Our 2015 Annual Report won two accolades at the prestigious ARC Awards presented by MerComm Inc. in New York. The accolades included the Silver award for ‘Financial Data’ in the ‘Insurance – Life & Health’ segment and ‘Honours’ in the same segment in the ‘Traditional Annual Report’ category.
The Toastmasters’ Club of our Company was awarded the prestigious ‘Golden Gavel’ in 2016 by Toastmasters’ International, in recognition of the club’s progress and its members. Winning this award in the second year of launching our club is a significant achievement for us. The award was presented at an Ovation Ceremony in Chennai in recognition of four Competent Communicator (CC) awards, two Competent Leadership (CL) awards and two Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB) awards, won by our members in 2015/16.
We reaffirmed our supremacy in sales by clinching seven awards at the 2016 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). The rich haul of awards included all three awards in the ‘Frontliner’ category in the Life Insurance sector. The list of awards comprised two Golds, three Silvers and two Bronze awards. Ms. Kumari Danapala; emerged the ‘star’ of our Company by winning the Gold award in the ‘Frontliner’ category in the Life Insurance sector, the joint Gold award for ‘Outstanding Female Salesperson of the Year’ across all categories and the joint Silver award for the ‘Outstanding Frontliner of the Year’ across all industry sectors.
We reaffirmed the strength of our corporate brand by winning 10 consecutive Peoples’ Award in the Insurance category at the 2016 ‘SLIM-Nielsen Peoples’ Award. We have enjoyed the rare distinction of being adjudged the ‘Peoples’ Insurance Brand of the Year’ every year, since the awards programme was launched ten years ago.
We were declared the ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ for a third consecutive year by World Finance, UK. This was following an in depth assessment of key performance indicators conducted by international experts.
We were awarded the Certificate of Compliance at the 52nd Annual Report Awards competition conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka for our first Annual Report.