Directors

111 Daya Hettiarachchi

BSc. (Eng), C Eng, MIE (SL),
MSc. (Computer Science), MBCS, FCMA, CGMA.
Information, Quality Systems & Project Management Consultant
Chairman / Chief Executive Officer
OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd

Profile

Graduated as an Engineer from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1981 and then completed Management Accountancy studies (CIMA, UK) in 1985 and Masters Degree of Computer Science at the University of Colombo in 1991. He is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Management Accountant and an Information Systems Specialist presently heading OpenArc, a leading ICT group of companies in Sri Lanka with international presence which he founded in 1991. He is member of Institution of Engineers, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountant and a member of British Computer Society.

Career Background

He has been working 4 years as a Mechanical Engineer, 8 years as a Banker and Information systems specialist in the Banking sector (National Development Bank and Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka), 20 years as an Information systems designer, quality systems and Project management specialist and a consultant. In parallel throughout his life he has been a teacher at many institutes; needless to mention the OpenArc own school, OpenArc School of Business & Technology where he has been teaching many subjects especially for BIT students.

singhabeahu Vijith Sinhabahu

Profile

Chartered Engineer by profession. Academic: Bachelor of Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Masters Degree on Advanced Manufacturing Systems from Brunel University, UK
Consultant- ISO9000 quality management systems.

Career Background

Experience in working as an Engineer, Senior Engineer, Manager, Factory Manager and then as a General Manager at reputed private organizations, both locally & foreign owned. Industry exposure in Cement Manufacturing, Boat & Grab Dredger repairing, Refrigeration & Air conditioning, Tea & Rubber Machinery, Tire retreading, Rubber product manufacturing and Blue Sapphire assessment, cutting & polishing.

Involved and worked full time with OpenArc from the inception in 1991 (except during 1993 to 1994, during which post-graduate studies were done in UK) from the setting up and forming of the company. Held several key positions, as the first Managing Director of OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd, Executive Director and Managing Director of OpenArc School of Business & Technology which was formed as a subsidiary in 1995.

geune Lalith Goonatilleke

Profile

Mr. Lalith Goonathilake studied at Sri Sumangala College, Panadura and entered to the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya in 1977, passed out in 1981 as a Mechanical Engineer.

Career Background

He served in the University as an instructor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for a period of 9 Months and joined the Department of Irrigation as a trainee Mechanical Engineer. In 1983 he joined the Department of Highways as a Mechanical Engineer and served as the Regional Mechanical Engineer Eastern Province and the Regional Mechanical Engineer Western Province. In 1987 he has joined the Road Development Authority as a Senior Mechanical Engineer. In 1988 he joined Road Constructing & Development Co. Ltd (RCDC) as Deputy Engineering Manager in the mechanical division. In Year 1991 he joined as share holding director at OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd at the time of inception of the company. Mr. Goonathilake obtained his professional qualifications as a charted mechanical engineer in year 1993. In 1994 he has resigned from RCDC and joined OpenArc as Director Operations and later on he has started his own Computer Hardware Company and left OpenArc to manage the new company. Mr. Goonathilake again came back to OpenArc as the Managing Director, OpenArc Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. newly incorporated company under OpenArc Group. Mr. Goonathilake is a charter member of Lions club of Panadura Central in the District 306A1 and held many prestigious positions in club level and district level. He was the club president for two years, Club Secretary, and held the posts of Project Chairman, IT Coordinator, Zone Chairman, Region Chairman and Deputy Cabinet Secretary in the regional level.

 profile image-150x150 W.D Thilakarathna

Experienced electrical engineer with over 34 years service in Ceylon Electricity Board. He is a member of Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka (IIESL).

japaneese Mr. Tomohide Abe

Profile

Mr. Tomohide Abe visited United States to broaden his knowledge when he was high school student in Japan. After completing his higher education he studied a theory on Franchise Business management. Now he is involved in the management of some companies as a owner or director. Majoring in global business at Business Breakthrough University (faculty of business administration).

Career Background

He is one of the remarkable person, because he created his own business when he was 19 years old. When he was 28 years old, he sold his business and retired. Now he set up investment company in Japan and mainly he supports to increase business values of companies and fund adjustment.

He also act as a director in following companies,

  • Director, Rozella Tea Factory (Pvt) Ltd.
  • OpenArc Group Ltd. (Japan)

masami- Mr. Masami Awano

Profile

Mr. Masami Awano Graduated from University in Tokyo, Japan (International Relations, International Finance) and completed half year study at University in Washington States, United States (Economics).

Career Background

He has been working in trading (In charge of exporting train sets to abroad), marketing (Investor Relations officer at listed company in Japan) and consulting (Investors Relations consultant for listed company in Japan) industries.

He also act as a director in following companies,

  • Director, Rozella Tea Factory (Pvt) Ltd.
  • OpenArc Group Ltd. (Japan)

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