The inaugural PIMA-Olympics: The National Management Awards 2016 was held recently at a gala ceremony held at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. Defence Ministry Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi graced the occasion as the guest of honour. PIM Director Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri delivered the keynote speech.
The following personnel were honoured at the occasion. PIMA Lifetime Achievement Award: Lanka Harness (Pvt) Ltd Chairman Rohan Pallewatta, Fernwood Porcelain Ltd Fmr. Chairman Dr. JagathPeiris PIMA – Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Diamond Service Award for the Most Outstanding Business Leader of the Year: Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd CEO Nishantha Samaranayake, CBL Foods International (Pvt.) Ltd CEO Samitha Perera PIMA Platinum Honours Awards: Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology & Innovation Project Director Prof.
Ajith de Alwis Registration of Persons Department Commissioner General R.M. Sarath Kumara PIMA Woman at the Helm: Freelance Management Consultant Gayani de Alwis PIMA – National Chamber of Commerce Award for Most Outstanding Business Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility: Citi Bank Country City Officer Ravin Basnayake PIMA Best Under 40 Business Leader of the Year: Lanka Orix Leasing PLC Group Human Resources Manager Pradeep Samantha, AIA Insurance PLC CFO Indika Prematunga PIMA Best Under 30 Business Leader of the Year: Maliban Biscuits Ltd Kalindu Liyanage