DSI Samson Group Director Kasun Rajapaksa appointed for Lanka Hospitals Director Board

Mr. Kasun Rajapaksa has been appointed as an independent, non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC.

This appointment has been effective from July 22, 2021. At the time of the appointment, Mr. Rajapaksa did not held any shares in Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC.

Mr. Kasun Rajapaksa is currently a serves as a group director of the DSI Samson Group. He is also the Managing Director D. Samson Industries (Pvt) Ltd and Samson Compounds (Pvt) Ltd.

DSI is one of the leading footwear and bicycle tire manufacturer in the country. Kasun Rajapaksa is considered to be a member of the third generation of the Rajapaksa family that owns the company.

After completing his primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka, he went to Australia for his higher educations.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial and Management Information Systems from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Then he returned to Sri Lanka to strengthen his family business.

Kasun Rajapaksa is a former Chairman of Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE). He is also a former member of the Board of Management of NAITA and He has been a Fellow of the South Asian Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

With this new appointment member of the Board of Directors of Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC are, Vidyajyothi Dr. Bandula Wijesiriwardena (Chairman), Mrs. Roshini Cabraal, Dr. Ravindra Ruberu, Mrs. Lakshmi Sangakkara, Mrs. Mayura Fernando, President’s Counsel Kushan de Alwis, Mr. Nadun Fernando, Dr. Kanishka Karunaratne, Mr. Jagath Wellawatte, Mr. Ashish Bhatia and Mr. Kasun Rajapaksa.

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