LAUGFS bags 2 awards at 2015

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From left: Head of IT Rajeeva George, Asst. Manager Web Development Manoj Niranjan, Group CIO Indika Gunawardena, IT Manager Projects Asitha De Costa, Web Designer Thilanka De Silva, Web Developer Sanjeewa Madhuranga and Senior Executive IT Projects Ranjula Haputantri

LAUGFS recently clinched two awards at 2015, the premier awards competition recognising the best websites in Sri Lanka.

The awards included a Silver Award for the Best Website under the ‘Commercial Category’ and a Merit Award for the Best website under the ‘Corporate, Banking, Finance and Insurance Category’. 2015, organised by the LK Domain Registry for the sixth time, evaluates and recognises websites based on both creativity and technical achievement as adjudged by a panel comprising leading industry experts.

Developed entirely by the LAUGFS Corporate IT division under the guidance of Chairman W.K.H. Wegapitiya and Managing Director U.K. Thilak De Silva, the LAUGFS corporate website provides a comprehensive information platform to strengthen LAUGFS’s online presence.

The awards were received by the Group Chief Information Officer Indika Gunawardena, on behalf of his team. Rajeeva George – Head of IT, Manoj Niranjan – Asst. Manager Web Development, Asitha De Costa – IT Manager Projects, Thilanka De Silva – Web Designer, Sanjeewa Madhuranga – Web Developer and Ranjula Haputantri – Senior Executive IT Projects also attended the gala awards ceremony held at The Kingsbury.

“As a diversified conglomerate, we understand the importance of maintaining a comprehensive online presence, which can act as a centralised reservoir of information. It is an extension of our customer centricity as it provides our stakeholders with the ease of access to information online and hence our IT team constantly strives to update and improve the website while maintaining its user friendliness. We are truly honoured to have received such great recognition for our team’s commitment to excellence in providing our customers with an innovative, secure and a feature-rich web experience,” Indika Gunawardena commented. 

LAUGFS Holdings is one of the largest diversified business conglomerates and a trusted name in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1995, LAUGFS today has expanded across over 18 industries, establishing a strong presence as a leader and pioneer in the power and energy, retail, industrial, services, leisure and the real estate sectors in the country. With over 4,000 employees and an annual turnover exceeding Rs.28 billion, LAUGFS continues to expand, touching the lives of millions.