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Ceylinco Life’s Toastmasters Club enters 6th year

Ceylinco Life hosted the sixth installation ceremony of its Toastmasters Club recently, at which a new executive committee was appointed and new members were welcomed. Ceylinco Life Chairman Mr. R. Renganathan was the Chief Guest at this ceremony held at the Ceylinco Life Auditorium. District and Divisional Level officers of the Toastmasters fraternity were also […]

Ceylinco Life’s Sales stars win 5 awards at NASCO 2019

Ceylinco Life once again shone at salesmanship with five members of its sales team winning two Golds, a Silver, a Bronze and a Merit award at the 2019 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).   Mr M. G. S. Werapitiya of Teldeniya won the Gold Award in […]

Ceylinco Life wins 2 Gold & 2 Bronze at IASL’s Life Insurance Industry Awards

Two of Ceylinco Life Insurance’s finest; Messrs G. G. Botheju and A. I. P. Manjula, triumphed as ‘Best Advisors’ at the Life Industry Sales Awards presented at the recent National Forum for Life Insurance Advisors (NAFLIA) 2019 Insurance Congress. Conducted by the Insurance Association of Sri Lanka (IASL), the 2018 industry-wide competition recognised winners in […]

Ceylinco Life named one of Sri Lanka’s 10 Most Admired Companies

Ceylinco Life Insurance was named among the 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka at the 2019 edition of these awards presented by the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The only insurance company in this pantheon of corporate giants, Ceylinco Life was recognised as […]

Ceylinco Life opens its 2nd largest building & 25th eco-friendly branch in Jaffna

Ceylinco Life’s enduring relationship with northern peninsula marked a new milestone last week with the opening of an impressive five-storey building in Jaffna, second only to the Company’s Head Office in Colombo in terms of investment value. The purpose designed, eco-friendly building provides 17,290 square feet of additional space at No 37, Kanathiddy Road, Jaffna, […]

Ceylinco Life donates milestone 80th classroom building to Siripura Primary School

A primary school in the village of Siripura in the Polonnaruwa District will offer students commencing their first year of education in January 2020 a new smart classroom in a new building, thanks to the good corporate citizenship of Ceylinco Life. The life insurance leader’s 80th donation of a purpose-built classroom, this one equipped with […]

Ceylinco Life launches 19th ‘Pranama’ Scholarships Programme

Sri Lanka’s insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced it will award more than Rs 11 million to 160 future leaders of the country in February 2020 under the 19th edition of the Ceylinco Life ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme, one of the Company’s flagship initiatives. Designed as a rewards scheme for Ceylinco Life policyholders’ high achieving children, […]

Ceylinco Life reveals Netherlands as grand prize in next ‘Family Savari’ promotion

Tulip gardens, archetypal windmills and a maze of story-book canals await five lucky Ceylinco Life policyholder families with the life insurance leader’s announcement of the next edition of its ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion, with the Netherlands as the grand-prize destination. Besides the five grand-prize-winning families to be treated to an all-expenses-paid holiday in the Netherlands, […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders treated to vantage viewing of Kandy Esala Perahera

A group of premium policyholders of Ceylinco Life were accorded the privilege of viewing the spectacular Kandy Esala Perahera, for the 5th consecutive year, from one of the best vantage points in the city recently as a special reward for their loyalty.   The group of 103 people, comprised of 25 policyholders, along with their […]

Ceylinco Life reports 6-month net income of Rs 14.7 billion

Ceylinco Life has reported net income of Rs 14.7 billion for the first half of 2019, an increase of 10.55 per cent over the corresponding period of last year as a result of investments yielding noteworthy returns and premium income recording equitable growth.   In its 16th consecutive year of market leadership, the Company’s premium […]

Ceylinco Life hosts 15 blood donation camps to mark 15th year of market leadership

Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader, Ceylinco life has organised a series of blood donation camps at 15 locations across Sri Lanka to commemorate the achievement of 15 consecutive years of market leadership in 2019.   The Company has opened these camps to all its stakeholders including employees, customers, suppliers, partners and residents in the respective […]

Ceylinco Life launches 2-month campaign to revive lapsed policies

Ceylinco Life has launched a two-month campaign to encourage policyholders to revive lapsed policies and is offering to waive 50 per cent of the late payment fee for those who respond before end August 2019. A lapsed policy can be revived by paying the missed premiums and the discounted late payment fee. If the policy […]

Ceylinco Life gifts 4-bed High Dependency Unit to Kandy Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital Kandy, the second-largest medical institution in the country, has become the fifth government hospital to receive a fully-equipped and furnished High Dependency Unit (HDU) from Ceylinco Life under a corporate social responsibility initiative of the life insurance leader. The HDU donated by the Company will be used as a Surgical High Dependency […]

