Hayleys PLC Powers CA Sri Lanka!

One of Sri Lanka’s largest multinational business conglomerates, Hayleys PLC will power the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) with a lead sponsorship.

L-R): Aruna Alwis, Secretary/CEO – CA Sri Lanka;. Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Vice President – CA Sri Lanka; Arjuna Herath, President – CA Sri Lanka; Mohan Pandithage – Chairman / Chief Executive, Hayleys PLC; Sarath Ganegoda, Director – Strategic Business Development Unit, Hayleys PLC; Dilhan De Silva, Group CFO – Hayleys PLC; and Manohari Abeyesekera – Head of Strategic Business Development Unit, Hayleys PLC.

This is the first time Hayleys PLC has come onboard to extend their support to CA Sri Lanka to carry out its educational and professional activities for the benefit of its members, students and public.The sponsorship cheque was handed over to CA Sri Lanka President, Arjuna Herath by Hayleys Chairman/ Chief Executive Mohan Pandithage at the Hayleys Head Office recently. Welcoming Hayleys PLC onboard for the year 2014/2015, CA Sri Lanka President Arjuna Herath said that it was indeed a pleasure for CA Sri Lanka to have the support of a leading conglomerate such as Hayleys to complement its development activities.

““I am very pleased to welcome Hayleys onboard as a lead sponsor, and I believe this partnership will tremendously benefit both organizations alike,” he said.Herath also noted that having Hayleys onboard is also an endorsement of the institute’s mission to continue to serve society by promoting and developing the accountancy sector continuously. Embracing innovation and entrepreneurship, over the years Hayleys PLC has added value for people and businesses across the country and beyond. In addition to Sri Lanka, Hayleys today has manufacturing facilities in Indonesia and Thailand, and marketing operations in Australia, India, Bangladesh, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, UK and USA. The Group accounts for 3.17 percent of Sri Lanka’s export income, and 4.5 percent of tea and 2.2 percent of rubber production.