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Touchwood Investments CEO quits

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Channa Abeygunawardene has resigned as the CEO of Touchwood Investments Plc with effect from 9 October after an eight-year stint with the company.

Following the move, J.G. Swarna Maloney was appointed as the new CEO. Chairman of the Company is R. Maloney.

Swarna Maloney was instrumental in conceptualising Touchwood in 1999. She has held various positions from Group Head of Finance, and Head of IT to current Group Operations Director. She holds a BSc. in Business Administration and has 17 years experience in finance, IT and business management both nationally and internationally.

Abeygunawardene joined Touchwood in 2004 as the Business Development Manager and was instrumental in developing the international SBUs. His involvement in business development, sales management and branch/regional management saw him promoted to General Manager in late 2005.

An Electronics Engineer by profession, he is also a Microsoft Certified Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE) of UK. Abeygunawardene possesses over 17 years of management exposure in UK, Japan, Middle East and Thailand.

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