Eighth Annual Sales Convention of Asian Insurance
Asian Alliance Insurance (AAI) recognizes true passion for excellence
and true professionalism, year on year, celebrating excellence and
quality of their team's performance to shape and motivate higher
standards of achievement and spawning a new breed of professionals for
Jayantha Amarasinghe receives his award from GM - Sales and
Marketing (AAI) Chula Hettiarachchi.
AAI celebrated their eighth Annual Sales Convention - "Quality Awards
2009" on July 27 at the Waters Edge, Battaramulla. The awards ceremony
was held under the theme "Power the Difference".
The Chief Guest was the Chairman of AAI Paul Ratnayeke, while
Director/CEO Ramal Jasinghe along with the Executive Committee members
and the Senior Management graced the occasion.
General Manager - Sales and Marketing, Chula Hettiarachchi was proud
to share the Company's great achievements and provided a sneak preview
of the future plans.
He highlighted the initiatives of AAI that will enable this change
and provide more power to the team of energetic and dedicated
professionals, in making the difference in the fiercely competitive
The Chairman - Paul Ratnayeke said that the Board together with the
shareholders look forward for the greater achievements of the talented
sales force with confidence. He said that taking on new opportunities
that arise within a post war Sri Lanka, will enable AAI to strengthen
the positioning of the Company amongst the competitors.
Director/CEO - Ramal Jasinghe, commending the achievements of the
team, reinforced the values that the Company subscribes to without
He said that the unique business strategies & processes that AAI
follow has driven the Company towards success in turbulent times.
Defining his role in the greater scheme of things for the Company, he
concluded his speech, requesting the energetic team of professionals to
"Power the Difference" and introduce new benchmarks to the Industry for
others to follow.
No interest for SC Credit Cardholders
Standard Chartered (SC) Credit Cardholders can purchase goods at
Abans Elite, Damro, Modern Homes, Singer Mega, Softlogic Max and
Softlogic Lifestyle Electronics at 0 per cent interest and repay in 18
or 24 months. They will also be entitled to discounts of up to 15 per
cent when they shop at partner outlets using their Standard Chartered
Credit Card. This exclusive offer is valid till December.
"Now you can own that dream home theatre system or the bedroom suite
you always wanted with the Standard Chartered Credit Card.
It's just one more step we take to make sure that we give our Credit
Cardholders the best privileges by offering them convenience and an
affordable solution," Head of Credit Cards for Standard Chartered Bank
Sheahan Arasaratnam said.
"We are pleased to partner with Standard Chartered Bank and we are
confident that the promotion will be a treat to our loyal and new
Standard Chartered Credit Cardholders can experience this exclusive
offer on all our new furniture range at Modern Homes; ranging from
sitting room suites, bedroom suites, dining sets, wardrobes, dressing
tables, display units, children's furniture along with variety of brands
at Singer Mega, Marketing Director for Sri Lanka PLC Nasser Majeed said.
Colombo International Book Fair opens on Sept.19
The countdown began this week to the annual Colombo International
Book Fair (CIBF), opens at the BMICH on September 19.
In its 11th year, the fair will run for nine days encompassing two
weekends, and will be open to the public for twelve hours each day,
Nearly half a million book lovers are expected to flock to this
year's exhibition, at which local booksellers and publishers have taken
360 stalls and 40 stalls have been allocated to foreign publishers.
"Every bit of available space will be utilised in a well laid out stall
plan to better accommodate the large crowds expected this year," said
Secretary General of CIBF 2009 Upali Wanigasuriya.
LOIT Gold Certified Partner of Microsoft
The IT arm of the LOLC Group, Lanka ORIX Information Technology
Limited (LOIT), a company specialized in developing applications systems
to the banking and financial services sector attained Gold Certified
Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program.
LOIT fulfilled the competencies in the areas of information worker,
networking infrastructure and advance Infrastructure Solutions.
LOIT has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technology and proven
its ability to meet customers' demands and requirements to the fullest.
"We are pleased to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the
Microsoft Partner Program.
This opens a new world for our business opportunities in Microsoft
Platform based solutions. We are able to outwardly show our competencies
and convince potential customers.
DFCC Bank and Vardhana help IDPs
DFCC Bank and DFCC Vardhana Bank recently made a donation towards the
IDP camps in the North. The donation, handed over to the ITN network was
carried out in two phases. The first included dry rations, clothing and
infant formula and drinking water - focusing on immediate relief
measures due to the escalating crisis. Essential medicines were donated
to the IDP camps in the second phase.