Mr. Supun Weerasinghe

Director and Group Chief Executive Officer
Dialog Axiata PLC

Professional Experience:

Supun Weerasinghe is the Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC, with effect from January 2017. Before returning to Dialog, Supun was the CEO and Managing Director of Robi Axiata Limited in Bangladesh from 2014 to 2016. Prior to joining Robi, Supun served as the Group Chief Strategy Officer (GSCO) of Axiata Group Bhd in Malaysia. At Axiata, he also served as the Head of Network Transformation Strategic Business Unit under which he led the Group Technology, Carrier Collaboration and Axiata Intelligence Unit.

Prior to his assignment to Axiata Group in 2013, Supun was the Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO) of Dialog, He started his career in Telecommunications at Dialog in 1999 and held multiple roles such as Head of Strategy and CEO of the Mobile Business before being appointed as the GCOO in 2010.

Supun is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Financial Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He also has an MBA from the University of Western Sydney, Australia and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. Supun was also honoured as one of Sri Lanka's Ten Outstanding Young Professionals by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Sri Lanka.