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Murtaza Esufally

Non-Executive Chairman

Murtaza Esufally is the Non-Executive Chairman of Morison PLC .

He is also the Chairman of Hemas Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd and Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr. Murtaza Esufally counts more than 30 years of experience in senior management levels.
He holds a Master’s degree in business administration from the Melbourne business school of the university of Melbourne, Bachelor of law degree from the university of Essex, UK, Barrister at Law from Lincolns Inn attorney-at-Law of the supreme court of Sri Lanka.

He also served on several subsidiary boards of the Hemas Group.
He is the Chairman of Hemas Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd and Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd of the Hemas Group.
Murtaza Esufally also serves as a council member of Pharma Manufacturing Association and as a board member of Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation.
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Dinesh Athapaththu

Managing Director

Dinesh Athapaththu is the Managing Director of Morison PLC. He is a fellow member of Charted Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and has Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kelaniya. He also completed his MBA from the same university.

Dinesh joined with Morison PLC in 2016 as Director Finance and Commercial and appointed as the Chief Operating Officer in 2019.

Dinesh Started his career at Brandix as a Cost Executive and progressed up to be the Finance Controller at Brandix Textile Ltd.
He held positions of Financial Controller and Regional Financial Controller for Indonesian based plantations of Good Hope Asia Holdings from
2010 to 2016.
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Ranjan Chakravarti

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ranjan Chakravarti was appointed to the Board of Directors of Morison PLC in 2016.

Ranjan Chakravarti is a strategist and a successful marketing professional with experience in transformation, mergers and business consulting having over 40 years of experience in India and overseas markets in pharmaceutical industry with both innovator companies and large multinationals from India, at Boehringer-Knoll, Reckitt & Colman, SK&F, Lupin Laboratories and Ranbaxy Daichii.

He has managed governance at board level and P&L in countries and Regions. Led organization of 8000+ associates and managed multicultural global teams in Marketing & Sales, Commercial and Manufacturing across multiple geographies like India, ASEAN, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Russia and Latin America. Lived and worked in Asia Pacific, South Africa and India. He has led growth transformation initiatives including restructuring and post merger integration in India and overseas.

He is a practicing Executive & Life Coach passionately committed to helping aspiring professionals maximize their professional and personal potential, focused on developing leadership capabilities, team building, communication and time management skills.
He has worked with senior managers in local and international companies and also with leaders in international NGOs. He is a founding partner in Suingora Consulting LLP, which provides comprehensive expert advisory service to pharmaceutical companies from India to grow profitably & expand their operations globally and assists international companies’ access Indian pharmaceutical market.
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Arundathi Indira Rajakarier

Independent Non-Executive Director

Arundathi Rajakarier was appointed to the Board of Directors Morison PLC in 2017. She is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Arundathi Rajakarier has over 25 years working experience as a Finance Professional and is a Founding Director of SheConsults (Pvt) Ltd., a financial consulting company. She serves on the Board John Keells PLC as an Independent Director from July 2016 and previously served on the Board of NCAP as an Independent Non- Executive Director, the Chairperson of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Investment Committee. She is also an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka, and she served as the Country Manager for ACCA Sri Lanka with additional responsibility for the Maldives and in several senior roles at NDB Bank.
Prior to the above she served as Finance Director of Lanka Cellular Services (Pvt) Ltd. She was trained at Ernst & Young where she served as
Senior Manager in both auditing, consultancy and training.
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Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson

Non-Executive Director

Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson was appointed to the Board of Directors of Morison PLC in 2017.

She joined the Hemas Group in 2002, where she held many senior management positions, including Chief Process Officer and Managing Director of the Hemas Transportation Sector. In 2016, She took over as Managing Director of Hemas Pharmaceuticals, Surgicals and Diagnostics,
where she was responsible for driving the company’s local and regional expansion.
She also functions as the Managing Director of the Hemas Mobility Sector.

She is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is an alumni of the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.
She was recognised as one of the twelve Top Women Change-Makers in the country in 2019, by the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
Kasturi Wilson serves on the Board of Capital Alliance Limited as a Non-Executive Director, and on the Boards of several other subsidiaries of the Hemas Group in the Healthcare, Mobility and Consumer sectors.

She is an active member of several industry associations, and is currently the first female President of the Sri Lanka Chamber of
the Pharmaceutical Industry.

She also serves on the Committee of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Kasturi serves on the Board of Capital Alliance Limited
as a Non-Executive Director, and on the Boards of several other Hemas subsidiaries in the Healthcare, Mobility and Consumer sectors.
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Zalmi Fazeel

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Zalmi Fazeel was appointed to the Board of Directors of Morison PLC in 2018.

Zalmi Fazeel has served as an Executive Vice President heading the finance, legal and IT operations of Saudi Cable Company, Saudi Arabia
between 2013 and 2017. He served at the Savola Group, Saudi Arabia, between 2000 and 2013 in various roles, including that of
Executive Director-Group Treasury, Chief Financial Officer of Edible Oil Subsidiaries, Head of Finance and IT at the United Sugar Company,
and Head of Finance Shared Services.

Zalmi Fazeel started his career at Pfizer Sri Lanka currently known as Astron Limited, in 1984. He was appointed to the board of Pfizer Sri Lanka in 1992 and subsequently Astron in 1993, a position he held until he moved to Saudi Arabia in January 2000. He was an independent board member and Chaired the Audit Committee of Hemas Hospitals (Pvt) Limited, from March 2017 to July 2018. At present, he serves on the Boards of a number of subsidiaries of the Hemas Group, whilst heading the Group Finance, Treasury, Legal and IT divisions of the Hemas Group.
He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK).
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Dr. Sanjit Singh Lamba

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sanjit is an astute business executive with cross functional experience in diverse functions with over 31 years of proficiency
in the pharmaceutical industry.

He was a Founding Member and Managing Director of a leading global Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai India, and had been with Eisai for more than 12 years. Sanjit began his career as a Production Officer more than 31 years ago at Mumbai, just as the Indian Pharmaceutical industry was on the verge of going global. Throughout his career, he held various operational and leadership positions at MSD, Pfizer, Ranbaxy, Lupin, Eisai etc. In his current role, he serves as the Dep CEO and COO for Neopharma group of companies based at UAE.

As veteran of Pharmaceutical Industry he worked extensively in multicultural environments in Functional and General Management positions.
Sanjit’s strong leadership with ability to initiate the change accomplished many pharmaceutical projects for supplies to global markets.
Sanjit is named thrice in the list of one of the “100 of the Most Inspiring People” in the life science industry by PharmaVOICE magazine, USA.
His operational excellence practices were appreciated and published by St.Gallen’s University Switzerland.

Successful Leadership program at Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management sharpened his leadership skills. Sanjit successfully accomplished Post graduation in Pharmaceutical Technology in year 1989 from Punjab University, Chandigarh and later Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Technology.
He is associated with professional bodies like Indian Pharmaceutical Association, International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) and serves as Past Chair – India Chapter for Parental Drug Association (PDA) and past Chairman - Technical & Supply Chain committee for Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI). Sanjit also serves on the judging panel of ISPE FOYA committee at USA.