Sampath official Banker at CONSTRUCT Expo
Sampath Bank is the official Banker for CONSTRUCT 2012 the annual
exhibition organized by the National Construction Association (NCASL).
This year's exhibition is being held for three days from August 10 at
the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre.
Tharaka Ranwala -DGM - Marketing and Business Development
speaking at a media conference at Galle Face hotel Colombo.
It is a 'first' for Sampath since this is the first time that the
Bank is proudly associating with a premier construction exhibition as
its official banker.
"It's an opportunity for us, as a National Bank to contribute towards
the fastest growing construction industry in Sri Lanka," says DGM -
Marketing and Business Development, Tharaka Ranwala.
The Bank will set up a stall at the Sponsors' Lobby where banking
facilities for the visitors will be made available. It will also make
use of the opportunity to create awareness of some key products. Among
these will be information on Housing Loans, Leasing, Credit Cards,
Deposit Products and other loan schemes.
One of the leading private sector banks in Sri Lanka, Sampath Bank
ranks third largest in Total Assets. As a new player, which entered the
market just 25 years ago, the Bank faced many challenges and marked many
milestones during its brief history. It earned the reputation for
initiating many revolutionary changes in the local banking industry,
particularly in terms of IT product innovation.The rapid, but well
planned expansion drive was another key phenomenon of Sampath Bank.
Being recognized as an emerging and dynamic player, the Bank continued
to maintain this image by expanding in to all potential areas in the
country, offering new products and financial solutions and growing at a
The Bank now has 209 branches located throughout the country.Sampath
Bank's current vision is to position itself as a National Bank in Sri
Lanka in the true sense of the words providing uniform service
throughout the country to all sectors of the economy. Further, the Bank
is repositioning itself as the "Bank for Deposits" in the country
offering value added and tailor-made deposit products to all segments of
the market, covering all stages in the life cycle of depositors.