Group General Manager HR & Administration
Mr Prabath Peiris, holds the position of the Group General Manager Human Resources and Administration of Sumathi Holdings (Private) Limited since October 2018, Mr Peiris is a qualified Human Resource professional from IPM (Institute of Personal Management), and has obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.
He began his professional Human Resources career in April 2005 from CEAT International Tyres (Pvt) Limited – A company under RPG Group of India, and he joined the EAP Group of Companies in February 2006 as Manager – Human Resource Development and promoted to the position of Director HRD (Media & retail Sector) in the year 2007 for Swarnamahal Jewellers and EAP Networks - Swarnavahini TV and in the year 2014 January Mr Peiris was promoted as the Group Head of Human Resources to EAP Holdings (Pvt) Limited.
Prior to his HR carrier Mr. Peiris was attached under Tea & Rubber Plantations Management under Janatha Development Board and Kotagala Plantations Limited (managed by George Stuarts and Lankem Tea & Rubber Plantations from 1992 to 2005).
Mr Peiris, as the Group General Manager Human Resources and Administration is overlooking Group HR functions of Sumathi Holdings Companies and responsible for developing sustainable workplace capabilities, with modern HR policies and practices to achieve overall vision, mission and objectives of the Group. Further Mr Peiris is a key Executive member in the Senior Management Team.