PLC Holdings International (Pvt.) Ltd was formed in year 2003 with an initial investment of USD 500 000.00. The company’s core business at inception was to execute projects in the fields of health, road development, construction and telecommunication. The partners at inception were ACS Group – Spain (which is one of the largest private companies in Europe) (www.grupoacs.com) and DEFEX – Spain (A consortium of Spanish Government Ministries of Defence, Commerce and Foreign affairs.
In year 2007 Premier Healthcare(www.premierhealthcare.lk) was registered as a “Healthcare” company partnering with:
PLC Holdings International's Pharmaceutical arm – Premier Pharmaceuticals was launched in 2009 with a staff of 12. The international partners of Premier Healthcare are:
Mr.C.S.Mendis is a Director in the following Local Companies.
PLC Holdings has an investment of USD 5,000 000.00 (USD Five Million) in Sebu Island – Philippines under the company name PLC Holdings with a local partnership in the leisure business. The company also owns Waxhem Medical (Pvt.) Ltd which has a staff of 30 and a USD 4,000,000.00 investment.
The total staff working under PLC Holdings International stands at 173 and the total group turnover for the financial year 2011/12 was USD 200,000 000.00. The company has executed over 100 projects up to date.
The Present Board of PLC Holdings International (Pvt.) Ltd is as mentioned below:
|Chairman||Mr. C. S. Mendis|
|Chairman Mr. C.S. Mendis is a member of Sri Lanka – Philippines business council, Sri Lanka – Australia Business Council and Sri Lanka – India Business council.|
|Managing Director||Air Vice Marshal (Rtd.)ChannaGunaratne|
|AVM ChannaGunaratna retired from the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) in 2006. He joined the SLAF IN 1972 as an Officer Cadet in Technical/Engineering Branch and held many senior appointments such as, Base Commander, SLAF Base Ratmalana Base Commander, SLAF Base Katunayake, Director Plans and Concepts, AFHQ Colombo Director General Engineering, AFHQ Colombo He is a graduate of, Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, UK. Defence Services Command & Staff College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. IAF College of Engineering Management, Bangalore. India. Asia Pacific College of Security Studies, Hawaii, USA. Since his retirement from the SLAF, he had been an active member of the Board of Management of PLC Holdings International (Private) Limited. Which is from 2006 to date.|
|Directors||Mr M H M Faizer|
|MBA,FCMA,BA(Hons) Advisor - Finance & Strategy
Mr Faizer is the Chairman of BOC PDML (Property Development & Management Limited) .It is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Bank of Ceylon, BOC - the largest state owned Bank in the Country. He was also the Deputy Director General of the Board of Investment of the Sri Lankan Government. He was a pioneer in bringing Islamic Banking into Sri Lanka and was the first CEO of Amana - now into Amana Bank and Amana Takaful. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the UK and a MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management.
Maj. Gen. (Rtd.) J.L.Ranaweera.