Leema Creations win two awards at Entrepreneur of the Year 2012

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Leema Creations Ltd., a leading interior solution provider in Sri Lanka, bagged two awards – a National Merit Award and the bronze medal for the medium category of the Western Province at the recently concluded ‘ Entrepreneur Of the Year 2012’ ceremony held at Waters Edge. Channa Wijesekara, Managing Director of Leema Creations accepted the honour at the ceremony on behalf of the company.

Leema Interiors offer custom levels of service and a breadth of products to personalise the design experience for their clients. Based in Colombo with the manufacturing plant in Dompe, Leema executes projects from concept to completion and all areas in between.

Blending aesthetics and personal taste with function, Leema can provide any client with a space that fulfils their needs which appeals to sense of style. Currently, Leema Creations caters to a most elite clientele in Sri Lanka including many blue chip companies.  

Leema Creations’ product range for the commercial sector supply office furniture, counters, work stations, partitions, flooring, wall cladding, blinds and shop interiors, and home interiors such as living room furniture, bedroom suites, dining room suites, wardrobe units, pantry units, kids furniture and sofa sets. The head office is located at 112/2, Maya Avenue, Colombo 6 and the main showroom is located at 4B, Pagoda Road, Nugegoda.

40,000 square foot manufacturing plant of Leema Creations is located at Dompe is one of the most advanced in Sri Lanka. A combination of computerised equipment and fine craftsmanship ensures exact execution of detailed projects. Leema has a highly trained and skilled production team that works with state-of-the-art equipment and a host of other standard tools.

Channa Wijesekara is an incorporated civil engineer who passed out from University of Moratuwa. He has written two books on ‘basic wood technology’ in Sinhala and English, published by SMED, the umbrella organisation of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Wijesekara became a qualified wood technologist after successfully completing a two year full time ‘Technical Teachers Certificate in Wood Technology in Germany. He also has completed the diploma in education administration from Landau University in Germany. Subsequently, he was trained at Colombo Plan Staff College and Dual Tech in Manila, Philippines on ‘Industry–Vocational Training Cooperation’ and also participated in basic and moderators programs on objective oriented project planning in Thailand.

He has worked as a wood working consultant for number of firms and also worked as a curriculum writer for wood related trades for World University Services, Canada, National Institute of Education, NAITA etc. He was a lecturer at Moratuwa University on wood technology for the BSc Furniture Design degree and MSc in Forestry program at the University of Sri Jayawardanapura. Wijesekara is a distinguished old boy of Richmond College, Galle and Nalanda College, Colombo.