Life Story of Dr. Ravi Liyanage

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1. Current Position:
Dr. Ravi Liyanage currently working as the Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of the Kingdom of Raigam, one of the leading foods manufacturing and distribution companies in Sri Lanka. However, his journey to the success was not merely a bed of roses and instead he had gone through many difficulties to enter in to this current position throughout his life. This document reveals his autobiography where we can learn many lesson for our lives.

2. Inception of the Business:
According to him the inception of Kingdom of Raigam took place in 1997, close to his village called Kananwila, with eight employees. As University batch mates they got together and started the Kingdom of Raigam in order to practice what they have
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-Functioning as a Director State Trading (Co-operative Wholesale) Company Ltd (Government owned Limited Liability Company) since February 2008. -Functioning as Faculty Board member of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce in University of Jayawardenepura since June 2008. -Appointed as a Vice President of Sri Lanka Softball Cricket Federation for year 2008. Worked as a visiting lecturer of management subjects in Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka from 1994 to 1997. -Worked as an Assistant Superintendent of Customs (Class I) of Sri Lanka Customs Department from 1st July 1999 to 8th January 2004. The career of above department involves, a. Worked as Assistant Superintendent of Customs (Class II) from 1st January 1991 to 30th June 1999. b. Worked as a Customs Officer in Unified Customs Service from 1st June 1988 to 31st December 1990.

4.Honorary Awards: • Received the National and Western Province Bronze awards for the Best Entrepreneur of the year 2004 conducted by Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka in January 2006. • Honored as the Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 awarding National Platinum Award and Western Province Gold Award conducted by Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka in December 2006. (FCCISL National Platinum Award is the highest business award awarded in

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