Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist Hameedia, recently emerged as the winner of the Textile & Apparel category at the Great HR Quiz 2015 Awards for the second consecutive year,. Hameedia’s HR team members secured 4th place out of 50 registered companies at the overall event. The winning HR team from Hameedia comprised A.T.M Farzan - HR Manager, Hana Saleemdeen - Assistant Manager, Training & Development, Shachithra Gunasekara - Assistant Manager,HR, Nirmala Prasad - HR Executive, HR and Maleesha Kaushini – Jnr, HR Assistant.
Commenting on Hameedia’s winning streak at the Great HR Quiz, Fouzul Hameed – Managing Director, Hameedia stated, “It is encouraging to see so many of our HR team members being recognized for delivering excellent standards. Winning these awards is a great honour since we pride ourselves on setting the benchmark in the industry and being a leader in all spheres of the fashion world. HR practice is an important part of our company. Proper HR processes and our HR team help us to recruit and motivate the best talent in the industry, which in the long-run uplifts the entire retail experience for our valued customers.”
IPM Sri Lanka organized the popular Great HR Quiz 2015 for the second consecutive year in an effort to encourage knowledge sharing about the HR community. The event also provided industry professionals with an opportunity to research and learn more about the best HR practices. The quiz brings together a large audience of HR professionals and gives them the chance to interact with each other in a competitive environment. . The competition was open to all private and public sector organizations under the categories of Banking, Finance, Insurance, IT, Software, Telecom, BPO, Travel and Hospitality, Leisure, Apparel and Textile, Manufacturing, FMCG, Food and Beverages as well as an additional ‘Special’ category.
Hameedia was established in 1949 and has grown to become a household brand in Sri Lanka. Renowned for offering high quality custom tailoring and ready-made clothes for men, the Hameedia multi-brand retail stores house a collection of quality menswear brands including Le Bond, Envoy, Signature, Raymond, Lee and Adidas to name a few. Hameedia also prides itself on offering exceptional standards of service to ensure that clients enjoy a positive and personalized experience at each store. With a network of over 30 outlets across Sri Lanka and a team of over 1000 employees, Hameedia has a strong local presence and has also expanded globally with outlets in the Maldives and Australia.