The stability of the corporate sector, especially public listed companies, relies on the investments made by their shareholders. Individuals have indicated their confidence in the economy of the country by consistently investing, in most instances, their own funds to enable stability and growth. There are those who have sought investment for projects and struggling companies to ensure that they remain viable so that the stability and confidence remains in the economy. Creating a Sri Lankan brand and taking it global and expanding further is not an easy task, especially when it is done by an individual.
It is admirable and encouraging to witness the resilient and dynamic Sri Lankan spirit. Such individuals never seek the limelight, but work tirelessly with great determination to persevere for the country. They are the silent giants that should be emulated by emerging entrepreneurs and business leaders. It is such individuals that have been selected for the Business Today Special Recognition. Sohli Captain, Indra Kumara Silva, Alexis Lovell and Damitha Ramanayake have displayed the character and strength of true business leaders. Their business endeavours began at a time when the Sri Lankan economy posed many challenges, however they persevered. Regardless of the economic environment they have sought opportunities to ensure that stability and growth remains.
Their stories are encouraging and inspiring, where they have clearly shown that if one has the will, then nothing is impossible. We congratulate the recipients of the Business Today Special Recognition for their achievements and also show our appreciation for their confidence in Sri Lanka.