A legend moves on – Mr. Mineka Wickramasingha retires as CBL Chairman

CH.DCAfter almost 48 years at the helm of the organisation he founded in 1968, Mineka P Wickramasingha announced his retirement from the position of Chairman of the Ceylon Biscuits Ltd (CBL) Group at a recent board meeting held on 24th June.

Current Deputy Chairman Mr. Ramya Wickramasingha was elected by the Board as the new Chairman of the Group.  Mr. Mineka Wickramasingha will continue to mentor the group in his new role as President Emeritus.

In a glowing tribute to the company’s founder, the CBL Board expressed its deep gratitude for the leadership role played by the Chairman in transforming the organisation into the prestigious food conglomerate it is today with a staff of over 5,000.  The CBL Board asserted that it was largely his determination, vision and commitment that had helped the group face and overcome the many challenges it had encountered during its years of operation.

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