Aitken Spence among Top 10 Most Respected Entities

Aitken Spence PLC was ranked amongst the top 10 in the Most Respected of the nation’s most admired corporations for 2023. The annual ranking is by LMD through an exclusive survey conducted by NielsenIQ’s to gauge peer perceptions based on a weighted ranking system.

Amidst a business climate dampened by uncertainty, Aitken Spence has been steadily moving up positions in its rankings and is widely recognised as a catalyst in the country’s social economic progress. With more than 150 years of experience, the Group engages in pioneering ventures in key sectors of the economy viz. tourism, maritime, freight & logistics, renewable energy, plantations, apparel, and other services. Driven by a team of 13,000 employees, Aitken Spence has a dominant presence due to its diverse business portfolio in 10 countries enabling the company to create sustainable value.

Aitken Spence Group has continuously strived to identify growth opportunities that align with their strategic objectives and corporate values. The company carefully evaluates opportunities based on industry relevance, potential returns, sustainability and our ability to create value

Commenting on this recognition, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC said, “We thank everyone who placed their trust and helped us especially during these extremely uncertain and challenging times. We will persist in our efforts to inspire confidence by continually raising benchmarks across industries to become a reputed and sought-after employer”.

Corporates play a crucial role in uplifting Sri Lanka’s image on the international stage. Among the numerous bold investments made across the years, the company responded to a crucial social and development need of the country despite the pandemic by launching Sri Lanka’s maiden waste-to-energy power plant that was launched in the middle of the pandemic.