Mr. S. G. Wijesinha

Chairman

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • He is qualified in Production Engineering
  • Has a MBA from Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of J’Pura
  • Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accounts, UK

Previously held the post of

  • Chairmanship and Managing Directorship of Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC
  • Managing Directorship at Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka PLC
  • Held the Chairmanship of the Employees’ Trust Fund Board
  • Vice Chairmanship of Colombo Dockyard
  • Deputy Chairmanship of Sampath Bank
  • Chairmanship of Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka Ltd
  • Former President of the Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA)
  • President of the Sri Lanka Italy Business Council
  • He was the Founder President of the Sri Lanka Ceramics Council and the Sri
  • Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity

Directorships Positions

  • Sampath Leasing and Factoring Ltd,
  • Asiri Surgical Hospitals PLC
  • DFCC Vardhana Bank Ltd

Chairman

  • Chairman Watawala Plantations PLC
  • Chairmanship of DNH Financial (Pvt) Ltd.
  • Vice Chairman of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon
  • Senior Deputy President of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Mr. G. Sathasivam

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Forty Six years experience in Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Initiated & spearheaded joint venture with Tata Group
  • Manages the pharmaceutical business.

Directorships Positions

  • Sunshine Holdings PLC
  • Watawala Plantations PLC
  • Estate Management Services (Pvt) Ltd
  • Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited
  • SBL Limited
  • Sunshine Energy Limited
  • Sunshine Travels & Tours Limited

Mr. V. Govindasamy

GMD

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering University of Hartford, USA.
  • Master of Business Administration University of Hartford, USA.
  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers of Sri Lanka

Directorships Positions

Group Managing Director

  • Sunshine Holdings PLC

Director

  • TAL Lanka Hotels PLC
  • Secretaries & Financial Services (Pvt) Ltd
  • Sunshine Tea (Pvt) Ltd

Chairman

  • Tata Communication Lanka Ltd

Managing Director

  • Estate Management Services (Pvt) Ltd
  • Watawala Plantations PLC
  • Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited
  • Sunshine Travels & Tours Limited
  • Sunshine Packaging Ltd
  • Sunshine Energy Ltd

Mr. K.Venkataramanan

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Fellow member of the Institue of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Over 21 years experience in the field of Finance

Directorships Positions

Director

  • Watawala Plantations PLC
  • Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited

Vice President Finance

  • Tata Global Beverage Ltd – India

Mr. A.N.Fernando

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Holds an MBA from IMD (Lausanne).
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

Directorships Positions

Former Senior Partner

  • KPMG Ford Rhodes Thronton & Company
  • Chartered Accountants

Committee Member

  • Council of CA Sri Lanka
  • The Employers Federation
  • Fair Trading Commission
  • Central Cultural Fund

Mr. Mohamed Sajad Mawzoon

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Has been in the business for nearly 25 years
  • Former President of the Vanaspati Association of Sri Lanka
  • Held the Presidency for the Billiards and Snooker Association of Sri Lanka

Directorships Positions

Managing Director

  • Pyramid Lanka Pvt Ltd
  • Pyramid Wilmar Pvt Ltd
  • Pyramid Wilmar Oils and Fast Pvt Ltd
  • Pyramid Wilmar Plantations Pvt Ltd
  • The Phone Company Pvt Ltd
  • The Phone Company International Pvt Ltd
  • Pyramid Oil and Logistics Pvt Ltd

Director

  • Shangri La Hotels Lanka Pvt Ltd
  • Shangri La Investments Lanka Pvt Ltd
  • Jewelsco Restaurants Pvt Ltd

Proprietor

  • Pyramid Oil Mills

Mr. Lallith Ramanayake

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Holds a Master of Business Administration from the Post Graduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayawardanapura
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Professional Manager.

Previously held the post of

Managing Director

  • Held several senior positions in John Keels Group of Companies
  • Retired Executive Vice President from John Keells Holdings
  • Ex-Chairman of Colombo Brokers’ Association
  • Ex-Deputy Chairman of Tea Association of Sri Lanka

Mr. C. P. Thomas

About

Mr. C. P. Thomas is the Managing Director of Kannan Devan Hills Plantations (Pvt.) Ltd. – India. He currently holds the position of Management Trustee of the UPASI Tea Research Foundation which is a well-known research organization in South India. In addition to that, he is also a Member of Executive Committee of the United Planters’ Association of Southern India.

He holds a degree in Computer Sciences from Jodhapur University, Rajasthan. He counts over twenty two years’ experience in the Plantation Industry.

Mr.Ajoy Misra

About

Mr.Ajoy Misra, a nominee director of Tata Global Beverages Limited joined the board of Watawala Plantations PLC with effect from 25th October 2014. Mr.Ajoy Misra is the current Managing Director and CEO of Tata Global Beverages Limited, India.

Mr.Ajoy Misra holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from BITS, Pilani and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University specializing in Marketing. He has also followed an Advanced Management Program (AMP-174) at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He was with Taj group of hotels for a period over 30 years.

Mr. B.A.Hulangamuwa

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Holds an MBA from University of Colombo.
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner -USA

Directorships Positions

Director

  • Watawala Plantations PLC

Director

  • Sunshine Tea (Pvt) Limited
  • Sunshine Holdings Limited

Director

  • Secretaries & Financial Services (Pvt) limited
  • Sunshine Travels & Tours Limited
  • Healthguard Limited
  • SBL Limited
  • Sunshine Energy Limited

Ms. Samanthi Haddegoda

Qualifications/Business Experience

  • Attorney -at -Law & Notary Public
  • Holds a bachelors degree of Law

Directorships Positions

Joint Company Secretary

  • Watawala Plantations PLC

Director

  • Secretaries & Financial Services (Pvt) Limited