Mr. Jayasinghe joined the Group in February 2006, as the Chief Executive Officer of Finlay Cold Storage (Pvt) Limited and was appointed a Director of the subsidiary in February 2008. Gihan was appointed an Executive Director of Finlays Colombo Limited in November 2014, and subsequently as Managing Director from May 2018. He was appointed to the Boards of Hapugastenne Plantations PLC and Udapussellawa Plantations PLC in April 2017. Mr. Jayasinghe presently serves as the Deputy Chairman of Finlays Colombo Limited, Managing Director of Hapugastenne Plantations PLC and Udapussellawa Plantations PLC, and as Country Head, Finlays – Sri Lanka.
He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute – UK (FCMI) and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – UK (CMILT). He has served as an Executive Committee/Council Member in the Sri Lanka branches of these institutes in various capacities, and currently serves as a Vice Chairman of CILT Sri Lanka. He also serves as a Council Member of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon.