Board of Directors
Suresh Rajendra - President
Suresh Rajendra is the President
of the Property industry group of the John Keells, Union Assurance and John Keells Stockbrokers.
He also serves as a Director of Union Assurance PLC and Asian Hotels and Properties PLC in addition
to many of the Group Companies of John Keells Group. He is currently the Chairman of the Condominium
Developers Association of Sri Lanka and has over 25 years of experience in the fields of finance,
property and real estate, travel and tourism, and business development acquired both in Sri Lanka
and overseas. Suresh is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.
Daminda GamlathMr. Daminda Gamlath was appointed as a
Director of John Keells Stock Brokers (Pvt) Limited on 1st November 2019. He is the President of the
Consumer Food Industry Group. Mr. Gamlath has been with the John Keells Group since 2003. He was the
Sector Financial Controller for the IT Sector and then the Consumer Food Sector before he was appointed
as the Head of Beverages in 2013. Prior to joining the JKH Group, he worked at Hayleys
Group. Mr. Gamlath holds a B.Sc.(Eng.) degree from the University of Moratuwa, an MBA from the
University of Colombo and is a passed finalist of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Sherin CaderMs. Sherin Cader was appointed as a Director of John Keells Stock Brokers (Pvt) Limited on 1st January 2019 and she is the Chief Financial Officer of the Financial Services Sector of John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH). She has been with the JKH Group since 1998, serving in many capacities across multiple sectors. She has played diverse roles across finance and operations in Financial Services, IT Enabled Service sector and JKH Centre functions. She functioned as the Financial Controller at John Keells Holdings PLC from 2009 till
2012. Subsequently she took on the role of General Manager - Finance and Planning at Union Assurance
PLC until her current role within the Financial services sector of JKH. Sherin also serves on the
Board of Nations Trust Bank PLC as a Non-Executive Director. Ms. Cader is a Fellow Member of the
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) and a Fellow member of the Association of
Chartered Certified Accountants of UK (ACCA) and is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
She is also SAP Certified in Managerial & Financial Accounting.