Board of Directors
Mr. Lal Keerthi GunawardhanaChairman
23 years of entrepreneurial career as founder Chairman of Lucky Lanka Milk Processing Co. Ltd, which began as a household business, transformed to be a national level enterprise today. His exposure extend from business management, financial management, analyzing & controlling, marketing, supply chain management, operational management, production management, milk procurement and dairy management including cattle management ,automobile engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering, dairy machinery up to many other areas relevant to the management of a business. He won the National Platinum Award as the Best Entrepreneur of the year 2011 from FCCISL. Mr. Gunawardhana obtained his bachelor's degree in Leadership & Management and Master's Degree in Business Administration from Manipal University of India specialized in Marketing and Human Resources Management streams and the dissertation on the 'Study on positive attitudes of Sri Lankan Community'.Currently Mr. Gunawardhana is reading for London LLB.
Ms. Namali Amarasiri GunawardanaManaging Director
Managing DirectorShe possesses a Higher Diploma in Business Administration from NIBM. She has a thorough knowledge on manufacturing practices of milk foods. She has under gone several training programs about food safety and GMP. Her experience in this industry is more than 22 years.
Mr. D. B. S. Chamara BandaraIndépendant Non-Executive Director
Mr. Bandara is a fellow member and a prominent personality of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He was the founder president of the governing council of Young Chartered Accountants’ Forum of Sri Lanka and currently servicing as a council member of AAT Sri Lanka.Mr Bandara holds a MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and is currently reading for his PhD in the world’s fifth largest private academia, Management and Science University, Malaysia. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants’ of Sri Lanka.
Dr. Anura P. JayasooriyaIndependent Non-Executive Director
Dr. Jayasooriya Holds B.V.Sc (Hons) in Veterinary Science, University of Peradeniya and M.Agri in Biochemistry & Nutrition (research), Miyazaki University,Japan.Mr Jayasoorya holds Ph. D in Nutritional Biochemistry & Physiology (research), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne and Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology & Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia. Presently he served as Senior Lecturer, Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Peradeniya and as Member of Teaching Panel, Veterinary Post Graduate Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Science
Ms. Daisy Amarasiri GunawardanaDirector
Possessing diverse knowledge on various sectors, she started her career in the field of milk processing. She was a pillar of strength from the inception of Lucky Lanka and has contributed immensely for the success of the company. The professionalism she carries with her personality and the 24 years’ of experience she owns in the field of milk food manufacturing are one of the valuable personnel resources the company possesses. Currently she holds the title of director of Lucky Lanka contributing strategical opinions for the growth of the company.
Ms.Bhadra Amarasiri GunawardanaDirector
Ms. Bhadra Gunawardana holds a higher diploma in business administration from National Institute of Business Management. The 20 years of experience in milk food processing industry she possess has been beneficial concerning organizational decision making, strategic alliances and new product developments. Currently she actively participates for organizational procedures as a director of Lucky Lanka Company while giving her fullest contribution for the future success of the company.