hSenidBiz, the first CSE-listed enterprise software company, appoints a new Chief Strategy Officer





Nilendra Weerasinghe




hSenid Business Solutions PLC is a local business software company and the first company of its kind to be publicly listed. hSenid has developed its portfolio of services and products for more than two decades and serves a multitude of customers in various countries. Behind hSenid’s growth are its people and management team, who strategically spearhead innovation.

hSenid Business Solutions has appointed a new Chief Strategy Officer; Nilendra Weerasinghe, who will focus on strategy, business development, alliances and partnerships as well as positioning the company in global markets. His appointment will also help the company break new ground in terms of strategy and partnerships.

Commenting on his latest appointment as Chief Strategy Officer at hSenid Business Solutions, Nilendra Weerasinghe said, “hSenid Business Solutions has established itself as one of the region’s leading enterprise software vendors, active in over 40 country. I am excited to join hSenid Business Solutions to further expand our global footprint and tap into the huge market opportunity in the HCM software space globally.

Nilendra Weerasinghe is an investment banker with over a decade of experience and has held numerous leadership positions. He has executed several landmark M&A and equity fund raisings in South Asia and APAC region. His investment banking experience spans a wide range of industries including; technology, banking, power and energy, real estate, healthcare and consumer goods. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from Moratuwa University and a master’s degree in strategy and operations from the National University of Singapore.

He has completed executive leadership training at INSEAD, is a CFA charter holder and is an associate member of CIMA UK. He started his career in the Sri Lankan IT sector, then moved into investment banking and held numerous management positions and led numerous capital transactions in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the Maldives. He worked with a top software developer in Japan and also worked with a top financial institution in Singapore.

Chairman of hSenid Group of Companies, Dinesh Saparamadu, commented on the appointment of Nilendra Weerasinghe and said, “His appointment is a game-changer for hSenid Business Solutions. We are very optimistic that his addition to the hBS management team will help accelerate our journey towards international expansion. I am also confident that his seasoned expertise and commitment to our employees and hSenid will strengthen our position in the markets in which we operate.

hSenid Business Solutions CEO Sampath Jayasundara also commented on the appointment and said, “I warmly welcome Nilendra to our hSenid family, and his addition to hSenid will be very pivotal as he will lead acquisitions and growth in the APAC and MEA regions. We have an exciting journey ahead and I am confident that we will continue to grow under his leadership. »