L R Page

Chairman / Non-Executive Director

Mr. Louis R. Page is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). He is the Chairman of the CT Holdings Group of Companies. He has also held a number of Board and Senior Management positions at the highest level in overseas public companies and public institutions.

V R Page

Deputy Chairman / CEO, Executive Director

Mr. V. Ranjit Page possesses over 35 years of management experience with expertise in food retailing, food service, and manufacturing, having introduced the concept of super marketing to the Sri Lankan masses. He also serves on the boards of several other companies, and is the Deputy Chairman/Managing Director of the parent company, CT Holdings PLC.

M I Abdul Wahid

Managing Director/Deputy CEO, Executive Director

Mr. M. Imtiaz Abdul Wahid is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). He has been involved in the operations of the company in an executive capacity at different intervals progressively at higher levels (appointed Director 1997 and Deputy Managing Director in 2001) spanning a period of over 30 years, leaving the services of the company for employment abroad on two occasions in between whereby he also gained valuable exposure holding a number of senior management positions in overseas companies. He was appointed Managing Director/ Deputy CEO of Cargills (Ceylon) PLC in May 2010, and appointed a Director of the holding company C T Holdings PLC in December 2016.

A T Priya Edirisinghe

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. A. T. Priya Edirisinghe is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), and holds a Diploma in Commercial Arbitration. He was the Senior Partner of Bakertilly Edirisinghe & Co., Chartered Accountants and currently serves as Consultant/Advisor. He is the Managing Director of PE Management Consultants (Pvt) Ltd. He counts over 50 years’ experience in both public practice and in the private sector. He serves on the boards of a number of other listed and non-listed companies where in some companies he also serves as Chairman/Member of the Audit Committee, Related Party Transactions Review Committee, and Member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Edirisinghe is the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee, Related Party Transactions Review Committee, and a member of the company’s Remuneration Committee.

Sanjeev Gardiner

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sanjeev Gardiner who has been a Director of Cargills (Ceylon) PLC since 1994 is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Gardiner Group of Companies which includes the Galle Face Hotel Co Limited, Galle Face Hotel 1994 (Pvt) Ltd, Ceylon Hotels Holdings (Pvt) Ltd (holding Co of Ceylon Hotels Corporation PLC), Kandy Hotels Company (1938) PLC (which owns the Queen’s and Suisse Hotels in Kandy) and, United Hotels Co (Pvt) Limited which owns the The Surf (Bentota), The Safari (Tissa) and The Lake – (Polonnaruwa). He is also the Chairman of Ambeon Capital PLC, and Ambeon Holdings PLC and is a Director on the Boards of Millennium I.T. E.S.P. (Pvt) Ltd, and Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, among its other companies. Mr. Gardiner counts over 25 years of management experience in a diverse array of business. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia and, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Banking and Finance) from Monash University, Australia. He has been a Council Member of HelpAge Sri Lanka for several years.

Yudy Kanagasabai

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Y. Kanagasabai (Yudhishtran Kanagasabai) was appointed a Director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee and Related Party Transactions Review Committee on 25 February 2019. He also serves on the Board of a subsidiary, Cargills Foods Company (Private) Limited, and its Audit Committee and Corporate Governance & Nominations Committee (since July 2016). He is also a Non-Executive Director of Cargills Bank (since end October 2019), and is a member of Bank’s Board Human Resources & Remuneration Committee and Strategic Planning Committee, and is also the Chairperson of the Board Credit Committee. Mr. Kanagasabai is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, and served PricewaterhouseCoopers since its inception in 1981. He held progressively responsible positions before being appointed as Senior Partner / Chief Executive Officer in 2006, from which position he retired in 2017. He elevated the profile of both the Sri Lankan and the Maldives practices of the Firm to consistently provide quality solutions to clients within the appropriate standards and applicable best practices. He has extensive knowledge of current economic, social and regulatory issues. He is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC and Chairperson of the Audit Committee, Related Party Transactions Committee, and member of Remuneration and Compensation Committee and Corporate Social Investment Committee and Nominations Committee, since February 2018. He is also a Non-Executive Independent Director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Millenium Information Technologies (Private) Limited, Non-Executive Independent Director and member of the Board Audit Committee of Hunters Limited PLC, Lanka Canneries Limited and Easwaran Brothers Exports (Private) Limited. He was a Non-Executive Independent Director and Chairperson of the Board Audit Committee of Union Bank PLC (a subsidiary of Texas Pacific Group) and has also served as a Commissioner of The Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka.

