Mr. Padmesh Weerasekera is a business strategist with over 30 years of experience specialising in the areas of corporate strategy, sales, marketing and sustainability. He has worked in a number of industries covering insurance, advertising, telecommunications, FMCG, automotive, banking, logistics, travel, hospitality, real estate operating locally and internationally.
He was the Chief Executive Officer at George Steuart Consumer and served in senior leadership capacities in the past at Expolanka Holdings PLC, Janashakthi Insurance and Bates Asia. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, Certified Management Accountant – CMA Australia and holds a MBA from the University of Wales – UK.
He is a recipient of the Brand Leadership Award at the World Brand Congress in 2011, CMO Asia Award in 2012 and Asia’s Best Marketer Award in 2016, CMO Asia, Singapore.