Mr. Ashok Pathirage
Mr. Ashok Pathirage, recognized as a visionary leader of Sri Lanka’s corporate world, is the founding member and Chairman/ Managing Director of Softlogic Group, one of Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerates. He manages over 50 companies with a pragmatic vision providing employment to nearly
9,600 employees. Pathirage gives strategic direction to the Group which has a leading market presence in four vertical sectors – Retail & Telco, Healthcare Services, Financial Services and IT, Leisure & Automotive. Asiri Hospital chain is the country’s leading private healthcare provider which has achieved technological milestones in medical innovation in Sri Lanka’s private healthcare services. Softlogic Capital PLC, Softlogic Life Insurance PLC, Softlogic Finance PLC, Asiri Hospital Holdings PLC, Asiri Surgical Hospital PLC, and Odel PLC are listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange where he serves as Chairman/Managing Director. Pathirage is also the Deputy Chairman of National Development Bank PLC and the Chairman of NDB Capital Holdings Limited.