Meet our team!

Chairman

Nabhan Akeel is the Chairman/The CEO of Kiddies and Toys International PVT LTD, which is a member of LIMRA Holdings Limited. Being a visionary, self-made chief architect , self-motivated and resourceful senior level executive with verifiable year-after-year success achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments. Extensive experience with highly engineered systems, which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries; highly successful in building relationships with upper-level decision makers, seizing control of critical problem areas, and delivering on customer commitments.
Experienced in leading and growing four companies dealing in IT, software solutions, branded software products and Mother & Baby care sectors to make it a dynamic and progressive organizations. Possessing an Engineering Degree from Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka and has tremendous knowledge in Management, Accounting and Logistic with experience up to 25 years in the field with profitable relationships with customers, suppliers and stakeholders across the world.

Leadership Team

Ajantha Wickramarathne

Ajantha is an Assistant Vice President in KTI. He has been with the company for 9 years heading strategic business unit for the cluster of international baby and mother care and stationary. Ajantha has more than 15 years of experience in business development and sales in various industries. His immense expertise on the field of sales and marketing have facilitated to bring assigned business unit cluster to its success in the local market. He is a holder of a MBA and a graduate specialized in Marketing Management from University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a certified Business Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

Asvine Ganeshan

Asvine Ganeshan is an Assistant Vice President in Kiddies and Toys International PVT LTD. He has a been with the business for 9 years in the managerial level heading strategic business units and currently heading a cluster of strategic business units for own brands, fashion and toys in his capacity. He has undertaken the development of the brand from the inception to a competing level in the market among top international and local competitors in baby and mother care sector. He is a graduate for Bachelor degree (Hons) from University of Hertfordshire in United Kingdom and he has gained a corporate exposure in both local and overseas in different fields additional to core area of his interest.

Samudu De Silva

Samudu is a Head of Strategic Business Unit for FMCG in KTI. Samudu is coming with 11 years of managerial experience and overall 17 years of experience in sales and marketing. His expertise are on sales in both retail and field, marketing and brand management into different sectors including FMCG, clothing, equipment etc. He has been awarded Gold for Brand champion- Local brand of the year from SLIM Brand Excellence 2008. Samudu is a qualified Charted Marketer from Institute of Marketing and holding MSc in Marketing in University of Surrey in United Kingdom.

Raveen Kulendra

Raveen is the Head of Retail and Corporate Business Development in KTI. Raveen is furnished with comprehensive capabilities into sales operations and passionate marketer with his invaluable exposure in the field for 20 years in managerial level. He is coming with experience in retail operation in both local and international as well as experience into sales in different fields in the local market. He is qualified with a Diploma in Strategic Brand Management and holding Certificate in Professional Selling from Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and holing Diploma in Modern Management and Diploma in Sales Management from London Business School.

Suhada Jayawardana

Suhada Jayawardana has more than 19 years of experience in sales field. He has started his career as an Area Sales Supervisor in 2001. He has gained vast experience on the field in different industries such as beverages, retail, electronics consumer products etc. more than a decade of his career. Suhada joined us as the National Sales Manager of KTI and currently managing national sales team.

Emil Bastiansz

Emil Bastiansz is the Assistant Manager Marketing Communications of KTI. He is with more than 15+ years of experience in the Marketing field in various industries including telecommunication, advertising. He is currently managing and overlooking the Marketing communications team of KTI. Emil Bastiansz has successfully completed National Diploma in Sales Management from Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.