Board of Directors

Mr. D. H. S. Jayawardena

Chairman

Mr. Harry Jayawardena is one of the most successful and renowned businesspersons in Sri Lanka. He oversees several successful enterprises in diversified business fields. Mr. Jayawardena was elected Chairman of Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC in October 2008 after serving as its Managing Director for almost 17 years. He is the founder Director and current Chairman/ Managing Director of the Stassen Group of Companies — a diversified group in export and import trade.

He is also the Chairman of Aitken Spence PLC, Browns Beach Hotels PLC, Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements Asia (Pvt) Ltd., Negombo Beach Resorts (Pvt) Ltd., Lanka Power Projects (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Developers (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Exports (Ceylon) (Pvt) Ltd., Ceylon Garden Coir (Pvt) Ltd., C B D Exports (Pvt) Ltd., Timpex (Pvt) Ltd., Texpro Industries Ltd., Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC, and its subsidiaries Periceyl (Pvt) Ltd, Balangoda Plantations PLC, Lanka Bell Ltd., Telecom Frontier (Pvt) Ltd., Bell Solutions (Pvt) Ltd. Melstacorp Limited., Bellvantage (Pvt) Ltd., Madulsima Plantations PLC, Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd., Ambewela Livestock Company Ltd., Pattipola Livestock Company Ltd, Ambewela Products (Pvt) Ltd. and Bogo Power (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Jayawardena is a former Director of Hatton National Bank PLC, the largest listed bank in Sri Lanka and a former Chairman of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and SriLankan Airlines. He is the Honorary Consul General for Denmark in Sri Lanka and the only Sri Lankan to be honoured with the prestigious “Knight Cross of Dannebrog” by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, for his significant contribution to the Danish arts, sciences and business life.

He was awarded the title, “Deshamanya” in recognition of his service to the motherland in the year 2005.

Ms. D. S. C. Jayawardena

Director

Ms. Sanjivani Jayawardena was appointed to the Board of Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC in 2008.

She is also a Director of Hatton National Bank PLC, Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd., Ambewela Livestock Company Ltd., Pattipola Livestock Company Ltd, Ambewela Products (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen Exports (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Exports (Ceylon) (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen International (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen Natural Foods (Pvt) Ltd., Ceylon Garden Coir (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Developers (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen Foods (Pvt) Ltd., and C B D Exports (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. D. S. K Amarasekera

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Kamantha Amarasekera is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and is an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. He also holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura and began his career in the year 1998.

He is an eminent Tax Consultant and the Senior Tax and Legal Partner of Amarasekera & Company, a leading tax consultancy firm in the country. In the year 2008, Mr. Amarasekera was appointed to the Board of Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC as an Independent Director. He is also a Director of Balangoda Plantation PLC, Browns Investments PLC, Eden Hotel Lanka PLC, Browns Capital PLC, Kelani Tyres PLC, Madulsima Plantations PLC, Palm Garden Hotels PLC.

Mr. C. R. Jansz

Director

Appointed Director to the Board of LMF in the year 1992. He has many years of experience in the import/ export field and services related to international trade including logistics, documentation, insurance, banking, and finance. Mr. Jansz serves as the Chairman of DFCC Bank PLC. He also serves on the Boards of Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd, Ambewela Livestock Company Ltd, Pattipola Livestock Company Ltd, Ambewela Products (Pvt) Ltd, Balangoda Plantations PLC., Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC Melstacorp Ltd., Lanka Bell Ltd., Lanka Power Projects (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Holdings (Pvt) Ltd., Periceyl (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr Jansz is a Former Chairman of Sri Lanka Shippers Council and former member of the National Trade Facilitation Committee of Sri Lanka. He holds a Diploma in Banking and Finance from the London Guildhall University — UK. He is a Chevening Scholar and a UN-ESCAP Certified Training Manager on Maritime Transport for Shippers.

Mr. D. Hasitha. S. Jayawardena

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Hasitha Jayawardena holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration BBA (Hons) from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. He was appointed to the Board of Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC on 11th July 2016.

He serves as a Director in the Boards of Stassen Exports (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Exports (Ceylon) (Pvt) Ltd., Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd., Ambewela Livestock Company Ltd., Pattipola Livestock Company Ltd., Ambewela Products (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen International (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen Natural Foods (Pvt) Ltd., Stassen Foods (Pvt) Ltd., Ceylon Garden Coir (Pvt) Ltd., Milford Developers (Pvt) Ltd., C B D Exports (Pvt) Ltd., Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC., Periceyl (Pvt) Ltd., Melstacorp Ltd., Zahra Exports (Pvt) Ltd., and Mcsen Range (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Jayawardena has also worked as an Intern at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) programme in New York in 2007.

Dr. A. Shakthevale

Dr. Shakthevale is a Veterinarian cum Agricultural Economist with nearly 45 years of consulting, agricultural planning, project implementation, monitoring, and policy formulation experience. He has served in various positions towards the development, monitoring and administration of numerous agricultural sectors. He has experience in working in the public (agriculture, livestock, education and health sectors) and private sector, central and provincial ministries and also at district levels.

Dr. Shakthevale was appointed to the Board of LMF as an Independent Director in the year 2008. He is also a Director to Madulsima Plantations PLC, Balangoda Plantations PLC., and KAYPEE International (Pvt) Ltd

He has served as a Secretary at the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Social Service in North East Provincial Council, Additional Secretary (Livestock) at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development for six years, Board Director for MILCO and NLDB, Project Manager, for the Millennium Development Goals Project, funded by the, UNDP; co-ordinating secretary (Parliamentary Affairs) to the Minister of Policy Planning and Implementation, Member of the Sri Lanka Independent Finance Commission, President of the Veterinary Council of Sri Lanka. He has worked at FAO and UNDP, UNHABITAT, Land O’Lakes, Oxfam GD. At present, he is a member of the Executive Council and a member of the General Forum of the Organisation of Professionals Association of Sri Lanka and a freelance consultant in the field of livestock development.