JAT Holdings, Sri Lanka’s undisputed leader in the furnishing and finishing industry, has pledged its support towards the game of cricket by sponsoring S. Thomas’ College cricket; the 3rd consecutive year it has done so.
As a proud alumnus at Thomas’ who excelled in garnering colors in representing the College in many track and field sports himself, Mr. Aelian Gunawardene, the Managing Director of JAT Holdings, was delighted to continue his unstinted support for achieving excellence in the sporting arena of his Alma Mater.
It was with great pride and joy that Mr. Gunawardene signed the official MOU in the presence of the Warden of S. Thomas’ College, Rev. Fr. Marc Billimoria, Chairman of the Cricket Advisory Committee S. Thomas’ College, Kapila Wijegunawardene, and Director of Sales and Marketing JAT Holdings, Surani Sahabandu, on 6th of November 2015.
The sponsorship extends not merely to the 1st X1 Cricket team of S. Thomas’ but to every single of the college’s cricket teams comprising of all age groups. JAT’s patronage will cover all Test Matches (2 day and 3 day included) and the one day encounters played by S. Thomas’ for the entirety of 2015/ 2016.
Since its inception in 1993, JAT has continued to provide state of the art, innovative and cutting edge solutions galvanizing the industry to the dominance it enjoys today. Representing world-renowned brands such as, Sayerlack Wood finishing from Italy, Crown and Permoglaze decorative Emulsion and Weather Coat Paints from UK and Herman Miller Seating from the US, JAT Holdings has developed from strength to strength and is ranked enviably amongst the Top 10 conglomerates of Sri Lanka.
Sharing his thoughts on the partnership, the Managing Director of JAT Holdings, Mr. Aelian Gunawardene commented “It has been an honor and privilege to lend support to my alma mater. JAT has continuously supported sports in Sri Lanka at both National and school levels as a sign of its continued commitment to developing sports, scouting and uplifting the local talent in Sri Lanka. The sport also offers us an opportunity to reach out to all of Mother Lanka as a truly indigenous and progressive company that has achieved a multitude of milestones over a brief span of time.”
Mr. Aelian Gunawardene, Managing Director of JAT Holdings signing the official MOU in the presence of the Warden of S. Thomas’ College, Rev. Fr. Marc Billimoria