About us

Company History at a Glance

In 1988, Starron Trading was born with a capital of Rs. 1,000,000.00.The company’s main area of business was ship chandelling for vessels calling at the Colombo port until we began to diversify in the early 90’s. Since then the focus of the company gradually moved to Indenting of General Merchandising after identifying a significant need for imports of various materials into Sri Lanka. After focusing on the import of food items, by 2002 we were one of the main players in the local market for the direct import of raw materials for the confectionary industry with our own warehouse to facilitate our stocks and distribution. We are honored to be the local agents and distributors for many renowned suppliers from many parts of the globe

Our Vision

To be the preferred supplier, host, vendor and service provider in Sri Lanka in the fields of General Trading, Hospitality, Travel and Aviation to our valued clients in Sri Lanka and globally.

Our Mission

To provide quality goods and services to our clients and create new opportunities for the betterment of our clients while keeping our core business ethics and standards at highest levels.

Team members

Our Expert Team

Rahula Dassenaieke - CEO/Managing Director

Starting his career as a banker at Indo Suez Bank in Colombo in 1983, in1988 he ended his banking career to establish STARRON TRADING (PVT) LTD. Due to his tenacity, foresight, and focus on delivering quality with integrity, Rahula turned Starron into a profitable group of companies in the midst of stiff competition. He is also an avid wildlife photographer and a Senior Member of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.

Shyami Dassenaieke – Director

Having been the owner and director of a successful hair and beauty business for over 20 years, Shyami brings her management experience and eye for detail to our travel and hospitality arms. From TOC to our inbound tours, Starron clients experience a personalized touch due to Shyami’s staff training and daily management.

Ruminda Dassenaieke - Director

An aviation professional who has been working for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from 1984 until 2011 in the capacities of Station Manager, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Dubai, Regional Manager Operations for Middle East, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka for KLM & Air France based in Dubai, UAE. He holds a Flight Operations License for KLM Fleet issued by the Dutch Civil Aviation and has worked in Flight Operations, Cargo, Passage and Ground Services during his tenure with KLM.