Ex-banker Aruni Goonetilleke has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sunshine Holdings PLC.
With over 25 years of experience in global financial markets, Goonetilleke brings expertise in governance, enterprise risk management, internal audit and credit analysis. She has worked in senior transformational roles in global and local banks in Singapore and Sri Lanka and across several geographies in her credit and internal audit role with Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore.
Until 9 June, Goonetilleke served as the Chairperson of the Board of a large, listed bank in Sri Lanka. Under her leadership, the bank was successful in steering an economic and financial crisis. Her impressive career includes serving as a Board Director of several prominent public and private companies. She has held positions as a Board Director at Sunshine Holdings from August 2020 to November 2021, demonstrating her prior commitment to the organisation’s growth and success.
Apart from her financial expertise, Goonetilleke has a global outlook and is strong in collaborating with diverse stakeholders. She is keen on leveraging on her extensive network for the benefit of Sunshine Holdings PLC.
Goonetilleke holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Colombo and a Master of Laws from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Following the latest appointment, the Board of Directors Sunshine Holdings comprises D.A. Cabraal (Chairman), V. Govindasamy (Managing Director), A.D.B. Talwatte, S. Shishoo, G. Sathasivam, S.G. Sathasivam, S. Jain, S. Renganathan, T. Akbarally, M.R. Mihular and A. Goonetilleke.