PCH hires specialist Suran to head ICT solutions subsidiary Greenwich

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PC House Plc (PCH) yesterday announced the appointment of Suran Fonseka, another top IT professional, as the Chief Executive Officer of Greenwich Lanka Ltd (Greenwich).

Suran has a great track record, having had leadership roles in big corporates like Virtusa, Open World and John Keells. Suran has now taken on the challenge of making Greenwich one of the most respected ICT solutions companies in the country.   

Suran Fonseka, a math wiz, is an Engineer by profession and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree from University of Hertfordshire, UK and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka. He is a well-seasoned business cum IT executive, and brings with him over 15 years of ICT industry experience. Suran has a proven track record in business development, general management and effectively rolling out large scale ICT projects.

Speaking about the new appointment, Chairman of PCH  S.H.M. Rishan said, “Suran came to our attention because of his strong execution skills and his proven ability to lead top performing teams. We were impressed by his emphasis on developing internal talent while reaching outside for new skills, his understanding of the role of culture in a company’s success and his personal integrity. Additionally, his straightforward style has won the respect of both employees and customers.”

Greenwich’s Chairman and PCH Director Sarath Wikramanayake commented, “In his short stint with us so far, Suran is making very positive waves in the ICT solutions industry and is quite a hit internally. The really pleasing aspect for me in  working on convincing top professionals to join us is the wealth of talent available in the country and the fact that many of them are lining up to join us at PCH.”

Greenwich is a fully owned subsidiary of PCH, and is one of the leading ICT solutions providers in the country. Having started off with unmatched expertise in areas such as HRM and payroll solutions, point of sales solutions and time and attendance management solutions, Greenwich has now grown to become a leader in providing business applications, enterprise systems integration and infrastructure solutions. In recent times Suran has been instrumental in making Greenwich the partner of choice in providing virtualisation and integrated communication solutions, two of the most popular areas in ICT requirements for corporates at present.