Bandula Egodage is a seasoned professional with over 35 years of experience in the local and international business markets.
He started his career with Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, in 1986. His solid business performance coupled with sharp people skills, expansive network, high local insight and strong social awareness caused him to rise up the ranks of the company over the years. Today he is Vice President – Corporate & Regulatory Affairs for Nestlé, with strong experience in the company’s Public Affairs, Regulatory, Exports, Sales, Corporate Communications and Crisis Management functions.
Bandula’s strong leadership and management skills are well recognised outside of the company. He has held a number of high-responsibility positions in the public and private sector. He is the former Chairman of the Export Development Board, National Packaging Center and Development Holdings Pvt. Ltd and former Director of the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Authority.
He has also headed multiple trade delegations in representation of Sri Lanka and been a regular panellist at international trade forums.
He is currently an Executive Member of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation), Director of Coconut Research Institute, Trade Finance & Investments PLC, and Ceyline Group, Chairman of Industrial Association of Sri Lanka, Executive Member of Sri Lanka Maldives Business Council and Member of Swiss Business Circle.