Kris Canekeratne recognised with Lifetime Award
at SLT Zero One Awards

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU) announced that the company’s chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Kris Canekeratne, has been recognized with a Lifetime Award at the inaugural SLT Zero One Awards held in Colombo recently.

The event was organized by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), with the objective of recognizing, honoring and encouraging excellence in digital initiatives in Sri Lanka, with the Lifetime Awards being presented to professionals who have made significant contributions to the country’s digital industry.

Kris is a holder of the Sri Lanka Sikhamani - one of the most prestigious National awards conferred by the Government of Sri Lanka - that is bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the nation. Only 200 living individuals are permitted to hold this recognition at any given time.

He has also received several other awards and accolades including the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors’ prestigious "Young Director of the Year" award, "Entrepreneur of the Year" finalist for New England by Ernst and Young; "The Most Outstanding CEO" in the IT/BPO industry by ICTA among other awards.

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