Chairman Cecil Perera (left) and Chief Operating Officer Rajiv Cassie Chitty receive the award
Commercial Credit & Finance PLC, one of the leading financial services organisations in Sri Lanka, was the recipient of the prestigious Business Today Top 30 Award for the year 2017/2018. The Company which has shown a steady performance and excelled in several spheres over the recent years, is proud to be conferred with this honour for the second consecutive year.
The ceremony was held on 12 November at the Shangri-La Hotel under the patronage of the Chief Guest, President Maithripala Sirisena. This year’s Business Today TOP 30 Awards reflect the excellence, performance and governance in the corporate sector amidst global challenges and a changing Sri Lankan political and economic environment.
“It is a great honour to be selected among the Business Today Top 30 for the second consecutive year as it proves that our continuous quest to reach the highest standards in the corporate sphere is paying rich dividends. We are thankful to Business Today for organising this event that has duly acknowledged our achievements. This recognition is a motivation and inspiration for our team, customers and stakeholders alike,” said Commercial Credit Chairman Cecil Perera.
Internationally renowned as a premier financial services organisation, Commercial Credit has continued to set the benchmark for the highest standards of service and performance. A strong contender in the corporate sector, since its establishment in 1982, the Company has reached stellar heights within a short duration. It is also the fastest growing finance entity in the country, having grown from over 100 employees in over 12 geographic locations to over 3300 members operating within 118 locations.
The highly efficient workforce is recognised as the driving force behind the Company attaining its current high standards which are part of the pioneering and innovative solutions designed to enhance the requirements of its ever-growing clientele.
Moreover, the Company’s culture and values have inspired a positive-growth within the company structure during the recent years. Some of the key values incorporated into its modus operandi include a Loving and Caring Attitude, Integrity and Trust, Learning and Development, Think Win-Win and Synergy and Teamwork. The Company invests heavily in training on a regular basis in order to inculcate these values in the staff.
Commercial Credit has been the cornerstone for empowering the lives of the marginalised in many instances as proven by the many success stories of customers from mainly the low-income segment of society. The Company has played a pivotal role in enabling growth, providing opportunities and enhancing the quality of life of the people.“Having gained prominence through resilience and sheer determination, the Company has striven to provide the best services to each and every customer throughout the years. It is in keeping with our purpose to touch and uplift the lives of our loyal clientele through simple acts of love,” the Chairman concluded.