Harry Jayawardena reappointed to Distilleries as Melstacorp nominee


Sep 22, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s business tycoon Harry Jayawardena has been reappointed to the board of Distilleries as a nominee of Melstacorp.

Distilleries said in a stock exchange filing that Harry Jayawardena, Cedric Royle Jansz, and Hasitha Stassen Jayawardena resigned from the Distilleries Board after the conclusion of the AGM held today.

However, in a board meeting held after the conclusion of the AGM, they have been reappointed as directors of the company as nominees of Melstacorp PLC.

“Harry Jayawardena was also appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the company as per the Articles of Association of the Company,” Distilleries said.

“None of the above directors hold any shares of Distilleries Company.”