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Publishing executive

Ranjit Sujiva Wijewardene, publishing executive. Member of Ceylon Turf, Ceylon Water Sports, Light Aviation Sri Lanka, National Liberal, England.

Background

Wijewardene, Ranjit Sujiva was born on June 30, 1937. Son of Don Richard and Ruby (Meedeniya) Wijewardene.

Education

Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1959.

Career

Chairman Associate Newspaper Ceylon Ltd., Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1959—1972, Lake House Printers & Publishers, Colombo, 1965—1973. Founder, chairman Wijeya Newspapers Ltd., since 1979. Public The Lanka Woman, since 1984, Sri Lankadeepa, since 1986, Sunday Times, since 1986, Lankadeepa, since 1991, Daily Mirror, since 1999, Irida Lankapeepa, Sirikatha, Tharunaya, Wijeya, Pariganaka.

Chairman & managing director Lake House Investments Ltd., Colombo, 1965—1973. Managing director Sarathi Ltd., Colombo, since 1971, Ranweli Resort Hotel Ltd., Colombo, since 1973. Board directors Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau, Colombo, 1985.

Membership

Member of Ceylon Turf, Ceylon Water Sports, Light Aviation Sri Lanka, National Liberal, England.

Connections

Married Ranjini Neela Senanayake, February 16, 1967. Children: Sujan, Irushi, Ruwan.

father:
Don Richard Wijewardene

mother:
Ruby (Meedeniya) Wijewardene

spouse:
Ranjini Neela Senanayake

children:
Sujan Wijewardene

Ruwan Wijewardene

Irushi Wijewardene