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Teejay Lanka appoints two industry veterans to board

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Teejay Lanka PLC has announced the appointment of two apparel industry personalities, Bill McRaith and Shrihan B. Perera as independent, non-executive directors, effective March 1, 2024.

Recently retired after an illustrious career of more than three decades in the global apparel and retail industries, Bill McRaith was, in his last appointment, Chief Supply Chain Officer at PVH Corp., the American clothing company that owns brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.

Based at the company’s New York headquarters, he oversaw PVH’s global supply chain operations and was responsible for developing the global production structure, processes, manufacturing footprint and logistics network.

A native of Scotland and an Honorary Professor of Glasgow Caledonian University, McRaith has also served as Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing at Wal-Mart, managing electronic, hardware, toys, and home furnishings supply chains; as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing, Sourcing and Product Development for Victoria’s Secret; and as Chief Supply Chain Officer – Intimates at Limited Brands.

He was previously a member of the Board of Directors of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) and currently serves on the F.I.T. International Trade & Marketing Advisory Board as well as an Industry advisor to O9 Solutions. Shrihan Perera was the CEO of Teejay Lanka PLC from April 2018 to December 2019 and retired four years ago. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants/CGMA, UK.

He served as CEO of Brandix Apparel Solutions Limited from January 2010 to March 2018, and as National Finance Director of Unilever Sri Lanka Limited from April 2007 to December 2009.

Perera currently serves as an independent director on the boards of Teejay Lanka Prints (Private) Limited, Teejay India Private Limited and Fintrex Finance Limited.

The Teejay Group owns manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka and India, along with a state-of-the-art printing facility in Sri Lanka.

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