New Sri Lankan Director to Caltex Board

December 18, 2006 : Caltex Lubricants Lanka Limited has appointed another Sri Lankan to its Board of Directors with effect from this month. Imal Fonseka’s appointment to the Board was made after the resignation and transfer of Bruce Lundgren who has now moved to Chevron’s San Ramon facility to take up a new assignment.


“Imal joined Caltex in December 2005 as General Manager Sales & Marketing and has proved his abilities during a very short period of time that has received due respect & recognition at regional level too”, says Kishu Gomes, Managing Director / CEO of Caltex in Sri Lanka.


Fonseka started his career at J Walter Thompson in advertising and subsequently worked in Brand Management and Sales Management with multinationals such as Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline and Coca-Cola. He has extensive experience in overseas markets having managed brands and sales teams in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Vietnam, Thailand and India. Prior to joining Caltex, he served as a USAID sponsored consultant to the Sri Lanka tea board and a non executive director at Eureka Technological partners. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM-UK and an MBA from Belford.


Caltex Lubricants Lanka Limited, a market leader in Sri Lanka manufactures imports and markets lubricants, greases, brake fluid and speciality products for vehicles and machinery. It also offers a range of services for vehicle maintenance.


Caltex, a member of the world renowned Chevron Corporation, has benefited from the expertise and experience of the global lubricant giant Chevron who is one of the worlds largest integrated energy companies and a leader in finding, producing, and marketing oil and gas, as well as other energy products.


Imal Fonseka will serve on the Board of Directors of Caltex together with Kishu Gomes, Ken Balendra, Anura Perera, M T L Fernando, Daham Wimalasena and Chairman Brian Chase.


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