Douglas & Sons (Pvt.) Ltd. (DSL) shared its success with its Battery dealers, hosting them to a fabulous overseas tour to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, one of the vibrant cities in the world, where the flagship event of DSL, the ‘Annual Battery Awards Night – 2011’ was held from 07th – 10th October, 2011. A group of nearly 200 participants were accompanied on this extravagant all expenses paid tour.
The event was graced by Maj. Gen. Lalith Daulagalla, Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lankan High Commission in Malaysia along with Madam Daullagala. Other principal representatives were from GS Yuasa, Japan and PT Astra Otoparts, Indonesia.
Addressing the participants, Chairman Mr. Saroj Perera said “We at DSL seem to be making it a habit to roam the world with our dealers.” This he said was the result of planning and working together, thus making DSL a “Winning Force” in the Sri Lankan motor industry. The Chairman proudly announced that DSL now holds 60 % of the total market share for in the imported battery segment.
This grand event served as a platform to recognize and reward the loyalty and performance of its dedicated dealers. DSL awarded 25 Brand Awards under its renowned brands; Global, Yuasa and Incoe while 30 Provincial Awards and yet another set of awards for the Top 25 dealers were also awarded at this occasion. Among the many award winners were Universal Battery Works – Colombo 8 and Sandagiri Battery Works – Kiribathgoda who shared the Stunning Gold Award for the Year 2010/2011.
The entertaining and fun-filled tour that lasted for 4 days was packed with amusement, sight-seeing to Genting Theme Park, Saloma Cultural Show and not forgetting the shopping fiesta that added colour to the whole celebration.