Accounting professional Nishan Fernando, a past president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA) has been appointed to the Board of First Capital Holdings PLC as a non-executive independent director, the Colombo Stock Exchange was informed on Tuesday.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) of UK and holder of an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Mr. Fernando is the Head of Upstream Finance Operations at Goodhope (Carsons Group).
"The appointment of Nishan Fernando adds further depth to the Board of First Capital, as the company gears for growth," said Lalith de Mel, the Group's Chairman in a media release. "The experience he has gained from holding senior positions in several eminent professional bodies and his work in the corporate sector will be germane to our planned progression."
The Board of Directors of First Capital Holdings PLC now comprises Lalith de Mel, Nihara Rodrigo, Eardley Perera, Minette Perera, Manjula Mathews, Dinesh Schaffter and Nishan Fernando.