Walimuni Lakshman Fonseka


• A professional with above twenty years post qualification experience in Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Jordan & Bangladesh. • Expertise in Buying House & Larger Manufacturing plant startups & Operations. • Proficiency in managing; Seasonal Product developments with strict timelines meeting, Professional Costing approaches, Production planning & allocations, Quality control system Monitoring, Compliance System Maintain and monitoring. Overall Plant Operations, Staff training and motivations. KPI strategizing and monitoring. • Excellent track record of managing Merchandising & Marketing strategies, seasonal development, operations, sourcing as well as distribution & commercial management • Attained experience & knowledge in ERP, Logistics and Customs, & systems implementations. Achievements • Setting up factory Merchandising procedures through restructuring the Workflow and internal controls. • Improved sampling submission time lines to reduce approval process by 15% efficient • Streamline Merchandising KPI modules and evaluation process. • Defined Merchandising JD & JR in documentations. • Third party vendors saving time and cost. Maintain Performance evaluations for future references and grading. • Ensure the project deliveries are on time for Seasonal Developments Projects. • Execute product analysis projects with support of group IE team and procurement team for various brands and delivered ahead of agreed fit out period maximizing the revenue with minimal cost. • Achieved cost savings through value added IE engineering, CAD improvements projects.