Leading Sri Lanka Broadcaster Passes Away

Submitted by admin on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 12:32

AIBD extends its deepest condolences to the Board of Directors, the Staff of Maharaja Group (MTV) and the members of the family on the sudden passing away of Mr Mano Wikramanayake, Group Director, Electronic Media Business of the Maharaja Group (MTV) in Sri Lanka.

Mr Wikramanayake was a well-known broadcaster in Sri Lanka and the former Vice President of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA). He has died in Colombo at the age of 62.

[img_assist|nid=2037|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=89]He was Group Director Electronic Media Business of the Maharaja Group (MTV), which runs three terrestrial television channels, four FM radio stations and three TV production companies.

He was directly responsible for all the group's media operations. He was also part of the team responsible for strategic planning for the group and a member of all the boards of directors of the group's companies.