Harsha Amarasekera PC Appointed CIC Holdings Chairman

CIC Holdings PLC has named leading President’s Counsel Harsha Amarasekera as its new Chairman, succeeding Lakshman Fernando after his twenty-six-year tenure.

A non-executive Director of CIC Holdings PLC since 2005, Harsha Amarasekera PC was serving as Acting Chairman of the Board since January 1/2014 following the retirement of Lakshman Fernando on the December 31/ 2013.

Amarasekera will be the Fourth Chairman of the Diversified Agriculture/Chemical company which is considered as one of the leading agricultural value addition companies in the country. The company also went through a major restructuring last year.

Amarasekera’s appointment is effective today.

An independent Director of several leading companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, Harsha Amarasekera PC is a leading lawyer having a wide practice in the original courts as well as in the appellate courts. His wide-ranging specialties in the profession cover commercial law, business law, securities law, banking law and intellectual property law.

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