Janashakthi inspires confidence in sales force at glittering awards ceremony

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Celebrating excellence, Janashakthi Insurance rewarded top performing sales achievers with certificates, cash rewards, awards, weekend getaway packages, foreign tours at a gala award ceremony held at the Kingsbury recently. Building on the corporate theme T ‘inspiring confidence’, Janashakthi mid-year awards 2013 reflected the essence of Janashakthi’s new corporate identity. “Each year we recognise the hard work and achievements of our sales force. This year’s mid-year awards, take on a special significance as we have embarked on a new era in our journey that inspires confidence constantly exceeding customer expectation. Our sales force is the backbone of the company and we constantly strive to inspire confidence in them to reach beyond their potential,” commented Prakash Schaffter, Managing Director, Janashakthi The Chief Guest of the occasion was W.K.H. Wegapitiya, founder Chairman/CEO of Laugfs Group, who stirred the sales team with a motivational speech on his rags to riches success story. P C Wishwaka claimed the Janashakthi Best Regional Sales Manager – General award while K W S D Roshan won the Diamond award for Best Sales Manager Category in General Sales. Star Performer – General Insurance hall of flame winner was K H T Ariyawansha of Colombo Metro while D J Piyadasa of Colombo Central claimed the Star category award. Best Assistant Business Promotion Manager & Business Promotion Silver category award went to D Vandabona of Aluthgama branch while G L J C L Silva  of Colombo North won the Diamond award. Under the Best Business Promotion Executive & Senior Business Promotion Executive General sales;  P Dikkumbura of Galle Branch won the Silver award. K G A P Grero of Badulla Branch won the Gold award. S S R M Y K Wijesekara of Kandy Branch won the Diamond award. W R P K Ranawaka Colombo Metro won the Business Promotion Officer Category General Diamond award and D S Nilusha of Homagama ADO won the Silver. E N S Fernando of Nugegoda Branch won the Business Promotion Assistant category General Gold award and H I Chathuranga of Akuressa Branch won the Silver. Business Promotion Sales Supervisor category General  Silver Award went to P D N Chandrarathne of Maharagama ADO while S R Prasad of Maharagama Branch  won the Gold award. K G R P Ilangarathne of Kandy Branch won the Diamond award while  K A R Fernando of Negombo branch won both Best Overall Life Team – Unit Leader award, and Best Business Promotion Officer award. Best Business Promotion Executive & Senior Business  award went to A H S Jayalal of Kalubowila Branch. I G N Rohitha of Kaduwela Branch won the Best Business Promotion Assistant award. M A S T Prasanna of Head Office won the Best Single Line Unit Leader Award.  B W A Halangoda of Anuradhapura Branch won the Life Award in Area Representative and Sales Officer. Janashakthi is known as one of the attractive companies for employer benefits and human capital development. It has spent over 60 million in training both locally and internationally as it pursues its co strategy. This year alone teams are flying off to Paris, Pattaya, Malaysia, Bangkok, Vietnam, China, USA and UK. The company also has a unique corporate social responsibility project that nurtures and guides outstanding rural school athletes to compete on an international platform. “In a highly competitive market in the service industry, the commitment, determination and talent of our people have been the key differentiators and cornerstone of our success,” said Shehara De Silva, General Manager Sales and Marketing, Janashakthi. Janashakthi Insurance has an exceptional record of financial stability and claim settlement; it has the highest stated capital of Rs. 1.49 billion among quoted insurance companies in Sri Lanka, with Rs. 15.8 billion in assets and over Rs. 7.9 billion in annual gross written premium.