Mrs. Premila Kumar continues as CEO of Consumer Council

26/08/2010 09:58

The Chairman of Consumer Council of Fiji Mr. Narendra Padarath today announced that the CEO of Consumer Council Mrs. Premila Kumar has decided to continue in her position as the CEO of the Council.

Making the announcement after the Special Board Meeting held yesterday, Mr. Padarath said the Council Board was delighted with Mrs. Kumar’s decision and thanked her for remaining with the Council.  The Board appreciates and acknowledges the immense contribution she has made in lifting the profile of the Council and indeed the confidence of all consumers.

Following the announcement of Mrs. Kumar’s resignation, the Council, the Board and Mrs. Kumar personally was inundated with letters, phone calls and personal visits from consumers and prominent people from various sectors of the society expressing regret and concern on her departure from the Council. There was also a strong urge from these people for Mrs. Kumar to continue serving as the head of the Council. 

Mr. Padarath said Mrs. Kumar has over the years served transparently, courageously and honestly in upholding the rights and responsibilities of the consumers in Fiji. The Council has a number of major activities planned to strengthen consumer protection in the country and looks forward to Mrs. Kumar’s strong leadership, experience and her dedication in ensuring rewarding results for these projects.