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Lion Hon Dr Thurai Athithan MBA, PMJ, JP Has bagged American's Most Prestigious Awards for Outstanding Performance and Positive Behavior in Marketing and Social Service

By Admin
December 19, 2023
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About Me

A dynamic professional with 21 years rich experience in Sales and Administration in Insurance field in same Company. An effective business operation with profitability. An excellent communicator with relationship building and interpersonal skills. An ability to new product development and team management.

I am a Proud Member of Lions club International and Founder member of Lions Club of Akkaripattu, District 306 C2, Sri Lanka since 2006 (17years Service). I have served in this club in the capacity of Board of Directors, Treasure, Secretary and President. Presently I am a Deputy Cabinet Secretary, District 306 C2, Sri Lanka. I have awarded most Prestige Lions MELVIN JONES FELLOWSHIP award and Progress MELVIN JONES FELLOWSHIP.


  • Honorary Doctorate – Doctor of Philosophy – Global Peace University -2023
  • Completed - Master of Business Administration – University of Gloucestershire in UK 
  • Completed – Post Graduation Qualify Level 7 Diploma in strategy management and leadership programme (PGD) -University of Gloucestershire in UK
  • Higher National Diploma in Accountancy – SLIATE (04 years) in Sri Lanka
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship and small business Management – Open University in Sri Lanka
  • International Association of Book Keepers in UK

Skill Highlights

  • Customer focused sales strategies                    
  • Good communication skill
  • Ability to build customer relationship
  • Motivational and Team management
  • Good customer service
  • New product Development

Experience – Job

  • Marketing Executive in Ceylinco Insurance Company Ltd from 2003 to 2004
  • Senior Marketing Executive in Ceylinco Insurance Company Ltd from 2005 to 2006
  • Assistant Sales Manager in Ceylinco Insurance Company Ltd from 2007 to 2010
  • Sales Manager in Ceylinco Insurance PLC from 2011 to 2013
  • Branch Manager in Ceylinco General Insurance PLC from 2014 to 2021
  • Corporate Sales Manager in Ceylinco General Insurance Ltd from 2022 to up to now 

Experience – Social Service

  • Member of Lions Club International for 17 years as follows
  • Club Membership Director, Club GLT/GMT/GST, Club Treasurer, Secretary, First Vice President, Second Vice President and President
  • District Chairperson, Zone Chairperson, Region Chairperson, Programming Coordinator, Special Programming Coordinator
  • Deputy Cabinet Secretary – District 306 C2, MD 06, (2023 / 2024) Sri Lanka

Experience – Spiritual Service

  • Conducted a big Yage puja at Kaluthvallai Pilliyar Temple, Batticaloa 2018. Indian Sithargal Swamies came to participated and more than 1,000,000we Devotees Participated we provided Brake fast, Lunch, Dinner for all Devotees continuously 04 days.
  • Conducted more than 10 Villages old Temple KUMPAVEZAM
  • Conducted ANNATHANNA (Lunch) every month Villages temples (300 to 500 Devotes)
  • Conducted KATHIR GAMA PATH YATHIRA and Provided 03 times Meals more than 1000 Devotees   


  • Tamil                   :-       Native or Bilingual Proficiency
  • English                      :-       Full Professional Proficiency
  • Sinhala                :-       Professional Working Proficiency

Roles and Responsibilities

Sales and Administration Manager

  • Great Experience in Team building and generate leads for the Organization
  • Good relationship with customers and handed customers   successfully
  • Using   strategies and techniques necessary for achieving the sales targets
  • Handel Team and motivates them to achieve targets
  • Developing strategic policies and programs for Insurance
  • Maintaining and improving relationship   with customer
  • Possess deep knowledge of new product development and team management
  • Identifying market demands and trend, establishing new techniques
  • Performed methodical and extensive preparations of financial reports, Management reports and maintaining sales and sales records
  • Ability to solve business challenges and make profitability 


