Sunil Liyanage appointed to RPC Board
Richard Pieris & Co PLC (RPC) one of the largest and most successful
diversified business conglomerates in Sri Lanka, with over 42
subsidiaries and in excess of 30,000 employees has announced the
appointment of Sunil Liyanage to its main board of directors.
Commenting on this new appointment a company spokesman said the
appointment of Liyanage undoubtedly strengthened and rationalised the
constitute of the Group at a time where RPC is on a significant
expansion drive to celebrate its 80 years of business success.
This is also a success story of an employee who joined the management
as a Quality Controller and moved on the corporate ladder to be a main
board director of a largely diversified group. Liyanage is also a
visionary business leader who has been instrumental in launching many
innovative products in the polymer category and has the honour of being
the first person to commercialise flexible polyurethane foam in the
country in the form of mattresses, cushions and sheets.
Liyanage was educated at Royal College, Colombo and proceeded
overseas for tertiary education where he obtained a diploma in Polymer
Technology (Singapore) and the diploma of the Plastics Institute (LOND.)
and the Licentiate of the Institute of Rubber Industry (LOND.). He has
over 35 years management experience in the field of rubber and plastics.