11 Jun, 2021

Deshamanya Dr. Rohantha Athukorala

A respected marketing professionals in Sri Lanka  with 17 years experience working for top multinationals Unilever, ReckittBenckiser and Diverseylever in brand marketing, Sales Management and as the Country Head- Sri Lanka and Maldives. He twice won the  ‘ Marketing Achiever’ award by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Dr. Athukorala was the was the youngest Chairmen to be appointed to Sri Lanka Export Development Board. Then he went on to be appointed as the Chairman Sri LankaTourism and the 30 billion rupee retail chain Lanka Sathosa. Subsequently the Cabinet of Ministers of Sri Lanka appointed him as the Commissioner General for the World Expo based in Milan.

He was then picked by the United Nations( UNOPS) to Head Business Development – Sri Lanka & Maldives for 5 years where the ‘ Best Project’ was won by Sri Lanka. In 2019, he was awarded Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam “Pride of the Nation” award. 

Academically, a double degree in marketing, MBA and doctorate in business administration. He is Alumni of Harvard University. Dr Athukorala is a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International and Twice been awarded the “ Exceptional Rotarian of the year”.

Dr Athukorala is the Regional President/ CEO of the the Microsoft owned Global Artificial Intelligence company Clootrack  for Sri Lanka, Maldives and Pakistan. He is also the Strategic Lead of Swadeshi Industrial Works Plc and Board Director of multiple private sector companies in Sri Lanka

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