Teejay Lanka PLC yesterday announced that Shiran Perera, who was appointed as CEO in 2018 had resigned from the post with effect from December 31, 2019.
Filling Perera’s shoes is Pubudu De Silva, who functioned as the firm’s Deputy CEO.
De Silva’s appointment will be with effect from January 1, 2020. But Perera will facilitate the transition till the end of March 31, 2020. De Silva has over 29 years of experience in apparel and textile industry of which 19 years is directly in manufacturing experience in the textile industry.
Currently, he is responsible for the entire manufacturing process, human resources and engineering and is also overseeing marketing and branding functions of the Teejay group.
Prior to joining Teejya he was the Head of Planning at Slimline, Pannala.
He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Lincoln (UK), Masters in Manufacturing Management from the University of Colombo and a Diploma in Business Administration from the same university, He was further trained in Six Sigma Black Belt at the National Institute of Business Management Sri Lanka and Leadership Development Programme at the Centre for Creative Leadership in Singapore.