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“DSI Tyres” becomes the number one award winning tyre brand in Sri Lanka

Posted on 27 January, 2021

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“DSI Tyres” the revolutionary leader of tyre world, made history winning three coveted awards at SLIM Brand Excellence - 2020. Bronze Awards in 'Product Brand of the Year category and Local Brand of the Year category and Silver in SLIM DIGI's 2.0 were the three awards respectively. The SLIM Brand Excellence which has the widest recognition as the most competitive and celebrative brand awards ceremony in Sri Lanka, was recently held at the BMICH. Mr. Ranatunga Rajapaksa, MD, Samson Group received the awards at the gala event.  

Last year DSI Tyres received the gold award in “The turnaround brand of the year” category. In a move to improve customers' convenience, DSI Tyres  introduced a home visit  tyre fixing service upon online  orders; a step forward from general sales procedure, in addition to a newly developed , attractive user friendly web site  - Both these measures resulted in popularity and trust of the brand. Today DSI Tyres has become a household name as the company is keen to customers' requirements and continuously improving the quality of their products through research and developments while promoting the brand in an echo friendly manner.  All these moves contributed to their latest achievements.

Continuously maintaining products' quality and customer care in international standards DSI Tyres has earned a name overseas. It is a pleasure that our efforts are recognized in this way.'' said Mr. Kavinda Rajapaksa, Director DSI Tyres. With a successful track record of over 37 years, DSI Tyres exports their tyres to over 75 countries. The company claims a large market share in the local market selling a wide range of tyres and tubes for motorcycles, bicycles and three wheelers.

Posted by Samson Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd

Dr. Kulathunga Rajapaksa appointed as the new Chairman of Samson International PLC

Posted on 13 January, 2021

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Samson International PLC (SIL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kulathunga Rajapaksa as the Chairman/Managing Director of the Board of Directors at SIL with effect from 2021 Dr. Kulathunga succeeds Dr. Sam Rajapaksa who steps down as the Chairman after serving the company for over 2 decades years.

Dr. Kulathunga Rajapaksa is an accomplished entrepreneur and a pragmatic leader. He is a popular and well-known business leader who has won many prestigious business accolades including the award for Entrepreneur of the Year . Prior to his recent appointment as Chairman of SIL, he was the group Managing Director of the DSI Samson Group for over 35 years, during which time the Group saw rapid development and diversification. Also he has served as the group Chairman of DSI Samson Group and currently holds the position of Emeritus Chairman.

In addition to giving astute leadership to a group of successful and diverse business enterprises, he also divides his time in contributing to important national interests. Whilst being a popular and astute speaker at many business forums, he is widely respected for his perceptive business acumen and understanding on current business affairs. He is a past president of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products and a President of the Sri Lanka Footwear Association. He has also served as an honorary council member of many prestigious universities.

We Congratulate Dr. Kulathunga Rajapaksa for his new appointment as the Chairman and Managing Director of  Samson International PLC and wish him best of success.

Posted by Samson International PLC

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