Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council and Wasantha Deshapriya, Secretary of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure handing over the award to Anusha Gallage, Chief Financial Officer of HNB
Hatton National Bank (HNB), won significant recognition at the recently concluded Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2017, winning an award for the Ten Best Integrated Reports.
Organised by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA), the awards featured participation from a wide variety of listed and unlisted companies including State-owned enterprises and small and medium enterprises (SME).
“Particularly in light of an increasing shift towards integrated reporting at an international level, HNB’s award stands as further validation of the bank’s commitment to maintaining a high level of stakeholder engagement and ensuring strong governance standards through accurate, timely and holistic reporting of our performance.
“Moving forward we will continue to strive for the highest standards in integrated reporting and I wish to extend my sincere gratitude to our team of employees for their vital efforts in collating and preparing this year’s report to such a high standard and look forward to producing informative and timely financial reports in future,” HNB Chief Financial Officer, Anusha Gallage said.
This year’s CMA Integrated Reporting Awards 2017, is the latest in a series of accolades received by HNB over the recent past, including the award for Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka which was presented to HNB for the 9th time at the prestigious Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards in Japan.