People’s Insurance PLC recently announced the appointment of Ms. Jeevani Kariyawasam as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Kariyawasam who previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at People’s Insurance PLC has been with the organization since its inception in 2009. She counts more than 25 years of leadership experience in the Insurance industry, having been previously associated with several leading general insurance providers in Sri Lanka.
Ms. Kariyawasam who holds a BSc. Hons. Degree in Bioscience from the University of Colombo is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) – in the UK and a Senior Associate CIP Member of Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).
She has been an Office Bearer of the Association of Chartered Insurance Professionals (Sri Lanka) as the Membership Secretary from 2016 to 2019 and a Council Member of the Sri Lanka Insurance Institute from 2011 to 2014.
Ms. Kariyawasam and her team will focus on transforming People’s Insurance PLC into a formidable general insurance provider in Sri Lanka with a customer-centric, value-based, and technology-driven business model.
Incorporated in 2009, People’s Insurance PLC is a member of the People’s Group, which includes People’s Bank and People’s Leasing. With over 125 service points across Sri Lanka, it offers a wide range of general insurance solutions including vehicle, property, liability, and marine insurance. The company is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of LKR 9 billion and has an A+ Fitch rating.