Ceylinco Life’s Sujith Fernando leads Sri Lanka contingent to MDRT 2019

Sujith Fernando, a Regional Sales Manager at Ceylinco Life, had the honour of leading the Sri Lankan contingent to the 2019 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) annual meeting, in Miami, USA as the country’s official flag bearer at the opening ceremony of this prestigious event. Invited by Ross Vanderwolf, President of the MDRT – the […]

Ceylinco Life policyholder families on ‘Family Savari’ in China

Ten Sri Lankan families brought together by their life insurer Ceylinco Life spent four days in China recently, courtesy of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion. This was the third batch of Ceylinco Life policyholder families to travel overseas this year under the 12th edition of this promotion. Comprising of 40 people, the […]

Ceylinco Life’s Family Savari winners enjoy 12th Singapore tour hosted by Company

Spectacular shows, quality dining and shopping dominated the agenda when Ceylinco Life treated a group of policyholders and their families to a three-day visit to Singapore recently, as part of the Company’s on-going ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion.   Hot on the heels of a visit by another group of policyholder families to Sydney, the Singapore […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders go sightseeing around Sydney

Grand prize winners of Ceylinco Life’s 12th ‘Family Savari’ promotion were taken on a four-day tour around Sydney, Australia, recently, treating the group to the exciting sights of one of the world’s most-photographed cities. The all-expenses-paid holiday included stops at the iconic Darling Harbour and Harbour Bridge that are synonymous with Sydney. The policyholders and […]

Ceylinco Life makes strong start to 2019 with Q1 income of Rs 7.2 billion

Steady growth of its life insurance business and strong investment gains have enabled Ceylinco Life to generate total income of Rs 7.17 billion in the first quarter of 2019, achieving healthy growth of 10.7 per cent over the corresponding three months of last year.   The life insurance leader has reported that premium income for […]

Ceylinco Life ranked Most Valuable Life Insurance brand in Sri Lanka in 2019

Ceylinco Life has been ranked the most valuable life insurance brand in Sri Lanka in 2019 in the 16th edition of the Brand Finance rankings of the country’s most valuable brands. Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader for the past 15 years, Ceylinco Life is also one of the Top 40 consumer brands overall in […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders to receive a record Rs 5 billion as annual bonuses

Ceylinco Life has announced annual bonuses totaling a record Rs 5 billion to some 300,000 policyholders from the surplus generated by the Company’s Life Fund in 2018, significantly enhancing the value of their life policies. An increase of Rs 600 million or 13.6 per cent over the bonuses declared last year, the payout reflects the […]

Another Ceylinco Life Green Branch to rise in Divulapitiya

Construction commenced recently on another eco-friendly branch building for Ceylinco Life, as Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader accelerated the pace of its Green Agenda to promote sustainable energy use and conservation of resources via its branch network. The latest Ceylinco Life ‘Green Branch’ is to be built in Divulapitiya on land owned by the Company, […]

Ceylinco Life lays foundation stone for 4-storey Green branch in Nelliady

Ceylinco Life’s presence in Jaffna is to be further strengthened even as the life insurance leader advances its “Green Branches” agenda with the construction of a purpose-designed four storey building in Nelliady. Ceylinco Life Chairman Mr R. Renganathan and Managing Director Mr Thushara Ranasinghe were joined by directors of the Company last week at the […]

Ceylinco Life honours 243 stars of Company’s 15th straight year of market leadership

Ceylinco Life celebrated its achievement of 15 consecutive years of market leadership with a spectacular annual awards gala at which 243 of the Company’s top performing sales professionals and staff were honoured for their contributions with 415 performance awards. One of the highlights of the event at the main hall of the BMICH was the […]

Ceylinco Life is most popular life insurer in Sri Lanka for 13th year

Ceylinco Life was adjudged the ‘Peoples Life Insurance Service Provider of the Year’ at the 2019 SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards on Tuesday night, reaffirming its status as the only company in its sector to win this coveted accolade every year since the inception of the awards 13 years ago.   The award came just days after […]

Ceylinco Life donates first set of classrooms for 2019 to 3 rural schools

Ceylinco Life has built and donated three more classrooms to three rural schools in the hill country to facilitate learning and extracurricular activities of students, as part of one of the Company’s flagship community initiatives. The Wettewa Primary School in Wettewa, Galagedara (Kandy District), Gambedda Vidyalaya in Rathkarawwa (Badulla District), and Laxapana Model Primary School […]

