Airtel Lanka shines once again at SLIM NASCO Awards 2013

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Airtel’s frontline strategies and market instincts were commended once again when the Airtel sales team won the silver award for the Best Territory Manager at the prestigious NASCO awards (one of the main events of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing’s calendar), which recognises sales excellence by rewarding some of the best sales personnel in the country . Bharti Airtel Lanka, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, announced that Chandana Nanayakkara, Territory Manager for Wellawatte and Maharagama, won the silver award for the Best Territory manager under the telecommunication category at the recently concluded SLIM NASCO Awards 2013. Commenting on this achievement, Suren Goonewardene, CEO/MD of Bharti Airtel Lanka, said: “We are extremely proud that we were able to gain this award for the second consecutive year and sustain our position at a national level. We sincerely hope that this success will motivate all sales personnel across various markets to strive for sales excellence.  “This accolade is indeed a reflection of enhanced market instincts and dynamic sales strategies that Airtel incorporates in a highly competitive and ever changing marketing environment. I offer my congratulations to Chandana and look forward to seeing his continuous professional excellence in the field of sales.” SLIM NASCO 2013, the premier event in Sri Lanka that recognises sales excellence and rewards and motivates sales professionals to achieve greater heights, gave out awards to over 13 industrial categories and all area managers, sales executives, sales representatives and front-liners were entitled to participate. The event saw over 240 participants vying for honours this year. Bharti Airtel Lanka commenced commercial operations of services in Sri Lanka in 2009 and was the fastest operator to reach one million customers in Sri Lanka. With its network footprint panned out across the country and capturing strategic ranking positions in various areas in less than three years of operations, Airtel has emerged as Sri Lanka’s fastest expanding network. Registered under the Board of Investment in Sri Lanka, Airtel Lanka provides digital mobile services into Sri Lanka which includes voice telephony, voice mail, data services and GSM based services.  The company has also received accreditations such as ISO 27001:2005 and ISO 22301 for its continuous efforts towards information security and business continuity.