Change of Guards at Emerchemie NB (Ceylon) Limited
Managing Director Designate
Mr. M. Prathaban
General Manager – Business Development
Mr. Vipula Perera
Mr. Azam Jaward, Managing Director has decided to embark on a new career venture from 01st July 2016. While extending heartfelt appreciation for his yeoman services we would like to wish him all success in his future endeavours.
Arising from the decision of Mr. Jaward to seek greener pastures,
Mr. M. Prathaban has been appointed as the Managing Director Designate with immediate effect.
Mr. Prathaban, an alumnus of Royal College Colombo, is a graduate in Microbiology specializing in Immunology and holds an MBA from ICFAI University of India. He has been with the Company since 2003 and was previously on its Board as the Director Marketing. He is a father of two and is married to Kausalya, a Medical Doctor attached to the State Health Sector.
Simultaneously, Mr. Vipula Perera has been appointed as the General Manager - Business Development. Mr. Perera too has been with the Company since 2002 and is currently functioning as a Senior Business Manager.
44e salon international des inventions de Genève
Upon a vigorous process of evaluation, the Sri Lankan presidential award winning innovation of the duo N. P. Kannangara and M.S. Hettiarachchi was selected to represent Sri Lanka at the “Salon International Des Inventions,” international patent exhibition and competition held in Geneva Switzerland in April 2016. They were awarded a Silver Medal under the category of Medicine.
A SILVER AWARD for innovation in the field of Medicine at the Presidential Awards.
Having received a patent for process improvement in manufacturing powder inhalation preparations for both mono and combination products to alleviate Asthma & COPD, N.P. Kannangara and M. S. Hettiarachchi of Emergen Life Sciences were awarded Silver medals at the coveted presidential awards for innovation in the year 2016 under the category of Medicine.