Sanjeewa R. Jayaweera has been appointed to the Boards of Lanka Tiles PLC and Lanka Walltiles PLC as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Jayaweera has a proven track record spanning over two decades in senior management positions at several of the John Keells Group’s companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), possessing a well-established reputation for adhering to high ethical standards and integrity.
He has expertise in financial accounting, management accounting, hotel management, manufacturing, retail, audit, and compliance.
He was part of the core team in the highly successful entry of the John Keells Group Hotel sector into the Republic of Maldives in 1996; the turnaround of the Keells Super Market chain in 2012-2013; and the exponential growth in revenue and profitability of Ceylon Cold Stores PLC, resulting in a 250% growth in share price over two years in 2015-2017.
He was also a member of the Group Operating Committee (GOC) of John Keells Holding PLC from July 2005 to June 2018.