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Hilton Colombo gets Nimal Perera as Chairman, new Board

Local News Update: Urban Development Authority former Chairman and Noritake Company Executive Consultant Nimal Perera has assumed duties as Chairman at Hotel Developers (Lanka) PLC.

The other Directors appointed by the Ministry of Finance are as follows: Ishan Priyantha Dantanarayana, P. Priyantha Deniyaya, J.M.U. Priyantha Jayamaha, V. Kanagasabapathy, Dheeshana S. Ameresekera and M.K. Pradeep Kumara.

Hilton Colombo gets Nimal Perera as Chairman, new Board

Prior to his current position at Hotel Developers (Lanka), Perera has held several positions in Noritake Company such as Accountant, Chief Accountant, Assistant General Manager (Finance/Commerce), Deputy General Manager and Director General Manager/Chief Executive Officer.

In addition he was the Chairman of Lanka Logistics & Technologies Co. Ltd, On’ally Co., Unidep Company, Waters Edge Company Ltd., Sri Lanka Tea Board and State Engineering Corporation.

Perera has more than 30 years executive experience in financial management, accounting, internal auditing and general management including stints with R.K. Fryer & Co. Chartered Accountants, United Kingdom as an audit senior and as an Assistant Accountant (prior to joining Noritake) at International Computers Ltd., England formally a blue chip company, which was later taken over by Fujitsu.

Source: Daily FT