Rich List Publications has released RICH LIST 2008, the most successful business people in Sri Lanka. The book contains information about the companies, their histories, their brands and their directors.
There is an economic history timeline of Sri Lanka and graphs on major economic indicators. This book is a snapshot of wealth at a particular time in our economic history.
Some companies have been omitted from the list and others have been added due to various changes that have taken place. The new entrepreneurs continue to make gains, this is particularly so of Vallibel Holdings and Softlogic Holdings.
Companies like MAS Holdings and Brandix have successfully continued their integration strategies and established themselves as global players in a very competitive market place.
Several new entrants who were identified and their names have been included as a separate list at the end of this book.
The book is available at all leading bookshops and online at kapruka.com
The cover shows D.H.S. Jayawardene, Lalith Kotelawala, Hari Selvanathan, Mano, Selvanthan, V.P. Vittachi, Sohli Captain, Rusi Captain, Dhammika Perera Mahesh Amalean, Ajay Amalean, Shard Amalean, Zaki Alif, Raj Obeysekere, Ashroff Omar, Aslam Omar, Feroze Omar, Ajith Dias, Ranjit Page, Ashok Pathirage, Merrill J. Fernando, Eranjith Wijenaike, Ajita De Zoysa, Tilak De Zoysa, Hussein Esufally, Imtiaz Esufally, Murtaza Esufally, Abbas Esufally, Sanjiv Gardiner, Kishore Hirdaramani, Abbas Akbarally, Sumal Perera, Osman Kassim, Sicille Kotelawala, Soma Edirisinghe, Deepa, Edirisinghe, Shiromal Cooray, Kalsha Amarasinghe and Angeline Ondaatjie.