Chevron committed to strengthening business locally - Danny Roden
”My visit far exceeded my expectations, I am looking forward to
visiting Sri Lanka again”, said President,Chevron Lubricants, Danny
Roden, was in Sri Lanka from September 9 - 10 together with Vice
President Lubricants Asia Pacific region Farrukh Saeed, to review
Chevron Sri Lanka’s operation and meet key stakeholders of the business.
Danny Roden and Farrukh Saeed with
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi
Rajapaksa at the Caltex Rugby Match on Saturday at the Royal
College Sports Complex.
The tight schedule we put together for him to get the best out of the
limited time available worked well to offer the global head the exposure
on every aspect of the business and the opportunity to meet and interact
with all key stakeholders.
The first visit by the global head was a significant milestone for us
which was only possible due to the peaceful operating environment
prevailing in the country and consequent growth opportunities for
investors, said, CEO of Chevron Lubricants Sri Lanka operation, Kishu
Roden said, “I heard what a wonderful country Sri Lanka is and was
told what a great operation we had. My visit far exceeded my
expectation. In two days, I met all our Chevron employees and many of
our customers, and even had the privilege of meeting President Mahinda
Rajapaksa and to interact with him for almost one and a half hours
during the Caltex sponsored rugby match in Colombo on September 10.
Chevron is committed to strengthening its business in Sri Lanka, and
continuing our involvement in the ongoing development of the country.
I look forward to visiting Sri Lanka again”.
Saeed said: “I was very impressed with the trip to the South and our
meetings with staff and customers.
Our presence is very visible in the country and we have a solid
distribution network with strong partners that reflect our long-term
commitment to Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s contribution to the Asia Pacific Lubricants operation has
I’m also pleased with the returns we have been able to deliver to our
We are committed to more initiatives in Sri Lanka through new
products and service offerings to meet the growing needs of the local
market and the two fast growing export markets; Bangladesh and the
Maldives coming under the direct purview of our Sri Lankan entity."