Insurance industry professional Chandana L. Aluthgama has been appointed as CEO of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd with effect from May 3, 2018.
Aluthgama is a renowned professional in the corporate world with over 25 years of experience across diverse facets in the insurance business.
During his illustrious career, he has held many senior roles in insurance organisations such as Eagle Insurance PLC, HNB Assurance PLC, etc. Further, he has held many leadership positions outside his insurance career in both local and international associations.
Aluthgama is a visiting lecturer at the Postgraduate Unit of the University of Colombo – Management and Finance Faculty.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colombo, Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Kelaniya and he is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute of UK (FCMI).
He has presented research papers at local and international conferences on insurance and bancassurance and has undergone extensive training both locally and overseas.
Prior to taking up this appointment, Aluthgama functioned as Chief Business Officer and Principal Officer of HNB General Insurance Ltd.
State-owned Sri Lanka Insurance is Sri Lanka’s largest insurer with an asset base of Rs.190 billion and a life fund of Rs.98.5 billion—the largest in the industry.