Kelani Cables rewards best sales promotion officers

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From left: Kelani Cables Brand Development Manager Channa Jayasinghe, Kelani Cables Director/CEO Mahinda Saranapala, Kelani Cables GM Marketing Anil Munasinghe, Malinda Karunanayake (Best Sales Promotion Officer), Kelani Cables Sales Manager Chaminda Waidyathilake, Kelani Cables Chief Finance Officer Hemamala Karunasekera, Kelani Cables Sales Manager (Power and Energy) Roahana Wadduwage, Kelani Cables Sales Controller Ralph Roshan, Dharshana Gamlath – Best Area Sales Manager (Distribution Section), Sripathi Samantha – Best Area Sales Manager (Project Section) and Roshan de Silva – Best Executive (Projects Section)



Kelani Cables PLC held its annual CEO award ceremony to recognise sales promotion officers who are directly involved in the robust sales network of the company. 

The event was held at Anantaya Hotel in Chilaw with the participation of Kelani Cables PLC Director/CEO Mahinda Saranapala, General Manager Marketing Anil Munasinghe, Chief Finance Officer Hemamala Karunasekera and managers of all departments.druf

At the CEO award ceremony Dharshana Gamlath (Western Zone 2) was awarded as the Best Area Sales Manager of the Distribution Wing. Sripathi Samantha was awarded as Best Area Sales Manager of Project Section and Malinda Karunanayake became the Best Sales Promotion Officer while Roshan de Silva clinched the award for Best Executive in the Projects Section.

Saranapala said the awards ceremony highlighted the success story of Kelani Cables and the enthusiastic workers who contribute towards that success.

“Award ceremonies of this nature not only recognise elite workers but also foster unity among workers. It provides an opportunity for fellow workers to cheer and wish their peers who receive accolades. That becomes motivation and inspiration for these well-wishers too to excel in their work,” said the CEO.

Munasinghe said: “Kelani Cables PLC sales force recognised today deserve the Lion’s share of the credit for making Kelani Cables Sri Lanka’s number one brand in secure electrical and telecommunication cables. We cheerily spend two days with them every year to value their excellent services as a courtesy and to motivate them.  We go beyond this step to offer them with foreign tours. These measures make them to have the right mindset to perform even better in the coming years.”

Kelani Cables PLC Brand Development Manager Channa Jayasinghe said: “Kelani Cables brand name is known by every household in Sri Lanka. Not only quality of our products and ever-increasing sales figures account to that success but also the dedication of our sales force. This award ceremony is of utmost importance to all sales reps and to our company.”

Kelani Cables PLC is a 100% Sri Lankan company serving the nation for 46 years manufacturing electrical and communication cables. The company achieved “Super Brands” status in the electrical and telecommunication sector in 2008 for professional supremacy it demonstrated in the electrical and communication cables sphere.

In 2012, Kelani Cables PLC clinched the bronze award for the excellent business brand category at the SLIM Brand Excellence. It clinched gold at the SLIM Brand Excellence once again in 2013 for the same category. The company secured gold at the SLITAD People Development – 2013 award ceremony for the contribution it has made towards training and development of the work-force plus up keeping their welfare.

Kelani Cables PLC is the proud recipient of ISO 9000:2008 certification for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for better environment management, National Standards award and the gold winner of Taiki Akimoto 5S award. 

In 2015 Kelani Cables PLC was conferred with the Asia’s Best Employer Brand award. Kelani Cables was the sole organisation in the electrical and communication cable manufacturing sphere recognised for sustainable development at the National Green Awards in 2015. The company also bagged the SLIM Brand Excellence award in 2015.