Mr. Rayynor Silva, is one of the key personalities in the Sri Lankan media industry. He is one of the main personalities who intoduced in setting up private media in Sri Lanka.
His experience of 27 years in the industry has given him invaluable in-depth insight of the industry.
He was also awarded the highest media honorary title and honorary award of “Vishwa Keerthi Maadya Shoori Jana Prasaada” in honor of his service rendered to the country. He was also the youngest president in the history of the IAA (International Advertising Association) Sri Lanka Chapter.
Rayynor Silva Managing Director Asia Broadcasting Corporation (Pvt) Ltd.Rayynor is the Managing Director of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited and the single largest shareholder of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited 99.9% .
Asia Broadcasting Corporation owns Sri Lanka’s most watched national television channel Hiru TV. It also owns south Asia’s largest private radio networks of 5 national radio channels, which includes two local language channels - Hiru FM & Shaa FM, Two English Channels - Gold FM and Sun FM and One Tamil Channel- Sooriyan FM.
All these channels lead in the respective markets with Gold FM the number one English channel, Sun FM the number one Teen English channel, Hiru FM the number one mass market Sinhalese channel, Shaa FM the number youth channel and Sooriyan FM the most listened Tamil channel in the country. With the highest listenership ratings as per the leading International Ratings agency in Sri Lanka.
With more than 1200 staff Asia Broadcasting Corporation is based at 35th & 37th Floors of the World Trade Centre Colombo. It has Sri Lanka’s only state of the art studio complex purposely built in Colombo city limits with more than 100,000 sq.ft which comprises of 4 television studios as big as 100 feet in length and 80 feet in width, along with office operational floor areas. Hiru TV is Sri Lanka’s most watched national channel comprises of the latest technologies of the television which is in par with global standards. Today the company is valued at more than USD 900 million.