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AYRTN announces that effective February 25, 2014 Mr. Suriyapperuma Arachichige Punnyasena has been appointed as a Director of the company.

S. A. P. Suriyapperuma is the Director and General Manager of Wilmar Africa Limited and Ghana Specialty Fats Industries Limited.

He joined the Wilmar Group in 2005 and served as the Director and General Manager of Pyramid Wilmar, Sri Lanka. He’s an ex-banker and worked at Bank of Ceylon and Seylan Bank in Sri Lanka, before joining the Wilmar group.

He has worked in both Government and private sector for more than 25 years. He was a consultant to the Rural Development Ministry, Sri Lanka and at the same time worked as a Director for the Development Authority, Sri Lanka. He was the Chairman of Lanka Cement Corporation and a member of the Ayurvedic Medical Council in Sri Lanka. He served as a Director of the Coconut Development Board in Sri Lanka.

He holds a BSc (Second Upper Class) in Business Administration from Sri Jayawardenapura University, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Issued in Accra, this 25th
day of February, 2014