The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) appointed Dilshan Wirasekara as a Director of the CSE Board with effect from 21 November 2017. Wirasekara is an investment banker and Director/CEO of First Capital Holdings PLC. He is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 22 years, comprising diversified expertise in financial services including, treasury and investment management, capital market strategy and corporate finance advisory, a press release stated.
Having joined First Capital in 2013, Wirasekara steered the Company to establish itself as a key contributor to the local capital market industry. He was the former GM of Softlogic Capital PLC guiding investment and trading portfolio management across subsidiaries inclusive of the Group’s Licensed Finance Company, Composite Insurer and Equity Brokerage; prior to which he was Head of Treasury at Nations Trust Bank PLC. He is an Alumnus of INSEAD having successfully completed his Executive Professional Education at INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France, the release concluded.