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Hans Wijayasuriya

Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya

Chairman - Ceylon Chamber of Commerce


Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya is currently the Chief Executive Officer – Telecommunications Business and Group Executive Vice President of Axiata, Asia’s second largest Telecommunications Group. In this capacity, Dr Wijayasuriya heads the pan-region Telecommunications Operations of the Axiata Group Bhd., spanning the markets of Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Cambodia.

Dr Wijayasuriya serves on the Boards of several Axiata Group Companies across Asia including Dialog Axiata PLC in Sri Lanka, where he also held the role of Group Chief Executive up to the Year 2016. Dr. Wijayasuriya is also an Independent Director on the Board of John Keells Holdings PLC., and a member of the Board of Sri Lankan Airlines Ltd.

Dr Wijayasuriya is an alumni of the University of Cambridge UK, and obtained his PhD from the University of Bristol UK. A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology UK, Dr. Wijayasuriya also holds an MBA from the University of Warwick UK.

In the Year 2016, Dr Wijayasuriya was honored by the GSM Association as the first recipient of the 'Outstanding Contribution to the Asian Mobile Industry' Award, and in 2008 was named ‘Sri Lankan of the Year’ by Sri Lanka’s premier business journal, LMD.

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Speeches by Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya

Jun 07, 2021

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Inauguration – Day 1

Jun 07, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Inauguration – Day 1