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Navaratnasamy Family

Navaratnasamy Family

The Navaratnasamy family own Smart Network (Pvt) Limited, the parent company of Lankasri. Both Mayooran Navaratnasamy and Arumugam Navaratnasamy own 50 percent of shares at Smart Network (Pvt) Limited. However, as of 18 September, 2018 Mayooran and his father, Arumugam Navaratnasamy, no longer holds the post of Director at Smart Network (Pvt) Limited. Mayooran Navaratnasamy, also referred to as Sanjay, has served as the CEO of Lankasri from 2003. Mayooran owns 50 percent of Lankasri, while his father Arumugam Navaratnasamy owns the remaining 50 percent of Lankasri in Sri Lanka through Smart Network (Pvt) Limited. In addition to being the owner and CEO of Lankasri, Mayooran Navaratnasamy is listed as the Director of Mangotree Tech Limited, Sigithi Limited, and Aritmat Network Limited according to the Companies House of the United Kingdom. Mayooran Navaratnasamy is married to Nadeesha Sewwandi Navaratnasamy. According to the Companies House of the United Kingdom, on 27 March, 2018, Nadeesha ceased to be the sole shareholder of Lankasri Limited, which is registered in the United Kingdom. As of 27 March, 2018 London Tamil Media Limited is the sole shareholder of Lankasri Limited (the UK entity). The Companies House of the United Kingdom provides that Patrick David Niraj of Sri Lankan nationality holds significant control of shares and is the sole director of London Tamil Media Limited.

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Mayooran Navaratnasamy – has served as the CEO of Lankasri from 2003. Mayooran is also at times referred to as Sanjay. Mayooran Navaratnasamy is listed as the Director of Mangotree Tech Limited, Sigithi Limited, and Aritmat Network Limited according to the Companies House of the United Kingdom. He owns 50% of Smart Network (Pvt) Limited.

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There is very limited information available on the Navaratnasamy family. Smart Network (Pvt) Limited does not have an official website and the Lankasri news website also does not mention any details about the Navaratnasamy family. As such, secondary sources were referenced. Information on the company’s shareholders was gathered through the annual returns available at the Department of Registrar of Companies. The most recent data was available for the year 2017. Information on the change in directors was obtained from the Department of Registrar of Companies for the year 2018. Details on the mentioned individuals was also collected from LinkedIn and Facebook profiles of the respective individuals. In addition, details from the Companies House of the United Kingdom were utilised to collect data on Mayooran Navaratnasamy and Nadeesha Sewwandi Mayooran.

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