FPS Sri Lanka – a founder member of the FPS Group of independent forwarders and consolidators - has appointed Senaka Premaratne to the newly-created post of Head of Business Development.

In his new role, Premaratne will be responsible for strengthening the FPS Sri Lanka sales force both locally and internationally, and will spearhead increased collaboration with overseas agency partners to develop bi-directional traffic.

Premaratne has over 20 years’ experience in top-flight sales and marketing, most recently as Head of Sales and Marketing for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Sri Lanka - where his marketing strategies generated double digit growth and set a sales record of Rs. 1 Billion. He has an MBA, and is also a Chartered Marketer and Certified Management Accountant.

Says FPS Sri Lanka MD Gihan Nanayakkara : “We warmly welcome Senaka to our management team. He will add value to the services we provide to our portfolio of major blue-chip customers.”