Sunil Mendis

Independent Non-Executive Director

Desamanya Sunil Mendis was formerly the Chairman of Hayleys Group, and a former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. He possesses over 50 years of wide and varied commercial experience, most of which has been in very senior positions. Mr. Mendis is the Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Related Party Transactions Review Committee, and also serves on the boards of several other Group companies.

Joseph Page

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Joseph C. Page is the Deputy Chairman/Managing Director of C T Land Development PLC. He is also a Director of C T Holdings PLC, Ceylon Theatres (Pvt.) Ltd. and C T Properties Limited. Prior to joining C T Land Development PLC, he was Executive Director of Millers Limited. He has over 35 years of management experience in the private sector.

Errol Perera

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Errol Perera has held Senior Management positions Overseas and in Sri Lanka. He was instrumental in attracting direct foreign investment in several Projects with Board of Investment approval including Venture Capital and Unit Trust ‘start-ups’. Mr. Perera was the proud winner of the GTE (now Verizon USA) Presidents International Trophy in 1990. In 1995 under his stewardship, the Directory Publishing Team won the firstever Sri Lanka National Quality Award. He is at present an Independent Director of several other companies in Sri Lanka.

Asoka Pieris

Non-Executive Director

Mr. H. A. Pieris (Asoka Pieris) was appointed a Director of the Company on 25 February 2019. He was also appointed to the Board of subsidiary company Cargills Foods Company (Private) Limited as Director Consultant Advisor on 1 March 2019 and appointed as Managing Director on 1 February 2020. He is an Associate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and a Certified Global Management Accountant. He has wide and varied experience in the fields of Marketing, Finance, and Manufacturing both in Sri Lanka and overseas. He was the Group Chief Executive Officer of Singer Group in Sri Lanka, from July 2010 to October 2018. He also has overseas working experience in Hong Kong as the Vice President Finance of Singer Asia Limited for two years and in Marketing in Singer Jamaica. He has been a Director of Public Quoted Companies in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Indonesia and a Director of Non Quoted Companies in India and Hong Kong.

P D Rodrigo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Desamanya Parakrama Devasiri Rodrigo, a chartered accountant, had a career with the international accounting and consulting firm PwC joining it in east Africa in 1974 and serving in its London offices in 1980. He was a Founder Partner when PwC established its Sri Lankan firm in 1981, and held the position of senior partner from 1992 to 2006. He was the chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce from 2004 to 2006. He has previously held public office as a member of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission and as a member of the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. He is a director of Ambeon Capital PLC and has served on the boards of Chevron Lubricants, Cargills Bank, Ceylon Tobacco, Holcim and John Keells Holdings.

Indira Malwatte

Independent Non-Executive Director

Indira Malwatte was appointed a Director of the Company on 1 February 2020. She holds a Combined Degree in Economics and Geography from the University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka and was the first woman Chairperson of the EDB. She commenced her career in international marketing at the Ceylon Tea Promotion Bureau in Tokyo, Japan and joined the Export Development Board (EDB) in June 1981. She has over 40 years of experience in serving the Government both internationally and locally as a Top Export Promotion Professional. She has hands on experience in the private sector, exporting perishable produce and entering new and demanding markets where the Company had the honor of being the first Agricultural entity in Sri Lanka to be GlobalGAP certified. She has in-depth knowledge on multi sectors ranging from Industrial, Agricultural, Services, Supply Chain Management and International Marketing. She has served as the focal point on a number of World Bank, ITC, GIZ, CBI and JETRO export development projects. She served on the Boards of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority, National Design Centre, Development Holdings Limited and Chairperson of the National Packaging Centre and the Mushroom Development Centre. She was a Member of the Agency for International Trade responsible for trade negotiations and developing the national trade and export strategies of Sri Lanka and a Member of the Task Force on FDI and Exports. In July 2016 she was internationally recognized for her long years of service in Business & Commerce by the Women’s International Film & Television Showcase (The Wifts) with The Wifts Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award 2016-Business in London, UK. She was the first Sri Lankan to be bestowed with this honor. She was also recognized by Zonta Sri Lanka with the “Woman of Achievement” Award on Management in September 2017 and Women in Management Top 50 Professional & Career Woman Gold 2018 State & Government Sector in 2018. She was featured on the “The 2018 A – List of Sri Lanka Business People” by the LMD Magazine. Currently she is a Non-Executive Director of Lanka Shipping and Logistics Ltd, and engaged in Consultancies on International Trade and developing the SME Sector.