JIT Group expands senior leadership team
Just In Time Group (JIT) announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team with great stride and abundance for future growth in the company and stakeholders.
Joining as General Manager – Delivery and Services, Raj Alagendran is a multi-faceted, manager who has proven expertise of consistently and successfully delivering large scale projects, working at multi nationals all over the globe. Raj brings with him 30 years of hands-on experience in building and operating global shared services. He has managed projects in a number of professional areas like engineering and education. American Express, International Baccalaureate and Alstom are a few examples of companies that he has been a part of and consequentially brought them immense success. Alagendran holds an Executive MBA from the Sydney Business School at the University of Wollongong Australia. He also holds a Bachelor of commerce from the University of New South Wales in the field of International Finance.
“Team JIT is very pleased to welcome strong industry experts such as Damitha and Raj into our leadership team where their wealth of knowledge, extensive experience and insights will no doubt, add greater value to our Group and contribute to our sustained growth as an organisation,” said Chief Executive Officer Chrishan Mendis.
JIT commenced operations in 1996 as a single entity in a 100sq ft. basement office – a journey which started 23 years ago. Since its humble beginnings, JIT has grown from a team of four members to a group of 290 employees with varied Information and Communications Technology (ICT) offerings ranging from systems integration to Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Furthermore, JIT was the only local company recognised in the APAC CIO Outlook magazine’s Annual Top 25 Government and Public Sector Technology Providers for 2017. With over 23 years of excellence, JIT provides cutting-edge integrated solutions to telecommunications, government, health, defence, and financial sectors.Damitha Jayawardena with a career spanning over 16 years at JIT with vast experience in strategic sales will Head the Sales Team. He is promoted from the position of General Manager – Strategic Sales. He has been instrumental in crafting the customer’s requirements to achieve the overall business objective and this skill along with his immense experience at JIT and the IT industry as a whole is a catalyst for the tremendous growth JIT has seen over the last few years. He has a proven record of success and his accomplishments span the telco, banking and government sectors. His education is rooted at University of Colombo where he received a B.Sc. in Science and Business Management and an MBA in Marketing.