Meet our Leaders

Mr. Maxie Perera

Chairman / Managing Director

Founder of Maxies and Company (Pvt) Ltd, Maxie Perera is a self-made entrepreneur, having worked his way up from humble beginnings. Since, the company's inception over 30 years, he spearheads the company as Chairman / Managing Director, leading it to where it is right now on the helm of being one of the leading chicken meat producers in Sri Lanka. Over the years, he has gained in-depth knowledge in the industry, having travelled around the world with the objective of gathering insights on the latest trends, techniques and technology on the poultry business.

Mrs. Shamalie Perera 


She is serving as a member of the Maxies and Company Board of Directors since its inception. With years of experience in sustainability and corporate responsibility as well as a B.A Degree from University of Colombo, she handles the CSR activities of the company, centred on creating a better, environmentally-conscious and community-focused approach to business operations. So far, the company has been involved in a number of environmentally-friendly projects, while at the same time, helping communities better their lives through sustainable resources.

Mr. Roshan Perera

Head of Department - Extension

Mr. Perera joined Maxies and Company at an early age, and has since worked his way up to be the Manager - Extension. With over 23 years of experience in the field, he handles the administration and operation of the company's farms from supervising the supply of live birds to overlooking the production process.

Mr. Russel Pinto

Head of Department - Maintenance

Mr. Pinto joined Maxies and Company at an early age, and has since worked his way up to be Manager - Maintenance. A self-made man, he has vast experience in the field, having years of on-the-job experience. He is in charge of the maintenance of the company's farms, ensuring every process is running smoothly.

Mr. Lalith Pathirana

Head of Department - General Services

Mr. Pathirana has over 30 years of experience in the agriculture field. Prior to joining Maxies and Company where he has served for 10 years, he worked at the Agricultural Development Authority as a Director under the Ministry of Agriculture. In addition, he has a BSc in Agriculture and MSc in Agriculture.

Miss. Sachie S. Perera 

Deputy Head of Department - HR 

With a BSc. in Business Administration, Miss. Perera handles the Finance and Administration of Maxies and Company. Having joined the company 2 years ago, she is currently reading for her Masters in Finance.

Mr. Ajith Dias

Team Leader - Production, Marketing & Sales

Mr. Dias joined Maxies and Company at an early age, and has since worked his way up to be the Team Leader Production, Marketing & Sales. A self-made man, he has over 29 years of experience in the field of sales and marketing.
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