17th May 2021
To the farming community of Sri Lanka! Baurs stands by you - we are in this together!
Dear all farming community in Sri Lanka, Ayubowan / Vanakkam!
On Thursday 22nd April news broke the first time that the Government of Sri Lanka will ban chemical fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides with immediate effect.
03 May 2021
Modern & dynamic, but rooted In traditions –
Rolf Blaser, CEO of A. Baur & Company
With two decades in leading positions with multinational companies like Sony and Johnson & Johnson, Rolf Blaser – the Group Chief Executive Officer of the 124-year old A. Baur & Company decided to pursue his personal and professional...
28 April 2021
Baurs’ iconic colonial corporate building at Fort celebrates 80 years
The iconic Baurs building situated at Upper Chatham Street in Fort, one of Colombo’s strong and longstanding corporate buildings of colonial times, celebrates 80 years and gets a makeover in the reception and front office area to...
30th March 2021
SHMA brings the best of Swiss hospitality to Sri Lanka with the launch of VET By EHL
The Swiss Hotel Management Academy (SHMA) launched VET by EHL, a Vocational Education Training programme by Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), Switzerland on the 25th of March 2021 at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. The event was graced by its chief guest Hon Minister of Education Prof G L Peiris and...
09 March 2021
Baurs celebrates achievements of women in its Board leadership
Expressing its commitment to gender equality and women empowerment, one of Sri Lanka’s leading diversified business group A. Baur & Company Ltd., also known as Baurs, celebrates International Women’s Day by recognising its importance of having women in the board and executive leadership positions.
03 March 2021
Baurs joins Elanco Animal Health in launching 2 new veterinary products in Sri Lanka
A. Baur & Co. Ltd., pioneer in the Sri Lankan agriculture sector, once again made a milestone by introducing two new veterinary products to the Sri Lankan livestock sector on 20 February at the Cinnamon Lakeside hotel Colombo.
16 July 2020
Sanofi and Baurs partner to leverage synergies in Sri Lanka
Sanofi India Ltd. (SIL), Sanofi-Aventis Singapore Ltd and A. Baur & Co. Ltd. have come together to form a partnership for distribution and marketing of Sanofi products in Sri Lanka.
Going forward, Baurs, a known name to us all, will bring onboard their legacy and expertise to manage the import, distribution and marketing for Sanofi products in Sri Lanka.
08 June 2020
Baurs Celebrates 123 Years of Swiss Values, Trust, Quality & Innovation
With an undisputed reputation for excellence and innovation, A. Baur & Company Ltd. (ABC) most commonly known as Baurs, is commemorating its 123rd anniversary this year, with the number being significant and well-reflected in its corporate philosophy expressing 'ABC for Life'.
11 April 2020
Baurs assures job security, no pay cuts and sends essential goodies, but urges staff to take all steps to conserve cash
Baurs Managing Director and CEO Rolf Blaser said, “We stay committed to our priorities: 1) workforce protection, 2) supply chain stabilisation, 3) customer engagement."
16 Sep 2019
Baurs CEO appointed as Hon. Secretary at the Pharmaceutical Chamber
For the first time in its history Baurs joined the board of Office Bearers of the Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) at the 58th annual general meeting (AGM) on 7th August 2019. With the appointment of Rolf Blaser, Managing Director/CEO of A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd. as Hon. Secretary of SLCPI...
21 Aug 2019
Interesting article by our Chairman - Lakshman Niyangoda
Lakshman Niyangoda was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Baurs in October 2018, having served as its first Sri Lankan Managing Director/CEO since 2014. He served the Board of Baurs since 1990 and counts over 35 years of experience with the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) Degree from the University of Peradeniya and has served as a Member of numerous professional bodies including the Council for Agricultural Research Policy of Sri Lanka, Standing Committee of Agriculture and Veterinary Studies, University Grants Commission and the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.[...]
19 Aug 2019
Baurs was awarded the Bronze Award in the Best Corporate Website Category at the recent BestWeb.lk Awards.
The BestWeb.lk is a unique and innovative competition organized by the LK Domain Registry. This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators. And we are proud to say that our website www.baurs.lk was one of the top awarded websites.
07 June 2019
The man who bridged the old and new to create a multi-generational legacy
Commemorating Alfred Baur's Birthday Anniversary
03 Nov 2018
Direct flights to Zurich and beyond with Swiss International Air Lines & Edelweiss
Swiss International Air Lines – the airline of Switzerland, and the leading leisure travel airline – sister company Edelweiss, are living up to these high standards and provide their customers full premium services and high quality products on and off ground. Together, SWISS and Edelweiss offer 1,805 weekly flights to 155 destinations in 56 countries around the globe…