Ceylinco Life posts income of Rs 29.21 bn., PBT of Rs 7.16 bn. in 2018

Ceylinco Life has reported total income of Rs 29.21 billion for the year ending 31st December 2018, outperforming industry averages in its core business to record premium income of Rs 17.8 billion, an improvement of 13 per cent over the previous year.   Announcing its 15th consecutive year of market leadership in Sri Lanka’s life […]

Ceylinco Life introduces ‘Smart Protection’ that pays 8 times the sum assured as cover

    An innovative life insurance product that offers life cover which is a minimum of eight times the sum assured and guarantees a refund of the total premiums paid plus the sum assured at maturity, has been launched by Ceylinco Life. The first of its kind in the local market, this life insurance policy […]

Ceylinco Life upholds power of education with 160 new ‘Pranama’ scholarships

The power of education to bring life-changing change not only to the individual but to communities and the nation, was a recurring point of emphasis when Ceylinco Life presented 160 new scholarships to bright young Sri Lankans under the Company’s ‘Pranama’ programme.   The life insurance market leader’s 18th annual scholarships presentation saw Rs 12 […]

Ceylinco Life lays foundation stone for new Green branch in Malabe

Ceylinco Life has commenced construction of a three-storey, purpose-designed Green building in Malabe for its branch office in this bustling suburb.   To be built to the eco-friendly specifications adopted by the Company for all new branches on owned land, the new building at 582 Kaduwela Road, Malabe, will be powered entirely by a 20kW […]

Ceylinco Life helped 4,400 people see doctors in 2018

More than 4,400 Sri Lankans, most of them from rural areas, were provided free access to doctors in 2018 under a corporate social responsibility initiative of Ceylinco Life. Titled ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ (Meet the doctor), the programme, in its 15th year, conducted 24 free medical and diagnostic camps across Sri Lanka, deploying a team of doctors, […]

Ceylinco Life treats 66 new ‘High Flyer’ Club members to four foreign tours

Sri Lanka’s leading life insurer, Ceylinco Life, treated 66 of its new ‘High Flyers’ Club members to exciting tours to the UK, China, Singapore and Malaysia as a reward for their excellent performance as sales agents in 2018. Among this group were six of 17 newly-inducted members to the ‘Top of the Table’ category which […]

Ceylinco Life makes 2019 a winning year for 565 policyholder families

The luck of the draw has brought good fortune to hundreds of Ceylinco Life policyholders and their families, for whom 2019 has begun with the news that they are the winners of the life insurance leader’s 12th ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion.   Five families from Kalawanchikudy, Ja Ela, Galle, Kolonnawa and Piliyandala won the ultimate […]

Ceylinco Life premium payments now accepted at Cargills Food City outlets

Ceylinco Life policyholders can now make their premium payments at over 350 Cargills Food City outlets island-wide, consequent to an agreement between the life insurance leader and Cargills Bank. The initiative is driven by “Cargills Cash“ service provided by Cargills Bank and the facility will be available 365 days of the year, from 8am to […]

Ceylinco Life donates new classroom buildings to 4 schools in one week

Ceylinco Life helped move students from temporary shelters to purpose-built classrooms when it donated buildings to four rural schools in four districts in a single week at the end of November, stepping up the pace of one of the Company’s principal community initiatives.   The Welideniya Kanishta Vidyalaya in Wanduramba (Galle District), the Kirinda Vidyalaya, […]

Ceylinco Life appoints eminent banker Jegan Durairatnam to its Board

Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited (Ceylinco Life) has announced the appointment of career banker Jegan Durairatnam to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 14th November 2018.   Mr Durairatnam recently retired as Managing Director and CEO of Commercial Bank of Ceylon after a distinguished 36-year career with Sri Lanka’s benchmark private bank, […]

Ceylinco Life Family Savari weekly winners receive hotel stays

The winners of the first five weekly draws out of 15 weekly draws being conducted as part of the 12th edition of Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari’  promotion have been presented weekend hotel stays by the life insurance leader. Mrs. S. Sureshini of Jaffna, Mrs. J. Thevamalar of Kilinochchi, Miss. S. Mathushana of Hatton, Mr. S. […]

Ceylinco Life affirmed Sri Lanka’s Best Life Insurer for 5th year by World Finance

Ceylinco Life has been declared the ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ yet again by the prestigious World Finance magazine – the fifth consecutive year that the country’s leading life insurer has been honoured with this accolade. This award is based on Ceylinco Life’s performance in the financial year 2017, and follows an in-depth assessment […]

Ceylinco Life appoints new Chairman and MD in smooth transition at the top

Ceylinco Life Insurance Limited (Ceylinco Life) has announced the appointment of Mr R. Renganathan, the Company’s Managing Director/CEO, as Executive Chairman effective 14th November 2018, and the concurrent appointment of Deputy CEO Mr Thushara Ranasinghe as Managing Director/CEO.   Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader said the changes at the top were part of the […]

