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Goodhope Asia Holdings powers CA Sri Lanka with lead sponsorship

Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd, the holding company of the Plantations, Oils and Fats Segment of Carson Cumberbatch PLC recently came onboard to power the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) with a lead sponsorship, which will help the institute carry out its activities for the benefit of its stakeholders including members, students and public.

The sponsorship cheque was handed over to President of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. Arjuna Herath by Chief Financial Officer of the Goodhope Group, Mr. Shalike Karunasena recently.

“Our partnership with CA Sri Lanka, the national body of accountants, will help attract high quality talent with an unparalleled training in the field of finance while enabling us to strengthen our network within the financial professionals’ fraternity in the country. We believe this partnership will support our goals and assist to create effective Finance Leaders to drive our business into the future,” Mr. Chandana Tissera, Group Chief Executive Officer of Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd said.

Welcoming the Goodhope Group onboard for the very first time, Mr. Arjuna Herath said that this was the beginning of a partnership that will tremendously benefit both organizations alike.

“I am very pleased to welcome a company with the stature of Goodhope as a lead sponsor of CA Sri Lanka.  Having organisations such as Goodhope to support us is also an endorsement of the institute’s mission to continue to serve society by promoting and developing the accountancy sector continuously,” he said.

With a vision of becoming an "Integrated Globally Recognized Player in the Food Industry", Goodhope's Talent philosophy is being "An Employer of Choice". The Group endeavors to provide people with ideal opportunities to reach their career aspirations by inculcating a conducive learning environment together with global business exposures. Goodhope strives to create agile, pro-active and dynamic teams to drive business growth while empowering them with a state-of the art systems driven workspace equipped with business intelligence tools and processes in order to build leaders of tomorrow.

Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd has a land-bank of over 150,000 hectares of oil palm plantations and caters to globally renowned brands in over 50 countries in the confectionery, bakery and ice cream industries. The Group also operates Business Systems & ICT Services, Business Process Management and Management Services segments which drive its strategic priorities and business objectives. Today Goodhope has operations that span across five countries in the South East Asian region with an employee base of over 15,000 which continues to grow with business expansions.