Contemporary Board Issues

Mr. Mahendra Amarasuriya, Chairman of Commercial Bank PLC led the panel of highly experienced business leaders who gathered together recently in the Ivy room of the Cinnamon Grand Colombo to discuss contemporary issues faced by the corporate boards of today. The other panelists which included some of the well known names in Sri Lanka’s corporate world were Messrs. Chrisantha Perera; former Chairman of Forbes & Walker PLC, Mr. Sujeewa Mudalige; Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Asoka Peiris; Chief Executive Officer of Singer PLC & Mr. Kapila Jayawardena; Managing Director, Lanka Orix Leasing Company PLC. The discussion witnessed by a considerable number of directors both senior and junior was the fifth of the series of seminars on ‘Contemporary Views on Corporate Stewardship & Boardroom Governance’ conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors over the last few months.