SHEYANTHA ABEYKOON

SHEYANTHA ABEYKOON

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Boost
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Sheyantha is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Boost, the fintech holding company of Axiata since March 2021.

Sheyantha first joined Axiata in 2013 overlooking Finance & Strategy for Dialog Digital Services. Subsequently, he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of WOW.Ik, the ecommerce subsidiary of Dialog Axiata PLC leading the company to market leadership status in the country.

He was then appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Axiata Digital Services in 2017. In addition to his CFO responsibilities, he has played a pivotal role in overseeing the expansion of the Digital Financial Services in ADS, spearheading the growth of microfinancing and micro insurance business in Malaysia and Indonesia and the venture into Digital Banking.

Prior to Axiata, Sheyantha spent over 13 years in the financial services industry in investment banking, financial advisory and portfolio management. He also holds an M.B.A from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Management Accountant and a CFA Charter holder. Sheyantha is currently a Board member of several Digital portfolio Companies under the Axiata Group.

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