K and a Chartered IT Professional of U.K.. He is having FIE-SL, FIET - UK, FBCS –UK and MIEEE – USA.  Also he serves as the President  of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka.

S. K. Lal Ranjith
Chief Corporate & Sales Officer

Joined SLT in 1984 as an Engineer. He holds a BSc (1983) in Electronics and Communication from the University of Moratuwa and has read for an MBA from the PIM of the University of Sri Jayawardanepura. He has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the CIM (UK) and is a Chartered Marketer cum Chartered Engineer with membership of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and CIM (UK). He is also a Toastmaster.

Udeni. K. Samararatne
Chief Financial Officer

Is a Member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants ,United Kingdom. He has worked in companies such as Richard Pieris plc a diversified conglomerate, Lanka Ashok Leyland plc a heavy commercial vehicle manufacturer, Noritake Ltd of Japan one of the world’s largest porcelain ware producers, Ferrero Ltd a Luxembourg based company which is one world’s largest chocolate manufacturers and at Ceat Kelani Holdings Ltd  the leading tyre manufacturer of Sri Lanka. Before joining SLT he held the position of Group General Manager finance for the Ceat Kelani Holdings Ltd group of companies. He has over 25 years of finance experience gained both locally and internationally.

D. W. R. Wijeweera
Chief Information Officer

Joined SLT in 1982 and served as Head of the Billing Division in 2001 and became CIO of SLT in 2005. He is a member of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (C.Eng.), IIESL, IET (UK) and CSSL. He has been engaged in major IT projects to provide the strategic IT road map for SLT. As Programme Manager he implemented the Integrated OSS and BSS system.

M. B. P. Fernandez
Chief Network Officer

Joined SLT in 1991. He has a BSc Eng in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Moratuwa and an MBA from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka with 23 years of experience in operations, maintenance, project management, customer service and marketing. He also serves as Director of Sri Lanka Telecom (Services) Ltd. and an IPM Resource Person.

Chinthaka C.Wijesuriya
Chief Regional Officer

Joined SLT in 1984 and served as Regional Head in 2001 and became Chief Regional Officer of SLT in 2010. He obtained the Graduate membership of Radio and Electronic Engineers (London, UK) and became a Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (London, UK). He is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers Scientists and Managers Associations in Australia and holds an MBA (Technical Management) from La Trobe University of Australia. He has wide experience in the telecommunications industry, in areas such as operations, maintenance, sales, marketing, customer service, quality management and project management.