Dian’s Daring Partnership

By offering share options to senior leadership, Dian Gomes is upending the Sri Lankan apparel industry’s ownership model of founding family control. His challenge now is to grow Hela Clothing fast enough for shareholders to reap a windfall

Roshan Rajadurai

A bookworm by any other name, the Chairman of The Planters’ Association of Ceylon, and Managing Director of two Hayleys-controlled plantations, finds a haven in the life of a planter.

Finlays Colombo Goes Private To Break From The Past

According to Chairman Kumar Jayasuriya, the firm was being fair to minority shareholders when it delisted from the stock exchange earlier this year to focus on long-term strategies, but policy uncertainty is holding back its parent firm global multi-billiondollar conglomerate Swire Group from deepening its exposure in Sri Lanka