Laugfs appoints new CEO
Laugfs Gas PLC in a Stock Exchange filing, announced the appointment
of Ashan De Silva as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company
with effect from May 30. He is one of the youngest professionals in Sri
Lanka to be appointed as the Chief Executive Officer.
He is a Structural Engineer by profession and graduated in Structural
Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA.
He had an illustrious career at the university and was a recipient of
several honors and awards. He was employed by Broadlands Financial Group
LLC, Villanova, Pennsylvania as a Project Manager, just after graduation
and joined with a multinational organization involved in Engineering and
Construction as a Design Engineer after he returned to the country.
Ashan De Silva since joining Laugfs Gas PLC was involved with all its
activities in the downstream LP Gas landscape encompassing import,
storage, filling, plant and plant technology, marketing, distribution,
sales, health, safety and environment. He had fairly extensive
experience in the LP Gas downstream industry and has evolved a very
ambitious and elaborate business plan for its growth for the next three