The McLarens MD’s Awards 2015/2016 was held recently at the Hotel Ta jSamudra. It’s an annual event with the objective of recognizing employees and companies who have excelled in their performance during the year.
This year’s event was held in a grand scale with the introduction of many new awards introduced to recognize employees for their excellent performances.
The overall Best Performing Company Award was won by Macbertan (Pvt) Ltd. Best Business Process Re-engineering Innovations Award went to GAC Marine Services (Pvt) Ltd, Best Environment & Corporate Sustainability Award went to Topaz Hotels Ltd & McLarens Lubricants Ltd and the Best HR Practices & Employee Satisfaction Award was won byTopaz Hotels Lt.
The awards also set the stage to recognize sports personalities of the Group. Chalitha Madhushanka of Macbertan (Pvt) Ltd was named the Best Sports Man of the year while Felicita De Alwis of GAC Marine Services (Pvt) Ltd was named the Best Sports Woman of the year.
Awards were presented to all individuals who have served the organization for 10, 15, 20 and above 25 years.
Rohan De Silva,Chairman of the McLarens Group was also recognized for serving the group for over 25 year and leading the organization towards success. Special recognition was given Zenobia Fernando who has completed 50 years with the group.
This year, the MD’s awards event was also the stage for the finals of the McLarens Talent Show- “McLarens Got Talent 2016”. Five performers/Groups representing: GAC Marine Services (Pvt) Ltd, MOL Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Topaz Hotels Ltd, Interocean Energy (Pvt) Ltd and MSC Lanka (Pvt) Ltd showcased their talent in the form of Singing, Dancing and Instrumental performances.
The performers were judged by eminent singer, dancer and actor; Dushyanth Weeraman and actor Sanath Gunathilaka. Satheendra Liyanagunawardena from MSC Lanka (Pvt) Ltd emerged Winner for his exceptional solo Piano performance. The 1st Runners Up trophy was awarded to the MOL Lanka team while GAC Marine team was awarded 2nd Runners Up.