Janashakthi Insurance PLC, a member of the Janashakthi Group, announces the appointment of Dr. Gehan Gunatilleke as an Independent, Non-Executive Director to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective from 24th January 2024.
Dr. Gehan Gunatilleke is an attorney-at-law and a founding partner of LexAG, a law firm based in Colombo. He has previously served as an advisor to Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he provided counsel on international treaty compliance and facilitated access to the European Union’s GSP+ trade concession scheme. Additionally, he has contributed to several legislative drafting committees in Sri Lanka. Currently, Dr. Gunatilleke holds positions as a Commissioner at the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka and as a post-doctoral Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. He has earned his doctorate and master’s degree in law from the University of Oxford, where he was a Commonwealth scholar, and obtained an LL.M from Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright scholar.
Staying true to its corporate purpose of “uplifting lives and empowering dreams,” Janashakthi Life has always strived to deliver greater value to all its stakeholders ethically and transparently. On the customer front, the insurer brings this to life through its ground-breaking insurance solutions and services that cater to their evolving needs at every stage of their lives.
Over a span of 29 years, Janashakthi Life has continued to revolutionize the insurance industry and journey forward to become a force to be reckoned with. Its island-wide network of 75+ branches enables people from all walks of life to access its unique insurance solutions.
With this appointment, the Janashakthi Insurance PLC Board of Directors PLC comprises of Prakash Schaffter, Ravi Liyanage, Ramesh Schaffter, Avindra Rodrigo, Warini De Costa, Annika Senanayake, Sivakrishnarajah Renganathan, Dr. Nishan de Mel and Dr. Gehan Gunatilleke.
About Janashakthi Insurance PLC
Founded in 1994 as a Life Insurance company, Janashakthi Insurance PLC (Janashakthi Life) made its mark in the industry as an innovator and household name over a span of over 29 years. Janashakthi Life has a strong presence across the island, with an expanding network of over 75 branches and a dedicated call centre. In line with its purpose of uplifting lives and empowering dreams, Janashakthi Life remains committed to becoming a leader in the Life Insurance industry by delivering a service beyond Insurance to its customers and stakeholders. Janashakthi Insurance PLC is a member of the Janashakthi Group that operates in the Insurance, Finance, and Investment sectors.
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Dr. Gehan Gunatilleke