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19 February 2016

Articles of Association of Lankem Ceylon PLC

Articles of Association of Lankem Ceylon PLC

Management


Board of Directors

A. Rajaratnam [FCA]
Chairman

Mr. A. Rajaratnam joined the Board in 1990 and was appointed Chairman in the year 2003. He serves as Chairman of The Colombo Fort Land & Building Company PLC (CFLB) and several listed and unlisted companies within the CFLB Group in addition to holding other Directorships within the Group.

Anushman Rajaratnam [B.Sc (Hons.), CPA, MBA]
Managing Director

Mr. Anushman Rajaratnam was appointed to the Board as Deputy Managing Director in the year 2005 and was appointed Managing Director in April 2009. He has spent several years working overseas as a Consultant for a leading Accountancy Firm. He also serves on the Boards of several subsidiaries of the Lankem Group.

R. N. Bopearatchy [B.Sc. (Cey), Dip. BM., MBA (Univ. of Col)]
Director

Mr. R. N. Bopearatchy was appointed to the Board in 1996. He has considerable expertise in product development, manufacturing and marketing of pesticides, pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Soon after graduation he was employed in Research in the Plant Pathology Division of the Tea Research Institute and subsequently joined Chemical Industries Colombo Ltd, and was appointed to its Board. He also served on the Boards of Crop Management Services (Pvt) Ltd., the managing agents for Mathurata Plantations Ltd., CIC Fertilizers Ltd and Cisco Speciality Packaging (Pvt) Ltd. He has been a former Chairman of the Pesticide Association of Sri Lanka and the Toxicological Society of Sri Lanka and is now the Chairman of the International Mosquito Spiral Manufacturers Association (IMSMA). Mr. R. N. Bopearatchy currently holds several other Directorships within The Colombo Fort Land & Building Group.

K. P. David [FCMA (UK), FCMA, FIPFM, CGMA]
Director

Mr. K. P. David was appointed to the Board in 2007. Having commenced his career in the Banking sector, he joined the Parent Company E. B. Creasy & Company PLC as Group Accountant in 1993. He also serves on the Boards of several subsidiaries of the Lankem Group.

R. T. Weerasinghe [BBA - USA]
Director

Mr. R. T. Weerasinghe was appointed to the Board in April 2009. He joined Darley Butler & Company Ltd, in the year 1994 as a Trainee Product Manager and was seconded to Lankem Ceylon PLC as the Marketing Manager of the Consumer Division in 1998. He was promoted as General Manager of the Consumer Division in 2005 and was also appointed as General Manager of the Paints Division. In addition he was appointed as the Head of the Industrial Chemicals Division in 2009. Mr. Weerasinghe possess expertise in the fields of Marketing and Management. Mr. Weerasinghe also serves on the Boards of certain subsidiaries of Lankem Ceylon PLC.

A. Hettiarachchy [C.Eng, MIEE, MIProdE]
Director

Mr. A. Hettiarachchy was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in April 2010. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and is the Head of Process and Engineering Systems-Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology. He serves on the Boards of National Science Foundation and as Chairman on the Boards of ISB Services Ltd., ISB Environmental Services Ltd., and ISB Technical Services Ltd.. He has served on the Board of Hayleys PLC and functioned as Managing Director on the Boards of Haycarb PLC, Recogen Ltd. and Puritas Ltd. and also served on several other subsidiaries of Haycarb PLC and Hayleys PLC both in Sri Lanka and Overseas. He was also a Board Member of The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology. Member of the National Nano Committee and a member of several advisory Boards of the NSF. Mr. Hettiarachchy possess expertise in the fieldsof Process Design, Construction and Commissioning; Instrumentation and Control-Design, Installation and Commissioning; Mechanical Engineering, Thermal and Electrical Energy - Generation and Storage and Nano Technology.

S. D. R. Arudpragasam [FCMA (UK)]
Deputy Chairman

Mr. S. D. R. Arudpragasam joined the Board in 1989, and was appointed Deputy Chairman in 1990. He holds the position of Deputy Chairman of The Colombo Fort Land & Building Company PLC and functions as the Managing Director of E. B. Creasy & Company PLC in addition to serving on the Boards of other Companies within the CFLB Group.

D. L. Vitharana [MNI (Lond), MBA, M.Sc. (UK)]
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. D. L. Vitharana was appointed to the Board in 2005. He joined Lankem Ceylon PLC in 1997 and has headed the Lankem Agro Cluster since 1999. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Lankem Ceylon PLC and also serves on the Boards of several subsidiaries of the Lankem Group.

N. H. B. S. Perera [B.Sc. (Cey)]
Director

Mr. N. H. B. S. Perera joined the Board in 1999. He is a former Chairman of Harrisons (Colombo) Ltd, and the Pesticides Association of Sri Lanka. He has held office as Deputy Chairman of the Planters Association of Sri Lanka and has functioned as Group Director of The Maharaja Organization Ltd. Mr. Perera has also served as Director on the Board of Harrison Lister (Colombo) Ltd, and several plantation company Boards such as Aislaby Estates Ltd, Attampettia Estates Ltd, Newburgh Estates Ltd, Kinross Estates Ltd, and Lunuwa Plantations Ltd, prior to nationalisation. He presently serves on the Boards of The Colombo Fort Land & Building Company PLC, Lankem Developments PLC and Lankem Tea & Rubber Plantations (Pvt) Ltd. Mr. Perera has considerable expertise in the field of developing and marketing Agri Chemicals, managing of plantation companies, manufacture and distribution, shipping and warehousing.

A. R. Peiris [B.Sc. (Cey), FCMA (UK), CGMA]
Director

Mr. A. R. Peiris was appointed to the Board in the year 2007. He has served the Petroleum Corporation for 10 years in Technical, Planning & Finance Divisions and at the time he left the Corporation in 1979, he was the Head of the Refinery Finance Division. Thereafter, he joined National Development Bank PLC where he held several senior positions for 24 years. He has held Directorships in several reputed public listed and unlisted companies. Mr. Peiris also holds Directorships in several companies within the Lankem Group. He is also a member of the Board of Tess Agro PLC and functions as the Chairman of its Audit Committee.

A. C. S. Jayaranjan [FCA, FCMA (UK), CGMA]
Director

Mr. A. C. S. Jayaranjan was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in June 2010. He started his career as a professional at KPMG. Thereafter he has been working for thirty five years in the commercial and industrial sectors at senior managerial level. He was the Chief Accountant at James Finlay & Company PLC and Deputy Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Director Shaw Wallace & Hedges PLC. Mr. Jayaranjan then joined as the Group Finance Director of Pership Group and later joined John KeeIls Holdings PLC, as Senior Vice President, Head of Learning & Development. His experience covers diverse areas in commerce and industry. Mr. Jayaranjan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK. He is an external examiner/lecturer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo.

J. D. Gomes [FCMA (UK), FCCA (UK), FCPA (AUS), CGMA]
Director

Mr. Dian Gomes was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in June 2010. Mr. Gomes is a Group Director of MAS Holdings and the Managing Director of MAS Intimates (Private) Ltd.. In addition to his role as Managing Director for the Intimates Cluster, Mr. Gomes is also the head of Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Branding and CSR for the MAS Holdings Group.

He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Certified Practicing Accountants (Australia). A Past President of the CIMA — Sri Lanka Division (2001/2002) and the Sri Lanka Amateur Boxing Association (2004 to 2009), Mr. Gomes is presently the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka.