Market Research Society of Sri Lanka elects committee for the year 2018
At the 5th Annual General Meeting of the Market Research Society of Sri Lanka (MRSSL) held recently, current President of MRSSL, Ms. Himalee Madurasinghe was re-elected for her third term.
Ms. Madurasinghe, in her acceptance speech, thanked the support of the society and the Executive Committee for a successful year 2017 that went by and outlined the plans for the coming year. Ms. Madurasinghe provided a detailed account of activities conducted by the society in the year 2017 that aimed at promoting knowledge sharing within the marketing and research fraternity. She highlighted the collaboration between member agencies and global body ESOMAR for the effort of elevating the Market Research industry of Sri Lanka to greater heights. Ms. Madurasinghe highlighted the changing nature of Market Research and the need for continuous evolvement of tools and techniques to deliver the best possible solutions of the highest quality to marketers.
While Ms. Himalee Madurasinghe as President and Ms. Roshani Fernando as Secretary continue for another term, the Executive Committee of 2018 also has new faces as the society aims to develop talent into larger roles.
Front Row: Therika Miyanadeniya – Assistant Secretary (Nielsen Lanka), Chamika Fernando – Treasurer (Kantar LMRB), Roshani Fernando – Secretary (Quantum Consumer Solutions), Himalee Madurasinghe – President (Kantar LMRB), Hitheshi Almeida – Assistant Treasurer (Breakthrough Business Intelligence), Aysha Riffsy (Kantar TNS)
MRSSL in partnership with Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) carried out a workshop for Sri Lankan Marketers. The workshop, held in March 2017, was the second of its kind after a very successful event held last year in September.
Mr. Ravi de Coonghe is a professional marketer with Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, a Certified Professional Marketer from Asia Pacific Marketing Federation and holds a MBA from the University of New Buckinghamshire, UK.