Lynne Quarmby with Shiran Weerasinghe - Director/CEO, Kanrich Finance), Eng. (Dr) K. M. S. B. Rekogama - Executive Director, Kanrich Finance
Kanrich Finance, one of the leading financial solutions providers in Sri Lanka, recently won two international awards at the prestigious Global Banking and Finance Review Awards ceremony, which took place in London. The company received the ‘Best Micro-Finance Service Provider, Sri Lanka 2015/2016’ award along with the award for the ‘Fastest Growing Finance Company’ inSri Lanka. This is the second time the company has received similar accolades,Kanrich Finance also picked up awards in these two categories in 2014 and 2015.
The awards were presented to Shiran Weerasinghe –Director/CEO, Kanrich Finance, at the ceremony held in London. Commenting on the company’s award, Weerasinghe said: “I am honoured to receive these two accolades on behalf of the Kanrich Finance team. The company specialises in offering tailor-made finance solutions that are innovative and geared to support people from all walks of life. These awards recognize our ongoing efforts to effectively deliver these solutions and we are proud to have been recognized on such an important global platform, alongside the very best industry-players from around the world.”
The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards programme was created to recognize companies of all sizes that specialize in certain areas of expertise and deliver excellence within the global financial community. The awards programme is known throughout the global banking and financial arena and reflects the strides in innovation, achievement, strategy, and progression that are constantly taking place within the financial sector
Phil Fothergill with Shiran Weerasinghe – Director/CEO, Kanrich Finance
The Awards programme has evolved and grown to include companies that operate in the space of Foreign Exchange, Banking, Insurance, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Wealth Management, Islamic Finance, Exchange Traded Funds, Project Finance, Binary Options, Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, and other related areas. The submissions of award entrants from across the world are thoroughly evaluated and only companies that demonstrate a strong track record and the ability to consistently excel in their sectors are selected.
Kanrich Finance has a rich heritage spanning over 45-years in the Sri Lankan financial sector and offers a unique portfolio of products including deposit savings, leasing, hire purchase, loans, pawning, micro-finance and real-estate products. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is licensed under the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The company is led by a highly experienced Board of Directors and is driven by a young and dynamic management team. The company prides itself on rolling out well-planned strategic plans to achieve market leadership and is deeply committed to contributing to society through long-term CSR, sustainability and development initiatives.
The company believes in forging strong ties with its customers and stakeholders, thereby staying true to its tagline ‘Relationships without Borders’. Kanrich Finance has a turnover of Rs. 4.36billion, a cadre of over 1500 employees and a customer base in excess of 200,000. The company’s head office is located at No. 69, Ward Place, Colombo 7 and it operates an additional 36 branches across Sri Lanka.