Sampath Bank's Managing Director, Mr. Nanda Fernando, has been recognized by leading Sri Lankan business magazine, LMD, in its 2018 A-List of Sri Lankan Businesspeople. He joins leaders from across different industries who "continue to drive the nation's engine of growth".
Sampath Bank was the proud winner of 5 awards at the recently held LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018 organized by LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd, the operator of the LankaPay National Payment Network. Competing with the country’s leading banks, Sampath Bank clinched the award for “Most Innovative Bank of the Year” for the second consecutive year and emerged overall runners up for “Excellence in Interbank Payments”. The bank was also the winner of the categories “Best Common ATM Acquirer of the Year (Category B)”, “Best Bank for Retail Payments” and runners-up of the category “Best Acquirer on LankaPay Online Payment Platform”.
Mr. Nanda Fernando, Managing Director, Mr. Pasan Manukith, Head of IT – Systems Development, and Mr. Ananda Wijitha, Head of IT – Electronic Data Processing, accepted the awards on behalf of the bank at a grand ceremony held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on the 20th of September, 2018.
Sampath Bank was awarded as one of Sri Lanka’s 10 Most Admired Companies at the “Most Admired Companies of Sri Lanka 2018”awards ceremony
We have been awarded as one of Sri Lanka’s 10 Most Admired Companies at the “Most Admired Companies of Sri Lanka 2018” awards ceremony held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on the 9th of September 2018, which was organized by the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka in partnership with Daily FT, Aon, KPMG and AIA.
The companies within the Top 10 were selected from amongst 180 companies named as most admired by employees, competitors, and stakeholders through a public survey carried out via Dialog by a pre-eminent panel of judges. The judges used a rigorous selection and interview process based on eight financial and seven qualitative criterion looking for organizations that had proven their mettle with consistency, significant and sustainable growth, resulting in excellent business performance.
Mr. Tharaka Ranwala, Senior DGM – Consumer Banking and Mr. Aruna Jayasekara, Group Chief Human Resource Officer accepted the award on behalf of the Bank at the event in the presence of a distinguished audience comprising of leaders from the government and the private sector.
Sampath Bank rewarded with "The Best TV Commercial of the Year" (1st Runner Up) at the 23rd Sumathi Awards
Sampath Bank has received the “The Best TV Commercial of the Year” award (1st Runner Up) for Sampath Randiriya TV commercial at the 23rd Sumathi Awards held at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on 29th August 2018.
Ms. Nadi B Dharmasiri, Head of Marketing accepted the award on behalf of the Bank at the event, in the presence of renowned personalities from teledrama, film, media and the business community.
Organized by the Sumathi Group of Companies, the annual awards seek to recognize outstanding work in and contributions to Sri Lanka’s television industry. And we, Sampath Bank, bagged the award in the special category for the Best TV commercials in the country.