The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces the appointment of Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara as a Director of the CSE Board with effect from 21st November 2017. Mr. Wirasekara is an investment banker and the Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC. He is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 22 years, comprising diversified expertise in financial services including, treasury and investment management, capital market strategy and corporate finance advisory.
Having joined First Capital in 2013, Mr. Wirasekara steered the Company to establish itself as a key contributor to the local capital market industry. He was the former General Manager of Softlogic Capital PLC guiding investment and trading portfolio management across subsidiaries inclusive of the Group’s Licensed Finance Company, Composite Insurer and Equity Brokerage; prior to which he was Head of Treasury at Nations Trust Bank PLC. He is an Alumnus of INSEAD having successfully completed his Executive Professional Education at INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.
The CSE Board of Directors comprises of five Directors elected by CSE Member Firms and four Directors appointed by the Government of Sri Lanka.