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Dialog announces new Group CEO

Dialog announces new Group CEO

Dialog Axiata (Dialog) has commenced preparation for the succession of its Group Chief Executive at year end 2016.

The announcement of succession follows Dr Hans Wijayasuriya, the Group Chief Executive of Dialog, taking on additional regional responsibilities in the capacity of the Regional CEO for South Asia of the Axiata Group, earlier this year.

The Board of Directors have named Supun Weerasinghe as the successor to Dr Hans Wijayasuriya from January 1, 2017. Dr Wijayasuriya will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of the Dialog Axiata Group in line with his role as the Regional CEO for South Asia encompassing Axiata Group’s operations and investment interests in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Weerasinghe joined the Dialog Group in 1999 and occupied several management positions in the Group prior to being appointed to the position of Dialog’s Group Chief Operating Officer in 2010.

In 2013, Weerasinghe was seconded to the Axiata Corporate Center in Kuala Lumpur, as the Chief Strategy Officer of the Axiata Group.

(Daily News)

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