Singer Finance announced the appointment of Thushan Amarasuriya as Chief Executive Officer of Singer Finance (Lanka) PLC with effect from 1st July 2018. He succeeds Shantha Wijeweera, who retired on 30th June.
Thushan joined the Singer Group in 2008 as Controller of Appliance Retail Operation, Singer lndia and one year later moved to Singer (Sri Lanka) as Manager – Financial Reporting. He was transferred to Singer Finance and promoted to the position of Finance Manager in 2012 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2017.
Thushan holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, U.K. and is an Associate of the Chartered institute of Management Accountants, UK as well as the Chartered institute of Marketing, UK. He is an Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.
Thushan was selected as the Best Executive of the Year of the Singer Group in 2014. At his Alma Mater, Royal College, he was the Captain of the Cricket Team and Head Prefect and was voted Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year in 1999.