Mahesh Kurukulasuriya (Managing Director) - GAC Group of Companies
Mahesh Kurukulasuriya is the Managing Director of GAC Group Sri Lanka since Jan 2015, which he joined in 2013 as a director.
Previously he served in various management positions within A P Moller -Maersk group in line management, customer service and operations roles in Singapore, India and Sri Lanka. He started his career with Maersk as a Management Trainee (Maersk International Shipping Education) in Denmark, and he was placed 3rd in all of South Asia in his graduating class.
Prior to his shipping career Mahesh worked in Finance with DMS Holdings, and spent two years in the apparel sector with MAS Holdings.
Mahesh is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management and Accountants and is a certified lean six sigma Green Belt practitioner.He was awarded the title of 'Young Manager of the Year' by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport - UK in 2015.