Dr. Lakith Peiris a well-known leader in the healthcare industry is the Managing Director of the fastest growing Hospitals and Laboratories Chain in Sri Lanka, Hemas Hospitals. He was also the CEO of Lanka Hospitals for over seven years,where he played a key role in turning around and leading it to become one of the most successful hospitals in the country.
He has had more than 20 years of experience in top management as the head of the organization at a host of healthcare related MNCs and Sri Lankan enterprises including B|Braun Asia Pacific, Lifeserv and ConvaTec A Bristol Myers Squibb Company of USA among others. He has introduced many international pharmaceutical, medical devices and surgical agency lines to Sri Lanka during his career in the pharmaceutical industry.
An old boy of St Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, he holds a Doctorate in Business and Management from Malaysia and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. A certified Professional Marketer from the Asia Pacific Marketing Federation he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. He has memberships in a long list of professional Associations and Federations.