Metropolitan and SLIM reward Best SLIM Marketing Student

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Metropolitan joined hands with the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) in felicitating the most outstanding marketing student of 2010, recognising the importance of marketers in the private sector and the value of professional education for career enhancement.

Parents of the award recipient P.S.L.Jayasundara accepting the award on his behalf from the Chief Guest at the event, Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne, Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education and Eraj Gunaratne, Managing Director of the Metropolitan Group

P.S.L. Jayasundara who won the most outstanding marketing student award for 2010, at the annual SLIM graduation ceremony, received a gold medal and cash reward awarded by Metropolitan. The best student was selected based on his achievements throughout the course period and the final selection was made by the Council of Education at SLIM.

“We are very pleased to be a part of the graduation ceremony of Sri Lanka’s marketing crème. Metropolitan is a strong supporter of professional education and career enhancements. We have a larger team that specialises in the field of marketing, therefore lending hands to marketing professionals who have been groomed under institution like SLIM is important to us,” said Dulani Nissanka, General Manager, Group HR at Metropolitan.

Being a marketing oriented company, Metropolitan conducts several marketing and sales related study courses for its staff through the Metro Academy. The Metro Academy is an education opportunity provider which is a part of the Metropolitan Group. The Academy was set up to support the growth of the marketing profession and to enhance skills of the metropolitan team.

Metropolitan as the leader in the workplace solutions industry for over 52 years, and is involved in many strategic corporate social responsibility initiatives that supports personal and professional development as well as livelihood building and caring for the environment.