Sandamini Perera among 18 for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class of 2024

Sandamini Perera among 18 for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class of 2024
  • The 2024 class generated a combined revenue of over $ 1.3 b in 2023
  • Employs over 6,000 people in 2023
  • The associated businesses represent eight diverse sectors
Sri Lanka’s Prime Group Co-founder and Co-chair Sandamini Perera has been selected to be among 18 female entrepreneurs for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class of 2024.

It is an annual bespoke executive program that identifies and champions a select group of high-potential entrepreneurs who have built profitable companies and provides them with connections and resources needed to unlock their potential and sustainably scale their companies.

This year’s cohort of entrepreneurs are focused on solving many of our most pressing global challenges.

 Representing Australia, Greater China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Sri Lanka in the Asia-Pacific Region, they are key decision makers in their enterprise and demonstrate confidence, conviction, tenacity and overall professional acumen, which has allowed them to have led their organisation through a significant transformation and drive substantial growth.

The other 2024 members of the Asia-Pacific EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program are: HEX Co-founder and CEO Jeanette Cheah (Australia);  Circle In Co-founder Jodi Geddes (Australia); Telecare Australia Pty Ltd., Co-founder and COO Lina Xu (Australia); Shanghai Milkground Food Tech Co., Ltd. Founder and CEO Xiu Chai (Greater China); Shanghai Linmon Media Co., Ltd. CEO and Co-founder Fei Chen (Greater China); Bamboocloud Technology Co., Ltd. Founder and CEO Ning Dong (Greater China); HOTO Founder and CEO Lidan Liu (Greater China); Shukun Technology Co-founder and CEO Anne Ma (Greater China); Singleron Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. Chairwoman, Co-founder and CEO Dr. Fang Nan (Greater China); Losszero Co., Ltd. Founder and CEO Mitsuki Bun (Japan); Hubbit Inc Founder and CEO Kiki Usui (Japan); Willumina Inc. CEO Shiona Yukimura (Japan); L&P Global Berhad Group CEO and Executive Director and Berjayapak Sdn Bhd CEO Ooi Lay Pheng (Malaysia); Hernan Corporation Sdn Bhd Founder and Group CEO Datuk Anna Teo (Malaysia); Gushcloud International Co-founder and Group CEO Althea Lim (Singapore); Synagie Pte Ltd. Managing Director and Co-founder Olive Tai (Singapore) and DAWON & Company Co., Ltd. Chairman and CEO Fay Cho (South Korea).

EY Asia-Pacific Risk Management Leader and EY Asia-Pacific Women Fast Forward Executive Sponsor Claire Cardno said: “This program aims to help empower female entrepreneurs, dismantling obstacles and propelling them towards global leadership. We champion women’s successes not only on designated occasions but consistently offering our unwavering support to fuel their aspirations and foster a brighter tomorrow for all. Congratulations to this year’s cohort of Entrepreneurial Winning Women in Asia-Pacific, what a brilliant achievement.”

This year’s participants run high-growth businesses across a wide variety of sectors including technology, consumer products, real estate and design, and media and entertainment. According to EY analysis, these companies generated a combined revenue of more than $ 1.3 b in 2023 and employed more than 6,000 people.

Asia-Pacific EY Private Leader and EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific Co-Executive Sponsor Loletta Chow said: “We extend a warm welcome to this incoming class of women entrepreneurs – a group of savvy, ambitious visionaries with an established track record for business success. They have fulfilled their own bold ambitions and turned their ideas into inspirations, and now our EY ecosystem will uplift them to further drive growth and innovation across Asia-Pacific and across the globe.”