Sri Lanka Insurance Awards Night honours best of the best
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 00:00
Sri Lanka Insurance Awards Night, Star Awards 2012, felicitated the company’s best of the best performing sales personnel. The event was held on 3 September 2013 at The Bandaranaike Exhibition hall, with the distinguished participation of the Board of Directors and the top management of Sri Lanka Insurance. Insurance Ombudsman Dr. Wickrama Wickramasuriya graced the occasion as the chief guest of the evening.
Over 1300 attended this year’s ceremony. The day belonged to the sales people who have outperformed and outshone the rest, to the men and women who have proved their mettle through sheer dedication, hard work and clear pursuit of their goals. The best in the insurance industry. The night was celebrated on a star studded theme with much glamour and grandeur, featuring many unique entertaining acts that kept the audience spell bound.
The Star awards night saw 566 insurance advisors and team leaders being awarded for their excellent sales performance. They were all awarded on the basis of achieving the set sales targets and standards. The second place achievers were also invited to witness this magnificent evening to applaud the achievements of their colleagues.
Best regional sales managers, team leaders and advisors were recognised under their respective business category that is life and non life insurance business, with special certificates and cash awards. The best of the best in this category was presented with an attractive plaque in addition to the cash awards and certificates.
Speaking at the event the Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer Sri Lanka Insurance Mohan de Alwis voiced his appreciation and gratitude to the sales force who are the backbone of the company, for their dedication and commitment towards taking Sri Lanka Insurance to its vision of being the number one insurer in the country.
Executive Director Piyadasa Kudabalage, in his speech congratulated and expressed his appreciation on the dedication and commitment of all achievers and requested that all should align to take Sri Lanka Insurance to the pinnacle of the business world.
The chief guest for the evening Insurance Ombudsman Dr. Wickrama Wickramasuriya, in his keynote speech while commending on the performance of the achievers added that Sri Lanka Insurance is a beacon in the state sector and through efficient and proper governance has been able steer forward as one of the most trustworthy companies in the country. Sri Lanka Insurance, the largest government owned composite insurance provider in Sri Lanka is the first insurance company to have been assigned a global rating for financial stability AA (lka) from Fitch Ratings, London which is an assurance of the company’s long term financial sustainability. Sri Lanka Insurance is the only insurer who was awarded RAM Ratings AAA for its ‘long term claim paying ability’, which further affirms the corporation’s capacity to meet financial obligations to policyholders. The company has also been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for correct governing and operational procedures in line with accepted global standards which is further endorsed by the recent international awards the company has claimed which includes World Quality Commitment Gold Award in 2011 in Paris, the Platinum Award 2012.