Newly appointed Director General Pasan Wanigasekara (seated) with BOI Chairman Sanjaya Mohottala on the right and Manjula Keerthirathna, Executive Director HR & Administration on the left
- Stresses on research-based targeted marketing campaigns
- Pledges to make BOI a one-stop-shop for global investors
Pasan Wanigasekara yesterday assumed duties as the Director General of the Board of Investment (BOI), the investment promotion agency of the Government of Sri Lanka.
In his address to the senior staff Wanigasekara shared his vision for the BOI as a dynamic and robust outfit that is equipped and competent to help Sri Lanka to compete internationally with other countries that are vying for a share of the global FDI pool.
He emphasised the importance of research-based targeted marketing campaigns and canvassed the support of all staff members to make the BOI a more proactive, customer-centric agency that acts with an utmost sense of urgency.
He also vouched to accelerate the transformational initiatives of his predecessor and current Chairman Sanajaya Mohottala in making the BOI a one-stop-shop for global investors.
Since his last corporate engagement as a Director of a Moody’s subsidiary, Wanigasekara has been practicing as a Consultant to several Fortune 500 companies and Asia-based PE Funds on investment analysis, M&A and operations optimisation.
Wanigasekara holds BSc from the Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka. He is a qualified Chartered Management Account, a Chartered Financial Accountant, a Chartered Marketer, as well as an Attorney-at-Law.