S. Sivanarenthiran – Bronze Award-Sales Supervisor/Executive category for General Insurance, B.G. Dasanga Dayananda – Bronze Award-Front-Liner category for General Insurance, Susantha Dissanayake – Silver Award-Sales Supervisor/Executive category for General Insurance, Sakuna Jayasuriya – Gold Award-Territory Manager category for Life Insurance, Saman Indrasiri – Gold Award-Front-Liner category for General Insurance, K.D.S. Udesh – Silver Award-Front-Liner category for General Insurance, M.C.M. Noushad – Bronze Award-Territory Manager category for General Insurance and Mahinda Kariyawasam – Silver Award-Executive/Supervisor category for Life Insurance
Janashakthi Insurance PLC was recognised yet again for its excellence in salesmanship at the recently concluded Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards 2016.
Taking home two Golds, three Silvers and three Bronze awards with a total of eight awards, the Janashakthi sales team walked away with the highest number of awards to be won in the insurance industry for the second year in a row. The insurer achieved this feat in a year when SLIM NASCO received a record 500 entries, the highest ever in the event’s 16-year history.
Commending the award winners, Janashakthi Insurance PLC Chief Executive Officer Jude Fernando said, “We are delighted to see eight members of our sales team being recognised at this prestigious forum. They have done us proud by bagging the highest number of awards in the insurance category for the second year in a row, especially in a year when the event has received the highest number of entries to date.
These awards are a clear reflection of the level of professionalism displayed by Janashakthi sales personnel and the dedicated efforts of both the winners and the teams that support them. Their passion and commitment to Janashakthi’s vision of lighting the lamp of insurance in every home and work place continues to drive us closer to achieving our goal of market leadership. As we celebrate their outstanding salesmanship, we will continue to lay emphasis on nurturing their talent and invest in their training and development for the long term.”
Janashakthi marked a significant milestone at this year’s NASCO awards, reaffirming the level of professionalism and aptitude seen within the Janashakthi sales force. The insurer was successful in clinching all three awards in the General Insurance Front-Liner category with Saman Indrasiri, K.D.S. Udesh and B.G. Dasanga Dayananda clinching the Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, respectively.
M.C.M. Noushad was awarded the Bronze in the Territory Manager category for General Insurance, whilst Susantha Dissanayake and S. Sivanarenthiran were awarded the Silver and Bronze, respectively in the Sales Supervisor/Executive category for General Insurance. The Territory Manager category Gold award for Life Insurance was presented to Sakuna Jayasuriya, whilst Mahinda Kariyawasam was presented the Silver award in the Executive/Supervisor category for Life Insurance.
Organised by SLIM, the national body of marketing, NASCO is the only national event that recognizes and rewards sales personnel covering a spectrum of business sectors. The awards aim to recognise, motivate and nurture the sales fraternity of the country by enhancing their learning curve in salesmanship.