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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

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

A. Hettiarachchy [C.Eng, MIEE, MIProdE]
Deputy Chairman

Mr. A. Hettiarachchy was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in April 2010 and was appointed Deputy Chairman on 1st October 2017. He is a Chartered Engineer and is the Chief of Process and Engineering Systems – Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology. He is Chairman of the Board of ISL Services Limited, Deputy Chairman of Ceylon Graphene Technologies (Private) Limited and Board Member of Central Industries PLC and serves as the Chairman of its Audit Committee. He has served on the Boards of Richard Pieris Arpico Finance Ltd, Hayleys PLC and functioned as Managing Director on the Boards of Haycarb PLC, Recogen Limited and Puritas Limited 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 National Science Foundation, Coconut Research Institute and The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology. Member of the National Nano Committee and a member of several advisory Boards of the NSF.Mr. Hettiarachchy possesses expertise in the fields of Process Design, Construction and Commissioning; Instrumentation and Control-Design, Installation and Commissioning; Mechanical Engineering, Thermal and Electrical Energy - Generation and Storage and Nano Technology.

D. L. Vitharana [MNI (Lond), MBA, M.Sc. (UK)]
Managing Director

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. Having served as Chief Operating Officer of Lankem Ceylon PLC since April 2009, he was appointed as Managing Director from January 2017. Mr. Vitharana also serves on the Boards of several subsidiaries of the Lankem Group.


A. Rajaratnam [FCA]
Director

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]
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. 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.

R. Seevaratnam [B.Sc. (Lond.), FCA (Eng.and Wales)FCA (ICASL)]
Director

Mr. R. Seevaratnam was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in April 2014. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and of Sri Lanka and holder of a General Science Degree from the University of London. He was a former senior partner of KPMG. Mr. Seevaratnam is a Director of several listed and unlisted companies.

P.M.A. Sirimane [FCA, MBA]
Director

Mr. P. M. A. Sirimane was appointed to the Board on 1st September 2017. He joined the E. B. Creasy Group in October,2009 and was appointed to the Board of E. B. Creasy & Company PLC in November 2009. Amongst other senior positions he has functioned as Managing Director/CEO of Mercantile Leasing Limited, Group Finance Director of United Tractor & Equipment Limited, Chief Financial Officer, Sri Lanka Telecom Limited and Director SLT Hong Kong Limited. He has served as a Member of several Committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and was an ex-officio member of the International Leasing Association. Mr. Sirimane also serves on the Boards of some of the subsidiaries of the E..B. Creasy Group and holds several other Directorships including that of The Colombo Fort Land & Building PLC where he now serves as Group Finance Director.

M.N.K. Jayamanne [MBA(Col), B.Sc(Agric) Hons,CIM(UK), ACS(Aus)]
Director

Mr. M. N. K. Jayamanne was appointed to the Board on 1st April 2018. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colombo and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from the University of Peradeniya. He has more than 22 years of experience in the Agro Chemicals business covering all functional areas including Sales, Marketing, Research and Production.