W.K.H.Wegapitiya (Founder/Executive Chairman) Laugfs Holdings Limited
Mr. W.K.H.Wegapitiya, is the Founder and the Executive Chairman of Laugfs Holdings Limited; a diversified enterprise in SriLanka, engaged in variety of businesses including, Power and Energy (LPG, Petroleum, Lubricants, power generations), retail (Supermarkets), engineering and construction, environmental services (vehicle emission testing), leisure, property developments, shipping, value added manufacturing (Industrial Tyres), and Chemicals.
He is personally instrumental in creating the business of “Laugfs”,in Sri Lanka from its humble beginnings, stayedon the painful track, out performing adversaries and finally made the vision a reality.
A graduate form the prestigious Sri Jayawardenapura University in (B.Sc) Business Administration, andalsoa holder of MBA from the Post Graduate Institute of Management affiliated to the same university. Presently reading for PhD at the Post Graduate Institute of Management
His entrepreneurial achievements have been recognized locally and regionally whilst he became the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 and Asia Pacific Entrepreneurin 2011.
Past Chairman of the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE), Former Senior Vice president of FCCISL, member of the Executive council Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and National Pay Commission and Governing Council of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.