Mr. Deepal Sooriyaarachchi counts over 30 years experience in Sales, Advertising, Marketing, Human Resources Development and Strategy with extensive experience in the field of Insurance. Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. Holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Pioneer in disseminating Management knowledge in Sinhala. Mr. Sooriyaarachchi is a leading Management Development Consultant, Author, Accredited Master Coach and Master Mentor.
Appointed to the Board:
Appointed to the Board on 20th November 2019 (Redesignated as an independent, non-executive director w.e.f. 23.02.2021).
He serves as an Independent, Non-Executive Director of AIA Insurance Lanka PLC, Pan Asian Power PLC, Singer Sri Lanka PLC , Kelani Cables PLC, Lanka Shipping and Logistics (Pvt) Ltd, Consulting Partner – RBL Group USA, a member of the Board of Management of the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), Managing Director at SAIT Human Development Institute (Pvt) Ltd.
He served the Board of Sampath Bank PLC as a Non-Independent, Non- Executive Director (parent company), He is a past President of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, Managing Director Aviva NDB Insurance PLC, and Commissioner – Sri Lanka Inventors’ Commission.
Membership in Board Sub-Committees:
Currently, he is a member of the Board Human Resource and Remuneration Committee, the Board Nomination Committee, the Board Information Technology Committee and the Board Related Party Transactions Review Committee.