Gayan KoralageDirector, Group Strategy & Commercial at edotco Group
Gayan Koralage is one of the pioneering members of edotco Group. Gayan currently serves as Director, Group Strategy responsible for long term strategy, pricing and commercials, analytics, bite size M&A activities, new market entrance performance analysis and project management. He spearheaded the formation and growth of edotco since 2013 and the selling of 32% stake of edotco to Japanese and Malaysian sovereign wealth funds in early 2017.
Gayan joined Telekom Malaysia International (“TMI”) in 2005, where he was the Assistant Vice President of Group Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Special Projects. His credentials span across financing, funding and investment initiatives across the TMI footprint, business turnarounds as well as running end-to-end processes and negotiations in mergers and acquisitions for Axiata Group as well as post-merger integration initiatives.
He has been instrumental in finalising key M&A/ Corporate Finance/ Business Development projects for Axiata Berhad in India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Iran, Myanmar, Laos, East Timor, Maldives and Philippines. He has also been significantly involved in corporate exercises involving Axiata’s subsidiaries.
Gayan is a Chartered Accountant in United Kingdom (CIMA) and is a Graduate in BSC accountancy and Financial Management from University of Sri Jayawardenapura (Sri Lanka).