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Dilmah, Expolanka to support LKI’s Global Economy Programme

2017-06-02 lankabusinessonline
Jun 02, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s foreign policy think tank Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with the MJF Group to establish a Global Economy Programme to focus on international trade, foreign investment, and tourism.

Expo paves way for faster subcontinent cross border logistics

2016-10-10 lankabusinessonline
Oct 10, 2016 (LBO) – Expo Freight says it has achieved a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent after a shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh, following a trading agreement.

EFL paves the way for simplified cross border logistics between Bangladesh and India

2016-10-10 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
EFL celebrated a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent when its shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh. This marked the first occasion a truck carrying cargo was allowed to cross over to India from Bangladesh without requiring the consignment to be unloaded and transferred to another truck at the border as has been the practice.

EFL paves way for cross border logistics between Bangladesh and India

2016-10-10 lankabusinessonline
(PRESS RELEASE) – EFL celebrated a significant milestone in cross border trade in the Indian subcontinent when its shipment for Marks & Spencer crossed over seamlessly to India from Bangladesh. This marked the first occasion a truck carrying cargo was allowed to cross over to India from Bangladesh without requiring the consignment to be unloaded and transferred to another truck at the border as has been the practice.

A Unique Partnership – Classic Travel & Funtime

2016-09-21 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
The Travel & Leisure Industry and the Event Production business saw the birth of a new phenomenon, when Classic Travel partnered with Showbiz veteran Imran Saibo of Funtime, to launch Classic Funtime.

EFL appoints S Senthilnathan as CEO, Peter Larsen joins as COO

2016-09-19 lankabusinessonline
(PRESS RELEASE) – EFL announced the appointment of key personnel to the company’s headquarters in Colombo with S. Senthilnathan being promoted to CEO while former DSV Regional Director Peter M Larsen assumed the role of COO. (0-1)

EFL strengthens management team: Shanmugam Senthilnathan promoted to CEO; Peter Larsen joins as COO

2016-09-18 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
EFL announced the appointment of key personnel to the company’s headquarters in Colombo with S. Senthilnathan being promoted to CEO while former DSV Regional Director Peter M Larsen assumed the role of COO.

Hanjin shipping bankruptcy to have indirect impact on Sri Lanka

2016-09-10 lankabusinessonline
Sept 10, 2016 (LBO) – The filing for bankruptcy by South Korean container shipper Hanjin Shipping will have an indirect impact on Sri Lanka with reduced space for cargo originating from the island, an industry official said.

George Steuarts proudly appoints Paddy Weerasekera as CEO- Consumer Sector

2016-08-24 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
In an effort to strengthen the Group’s dynamic expansion and consolidation program with industry’s outstanding young professionals joining the top management, George Steuart and Company Limited, one of the fastest expanding conglomerates in Sri Lanka, recently announced the appointment of Mr. Paddy Weerasekera as the Chief Executive Officer of the groups’ Consumer Sector.

Expolanka Holdings top line grows 7 pct in June quarter

2016-08-09 lankabusinessonline
Aug 09, 2016 (LBO) – Expolanka Holdings, which operates in areas including logistics and leisure, said it recorded seven percent growth in revenue to 14.96 billion rupees in the June quarter, which was a resilient performance amidst challenges.

Expolanka Holdings PLC achieves top line growth of 7% in 1Q 2016/17

2016-08-05 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
The Group – which operates in the spheres of Logistics, Leisure and Ventures – records resilient performance amidst challenges 4th August 2016: Via its strategic shift towards focus on growth sectors, Expolanka Holdings PLC has achieved Revenue growth of seven per cent year-on-year (YoY) amidst challenges, thereby increasing its Revenue for the first quarter of the 2016/17 financial year (1Q 2016/17) to LKR 14,956 million.

Asian Alliance recognized for contribution to youth empowerment at Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards

2016-08-04 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
WIN Youth Empowerment initiative which seeks to benefit 10,000 underprivileged rural youth wins accolade in the Social Empowerment category 2nd August 2016: For its contribution towards empowering underprivileged rural youth via the ‘WIN Youth Empowerment Programme’ – which seeks to eventually benefit 10,000 youth – Asian Alliance Insurance PLC has been recognized as a winner in the ‘Social Empowerment’ category at the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) 2016.

Thailand acquires Sri Lanka’s Norfolk Foods

2016-07-18 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC recently moved in to acquire 80 per cent shares of Sri Lanka’s prominent food producer Norfolk Foods (Private) Limited with an investment of 04 million US dollars.

Oxford College of Business CSR initiative, recognized as one of the best in Asia

2016-07-01 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Singapore was the host to the Annual Enterprise Asia, Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards and International CSR Sumit 2016 on 24th June 2016 at Resort World, Resort World Sentosa, Convention Center, Singapore. Over 200 senior executives from multinational and leading corporations in Asia attended the event and witnessed the awards presentation.

Venture Engine draws to a successful close

2016-06-30 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
• Hire 1 named Winner, and Impact Entrepreneurship Award recipient • Quebee Den and Direct2Door adjudged Runner-up and Second Runner-up, respectively