Nirmal has been with the Company since the early 1990s, being the only remaining family member in Atlas. He was made Chief Executive officer in 1995 and subsequently was appointed as the Managing Director effective April 2014. Having 24 years of experience in the industry, Nirmal provides the overall strategic direction to the company and plays a pivotal role in new business acquisitions and e-commerce.
Nirmal holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.
Asitha counts decades of experience at renowned corporates both here and overseas. Having begun his career as a Brand Manager at Nestlé Sri Lanka he served 10 years, before assuming his position as CEO of Keells Food Products, during which time he also served as a Vice President of John Keells Holdings, thus bringing in a wealth of business acumen and expertise to the table. In addition, Asitha spent a number of years in the UAE, in the capacity of General Manager at Global Food Industries as well as the CEO of Iffco Frozen Foods. Most recently, he served as the CEO of CBL Cocos (Pvt) Ltd and CBL Global Foods Limited.
He currently holds an MSc in International Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics, UK, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University, USA. He is extremely knowledgeable in Strategic Business Leadership, having participated in programmes organised by the European School of Management and McKinsey & Company.
Joining the company as a Management Trainee in 1999, Viraj has grown along with Atlas to become the COO / Director Operations in April 2009. He turns Atlas’s strategic vision into operational realities with his 17 years’ of experience in the stationary industry covering an array of functions in Operational Management such as Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering and Operational Excellence. Viraj has undergone many international training programs held in Japan, India and Singapore.
He is also a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors, JASTECA & INGRIN Institute of Printing.
Viraj possesses multi-disciplined knowledge with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, MBA in University of Colombo and a Higher Diploma Holder (honors) in INGRIN Institute of Printing & Graphics, Sri Lanka.
Ramani worked on some of the iconic and loved brands of Unilever Sri Lanka for 20 years prior to joining Atlas.
A visible thread running through her career has been her commitment and investment in building knowledge and insights with regard to both consumers and people. She has also built and nurtured marketing talent both in Unilever and the Industry. She continues to be a role model in balancing work and life.
Ramani is a graduate of the University of Colombo, where she graduated with a honors degree in Bio Science.
Beginning the career with Atlas in 2000 as a Management Trainee, Indrajith has gained strong experience in both Human Resources and commercial & logistics functions within the Company. In the establishment of Supply Chain Management Division he was appointed as the Head of Supply Chain while serving as an AGM of the company.
Indrajith holds a BSc. Special degree in Management from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Currently he is following a MBA in Post Graduate Institute of Management (PIM).
Nishanthi joined the Company in 2006 as an Accountant. She gave her leadership as a Project Manager towards the successful implementation of SAP ERP System in 2011 and Sales Force Automation (SFA) in 2013. Currently she is in-charge of Accounting, Treasury, Credit Management and MIS functions of the company.
Nishanthi is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka and holds a BSc. Accountancy (Special) Degree from University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Joining the company in 2009 as an HR Executive, Lalani puts well over 10 years of expertise in Human Resources into shaping Atlas Manpower in embracing a sustainable future.
She led the company in formulating a wide range of efficacious HR policies such as Manpower Strategy, Welfare Policy, HRD policy and introducing a grading and performance appraisal systems to Atlas.
Lalani holds a BBA Special Degree from University of Ruhuna and IPM Qualification.