Former Group Managing Director/CEO of Browns Group Murali Prakash has been appointed a director of Laugfs Gas PLC as a non-executive director with effect from April 02, 2015.
Prakash holds a MBA from University of Southern Queensland and is also a Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific) and a Certified Management Accountant (Aust).
He also holds an Executive Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Colombo and is Alumni of the National University of Singapore and Asian Institute of Management, Manila.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (London) and Certified Professional Managers Sri Lanka.
He served as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Browns Group of Companies, a public quoted conglomerate involved in trading, manufacturing, finance, travel and tours, plantations and investments.
He has served as Chairman of Galoya Holdings (Private) Limited and Sales Director of Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC. Prakash has also served as the Deputy Credit Director and & Credit Manager for many years, handling the marketing and management of hire purchase and related credit portfolios at Singer. He also served on the Boards of Singer (Sri Lanka) Ltd, Singer Finance Lanka Ltd and Singer Industries (Ceylon) Ltd.