  • Executive Committee Member of St Michael’s College Alumni Association Parent Body, Batticaloa as a Hon Treasurer and 150th JUBLEE Celebration committee member
  • Justise of Peace All Island
  • Chief Executive Director of Human Rights Organization, Sri Lanka
  • Social Awards for Man of Nation -Desamaniya – Global Asian Achievers Council (GAAC) -2022
  • Sama Sir Desha Abimani – The Organisation of All Communities, Sri Lanka – 2022
  • Sama Sir Samuga Sevai Shironmani – The Organisation of All Communities, Sri Lanka – 2022
  • President of SITHARGAL KURAL (Spiritual) Organisation Sri Lanka
  • Committee member of prisoners welfare association Batticaloa  

Social Activities

A Member of Lions Club of Batticaloa Singing Fish in 17 Years Services got higher positions in Eastern Province and District 306 C2 Sri Lanka  (PMJF/ SLF /PMAF)

  • Supporting of Educations – Donate School Exercise Books, Scholarship, O/L and A/L Seminars
  • Tree Planting Activities – Public Place, Temples, some selected tree painting projects (donation)
  • Supporting for vulnerable families
  • Supporting for Self-employment Activities – Donate cash for purchasing things, Production material (homemade foods materials)
  • Conducted Tsunami relief programmes – Donated Dry rations and essential things for Batticaloa district Secretariate and all Divisional Secretary affected peoples
  •  Supporting for Health services and malnutrition programmes
  • Multi-Cultural activities – Deepawali, Thai Pongal, Ramzan fasting, X-max, New year celebrations and Hindu temple special puja (Milk pots Festival) donations for Milk, Every month Yage puja at selected temples in village areas
  • Help for renovations of very old Hindu temples –selected villages and support for KUMPAVISHEHAM By Sithargal Kural
  • Develop Humanity within community
  • Conduct ANNATHANAM (lunch, breakfast, dinner) Multi religious activities
  • Conduct IMAGE Building Projects – Public Toilets
  • Lion Brand Projects – Bus stand, Town Welcome Boards (Batticaloa town)

Achievements - Job

  • Annual Sales Conference THE TEN MILLION CERCILE Achiever Member – 2004 to 2012 as a Bronze Achiever and Silver Achiever with Cash awards
  • Company Top Performance Achievers of Overseas trips 2008 to 2018 – Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia 
  • Promotion - Post of Branch Managers overall Sales Branches 2nd Runner up Achievements -2015
  • Participated in the Management Development Programme of Managers - 2017
  • Participated in selected top 2nd Layer Managers Outbound Training programme - 2018
  • Promotion – Corporate Sales Manager – 2022
  • Annual Sales Conference TEN MILLION CERCILE Achiever Awards – Silver Member 2022 with cash Awards

Achievements – Social

  • Lions Clubs International Administration Awards – Most Outstanding President, Treasurer & Media and Public winner, 2nd Runner-up Scholarship and educations  
  • Lions Clubs International Service Awards - Top 25 Members Awards in District 306C2, Winner of the Year 2008 Multi Service Projects awards
  • Winner of the Cultural Multi Religious Projects 2018
  • Appreciation Certificate from Lions International Presidents – 2018, 2019,2020 and 2021
  • Participation of Lions Clubs International Conventions – Thailand, Italy, Japan, America USA, Virtual USA – 2020 and USA Boston 2022
  • Overseas Lions Clubs International Projects – Philippine and India  

American Awards

I am Proudly say to achieve this type of International Prestigious award give good recognition in my profession. I express my gratitude to award this achievement. It gives publicity in international level and improve my personality in my career.


“American’s Most Prestigious Awards for Outstanding Performance and Positive Behaviour in Marketing and Services.”

Ageing thank you for choosing this title of awards and recognize me.

Sincerely Thanks,

Ln Hon Dr T Athithan MBA/PMJF/JP   

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