Category: Work life


My Plasticcycle adventure!

By Milindu Tissera
One day I was driving down the Southern Expressway and while exiting through Gelanigama, I noticed these elaborate looking green bins placed along the toll booths and thought to myself what a great idea...

Nietzsche was right, “Without music, life would be a mistake!”

By Samadhi Tennakoon
A couple of weeks ago, when browsing through our Group Intranet for the latest JKH news, I saw it – an announcement - “Auditions! ‘Seeking exceptional stage performers within JKH, with amazing vocal skills for group and solo performances at Chairman’s Awards 2018!” Yes!! It was that time of the year!

An exciting and challenging journey of a brand transformation!

By Nilusha Fernando
Last April I got the opportunity to head the project of revamping the Keells Super brand and launching a store with a new look and feel to bring the revitalized Keells brand to life. The journey began with some self-reflection as a business...

Organizing John Keells Foundation’s first public campaign for project WAVE

By Nibasanda Yapa Abeywardana
I joined the John Keells Management Trainee (JKHMT) Programme in August 2016 and all 6 of the JKHMTs were assigned a CSR project as part of our training. I was given the task of organising the very first public campaign of John Keells Foundation (JKF) under Project WAVE (working Against Violence through Education) and I was very anxious...

Down memory lane….

By Ruvini Ekanayake
On 22nd of March 2010, when I first stepped into JKH as an intern I never imagined of having a long yet exciting and enjoyable journey with JKH. Just after few months of joining, I heard about the JKH Intercompany Badminton tournament...

Hotelier talks………

By Asanka Gunasekera
Staying in a glamorous hotel room, frequenting room service and relaxing with all of the offered amenities may be tranquil for the guest, but ensuring this experience is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible for each guest is a rather strenuous job...