Amãna Takaful (ATL) recently held its annual awards under the theme ‘Think Big’.
At the event, the company’s top employees were recognized for their exceptional performance, in the presence of chief guest Amãna Takaful PLC Executive Director Ehsan Zaheed, Amãna Takaful’s board of directors, key customers, business partners and staff.
The annual awards ceremony acknowledges the achievements of employees who have excelled in the areas of sales and operations and it is one of the most highly anticipated events in the company’s corporate calendar.
Commenting on the event, Zaheed stated, “Despite facing several challenges, Amãna Takaful has delivered exceptional results in 2014, primarily due to the hard work and perseverance of our employees. I would like to congratulate the entire Amãna Takaful team for contributing to the company’s growth and for creating a greater acceptance of the Takaful way of insurance in Sri Lanka. In 2015, Amãna Takaful separated its life and general insurance businesses and is now poised to experience a new era of growth and prosperity. I believe that in the year ahead, all Amãna Takaful employees will continue to reach for new levels of success.”
Commending the Amãna Takaful team, ATL Insurance CEO Fazal Ghaffoor stated, “With the segregation of life and general insurance, Amãna Takaful Life will be a fully-owned subsidiary of Amãna Takaful PLC. The transfer will not affect any of the obligations and responsibilities under the policy conditions and we will continuously strive to deliver the pristine purity of Takaful as promised.
The separation of the life and general segments will also open the doors to many new opportunities. Today, we celebrate the achievements of our top performers, who have excelled in their roles and contributed significantly to the company’s success. We would also like to ask the entire team to ‘think big’ and strive to achieve even greater results in 2015.” The most coveted award of the day, the Best Sales Person of the Year aptly named the Champion of Champions was awarded to Amãna Takaful Life Limited Regional Manager Western Region Shakir Mohomed for his exemplary performance in the year 2014. The CEO’s Award was presented to Hisham Nimal (Amãna Takaful, Maldives), Yudheesha Fernando, Rizmi Junaideen, Mohamed Rifaz, B.R.M. Raqeeb, M.H. Fahad, S.H.M. Shabeen, Arshad Assudeen and Moulavi Aslam while S.L. Suhail, U.G. Ajith Ariyapala, M. Faizal Azeem, D.P. Kapurubandara, M.H.A. Hashmath, M. Fayaz Haniff, A.A. Ajfar, M. Shafraz Farook, L.G.K.M. Lankage, Shakir Mohammed (Amãna Takaful, Maldives) and Shafraz Nilan (Amãna Takaful, Global) received their 10-year service awards.
The Pettah branch received the award for Overall Best Branch in the Life category and in the General category the Dehiwela branch received the Best Branch award. The Western Region was adjudged the Best Region in both the Life and General categories.