NDB’s Annual Report gains global acclaim
NDB’s Annual Report 2011 gained noteworthy global acclaim being
ranked amongst the world’s Top 100 as well as Asia Pacific’s Top 50
whilst winning two Platinum awards and one Gold award at the Vision
Awards 2011 conducted by the League of American Communications
Professionals (LACP). The Vision Awards is one of the world’s largest
and most prestigious competitions assessing annual reporting from all
over the globe.
NDB won the Platinum award for the best Annual Report in the
commercial bank category. NDB also grabbed the Gold award for the most
improved Annual Report across all categories worldwide along with the
Platinum Award for the most improved Annual Report across all categories
in the Asia Pacific region this year. According to the rankings of LACP,
NDB was placed 6 amongst the Top 50 Annual Reports of the Asia Pacific
region and 32nd amongst the Top 100 Annual Reports of the world. This
world ranking is a prestigious win for NDB as it places Sri Lanka in
prime position in the rankings, surpassing such global giants as Boeing
Corporation, WPP, Daimler AG, China Telecom and Commerzebank AG; all of
whose annual reports were also ranked among the global top 100.
Commenting on this achievement, Chief Operating Officer at NDB, Indrajit
Wickramasinghe said, “NDB has yet again made waves in the country by
gaining significant international recognition this time for its Annual
This is a momentous win for NDB and we are indeed privileged to have
merited such high awards and ranking both regionally and worldwide from
such a prestigious international agency, in competition with some of the
world’s largest global business entities.
Recently NDB was presented the award for “Best Commercial Bank in Sri
Lanka’ by the World Finance Magazine, UK in recognition of the Bank’s
commitment to continued excellence and superior service to its
NDB Investment Bank was also selected as the ‘Best Investment Bank in
Sri Lanka’ by Euromoney Magazine a few days ago.
These awards and rankings vindicate NDB’s exhortation to its
stakeholders to ‘Watch This Space’, as the bank engages in a journey of
achievement and growth towards making a meaningful contribution to its
customers, shareholders and the Nation”.