Thursday, November 5, 2015
Soma Edirisinghe passes away
Chairperson of the EAP Group of companies and prominent entrepreneur Soma Edirisinghe (76) passed away at a private hospital this morning.
Her career as an entrepreneur began in 1974 with the sudden demise of her husband EAP Edirisinghe, the founder of the EAP group of Companies. From that day onwards she has been playing the role of Chairperson of the EAP Group of Companies. The Organization which consists of 25 subsidiaries deals in diverse areas of businesses such as broadcasting, telecasting, financial services, insurance, production and exhibition of films, retailing gold jewellery and pawning services, housing and land sales, hotels, importing and retailing of vehicles etc. She also produced several Sinhala movies.