Commercial Bank PLC announced yesterday that D.L. Thushara S. Wijewardena has been appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director with effect from 31 March.
Wijewardena is a corporate executive with a proven track record in the IT industry both locally and internationally. She has been serving in various senior positions in the industry for many years and gaining diverse experience in providing technology solutions for high tech startups to large multinational businesses in the world.
She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Aventude Ltd., which she co-founded in 2018.
Aventude is a technology strategic consultation and solutions company based in Colombo and Stockholm with the specialisation of expertise in solving business problems using technology in an end- to-end spectrum.
She also serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Cabinet approved national initiative, Women’s Chamber for Digital Sri Lanka (WCDSL), an initiative to uplift women participation in digital economy of Sri Lanka through ICT education, career empowerment and supportive policies.
Wijewardena gained her board executive education at Harvard Business School, and also earned strategy certification for game changing organisations and artificial intelligence in impact for business strategies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management.