Sampath Bank won a Bronze Award at the 15th SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Ceremony held on 08th November 2016 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Hall.
Sampath Bank was presented with this prestigious award under the category, Service Brand of the Year.
SLIM Brand Excellence is one of the highly acclaimed award ceremonies in the country that rewards brands for excellence based on a qualitative and scientific evaluation platform.
Sampath Bank was recognized as a CSR World Leader at the CSR World Leaders Awards 2016 organized by The Green Organization based in England.
The award was received by Sampath Bank’s Managing Director, Mr. Nanda Fernando at an event held at the House of Commons, Westminster Palace, London on 11th of November 2016.
The Green Organization based in England is an international, independent and a non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to recognize, reward and promote institutions that carry out the best practices around the globe.
Sampath Bank was awarded the Best Innovation in Retail Banking Sri Lanka 2016 and Best Commercial Bank of the Year Sri Lanka 2016 by International Banker Magazine.
International Banker offers a global view of banking and finance. Each year through the Banking Awards, it recognises the leading banking institutions and individuals that have set the bar for industry excellence.
Sampath Bank, ranked among the top-tier private banks in the country, announced the appointment of Nanda Fernando as its new Managing Director.
Having played a pivotal role at Sampath Bank since the year of its inception, Fernando served in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer, prior to this appointment.
With a banking career that spans 35 years, he also function as a Director of SC Securities Ltd., which is a subsidiary of the Sampath Group of Companies.
Having dynamically contributed to the strengthening of Sampath Bank for almost 29 years, his appointment as the new Managing Director will see the application of multidisciplinary competencies to further establish the Bank as a benchmark financial institution in Sri Lanka.
Fernando aims to strengthen Sampath Bank’s values, stakeholder presence and business objectives as the financial conglomerate looks towards further expansion and growth in the country.
During his illustrious career, Fernando has been responsible for driving multiple aspects of the Bank and has supported Transactional Banking covering Retail and Corporate Banking, among many other key growth areas.
An Associate member of the Institute of Bankers in Sri Lanka, he possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. He is also a qualified Four Bead Leader Trainer and a past District Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Scouts’ Association. He is a product of S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia and currently functions as the Group Advisor to the Group Committee of his alma mater.
Incorporated in 1986, Sampath Bank PLC has successfully combined traditional Sri Lankan values with state-of-the-art innovations to offer a local, yet progressive banking propositions to its stakeholders. The new appointment of Fernando will see the continuation and the strengthening of the Bank’s ambitions and its contribution to Sri Lanka.
Sampath Bank was awarded the National Winner of the Marketing 3.0 Award 2016 by the Asia Marketing Federation (AMF).The Asia Marketing Federation (AMF) is one of the foremost governing bodies of marketing in the Asian Region.
Our 83rd Off-Site ATM opened at No.70, Ratmalana Mirihana Road (Attidiya Road), Ratmalana.
Bank marked yet another milestone with the achievement of a winner of prestigious International CSR Excellence Awards 2016 presented by 'The Green Organization' based in England.
'The Green Organization' has been established since 1994 as an international, independent, non-profit, non-political environment group, dedicated to recognizing, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.
The awarding body recognized Sampath Bank on its commitment to create a positive impact for the country, its citizens, the environment as well as the bank’s employees and other stakeholders.
Sampath Bank was awarded with four prestigious awards from CMO Asia at the ceremony held on 4th & 5th August at Pan Pacific, Marina Square, Singapore.
- Best Bank in Private Sector
- Award for Talent Management
- Excellence in Branding & Marketing
- Best Sustainability Report
CMO Asia, Singapore based institution, is one of Asia’s highly recognized corporate bodies that has a significant and positive impact on the marketing fraternity; corporate & professional.
Our Latest Off-Site ATM opened at Arcade Independence Square, Colombo 07.
Sampath Bank has yet again been recognized as the 'Best Commercial Bank 2016’ and ‘Best Retail Bank 2016’ in Sri Lanka for the third consecutive year by the UK based World Finance Magazine. The World Finance Banking Awards is renowned throughout the financial landscape as the pinnacle of recognition for leading banks. World Finance is a bi-monthly print and online magazine providing comprehensive coverage and analysis of the financial industry; international business and the global economy.
The World Finance Award recognizes banks of excellence using a wide ranged criteria which includes, overall performance, financial ratios, variety and clarity of products and services, corporate governance, alternative financial products offering, parallel market interaction and competitive strategy.
Sampath Bank was awarded the "Best Bank in Sri Lanka - 2016" by the prestigious Business Magazine "The Euromoney".
“Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2016” covers more than 25 global award categories, best-in-class awards in all regions and the best banks in close to 100 countries around the world. The awarding body recognizes the top performing financial institutions based on stringent selection criteria, both quantitative and qualitative.
The award was received by Managing Director, Mr. Aravinda Perera and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Nanda Fernando at a ceremony held on 14th July 2016 at Island Shangri-La hotel, Hong Kong.
Sampath Bank was presented with the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) 2016 at the award ceremony held in Singapore on 24th of June. The award recognized Sampath Bank’s ‘Sampath Saviya Programme’ under the ‘Social Empowerment’ category.
Enterprise Asia’s Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards Program (AREA) recognizes and honours Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship in categories such as Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, SME CSR and Responsible Business Leadership.
Sampath Bank Human Resource Management function has been recognized with “National HR Excellence Gold Award” at the National HR Conference 2016 Awards Ceremony held on 21st June 2016 at BMICH, Colombo, organized by the Institute of Personnel Management, Sri Lanka.
The award was presented after an audit of HR Management processes & practices and, a series of interviews conducted by a panel of judges comprised of eminent HR Professionals and academic personnel.