Aitken Spence PLC and the Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC have emerged in the top 10 Most Awarded by LMD. Aitken Spence is the only Group that has two companies in the top 10 ranking.
This is an inaugural edition of the Most Awarded ranks the nation’s most revered corporations. Aitken Spence (19 awards) and Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings (18) round off the top 10 in the Most Awarded listing for 2019/20. The total number of awards describe the cumulative awards won between January 2019 and September 2020.
These are outstanding achievements both at home and abroad, bringing immense pride to the business community and nation as a whole. Aitken Spence PLC and Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC are honoured to be in the top 10 among the 125 of the organisations that make up the complete rankings.
Commenting on this honour, Aitken Spence PLC Deputy Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake said, “Our efforts are not targeted towards solely winning awards. However, winning an award sharpens our focus and gives us valuable external perspectives. It is one means of monitoring, measurement and compels innovation. In all award platforms, we have consistently shared our performance, and we have used their feedback to improve our processes.”
“It brings us together to celebrate the efforts of our hard-working teams and is a powerful validation of the work they have done. It is also a reflection of how we are perceived,” he further commented.
With an indisputable repute as one of Sri Lanka’s pioneering corporates, Aitken Spence is a blue-chip conglomerate anchored to a heritage of excellence spanning over 150 years. Listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange since 1983, Aitken Spence is a responsible enterprise driven by over 13,000 employees across nine countries, in hotels, travels, maritime, freight and logistics solutions, plantations, power generation, insurance, printing, apparel and other services. Creating opportunities for Sri Lanka across new frontiers, Aitken Spence PLC is an organisation committed to the development of Sri Lanka.