Feb 24, 2019

Anura De Alwis appointed Pyxle CEO

Enterprise technology solutions provider, Pyxle, announced the appointment of Anura De Alwis as Chief Executive Officer - one of many strategic moves to further strengthen the brand and its presence, following the launch of its fresh direction and vision, Pyxle 2.0.

Founded in 2003, Pyxle has cemented its reputation as a reliable digital solutions and technology company, having provided enterprise solutions and services to a growing global customer base. The Pyxle 2.0 ethos was formulated in 2017, when the Tavistock Group, invested into Pyxle with the intention of transforming the company into a major global player in the technology space.

With an unwavering ambition to be a leading global technology provider, Pyxle sought to find the best in field to take the head role and is delighted to have found those qualities in Anura.

“Anura is a veteran in the game, with an established and consistent track record of driving key initiatives, fostering innovation and overall being a genuine leader of change,” said Pyxle founder, Presantha Jayamaha. “More importantly, he is a perfect fit for the company ethos, possessing the know-how that will take our vision forward. This is a transformational opportunity for the company, we welcome Anura to the helm as Pyxle prepares for its next phase of growth.”

A seasoned ICT professional, Anura brings to the company over 28 years of industry experience in technology and business operations across Australia, Europe, USA, and Asia, and his resume reads big names such as Telstra, Hewlett Packard, Nokia, Tabcorp, British Telecom, Verizon and Singapore Energy.

Prior to his appointment, Anura was the General Manager, Global Business Services Sri Lanka at Pearson, and was responsible for spearheading the company’s growth from 160 to the largest captive technology centre in the country with over 800 professional resources.

Entrepreneurial, dynamic and an out of the box thinker, Anura has established three start-up companies and a mentorship program, ‘Talk The Walks’, which has recruited the voluntary involvement of many industry CxOs and role model leaders from the country.

With plans to hit the ground running, Anura de Alwis said “This is a welcome move for me at this point in my career. I know the Pyxle family to be a team of passionate professionals who have already delivered incredible results in the technological solutions landscape, and I have absolute confidence in the strong future we can build together for the business.”

Anura starts with the business on 25 February.