CSE appoints new chairman | Sunday Observer

CSE appoints new chairman

22 May, 2022
Dilshan Wirasekara
Dilshan Wirasekara

The Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) Dumith Fernando who has served in this role since July 1, 2020, has informed the Board of his intention to retire by rotation on June 23, at the conclusion of his current term as a Director.

Subsequently, at its regular monthly board meeting held on May 19, the Board of the CSE elected Director Dilshan Wirasekara to succeed Fernando as Chairman from June 24, 2022. Wirasekara is Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC.

According to the Articles of Association of the CSE, its Chair is chosen from among the five Directors elected by the members of the CSE. The appointment of Wirasekara is in line with the CSE’s normal board succession practice.