Sri Lanka’s Janashakthi Insurance appoints Husein Esufally as Chairman

Apr 08, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Janashakthi Insurance announced the appointment of Husein Esufally,

as the new Chairman of its Board, following the retirement of W. T. Ellawala, a statemet said.

Esufally, prior to the appointment, held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Janashakthi Insurance and its subsidiary Janashakthi General Insurance.

He is presently the Chairman of Hemas Holdings PLC., where he served as Chief Executive Officer from January 2001 – March 2014.

“Esufally has been instrumental in transforming Hemas from a private company to one of the leading blue chips on the Colombo Stock Exchange,” it said.

The Board of Directors of Janashakthi Insurance now comprises Husein Esufally–Chairman, Prakash Schaffter, Managing Director, Jude Fernando, Director/ Chief Executive Officer, L. C. R. de C. Wijetunge, Manjula Mathews, Ramesh Schaffter, Eardley Perera and Anushya Coomaraswamy