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Mr Asanka Wimalaratne bags Gold as Young CIMA Star 2007
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Apr '08
Asanka Wimalaratne (General Manager, Textprint Lanka (Pvt) Ltd) won the Gold Award at the CIMA Janashakthi Pinnacle Awards held at the Cinnamon Grand on 2nd April, 2008.

The CIMA Janashakthi Pinnacle Awards were introduced five years ago to recognize and facilitate the accomplishment of business leadership and financial professionalism, to recognize talent, skills, to focus on ambition and the determination to achieve.

Asanka began his career at MAS in 2003 when he joined MAS Shadowline as Finance Executive after a stint at KPMG Ford Rhodes Thornton & Co where he was Trainee Consultant since 2002.

In 2004 he joined the MAS Corporate Solutions team as a Financial Analyst before taking on the role of Manager MAS Investments, with the set up of the MAS Investments division in 2006 where he was responsible for the acquisition and set up of the MAS Fabric Park, Thulhiriya.

In 2007, Asanka moved up as Deputy General Manager, MAS Investments and was entrusted with the responsibility of setting up of business operations and managing the project implementation phase, including construction, machinery installation and commercial production, marketing of the business as General Manager of Textprint Lanka later in the year.

The star recipient of the Pinnacle Award, Asanka Wimalarathne mentioned, “I am extremely proud to be part of this prestigious Award, CIMA is a great institution and it has helped me reach for greater heights.


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