|Dr. Ravi Liyanage.
is the co-founder and present Chairman/CEO of the Raigam group.
Dr. Liyanage holds a BSc. degree in Business Administration
from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. His MBA, specializing
in Marketing was obtained from the University of Colombo and
later the Lacrosse University (USA) awarded him the PhD in Management.
This was followed by numerous other post graduate and professional
qualifications such as Diploma in Marketing. Dr. Liyanage
is the first Fellow of the Institute of Marketing in Sri Lanka
and he holds membership of various professional bodies including
Institute of Gemology, Institute of HR Professionals, and
Association of Accounting Technicians.
Starting his career in the private sector, he changed course
in mid career to public sector and changed again to end up
creating the well known, truly Sri Lankan FMCG in the land,
the Kingdom of Raigam. He was the Platinum award winner of
FCCISL Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005 and in the same year
won the much coveted CIMA Business Leader of the Year, thus
becoming the first ever entrepreneur to win both these awards
in the same year.He is also a Faculty Board Member of The
University of Sri Jayawardenapura and a Director of State
Trading (Wholesale) Corporation Ltd. In many universities
and Institutes, he is a well known lecturer in Management.
Kishan Rohana Theodore
is the other founder member of the board, serving as the present
Deputy Chairman of the group. He has extensive knowledge and
experience in various industrial sectors such as IT, FMCG,
and Manufacturing with focus on strategy, business diversification,
building strong performance cultures and teams, locally as
well as internationally.Having started his career as a computer
programmer, his entrepreneurship created Kobian Technologies
(Pvt) Ltd. His drive vision and leadership has made Kobian
and its subsidiaries in the IT, Logistics, Advertising and
Trading, forces to reckon within their respective fields.
He has served as the Head of the Private Sector Coordination
Unit of the Center for National Operations established after
the Tsunami and has also been the Chief Executive Officer
of the Centre for Non-governmental Organizations of the Ministry
of Finance and Planning.
obtained his first degree in Business Administration from
the University of Jayawardenapura in 1987 and became a Fellow
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Society
of Certified Management Accountants and The Association of
Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka.
Ganaka Amarasinghe is share holding Director of the Company
and commenced his career at Raigam as the Managing Director
of the group in early 1999. For decades he had held senior
positions in private and public sectors, as Accountant, Financial
Analyst, and Finance Manager.Apart from his prominent role
as Managing Director of Raigam, he is a regular lecturer at
the Institute for Accounting Studies and is a visiting lecturer
for many professional and academic institutions. Presently,
he serves as a member of Governing Council of Institute of
Chartered Accountants and the Association of Accounting Technicians
of Sri Lanka.
He has served as a member of the Panel of Judges of National Exports Awards since 2005 and The Presidential Awards for Travel and Tourism in 2007. He is the current Managing Director of the Kingdom of Raigam.
obtained the Bachelor of Science Degree from the Colombo University
and is a Member of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers
(U.K).He has 10 years experience in FMCG market working at
Raigam Marketing (Pvt) Ltd. from 1997 as Director, Marketing.
He also has 20 years experience in Sales and Marketing Swimming
Pool Chemicals and Equipment, Water Treatment Plants and Waste
Water Treatment Plants by having his own company to provide
technical solutions for all requirement in the above fields
and to carry out constructions to various requirements. He
is the Chairman of Blue Water Systems International (Pvt)
Ltd., a well reputed swimming pool construction company in
He is the Finance Director of the group. holding a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
Prashantha Nanayakkara started his career as an Accountant in 2000, after completing article ship at Ernest & Young. In 2002, after serving in a few institutions in Sri Lanka and overseas, he joined Raigam as then the Financial Controller of the group. Rising steadily on the corporate ladder, he was promoted as AGM Finance and then as DGM Finance & Marketing. On 1st January 2006, he was promoted to Director Finance of the Group.