A Sri Lankan citizen, Vish Govindasamy is a well-known and seasoned professional who has been associated with the Tata group in Sri Lanka for many years.
Vish Govindasamy did his schooling at Trinity College, Kandy. As an MBA holder from the University of Hartford and a Fellow member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers of Sri Lanka, Vish has worked across continents occupying senior management positions in the USA, which includes the Assistant Vice President for Budget and Financial Analysis.
He returned to Sri Lanka in 1997 to take over the management of the key plantation sector company, Sunshine Holdings and currently he also holds the MD position at Watawala Plantations in which Tata Tea has a stake. Commenting on his new role, Vish Govindasamy said, “It is truly an honour to be appointed as the Chairman of Tata Communications Lanka Limited. I look forward to helping further drive the company’s growth and success as it forges ahead in its path to sustainable long-term leadership and profitability.” “Vish Govindsamy has been an integral part of Tata Communications Lanka Limited for many years. We are confident that his rich experience, insights and leadership will further strengthen TCLL’s position in the Sri Lankan market,” said Tata Communications Corporate Affairs President Ajay Pandey.