Chairman of SMS Holdings named ‘Entrepreneur of the year’


January 2017| 107 views

(L–R): Shehan Senevirathne, winner of the ‘Platinum Award’; Jeromy Huxtable, Group Chief Officer, Dialog Enterprise; Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Fisheries; Chandima Weerakkody, Minister of Petroleum and Petroleum Gas; Sarath Kahapulaarachchi, President, FCCISL

(L–R): Shehan Senevirathne, winner of the ‘Platinum Award’; Jeromy Huxtable, Group Chief Officer, Dialog Enterprise; Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Fisheries; Chandima Weerakkody, Minister of Petroleum and Petroleum Gas; Sarath Kahapulaarachchi, President, FCCISL

Shehan Senevirathne, Chairman, SMS Holdings was awarded the “Platinum Award” at Sri Lankan Entrepreneur 2016, by the Federation of Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Sri Lanka.

Senevirathne is the Chairman of SMS Plantation and Leisure, The Greenery Company and Black Diamond Security Services. His innovations include paving products for the blind, guiding tiles, concrete sleepers and grass paving. SMS Holdings, a supplier and manufacturer of cement based products and interlocking paving, expanded activities to cater to soft and hard landscaping and building construction. Under the guidance of the chairman, the company focuses on providing Hi-Tech machines to improve efficiency and target South East Asia.