Sampath Bank was adjudged as the 1st runner up (overall in category A) at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2013, the country's top most CSR awards conducted by The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Other than the above award, Sampath Bank also won the following awards.
- Sector winner – Economic Sustainability
- Category winner – Economic Contribution
- Top 10 category recipient
We are extremely proud to announce that Sampath Bank has won a joint Runner Up award for "Sampath Vishwa" under 'Private Sector Projects' at the National Project Management Excellence Awards 2013.
Sampath Bank won two awards at the National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) 2013.
- Silver award for “Sampath iOS and Android App”
- Merit award for “E Reconciliation System”
Galle Branch of Sampath Bank proudly upgrades as a Super Branch, open 365 days of year, to serve you better. Come experience our unmatched array of services from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. every day of the year.
Sampath Bank the local banking giant signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Sampath Bank and Employees Trust Fund on the 29th August 2013 at Sampath Bank Head Office.
Seen in the picture Mr Aravinda Perera Managing Director Samapth Bank (left)and Mr K M A Godawatte Chairman/CEO Employees’Trust Fund exchanging the MOU.
From extreme corner left Mr Pasan Manukith Snr Manager System Development,Mr Halin Hetigoda Snr Manager Net Work Service Centre,and Mr Ranjith Samaranayake Executive Director/GCFO of Sampath Bank.From extreme corner right Mr J M S B Udugama DGM (C&E.R.)Dr.R B Ekanayake IT Consultant,Mr M C H Gunaratne Additional General Manager of Employees’Trust Fund.
Sampath Bank, the premier commercial bank which has revolutionized the local banking industry through technological innovations and standards signed the Memorandum of Understanding between Sampath Bank and Central Bank for Employee Provident Fund on the 19th August, 2013 at Central Bank Head office.
The signing of the MOU was between Managing Director, Sampath Bank Mr. Aravinda Perera and Superintendent – EPF Department, Central Bank Mr. P.W.D.R. Nihal Rodrigo.
Mr. Aravinda Perera, Managing Director , Sampath Bank exchanges the copies of the MOU signed with Mr.P.W.D.R. Nihal Rodrigo, Superintendent EPF Department (Central Bank)in the presence of Mr.Ranjith Samaranayaka- Executive Director/GCFO ,Sampath Bank (extreme left) and Dr. P. Nandalal Weerasinghe,Deputy Governor, Central Bank ( third from left) .
The prestigious Business Magazine "Euromoney"has selected Sampath Bank as the "Best Bank in Sri Lanka for the year 2013"
Euromoney is a highly reputed global financial magazine involved in selecting best performing banks worldwide and conducts an annual competition to select best performing banks.
The award was received by our Chairman Mr. Dhammika Perera at a ceremony held on 18 th July 2013 at the Hotel Conrad, Hong Kong.
Sampath Bank, Human Resource Management function has been recognized at National Level at the National HRM Conference 2013. Out of three National Level awards presented for Excellence in HR, Sampath Bank has been able to clinch two awards for Best Talent Management (HRM) and People Development (Training).
Further, at the same event, Sampath Bank has emerged as Champions of the “Great HR Debate 2013”.
Sampath Bank, as a value addition to its gamut of benefits that are on offer for its Minor savings Account Holders, is organizing a series of seminars and workshops island wide to improve academic skills of students preparing for the Year 5 scholarship exam this year.
The Bank has been continuously holding Year 5 scholarship seminars since 2010, and this year's event will be the 4 th such event. “Sampath Pubudu” and “Sampath Sapiri” Children's Savings account holders as well non-account holders can participate at this event.
This year, arrangements are being made to hold ten Year 5 scholarship Seminars Island wide, covering all nine provinces. The inaugural workshop was held at the Dikwella Vijitha Central College on May 18 th with the participation of over 850 students while the second workshop was held on June 1 st at Horana Sreepali Vidyalaya.
In organizing the workshops, Sampath Bank management has selected areas such as Padaviya, Embilipitiya, Chilaw, Bandarawela, Higurakkgoda, Trincomalee and Vavuniya paying more attention to students with economic hardships and fewer resources. The Trincomalee and Vavuniya workshops will be conducted in the Tamil medium.
The training workshop/seminar series organized jointly with ‘Neth FM radio' will be held till August 10th . Furthermore, Sampath Bank intends presenting cash rewards and scholarships to those students who display the highest skills both at national and district level under Year 2013 scholarship training programme.
The seminars and workshops will be conducted by Year 5 exam paper marking teachers, experienced government school teachers and some popular intellectuals in the country.
The seminars will discuss model papers and also focus on time management, and ways to answer difficult questions.
On the sidelines of the workshops which are aimed at encouraging students to successfully pass the exam, this year, the Bank has also organized a special seminar to educate parents on financial management and banking industry.
Sampath Bank is proud to open its latest branch at the iconic Mattala Rajapakse International Airport.
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport,Hambantota.
Tel: +94(0)47 2031 903/4
It is with great pleasure, we announce the appointment of Mr. Aravinda Perera our Managing Director as the President of the Association of the Professional Bankers – Sri Lanka at the 24th Annual General Meeting of the Association held recently. This appointment is significant as the APB is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year.
Mr. Perera has served as the Senior Vice President of APB during the year 2012/2013 before taking over this prestigious position. Also he has held the Vice President position in the Association over a long period
The immediate past president Mr H M Hennayake Bandara (General Manager-NSB) is handing over the presidentship to Mr Aravinda Perera