Business Leaders Forum – Organised by the Association of Human Resource Professionals

The first Business Leaders’ Forum organized by the Association of Human Resource Professionals (HRP) titled “Talent Powered Organisation” was held on 25th January 2011 at the Galle Face Hotel.

The purpose of this forum was to address “current business environment and related talent management issues/ challenges” faced in New – Sri Lanka and; to discuss with CEOs sharing “their issues, strategies and best practices”.

The session was moderated by Dr Anura Ekanayake, Chairman – Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. There were three eminent panelists from three diverse business sectors voicing the views on the above topic. They were Mr Rajendra Theagarajah, Managing Director/ CEO of Hatton National Bank, Dr Rohan Fernando, Director/ Head of Business Development and Plantations – Aitken Spence PLC and Mr Samantha Ranatunga, Managing Director/ CEO – Chemical Industries Colombo (CIC) PLC.

Over 175 CEOs, Directors and HR Practitioners participated at the forum.