Veteran tea exporter Rohan Fernando has been appointed as the new chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT).
Rohan Fernando has over 40 years of experience in the tea industry and has been involved in developing, promoting and marketing the traditional beverage of tea in many innovative variants over the last several years.
Prior to founding his own Company, Heladiv, he has served on the Colombo Tea Traders Association as a member.
He functioned as the President of the National Chamber of Exporters in 2008 and 2009. He is the current Chairman of the Tea Exporters Association of Sri Lanka, one of the directors at Sri Lanka Tea Board, a council member and a management Committee member representing the board of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.