Chevron Lubricants committed to Lanka’s progress - President Roden
Chevron is committed to strengthening its business in Sri Lanka and
continuing their involvement in the ongoing development of the country
Chevron Lubricants’ President Danny Roden said.
Roden, was here last week with Vice President Lubricants Asia Pacific
region Farrukh Saeed to review Chevron Sri-Lanka’s operations and meet
key stakeholders of the business.
Four employees of Chevron Lubricants
Sri Lanka presenting a special memento to Chevron
Lubricants’ President Danny Roden during his Sri Lankan
He said his visit far exceeded his high expectations and added that
he is looking to visit the country again.
“I was able to meet all our Chevron employees and many of our
customers and even had the privilege to meet President Mahinda
Rajapaksa,” he said.
Roden commented what a wonderful country Sri Lanka was. He added that
Lankan local lubricants operation far exceed their expectations.
Saeed said he too was very impressed with the trip to the southern
part of Sri Lanka and their meetings with staff and customers.
“Our presence is very visible in the country and we have a solid
distribution network with strong partners that reflect our long term
commitment to Sri Lanka,” he said.
“Sri Lanka’s contribution to the Asia Pacific Lubricants operation
has been progressive. I am also pleased with the returns we have been
able to deliver to our shareholders locally. We are committed to more
initiatives in Sri Lanka through new products and service offerings to
meet the growing needs of the growing local market and the two fast
growing export markets, Bangladesh and Maldives coming under the direct
purview of our Sri Lankan entity,” Saeed said.
“The tight schedule we put together for him to get the best out of
the limited time available worked well to be able to offer the global
head the exposure to every aspect of the business and the opportunity to
meet and interact with all key stakeholders of the business.
The first visit by the global head was a significant milestone for us
all which was only possible due to the peaceful operating environment
prevailing in the country and consequent growth opportunities for the
investors,” Chevron Lubricants Sri Lanka CEO Kishu Gomes said.