Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has made appointment to take effect from February 26, 2019.
He is also a member of the SriLankan Airlines Board of Directors. Mr. Wijesinghe has previously held several high profile posts in SriLankan Airlines. In 2008, when he resigned from SriLankan Airline, he had completed 19 years of service and was the Head of Global Cargo Operations at SriLankan.
He also served as the Head of SriLankan Offices in London, Singapore and Indonesia.
He is currently the Managing Director of Alufab PLC and is the chief of aviation affairs of the Hayleys Group.