Managing Director of Wijaya Products, Aruna Kothalawala receiving the award from HE the Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe
Wijaya Products collected yet another laurel at the recently concluded CNCI Achiever Awards 2018 winning Gold in the Extra Large scale Manufacturing sector and was recognised among the Top 10 Achievers for the 5th consecutive year.
The 17th Annual CNCI Achiever Awards was organized by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries, the premier industrial chamber in Sri Lanka. The Awards aim to promote the industrial growth in the country by recognizing and rewarding industrialists who have excelled in their business processes. The areas focus on quality standards, productivity, employee benefits, labour relations, environmental and social obligations among others. The 2018 award ceremony was graced by the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the chief guest along with many other dignitaries.
“Being amongst the Top 10 Achievers at the CNCI awards for 5 years running is a truly remarkable achievement of which we as a team take pride of. Our focus has always been in building a business that surpasses normal standards and provide the best quality products to our consumers. The recognitions and accolades we receive only stand proof to the fact that we are on the right path,” commented Mr. Aruna Kothalawala, Managing Director of Wijaya Products.
The company secured the CNCI Top 10 Award from 2014 to 2017 whilst Mr. Aruna Kothalawala was the Gold award winner at the Provincial and National levels in the Extra Large category at the Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. The brand’s popularity amongst the people was attested by it winning the Food Brand of the Year in 2016, 2017 and 2018 as well as the Youth Choice Food Brand of the Year 2018 at the SLIM Neilsen People’s Awards.