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Employee Profile: Nick Gunarajasingham

Meet Nick Gunarajasingham, Tayco’s Employee Profile for August. Nick has been with Tayco for 35 years and currently works as Product Data Coordinator in the Engineering Department.

Nick is extremely passionate about his work at Tayco. He feels that the Team is like family to him. The friendly environment, and the pride of ownership in everyone’s work, motivates him to work with enthusiasm every day.

Nick has done a remarkable job inside Tayco, showcasing an exceptional commitment and enthusiasm in everything he does and we truly appreciate having Nick as part of our Team.

Here are a few fun facts about Nick:

Where are you from and what languages do you speak? I am from the Northern part of Sri Lanka (Tamil Eelam) and I speak Tamil and English.

What/who is your all-time favourite band/artist? In the old days I used to listen to a lot of songs by George Michael and Michael Jackson, but I don’t have a preference for music; I like to listen to any type of song in any language because music is meant to be enjoyed by everyone, anywhere.

What is your favourite movie?  My favourite movies are two Tamil movies called Enthiran and Nayakan.

What’s your favorite food of all time? My favourite food to eat at any point is some nice mutton curry with rice. Nothing beats that.

If you could go on vacation anywhere in the world where would it be?  I love traveling. I have lived in Sri Lanka and India, and have visited Singapore, UK, USA, France, and Portugal.  I would like to visit Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Denmark, and Norway sometime.

What’s one interesting thing people may not know about you?

Something interesting about me that many people do not know is that I used to teach Mathematics and Computer programming in many different schools such as the University of Jaffna, University of Batticaloa, Aston Institute, Comtech Computer Institute, and a high school in Kandy. I’ve also completed my B.Sc. in Mathematics at the University of Jaffna, Computer programming & Data Processing sponsored by Trondheim Norway & Lions Club of Vaddukoddai as well as a Computer Programming Program at Humber College.