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LSEG Technology’s Vidumini Ranasinghe awarded Professional and Career Women Award


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The Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2018 presented by Women in Management (WIM) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group was held in Colombo recently. The Professional and Career Women Awards aim to ‘celebrate the achievements of remarkable women who inspire those around them’. London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is delighted that Vidumini Ranasinghe, Head of Strategic Account Management, LSEG Technology (formerly MillenniumIT) was recognised with the Gold award in the Information Technology category.

Vidumini has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in Sri Lanka and New Zealand, with hands-on experience in project delivery across all levels of the software delivery life cycle. A member of LSEG Technology’s leadership team since 2015, Vidumini was a Project Director for LSEG Technology from 2011 to 2017. In this role, she delivered multi-product integrated solutions for capital market clients while managing delivery teams comprising over 50 colleagues. Vidumini was one of the first female project directors for LSEG Technology and has delivered multiple concurrent software transformation projects for stock exchanges across the world.

LSEG Technology Head Nigel Cairns said: “As a member of our leadership team, Vidumini’s contribution over the years has been vital to the success of many of our projects in the organisation. I’m delighted by Vidumini’s achievements in the wider corporate world, and for the capabilities she has showcased as a member of LSEG Technology. I congratulate Vidumini on this recognition on behalf of the entire Group.”

Vidumini has previously been awarded the Business and IT Leader of the Year Award at the inaugural Women in IT Awards ceremony organised by the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) – Women in IT Association (WITA) in 2017. Vidumini holds a master’s degree in Engineering Management (Honours) and a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. 

London Stock Exchange Group is committed to diversity in the workplace and believes it is critical for the Group’s continued success. “We recognise that diversity and leveraging the power of our global workforce is a key driver for development and innovation, delivering benefits for our customers, our people and our investors alike.”

 


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