June 2022, Colombo: Paduma Subasinghe has assumed duties as Director Human Resources of HEINEKEN Lanka Limited. He joins a distinguished panel of Management Team members at HEINEKEN Lanka headed by Managing Director Maud Meijboom-van Wel.
Prior to joining HEINEKEN Lanka, Paduma served as the Director Human Resources in one of the fastest growing export companies in Sri Lanka. His exposure in HR spans across large-scale conglomerates, telecommunication MNCs and consultancy with HR agility being at the core of his forte. Paduma’s versatility befits the transformational journey that HEINEKEN Lanka is on; setting bold ambitions that Challenge the Status Quo with the Courage to Dream and Pioneer whilst Caring for People and Planet to bring forth the joy of true togetherness.
A product of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (PIM), his postgraduate studies were focused on Human Resources, and he is a Senior Certified Professional of the International Public Management Association for HR, USA. Paduma is also a member of Rotary International and plays a pivotal role in community service through his active involvement in the organisation.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Paduma to our leadership team,” said Maud Meijboom- van Wel, Managing Director, HEINEKEN Lanka Limited. “At HEINEKEN, caring for our people and encouraging a culture of pioneering is at the core of our values. Strategic talent attraction and development at this pivotal stage of our journey will ensure that HEINEKEN Lanka continues to deliver results guided by a strong sense of purpose and we are confident that Paduma will unlock the full potential of our people with his proven expertise.”
About HEINEKEN Lanka
HEINEKEN Lanka Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of The HEINEKEN Company, headquartered in the Netherlands. HEINEKEN is the world’s most international brewer and is the leading developer and marketer of premium beer and cider brands. The company operates a brewery in Mawathagama, with over 370 people in its direct employ, and brews and distributes five iconic brands of beer.