Acting Chief Executive Officer –
Mobitel (Pvt) Limited
As the Senior General Manager of Sales and channel development, Mr Chandika Vitharena was responsible for the increase of Mobitel’s subscriber base and revenue generation, achieved through the management of the distribution channels which are the primary contributors to the addition of new subscribers. He was responsible for the overall Sales Operations at Mobitel.
Aggressive execution of his sales plan through various distributions channels, resulted in Mobitel consolidating the second place in the Sri Lankan mobile telecommunication sphere, with impressive growth in its subscriber base.
Mr Chandika has over 25 years of experience in mobile communications. He worked as a Marketing Executive from 1992-1999 and held the post of Sales Manager from 1994-1996. Mr Chandika joined Mobitel in 1996 as Sales Manager. Two years later he was promoted to the position of General Manager Sales and Distribution and in January 2009 he was further elevated as Senior General Manager & thereafter appointed as Acting Chief Executive Officer in December 2020
Mr Chandika holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi, India.
Chief Executive Officer,
SLT VisionCom (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr Ajantha Seneviratne joined SLT in 1993. He holds a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Moratuwa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). In addition, he holds an MBA from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Mr Seneviratne is a Chartered Engineer and a member of The Institution of Engineers of Sri Lanka. He counts over 20 years of experience in Marketing and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SLT VisionCom (Pvt) Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer,
SLT Digital Info Services (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr Malraj Balapitiya is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka. He counts over 37 years of work experience at various strata of SLT’s administration. He has swiftly climbed the corporate ladder from Technical Officer to Regional Telecom Engineer, Head of the Province, and to General Manager prior to his appointment as CEO of SLT Publications (Pvt) Ltd. Later he transformed SLT Publications (Pvt) Ltd. to SLT Digital Info Services (Pvt) Ltd. by re-vamping the entire product portfolio also introducing “SLT muve’’ ride-sharing platform, truly diversified product to SLT group with a much greater vision.
At present, he holds the position of CEO at SLT Digital Info Services (Pvt) Ltd. During his time as CEO, the Company has undergone a series of transformational steps to focus on business transition and digital transformation to provide a range of digital services to SMEs and Micro businesses and also business diversification. Under his leadership, in 2018 onward he drives Group’s diversified business of smart transport service, “SLT muve” to commercialise and provide efficient
ride-sharing service in Sri Lanka.
He is a dynamic personality with managerial, marketing, and entrepreneurial skills which have helped Rainbow Pages to reach the highest echelons and become the only directory publisher recognised by the Government of Sri Lanka. Owing to his expertise and experience in the local search and media space, and his networking in South Asia, he has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Asian Local Search and Media Association.
In 2011, in addition to his present position, he was appointed as CEO of SLT VisionCom (Pvt) Ltd. (2011-2016), a company focused on delivering services through IPTV technology under the SLT PEO TV brand name.
Chief Executive Officer, SLT Campus (Pvt) Ltd.
With over two decades of experience in Telecommunications and IT, Organisational Development, Human Resources and Marketing, Mr Ranjith G Rubasinghe was appointed to the Board of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC as a Non-Executive Director on 23 January 2020.
During his diverse professional career, he has served as Vice-President of the Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Council Member of the University of Colombo and the Council of the Board of Management at University of Colombo – School of Computing. He also serves as a member of the Council of the Open University of Sri Lanka and the Bikkhu University of Sri Lanka.
He is the Founder President and CEO of the SLT Campus (Pvt) Ltd., (SLTC), which is the only corporate powered, research based, fully residential university in the country. Under his leadership, SLTC became the “Most Emerging Education Institute of the Year at the South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2019” and has also been recognised at the “National Business Excellence Awards 2019” in Sri Lanka.
With an MBA from the University of Colombo, a Postgraduate Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and a BSc Engineering in Electrical and Electronics, Mr Rubasinghe is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Fellow Member of Chartered Professional Managers of Sri Lanka (CPM), Certified Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).
Mr Rubasinghe has been with Sri Lanka Telecom PLC for over 20 years and he held the positions of CEO/SLT Human Capital Solutions (Pvt) Ltd., and Head of SLT RAINBOW PAGES as well.
Among his personal achievements, he was awarded the Chartered Engineer of the Year 2011 at IESL’s Engineering Excellence Awards, the “HR Leadership Award” at the Global HR Excellence Awards 2010 and 2013, and “The Education Leadership Award” at the Sri Lanka Education Leadership Awards 2019 & 2020.