26 Sep 2022
L-R: Thambara Thiranjeewa, Senior Executive - Product & Institutional Sales - Pharmaceutical Division, Malith Wimalagunasekara, Junior Executive Regulatory & Product Development - Pharmaceutical Division, Lasantha Pathirana, Assistant Manager- Finance - Pharmaceutical Division, Vishwa Prabhath, Senior Executive - Business Development - Pharmaceutical Division, Mangala Wijesinghe, Cluster Chief Operating Officer - Pharmaceutical, Consumer & Integrated Engineering Solutions, Sanakan Thamotharampillai, CEO - Browns Group, Dr. (Mrs) Siddhika G. Senaratne, Director General, Sri Lanka Standard Institution (SLSI), Mrs. M. B. D. Neelakanthi, Deputy Director General, Sri Lanka Standard Institution (SLSI), Priyanthi Priyadarshani, Executive - Administration & Operations - Pharmaceutical Division and Chamanthi Pathirana, Operational Coordinator - Pharmaceutical Division.
As a pioneer in the Veterinary Pharmaceuticals industry in Sri Lanka and in keeping with consistent and key strategies to evolve, Browns Pharmaceuticals Division was recently awarded the ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) certifications.
A division of Brown and Company PLC and backed by a 147 year old heritage of trust, Browns Pharmaceuticals commenced its operations in 1990 to offer all-inclusive solutions to advance animal health in Sri Lanka. As the industry leader for biological products in the country, its four main market segments include aquaculture, companion animals, poultry and dairy. In partnership with leading international veterinary brands, Browns Pharmaceuticals successfully satisfies the need for high-quality animal health and nutrition solutions for farm and companion animals. In addition to offering a range of value-added services to customers, the division is backed by an extensive island-wide distribution network.
Cluster Chief Operating Officer - Pharmaceutical, Consumer & Integrated Engineering Solutions, Browns Group Mangala Wijesinghe stated, "Our ISO certifications demonstrate that we have strong, clearly defined procedures in place in all our business areas such as; risk management, handling of documents and data, environmental awareness, and stringent business continuity processes. Just as much as we have invested a lot of effort in achieving this goal, we greatly appreciate the cooperation extended by the environmental and quality management teams in this respect.”
Established in 1875, Browns has flourished over the years to grow into a household name with a reputation as strong as its years are long. Today, the prestigious Browns Group is one of Sri Lanka’s largest diversified conglomerates, which manages a fast growing and valuable portfolio of brands across several key industry sectors, such as automotive; power generation; agriculture and plantation; pharmaceuticals; investments; marine and manufacturing as well as leisure.