Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Ministry Secretary Chandana Rodrigo presents the award to Cargills Bank Manager IT Delivery Channels Asanka Mahanama and IT Application Development Head Indika Fernando accompanied by Panel of Judges Chairman Wasantha Deshapriya, former LankaClear Chairman Sarath N. Silva and LankaClear GM/CEO Channa de Silva
Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy presents the award to Cargills Bank Manager Alternate Channels Himeshi Fernando, Manager IT Delivery Channels Asanka Mahanama and Executive Alternate Channels Chathuni Jayasinghe accompanied by Panel of Judges Chairman Wasantha Deshapriya, LankaClear Chairman Anil Amarasuriya and LankaClear GM/CEO Channa de Silva
Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy presents the award to Cargills Bank Manager Alternate Channels Himeshi Fernando and Manager IT Delivery Channels Asanka Mahanama accompanied by Panel of Judges Chairman Wasantha Deshapriya, LankaClear Chairman Anil Amarasuriya and LankaClear GM/CEO Channa de Silva
Cargills Bank won three awards for the second year in succession at the recent LankaPay Technovation Awards 2019.
The bank won Gold in the coveted category of ‘Bank of the Year for Financial Inclusivity’, as well as two Merit awards as the acquiring bank for ‘Best Mobile Application for Retail Payments’.
The awards were organised by Lanka Clear (Pvt.) Ltd to recognise banks, non-banking financial institutions and fintechs for their excellence in digital innovation.
The event was held under the patronage of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology Minister Ajith P. Perera, Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Sri Lanka Akira Sugiyama.
“Being recognised once again is a testament to the consistent dedication and excellence of our staff,” said Cargills Bank Chief Operating Officer Rohan Muttiah.
“The Gold award for Bank of the Year for Financial Inclusivity demonstrates our passion towards uplifting the lives of every Sri Lankan. We are privileged to be part of the national initiatives of LankaPay and the Central Bank and will continue to be the bank of choice to our fintech partners,” he stated further.
Cargills is a brand that has been faithfully serving Sri Lankans for 175 years, built on a foundation of values and ethics. True to this heritage, Cargills Bank is taking banking to the masses by being inclusive and accessible.
Cargills Bank is a fully-fledged licensed commercial bank with an A- (lka) Fitch Rating. The unique ‘Cargills Cash’ service has enabled account holders to deposit and withdraw cash at almost 400 Cargills Food City outlets islandwide allowing them to do grocery shopping and banking at the same place at their convenience.
Cargills Bank’s head office is in Colpetty, with branches in Maitland Crescent, Maharagama, Old Moor Street, Wattala, Rajagiriya, Kandy, Peradeniya, Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura, Thanamalwila, Matara, Galle, Kurunegala, Chilaw, Kaduruwela, Vavuniya, Chunnakam and Jaffna.