Sri Lanka’s diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings, celebrating its 50th year of responsible entrepreneurship, for the third consecutive year will support the country’s premier economic forum, the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017.
Hosted annually by Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), to be held on the 25th and 26th of this month, the summit will promote dialogue on the circumstances shaping the current business landscape of Sri Lanka.
As the platinum sponsor, brand Sunshine will be part of Sri Lanka’s growth story by promoting deliberation and discussion on how innovation across diverse sectors can be harnessed to create a positive impact. The Economic Summit brings thought leaders in many spheres – including top economists, foreign and local private sector celebrities, professionals and leading public sector figures onto one platform, to deliberate on and explore solutions on key economic issues of the country. Group Managing Director, Vish Govindasamy speaking of the sponsorship, said “As we at Sunshine celebrate our 50th anniversary and 50 years of responsible entrepreneurship, it is our privilege to be powering a forum that serves as a vital platform in bringing together policy makers, corporates, entrepreneurs, local and foreign academics to shed light on things that matter, with a view to strengthening business opportunities and driving a new wave of responsible economic growth.”
“It is for these reasons that Sunshine extends its fullest support to the Sri Lanka Economic Summit and we look forward to this year’s event with great anticipation.”
Contributing towards the intellectual discourse, Sunshine Holdings’ Group Managing Director, Vish Govindasamy will be part of a panel discussion on the ‘Transformative Opportunity for Sri Lanka’.
Sunshine Holdings PLC is a diversified conglomerate with interests in Healthcare, Plantations, FMCG, Packaging and Renewable Energy. The Group with revenue exceeding US $120 million is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Beginning with the healthcare business in 1967, the group has built strong businesses over the last five decades, including partnering with the Tata Group in 1992 to form a joint venture in Plantations. Group companies include Sunshine Healthcare Lanka, Watawala Plantations PLC, Watawala Tea Ceylon Ltd and Sunshine Energy.