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* 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



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