July, 21, 2020
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has announced today that Arjuna Nanayakkara has been appointed as the Head of Shared Services Centre – Sri Lanka. He will be responsible for managing, building, and extending the capabilities of the centre in Sri Lanka.
Nanayakkara joins LSEG from Global Market Technologies (GMT), formerly known as Mubasher/Direct FN where he held multiple leadership roles during a 13-year tenure. He was part of the strategic leadership responsible for transforming GMT into a leader in financial markets by establishing and operating an enterprise scale technology and support centre with global standards. Prior to GMT, he has worked at Richard Pieris and developed large format retail operations and modern supply chain management for the group. He also recapitalised and commenced regulated financial services under Janashakthi Group and managed corporate finance, treasury and asset debt/restructuring under Asian Hotels and Properties in his previous positions. He started his career as a management trainee at Ceylinco Securities and Financial Services. Arjuna brings with him over two decades of experience and exposure on strategic planning, financial management, corporate governance, marketing, continuous improvements, systems design and product development.
Commenting on this appointment, Global Head of Shared Services, Dee Liyanwela said “I’m delighted to welcome Arjuna to the Group. His proven experience in steering global organisations to reach exceptional top-line and bottom-line results will help LSEG Sri Lanka in building and extending our capabilities here in Sri Lanka.”