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ISMM elects Sarath Gamage as new president

At the AGM of the Institute of Supply and Materials Management(ISMM) held on March 27 at the Western Province Aesthetic Resort, Sarath Gamage was unanimously elected as the 16th President, the youngest to be elected since its establishment in 1972. Gamage is also a Vice President of the Organisation of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA).

Gamage currently serves as the General Manager of St. Anthony’s Consolidated (Pvt) Ltd. and St. Anthony’s Hardware (Pvt) Ltd.

The Institute of Supply and Materials Management established in 1972 is the pioneer in supply chain education in Sri Lanka and was incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1981.

At present ISMM conducts 16 courses in English and Sinhala in Supply Chain related subjects for the benefit of school leavers as well as those already employed in the relevant fields and currently the ISMM membership stands at around 1,200 members in all categories of membership. These members who are qualified in the field of Supply Chain Management are attached to leading private sector and public sector organisations locally and overseas.

ISMM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management which is the international body which encompasses all Supply Chain Institutes worldwide. ISMM is also affiliated to the International Trade Centre in Geneva and is their franchise holder in Sri Lanka for conducting of ITC’s International Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Course in Sri Lanka.