Leading Sri Lankan Life Insurer, Janashakthi Insurance PLC held its 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) via a virtual platform on the 23rd of July 2020. The session was hosted live for shareholders on a virtual platform in compliance with the precautionary measures and safety recommendations imposed by the World Health Organisation and Government authorities to combat the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The session was successfully live streamed from the Janashakthi Life head office to shareholders allowing a successful and interactive session. Shareholders were given the opportunity to raise any questions, interact and actively participate as the relevant procedures were explained to all members prior to the commencement of the meeting. Moreover, online voting was also enabled ensuring seamless engagement and convenience.
Commenting during the AGM, Janashakthi Insurance PLC’s Executive Chairman, Prakash Schaffter reiterated Janashakthi Life’s continued commitment to empower and support its shareholders, policyholders, partners and the community in these challenging times. “The initiative of hosting this session on a virtual platform was taken to ensure the health and safety of all stakeholders due to the prevailing situation. Even though we are pleased to have delivered a strong performance with all key financial metrics showing improved results in 2019, we are aware of the health and economic challenges that lie ahead. As a purpose driven insurer, we remain committed to uplifting the lives of our community and to support each other navigate these challenging times”, Prakash Schaffter said.
Jude Fernando, Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Janashakthi Insurance PLC further stated that “I am truly grateful for the support and adaptability of all our shareholders as well as our staff members to make this session a success. We are very pleased that through this virtual session we were able to fulfil our commitment to our valued shareholders without compromising their safety. We have always believed that technology and innovation is essential for successful business transformation and especially in these challenging times virtually enabled interactive sessions help us connect as we continue to collectively navigate and adapt to the complexities and challenges in the wake of Covid-19”.