GSMB Tech CEO to step down

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The CEO of GSMB Technical Services (Pvt) Ltd. that comes under the purview of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) is due to step down on the instructions of its Board of Directors, Ceylon Today learns.

Ceylon Today revealed that SLPP MP Namal Rajapaksa on 6 August had written to Minister of Environment Naseer Ahamed proposing two individuals for the post of CEO of GSMB Technical Services (Pvt) Ltd.

Rajapaksa had proposed the names of M.H.D.P. Karunaratne and G.G.M. Ishara Hemantha for the CEO post of the company.

Karunaratne was appointed to the position on 11 August on the instructions of Minister Ahamed.

However, the Board of Directors called for the removal of Karunaratne and for the appointment of a suitable individual to the post and an advertisement was also published for this purpose.

The Board of Directors also proposed the appointment of Acting CEO Pawan Gamarachi.

By Vineetha M. Gamage