DIMO organizes virtual panel discussions

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

DIMO’s HR division organised a series of virtual panel discussions for the first time in DIMO’s history, to educate the fellow tribe members on how different business units/clusters face and handle the COVID- 19 situation, having the intention of learning from each other via the Google Meet Platform and were subsequently recorded and shared on our official Engage to Excel Facebook Group. 

The first session of the series took place in June, in which Mr. Mahesh Karunaratne – General Manager, Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicle Service and Mr. Chinthaka Jayakody – General Manager, TATA Commercial Vehicle Service expressed their views on reinvention of business after COVID-19 outbreak. As the second session of this series, an interesting panel discussion was hosted with Mr. Priyanga Dematawa – General Manager, DIMO Agribusiness and Mr. Daminda Perera – Head of Marketing, Retail Division as panellists, highlighting on the new normal and their perspectives on the same, emphasizing on the new mindset change that is required to navigate through the changes in the future of business. 

Mr. Nipuna Senarathna – Head of Logistics and Mr. Anuradha Wimalasekara – Head of Procurement, shared their knowledge on the global and national impact on supply chain due to COVID -19 along with the future strategies and plans on revamping the supply chain to suit the new normal at the third discussion of the series. 

The fourth session of this series, was hosted with Mr. Priyantha Dissanayake – General Manager, Medical Engineering Solutions & Mr. Nalaka Kularatne – Deputy General Manager, Lighting Solutions as panellists, sharing their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the global and national impact on their respective industries along with the future strategies and plans on exploring the bright side of COVID-19 through discovering hidden business opportunities.