Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Susantha Sisilchandra, receives 2013 minority business leader award in Texas
Wed, Feb 13, 2013, 09:52 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 12, IRVING, TEXAS, Leaders and innovators from a broad range of business sectors, and from Fortune 500 companies to successful small businesses, were honored Feb. 7 in Dallas at the annual Minority Business Leader Awards, presented by the Dallas Business Journal.

Sri Lankan-born entrepreneur Mr. Susantha Shan Sisilchandra, co-founder and CEO of Ceyhinz Link International, Dallas, Texas based company, was among the honorees recognized by the Dallas Business Journal at a luncheon attended by 500-plus at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Dallas.

This year's recipients were a mixture of corporate executives, business owners and community leaders. But they all share a thread of learning from their lessons along their path to success, and finding a way to give back. Mr. Susantha is the first native Sri Lankan and the youngest Texas based business entrepreneur to receive a Minority Business Leader Award in Texas.

Mr.Susantha received the award for his success in building and leading Ceyhinz Link International, parent company to Riococo Worldwide and Ceytips Ceylon Tea. Awards were presented to 28 business leaders, determined by a panel of business leaders who reviewed a large list of nominees.

Dallas Business Journal publisher Tracy Merzi and editor Katherine Cromer Brock presented the awards to honorees on stage at the event. Video commentary from each honoree was also shown during the presentation.

Fran Gallagher
RIOCOCO Public Relations



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal to arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's John Keells to continue Waterfront property project without gaming facility
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Elections Commissioner announces holding elections for two local bodies in North
-- [7 hours ago]
Canada hopes for a transparent, responsive and pluralistic government in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Complaint lodged with Sri Lanka Bribery Commission against the custodian of Temple of the Tooth in Kandy
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Law College to hold examinations in all three languages
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Health Ministry orders pictographic warnings on cigarette packets from February 1
Sri Lanka's PM explains the controversy surrounding former chief justice to parliament
Packer abandons $ 400 million casino project in Sri Lanka after government bans new casinos
UK encouraged by Sri Lanka's renewed desire for reconciliation and long-term peace

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.