Old Nalandian, Niran Mahawatte from NDB Bank was unanimously elected as the 39th President of the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) at their 98th Annual General Meeting held on 28th September, 6.30 pm, at the MCA Fine Dining Restaurant.
Mahawatte, who takes over from Gamini Wickramasinghe has been with the MCA Executive Committee since 2001.
Nalin Wickramasinghe from Commercial Bank is the new General Secretary.
The new face in the Committee is Tharinda Kaluperuma from Stafford Motor Co., who came in as a Firm Representative.
The Office Bearers for 2015/16 (all unanimously elected)
President: Niran Mahawatte (NDB Bank).
Vice Presidents (3): Roshan Iddamalgoda (Media Vision Advertising (Pvt) Ltd.), H.U.U. Buddhima (Prestige Automobile (Pvt) Ltd.), Rohana Dissanayake (David Pieris Motor Co. Ltd.)
General Secretary: Nalin Wickramasinghe (Commercial Bank)
Asst. Secretary: Mahesh de Alwis (Union Assurance)
Treasurer: Thushan Amarasuriya (Singer Sri Lanka)
Asst. Treasurer: Wasanthalal Fernando (John Keells)
Firm Representatives (5): Rohan Somawansa (D. Samson & Sons), Sanjaya Wijesinghe, (SS 1st Choice (Pvt) Ltd.), Shirosha Gunatillake (Trendex Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.), Duminda Pinto (Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka Finance), Tharinda Kaluperuma, (Stafford Motor Co. (Pvt) Ltd.) (LW)