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 the CEO of KTI. He has been with the company for over 12 years, of which he has spent a majority driving business strategies, formulating business plans, running business operations, and looking after business development and sales across the strategic business units of mother & baby care, toys, and stationary, bringing success in the local and international markets. He counts over 18 years of corporate experience in varied industries including Mother & Baby care, Toys, Software Development, and BFSI. Being a visionary leader, Ajantha has shown immense skills in providing solutions to critical business issues, risk mitigation, innovation, conceptualization, strategic decision making, operations, and people management through honesty and integrity. He was the key strategist behind KTI’s growth and expansion plan, and was instrumental in making KTI the market leader it is today, in the category of branded mother & baby care accessories. He drives KTI’s business vision on building and inculcating KTI’s values and culture focusing on making it a family bonded, emotionally attached company with all of its stakeholders. Some of his long-term objectives for the company are to be ranked within the top 100 companies in Sri Lanka, whilst contributing to the goal of pushing the holding company to be listed within the top 10 companies in Sri Lanka. He also envisions KTI to be able to a pay six-months’ annual bonus to all its employees, whilst being a certified great place to work. His team considers Ajantha to be a lateral thinker, and a good listener who is very patient and compassionate when handling all stakeholders. He is also known to make use of his wealth of Finance experience in helping with his marketing decision making. He holds an MBA and a BSc (Marketing Special) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, is a certified Business Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, and is also a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing

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.

Safraz Hussain

Safraz is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has over 10 years of experience in Marketing & Sales field in different industries including Pharmaceuticals, BPO and Event Management. Been a loyal member of KTI, he has over 5 years of experience in handling the internationally famous branded products in Farlin. He is now heading the Strategic Business Unit – Farlin.

Jehan Noor

Jehan is the Manager for Marketing and Communications at KTI. A self-motivated, results-driven Marketing professional with a record of success in transforming businesses. Jehan is a Certified Professional Marketer with over 15 years of experience in various sectors being an allrounder expanding his career in Branding, Marketing, Operations and Business Development; gained from world class multinational corporations and local blue-chip companies, such as John Keels Holdings, Pizza Hut, Bread Talk, Weber Grills, Norfolk and Rainco Group. He holds the Certified Professional Marketer status conferred by the Asia Marketing Federation (AMF), An affluential body of the World Marketing Association (WMA); the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing and is a member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).