From left: Krishanthi Lokuge - Head of Business Development & Operations, Rajitha Kuruppumulle - Chief Operating Officer and LakminiWijesundera - CEO of BoardPAC, Samantha Suen - Chief Executive, Mohan Datwani, Solicitor - Senior Director & Head of Technical & Research and Lydia Kan - Director, Professional Development of HKICS with SanukWickramatunga - Channel Partner Management Executive of BoardPAC and Idy Cheung - Manager, Marketing of HKICS at the 2016 ACRU conference
BoardPAC, the Sri Lanka-developed world-leading mobile portal that facilitates paper-less decision making at board level, was showcased in Hong Kong recently at the17th Annual Corporate & Regulatory Update (ACRU) Conference.
BoardPAC was the sole Sri Lankan firm at this year’s ACRU conference, attended by more than 1,600 governance, risk and compliance professionals from different sectors, as well as C-suite level members. The conference, held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, was organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS), to enable attendees gain first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments.
“ACRU provides a unique platform for regulators and practitioners to discuss key issues and the latest developments in corporate governance, including the latest technology that can support the needs of board members and administrators,” said Lakmini Wijesundera, CEO of BoardPAC.
“We were delighted to be part of the conference, as it enabled us to better understand the industry’s challenges. These key learnings will help us to meet the digital governance needs of our clients better.”
“The corporate governance field recognises the need to go digital to keep up with the fast pace of business. BoardPAC, with its strong credentials and technical expertise, has effectively demonstrated the value of using its proprietary secure board solution,” said Rajitha KuruppumulleChief Operating Officer of BoardPAC.
The BoardPAC portal enables members of a board to use an iPad to instantly access sensitive board documents, including minutes, agenda, financial statements, and archived information provided by company secretaries and other administrators.
A National Best Quality Software Gold award and Green IT award winner, BoardPAC provides users the ability to view and approve papers from the ease of a Board Member’s iPad. It has a host of features such as collaboration, meeting management and RSVP, the ability to search and refer to past board papers, as well as to annotate and approve documents and update agendas. The solution meets with the highest security standards including the ISO 27001 certification.
The solution is already the leader for board meeting automation in Sri Lanka and in Malaysia and is emerging as a strong player in many Asia Pacific markets including Hong Kong. Some of its leading international clients include Deloitte, Petronas, Prudential, MayBank, RHB Banking Group, Hong Leong Banking Group, Bursa Malaysia (Stock Exchange of Malaysia), Affin Bank, Astro, Guoco Group and Lam Soon HK Group. BoardPAC is also the trusted board automation solution used by leading companies in Sri Lanka, including Carson Cumberbatch PLC, John Keells Holdings, Commercial Bank, Nations Trust Bank, SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lanka Telecom, Hemas and MAS Holdings as well as the Colombo Stock