Ms Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya, recently contributed as a panelist for the GPTW Conference 2020, titled as “Thriving on Chaos – The Culture Factor” which was held on the 13th January 2021 at the Hilton Colombo for the 7th consecutive year.
The panel discussion “Rebound: Rebuild: Reignite” consisted of 4 CXO’s who signified blue chip organizations and was focused on how each organization responded to the global pandemic bringing in perspectives from their own area of expertise.
Ms Kurukulasuriya was a panellist along with Mr Isuru Gunasekera – the Executive Vice President /Chief People Officer & Head of Sustainability, ERM & Group Sourcing of John Keells Group, Mr Ishan Dantanarayana – the Chief People Officer of Brandix Group and Ms Sandra De Zoysa – the Group Chief Customer Officer of Dialog Axiata and the panel was moderated by Mr Anura De Alwis – the Board Advisor of Altria.
Ms Kurukulasuriya gave special reference to the ways how DIMO as a company faced the new challenge and the new HR initiatives that were brought in relation to suit the challenge.
The panel moreover articulated about how the organizations responded to the crisis and how the learning was used to revalorized work to suit the new normal as a whole.