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.