CAL Holdings Ltd., a leading investment bank, recently announced that Rajitha Jayasuriya had joined the CAL Holdings Board as Non-Executive Independent Director.
Attorney-at-Law Rajitha Jayasuriya currently heads the overall legal operation of the $2 billion Sri Lankan apparel industry leader MAS Holdings Ltd. as its Group Director – Legal. She draws from a two-decade-long legal career and has built a cross-functional legal team for the apparel giant, covering Corporate Law, Intellectual Property and Corporate Governance, and also partnered with the organisation in its cross-border ventures into its new business verticals, including innovation, startup acquisitions, brands and IT solutions. Rajitha serves on the boards of several subsidiary companies of MAS including a leading New York-based Femtech company.
She was ranked number 11 in the list of the 50 most Influential Business Leaders in Sri Lanka in 2014. In 2017 she was recognised at the Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards by Women in Management and awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award for Law at the Zonta Woman of Achievement Awards. More recently, Rajitha was also listed in the ‘New Establishment 100’ by the Echelon Magazine.
Capital Alliance (CAL) offers capital market solutions mainly focused on family office and family business solutions. CAL’s reputation as Sri Lanka’s leading investment bank has been based on its pursuit of excellence in all aspects of its operation. By upholding gender equality at the board level and cascading it across the enterprise, ensuring its integration into the company’s decision-making process and culture, CAL is positioned as a pioneer in its human resource policies which has helped build a world-class team of professionals.