In line with its commitment to providing the highest levels of service to its customers, Sampath Bank commissioned a drive-through automated teller machine (ATM) at its Colombo Super Branch premises located at 103, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07. The ATM was ceremonially unveiled by Mr. Nanda Fernando, Managing Director, Sampath Bank, in the presence of members of the Bank’s Corporate Management.
The drive-through ATM provides Sampath Bank customers with a host of services including cash withdrawals, Cardless Cash facility, credit card settlements, utility bill payments, mobile cash facilities, balance inquires and many more. Located securely within the branch premises, it provides an added layer of safety and convenience as patrons of the ATM can drive in through a dedicated entry driveway and access its services from within their vehicles, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Another milestone is created in the history of Sri Lankan Banking industry by Sampath Bank with the launch of first Banking Robot today. The ceremonial opening was graced by Mr Nanda Fernando, Managing Director of Smapath Bank at the Headquarters Branch.
The Banking Robot is an automated teller which uses artificial intelligence to understand vocal requests and perform the relevant transactions in the form of a humanoid robot.
Sampath Bank one of the Sri Lanka's most innovative banks, has once again been recognized as the 'Best Commercial Bank 2017' and 'Best Retail Bank 2017' in Sri Lanka by UK based World Finance Magazine. This is the 4th consecutive year Sampath Bank has been recognized for the benchmark setting excellence in the industry that stems from an undying commitment to the customers.
Sampath Bank is honoured as "Sri Lanka's Best Bank" by the prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017 for the 4th phenomenal time.
‘Euromoney Magazine’, a highly respected source of information, covers global banking, macroeconomics and capital markets. They have often featured the highest ranking chief executives and senior figures in finance.
One of their highlights include publishing the Euromoney Awards of Excellence recognizing top banks in the world. Thus it is a great honour to receive an award from Euromoney as the Magazine's long standing reputation and stringent selection process have earned it high credibility.
An in-depth analysis of quantitative data, business transactions, management, credit ratings, efficiency ratios and key annual performance indicators are the basic criteria for the award. The judging panel also takes into consideration the qualitative areas including Growth rate ratios, Comparison between competitors, ATM Network, Risk Management etc.
This year Euromoney Awards of Excellence received almost 1,500 submissions from banks in an awards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bank awards in close to 100 countries.