BOI Sri Lanka Recognizes Virtusa as Outstanding Exporter

Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions, was recognized as one of the Most Outstanding Exporters in the Services category by the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI), at the Awards Ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat recently. Virtusa was among 30 organizations that were felicitated by the BOI for their significant contributions in export performance and foreign direct investment (FDI). The award ceremony – graced by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Investment Promotion Dilum Amunugama, and BOI Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody – was held in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the BOI.

President Wickremesinghe commended the pivotal role played by companies under the purview of the Board of Investment in driving Sri Lanka’s economic growth, commenting that the country’s next endeavor is to evolve into a highly competitive, export-oriented economy. The ceremony also provided the ideal platform for the President to confirm the Government’s commitment to advancing the digital economy, announcing plans to establish a new digital exchange agency in Sri Lanka, and allocate funding for Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives.

“We are honored to receive this accolade from the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka in recognition of not only Virtusa’s contribution to the export performance of the country, but also our dedication towards driving growth across the technology services industry of Sri Lanka over the last five years,” Shehan Warusavithana, Senior Vice President – Technology at Virtusa commented. “It is also testament to the relentless pursuit of excellence by every member of our team in Sri Lanka, without whom this milestone achievement would not have been possible.”  

Shehan Warusavithana, Senior Vice President – Technology accepted the award from President Wickremesinghe on behalf of Virtusa during the event, with Denver De Zylva, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sustainability and Facilities also present at the event.

About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital engineering and technology services and solutions for Forbes Global 2000 companies in the financial services, healthcare, communications, media, entertainment, travel, manufacturing, and technology industries worldwide. At Virtusa, digital engineering is at the heart of everything we do. We are 30,000 builders, makers, and doers that partner with customers to reimagine enterprises and creatively build solutions to the most pressing business challenges that move them to the forefront of their industries.

Virtusa’s unique Engineering First approach means never presenting an idea we can’t execute. With deep industry expertise and empowered agile teams made up of world-class talent, we think about execution early in the process, because the earlier you think about execution the earlier an idea can have an impact. Solving from the inside out enables businesses to respond swiftly to changing needs with improved quality, lower costs, and lasting results.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation. All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

Shehan Warusavithana, Senior Vice President – Technology accepting the award from President Ranil Wickremesinghe on behalf of Virtusa

(L-R) Denver De Zylva; Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sustainability and Facilities at Virtusa, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, and Shehan Warusavithana; Senior Vice President – Technology at Virtusa

Image 03: Virtusa being recognized as the Outstanding Exporter among many esteemed corporations

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