Jagath Sumathipala was born on the 30th April 1960 in Colombo. He is the son of U W Sumathipala and Milina Sumathipala and is the third child in the family of five daughters and two sons. He married Samantha Kumari Karunaratne on the 8th May 1987 and they are blessed with two daughters and two sons namely: Puthula, Wagisha, Chadu and Chathula.

Upon completing his studies at his alma mater, Ananda College Colombo, Jagath proceeded to UK for his higher studies in Business Management.

Jagath Sumathipala
Chairman / Managing Director

He assumed duties as the Managing Director of the Sumathi Holdings (Pvt) Ltd in 1980 and in 2017 he became the Chairman / Managing Director of Sumathi Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Sumathi Holdings (Pvt) Ltd with eight diversified subsidiaries in the areas of Publishing, Commercial Printing, Health Care, Information Technology, Security, Hospitality/Entertainment, Energy and Film Industry.

He has served as the Honorary President of the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress (ACBC), the premier Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, from 2006 to 2014 and also was elected as the Honorary President once again in 2018. He is a Vice - President of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) and Member of the Governing Council / Director of the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS). He is a past President and vice patron of the Billiards & Snooker Association of Sri Lanka.

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Directors

Samantha Sumathipala
Director
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Chadu Sumathipala
Executive Director
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Chathula Sumathipala
Director
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Management Committee

Amarasiri Dantanarayana
Director
Chaminda Dabare
Director Finance
Michael Andree
Group Consultant

Committee Members

Kunchithapathen
Committee Member
Nishantha Indika
Committee Member
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Chaminda Bandara
Committee Member
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