Mar 21, 2017

PLC Group HR Head lauded yet again

Mr.Uresh Jayasekera, the Group Head of Human Resources was recognized amongst '100 most influential global HR professionals' award at the World HRD Congress – Silver Jubilee celebration held in Taj Lands’ End Hotel, Mumbai, India recently.

At this event several world HR leaders and international companies were recognized for their immense contribution towards the Human Resource Development. This Year is 25 year celebrations marked the participation of HR Leaders from 133 countries.      .

Speaking about the recognition received he pointed out that "I am honored to receive this prestigious award and this recognition comes as a testimony of the acceptance of my professional contribution towards the Human Recourse Development and this is my second international achievements.

Mr.Uresh Jayaskara is a HR professional who has contributed both organizational and people development in last 17 years including, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Insurance and, Banking & Finance .

He joined PLC in 2007 and spearheaded the PLC group HR initiatives to drive the company from strength to strength. He leads PLC to win the SLITAD People’s Development Gold and Silver awards in 2014 and 2015.

Also with his leadership PLC won Asia Best Employer Brand Award - 2016 at the annual award ceremony held in Singapore and was able to secure National HR Excellence-2016 Silver award.

Further, in year 2016 with his Leadership People’s Leasing & Finance PLC won Sri Lankan Best Employer Brand award.

He has always maneuvered enthusiast to keep the momentum of continues learning and as a result, he was the Sole Sri Lankan winner of Prestigious Japanese scholarship in 2014, for the leadership development programme under the overseas human resource and industry development association (HIDA), Osaca, Japan.

An Alumnus of the University of Kelaniya where he read first degree in Bio Science (Hons) and obtained his Diploma in Management from the Open University and subsequently, the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the University of Colombo and later Master’s Degree (MBA) specialized in Human Recourse Management from University of Colombo.

Uresh Jayasekera