DSL felicitates its Tyre Dealers for their resounding success


Left to Right: Mr. Saroj Perera, Chairman/Managing Director, DSL Group of Companies; Mr. Basil Dassanayake, Executive Director, Douglas & Sons Pvt Ltd; Mr. Y. C. Chong, General Manager, International Sales, GITI Tire (China) Investment Co., Ltd, China; Mr. U. P. W. Perera, Proprietor, U&H Wheel Service, Colombo 02; Mr. Gemunu Gunawardene, Proprietor, Universal Tyre Service, Colombo 08; Mr. M. P. W. N. C. G. Peiris, Proprietor, M. J. R. Peiris & Sons Pvt Ltd, Kandy; Mr. A. Warnakumara, Proprietor, Thisara Tyre & Spare Parts (Pvt) Ltd, Negambo; Mr. R. M. P. Rajapaksha, Proprietor, Warakapola Tyre Service, Warakapola; Mr. V. A. Premarathne, Proprietor, Sandagiri Battery Works, Kiribathgoda; Harimawan Suyitno, Ambassador for the Republic of Indonesia in Sri Lanka and Mr. Christopher Chan, President Director, PT. Gajah Tunggal Tbk, Indonesia.

Douglas & Sons (Pvt.) Ltd (DSL) hosted its Dealers and their families of the tyre division to a grand and colourful get-together; the ‘GT Awards Night 2013’ to celebrate their resounding success over their dominance in the imported tyre segment of Sri Lanka for the 16th consecutive year, on 27th April 2013 at Waters Edge, Battaramulla.

His Excellency Harimawan Suyitno, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The event was attended by Mr. Christopher Chang, President Director of PT Gajah Tunggal, distinguished guests from GT and other respected dignitaries. The event saw an audience of 400 invitees in total.

DSL being the market leader for imported tyres in Sri Lanka very thoughtfully opted to hold its Awards ceremony for the year 2013 locally with a view to felicitate each and every one of its valued and loyal dealers who had been instrumental in enabling DSL to secure the market leadership for GT brand.

The Chairman of Douglas & Sons (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Saroj Perera speaking at the event said GT has lived up to the demands of the Sri Lankan motorists and has emerged as the undisputed leader in the imported tyre segment over the past 16 years. Mr. Perera went on to express that the secret behind the continuous success of DSL is the ability to convince and influence the consumer’s buying decisions to choose the most reliable tyre brand; that’s GT. He thanked all the dealers for their tireless effort in constantly making GT a winning brand in Sri Lanka among many other imported brands.

Mr. Perera congratulated all the award winners on their achievements and wished them success in their future endeavours.


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