Human Resources Director
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Date of Appointment: 1 March 2016
Bachelor of Science in Management from University of London
Masters of Business Administration from Edith Cowan University, Australia
Directorship in Public Company and Listed Entity:
Samanmalee was appointed as Human Resources Director of British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad on 1 March 2016 and has now been in service with the British American Tobacoo (BAT) Group for 17 years.
Prior to her current role, she was Human Resources Director of BAT Sri Lanka since 2013 where she facilitated the implementation of a more sustainable business model.
Before her move to Sri Lanka, she was the Organisation Effectiveness Advisor for Bentoel Group in Indonesia.
She first joined the BAT Group as a Management Trainee in BAT Sri Lanka and held various Human Resources roles in Sri Lanka and South Asia including Area Head of Talent SAA.