First appointed to the Board of Directors of CIC Holdings PLC in November 2005, Shermal held the position of Group Finance Director / Company Secretary until he left for overseas in November 2010. He re-joined the Company as Group Finance Director / Company Secretary in July 2017.
Shermal holds a B.Sc. Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo and is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK with over 25 years of experience including 7 years of overseas experience in Finance, General Management & Operations. He is also the CEO of Chemanex PLC a subsidiary of CIC Holdings PLC and serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of several unlisted companies of the CIC Group.