Rohitha MendisManaging Director
(FCMI,UK / Grad. ITA Ldn / LIA. IAA Ldn / MBS / EDBA University of Colombo)
Mr. Mendis started his shipping career joining a leading private sector Shipping Agency as a trainee where he served for nearly 16 + years, rising up to General Manager in a very short time. During this period he gained a thorough knowledge in all aspects of Agency both Liner and Tramp and P & I Correspondence including vessel operations at Ports of Colombo, Galle and Trincomalee. He then joined the Colombo office of a Leading International Agency network, (under the same group) at it’s inception as the first Manager and then promoted to General Manager. He was fully responsible for developing the Agency activities in Sri Lanka for this International Network with overall responsibility for both Colombo and Galle offices from its infancy stages at Market entry to a fully fledged matured Agency House in the Sri Lankan market. He has traveled extensively to all the Major shipping hubs like Greece, London, Norway, Singapore, Korea etc. on familiarization and business promotion tours.
He resigned from this company in order to take up an overseas assignment which he completed and returned to Colombo and joined Prudential Shipping as Director/GM in January 1998. In all he has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of the Shipping Industry and has received many commendations from Principals for excellent cost effective service.
Gehan AtapattuManager - Business Development
Mr. Atapattu has over thirty five years’ experience in a broad spectrum of Industry segments related to Marketing, Business Management, IT infrastructure Development, Security and Surveillance systems, High end Aviation & Marine Communication and navigational Solutions, Electro Medical/ Health care, Electrical and Industrial Power and Lightning protection, Broadcasting and telecasting systems and many years of hands on experience in People Development solutions, training, Human resource Development and Corporate Consulting. He has acquired his knowledge and experience from mostly leading corporate entities in the country with International repute.
He has acquired professional training from Hitachi Denshi of Japan, Suzuken Corporation Japan, Leader Cooperation Japan, Mitsubishi Electric, IAL UK, NEXANS (Formerly ALCATEL) Canon and Fuji Corporations of Japan.
Former Lecturer of Marketing and Business Management, Consultant Counsellor Trainer and Counsellor.