Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association develops industry strategy forward

From Left to Right – Mr. Dinesh Perera, Deputy Director, ABANS PLC; Mr. Infiyaz Ali, GM-Retail, Healthguard Pharmacy Ltd.; Mr. A.H. Amjad, General Manager, NOLIMIT; Mrs. Kaushalya Perera, Director, DSI; Mr. Ranjan De Silva, Partner, Sensei International; Mr. Sidath Kodikara, CEO Cargills Foods Company Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Shabier Subian, Director, Fashion Bug; Dr. Rohantha Athukorale – Chairman, Lanka Sathosa and Independent Facilitator / Moderator; Mr. Rizwi Thaha, CEO Cool Planet Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Hussain Sadique, Deputy MD, Hameedia Group; Mr. Charitha Subasinghe, CEO Jaykay Marketing Pvt. Ltd.- Keells Super; Mr. Muralee Prakash, Director, Laugfs Holdings and Group MD – Taprobane Holdings PLC; and Mr. Leonard Michael Perera, Retailers-Connect Network. Not present for photograph: Mr. Asoka Pieris, Group CEO, Singer Sri Lanka and Mr. Ajith Amarasekera, CEO Swarnamahal Jewellers Ltd.

Sri Lanka Retailers’ Association (SLRA)was recently incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and the special name was approved by the Hon. Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathuideen under the provisions of the Companies Act No. 7 of 2007.

SLRA pioneering founder membership includes leading business establishments in diverse Retail sectors in Sri Lanka such as Abans PLC, Cargills Foods Company, Cool Planet, DSI, Hameedia, Healthguard Pharmacy Ltd., Keells Super, Laugfs Supermarkets, No Limit, Swarnamahal Jewellers Ltd., and Singer Sri Lanka. Further, prospective members are in the process of induction prior to formal launch of the Association in due course.