Additional Career Information 1959 October - Executive (Trainee Technical Tea Adviser) Whittall Boustead Ltd. 1960 January - Tea Research Institute of Ceylon to Study the Technology of Tea Manufacture. 1960 April - Trainee Tea Taster at Heath & Co. Colombo. 1960 June - To study the Tea and Commodity Markets in the UK at William Henry James Thompson, London UK.
*On invitation also Visited Davidson & Co. Ltd. Belfast, Northern Ireland - Manufacturers of Tea Driers, Withering Fans and Tea Rollers, and ‘Woods of Colchester’, in UK - Initial Manufacturers of Troughs for Withering daily harvested Tea Green Leaf. 1961 April - Executive Technical Tea Adviser to all Rupee and Sterling Company Tea Plantations’ within the Agency. Whittall Boustead Ltd. 1965 August - Director, Estates and Agencies Ltd., Mackwoods Ltd. 1969 June - Nominated both by the Planters’ Association and the Employers Federation of Ceylon to follow a Course on ‘Export Promotion’ in Australia, a scholarship offered by the Australian Government under the ‘C Plan’. 1969 October - On Invitation I followed a course in Green Tea Manufacture at the The Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan. Dr. Tei Yamanishi Professor of Food Technology, Ochanamitzu University, Tokyo, Japan. * 1970 June - Director Tea Dept, Mackwood Ltd. 1974 January - Commissioner in Charge of the Ceylon Tea Promotion Bureaus in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania with Head Office in Sydney, Australia. Ceylon Tea Board. 1986/87 September - Project Manager, Johore Tea Snd. Bhd.Kluang, Johore, Malaysia. Tate & Lyle, London. 1991/92 February - Executive Chairman. Sevenagala Sugar Plantation Co. Ltd. 1993 March - Director, Eastern Brokers Ltd. 1997/1999 December - Consultant, Sommerville & Co.
Retired 31st December 1999.
Appointments to the Boards of Rupee Plantation companies:
The Girindielle Tea Co. Director The Gallebodde Tea Co. Ltd. Director The Uva Highlands Tea Co. Ltd. Director The Wanaraja Tea Co. Ltd. Director The Neluwa Tea Co. Ltd. Director The Aislaby Tea Co Ltd. Director Manangala Rubber Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman Horrekelle Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman The Pine Hill Tea and Rubber Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman The Nayanza Tea Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman The Rayigam Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman St. James (Uva) Tea Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman The Uva Ketawella Tea Co. Ltd. Director/Chairman The Lady Havelock Gardens
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