The Common wealth university in collaboration with the London Graduate School has been awarded an honorary doctorate of “Doctor of Human Resources Management” to Lalith. A. P. Wijetunge at the award ceremony held in Dubai recently to recognize his contribution to professional community especially in Human Resources Management locally and internationally.
Dr.Wijetunge is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka and he was the Past President of the Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka for three consecutive years (2007/2010)
He served as the President of Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (2017/2018). The Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka is the Apex body consisting of 50 member associations representing 32 professions such as Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Law, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management etc with a combined membership of over 60,000.
Dr. Wijetunge is presently employed as Consultant- Human Resources & Administration, Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufactures Ltd, a well reputed BOI company. He has a wide range of experience in serving reputed organizations as Head of Human Resources. The leadership of Dr. Wijetunge and his role in transforming IPM Sri Lanka into a dynamic professional body is emulated by the professional institution in the Asia Pacific Region.
Dr. Wijetunge has been participated several International meetings and Conferences in various parts of the world representing the HR fraternity of the country including world Federation of Personnel Management and Charted Institute of Personnel development, United Kingdom.
In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the HR profession in Sri Lanka and International, he was confirmed a number of awards.
The leadership of Dr. Wijetunge and his role in transforming IPM Sri Lanka into a dynamic professional body is emulated by the professional institution in the Asia Pacific Region.
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