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Mangala Wijesekera appointed CEO of SriLankan Catering

SriLankan Catering announced the appointment of Mangala Wijesekera as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SriLankan Catering, a subsidiary of SriLankan Airlines.

Wijesekera was the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) for overseas hotel operations of Aitken Spence Hotels Group, and counts over 23 years of corporate experience in the hospitality industry in Sri Lanka and overseas. He has extensive knowledge of the industry, project management, hotel management, finance, administration, and property operations gained by working in different countries and with industry professionals in Sri Lanka, the Maldives, India, and Oman.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colombo; a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia; a Master Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University, USA; and has undergone executive training in international management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, California as well as NUS Business School in Singapore.