CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, CCS Director Ronnie Peiris, CCS Director Ajit Gunewardene, CSE Chairman Vajira Kulatilaka,President of the Consumer Foods Sector of JKH& CCS Director Jit Gunaratne, Head of Beverages of CCS Daminda Gamlath,CCS CFO Sanjeewa Jayaweera and Head of Supply Chain Management at CCS Sanjeewa Jayasundara
Ceylon Cold Stores (CCS) rang the opening bell to commence trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) for July. The market opening ceremony was organized to mark the first trading day for the month of July.
Directors Ajit Gunewardene and Ronnie Peiris, President of the Consumer Foods Sector of JKH & Director Jit Gunaratne, CFO. Sanjeewa Jayaweera, Head of Beverages Daminda Gamlath and Head of Supply Chain Management Sanjeewa Jayasundara represented CCS at the ceremony. The CSE was represented by Chairman Vajira Kulatilaka, CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike and the management.
Speaking at the event, Vajira Kulatilaka, the Chairman of CSE stated “These bell-ringing events are organized at the start of every month to serve as a platform to generate exposure for listed companies and we are pleased to host CCS to open trading for the month of July. Elephant House is a household brand in Sri Lanka, a brand that we have lived with over the years and one that we will continue to live with. It is certainly pleasing to see how the brand has developed over the years. I would like to thank CCS for the support the company has shown towards the Sri Lankan capital market and wish the company
Making remarks on behalf of CCS, Director Ajit Gunewardene said, “CCS was founded in 1866 and this year happens to be our 150th anniversary. 150 years old but actually exceedingly young, because we are today still an iconic brand and we remain leaders in the market after 150 years.
“We are competing with multinationals and other long standing establishments and the three key verticals that we are involved in are world class.That is something that all companies listed on the CSE should strive to be.”