Ceylinco Life’s 9-month net profit up 62% to Rs 3.28 billion

Ceylinco Life has carried its strong first half performance into the third quarter of the year, posting impressive top and bottom line growth for the nine months ending 30th September 2018.   Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader has reported profit before tax of Rs 3.734 billion for the period, reflecting growth of 48 per […]

Spirited competition at Ceylinco Life’s 2018 Sports Festival

Life insurance promoters demonstrated their skills in sports when the 12th annual sports festival of Ceylinco Life concluded recently at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Diyagama, Homagama.   The track and field events of the festival were worked out at the stadium after the life insurance leader’s cricket, volleyball and netball tournaments were completed […]

Ceylinco Life Toastmasters Club marches on to 5th year

The fifth installation ceremony of the Ceylinco Life Toastmasters Club was held recently, at which a new executive committee was appointed and Mr Chulaka Kumarasinghe, Assistant Manager – Investments, was elected the new President for 2018/2019. Ceylinco Life Managing Director and CEO, Mr. R. Renganathan was Chief Guest at this ceremony that took place at […]

Ceylinco Life launches 2019 ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme

160 students to receive Rs 11 million at 18th annual presentation More than Rs. 11 million in new scholarships is to be awarded to 160 young Sri Lankans in February 2019 under the 18th edition of the Ceylinco Life ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme. The presentation of these scholarships will see the country’s life insurance leader’s commitment […]

Ceylinco Life dominates IASL’s Life Insurance Awareness Month competition

Produces overall winner and 23 of the top 100 sales professionals across all companies Sales professionals of Ceylinco Life demonstrated their prowess in emphatic fashion at an industry-wide competition that concluded recently ,taking the top spot, half of the top 10 places and nearly a quarter of the top 100 places. The competition was conducted […]

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Guru Abhiman’ – an exclusive retirement plan for teachers

An exclusive retirement plan designed specifically to enable teachers to save for their retirement has been launched by Ceylinco Life in recognition of the societal importance of this segment. Branded ‘Guru Abhiman’ as a tribute to the demographic, the plan provides a means for teachers to receive monthly payments or a lump sum within 10 […]

Ceylinco Life’s Family Savari to go Down Under in just-launched 12th edition

Ceylinco Life’s globetrotting ‘Family Savari’ promotion is to venture south of the equator for the first time, giving lucky policyholders an opportunity to enjoy the magic of the land Down Under in the first half of next year. The life insurance leader has announced that Sydney, the most populous city in Australia and Oceania, will […]

Ceylinco Life doubles 1 H pre and post-tax profits

Ceylinco Life has more than doubled pre and post-tax profits at the end of the second quarter of 2018, sustaining its growth momentum with consistent operational performance. The life insurance market leader has reported profit before tax of Rs 3.338 billion for the six months ending 30th June 2018, an increase of Rs 1.71 billion […]

Ceylinco Life Family Funday

A thousand people comprising of 300 Ceylinco Life policyholders and their family members were treated to a day of fun at Saniro Dream Paradise, Veyangoda, recently courtesy of the life insurance leader’s ‘Children First, Education Next’ campaign. The campaign launched in February this year emphasised the importance of families spending quality time and provided an […]

Ceylinco Life’s Sales stars win 3 Golds, 1 Bronze at NASCO ’18

Top sales personnel of Ceylinco Life won three Golds and a Bronze at the 2018 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), once again emphasising the company’s prowess in professional salesmanship. Messrs A. I. P. Manjula and W. K. M. C. Wickramasinghe, won the Gold Awards in the […]

Ceylinco Life’s Sepalika Panagoda re-appointed Country Chair of MDRT

Mrs. Sepalika Panagoda a Financial Advisor of Ceylinco Life, has been appointed Country Chair of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the world’s premier association of financial professionals, for the fourth time. A qualifying member of MDRT since 2008, Mrs. Panagoda was previously appointed as Country Chair of the Association for three consecutive years since […]

Ceylinco Life honours 537 employees for long service

Ceylinco Life recently felicitated 537 employees with Long Service Awards, recognising the loyalty of permanent employees that have served the Company for 10 years or more, at a gala celebration. Plaques of appreciation and cash rewards were presented to employees in five categories, for service periods extending to 30 years or more, at this event […]

Ceylinco Life policyholder families on 4-day tour of China

A group of policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their families were recently treated to the majesty and mystique of the Orient during a four-day visit to China courtesy of the life insurance leader. The group, comprising one batch of winners of the 11th Ceylinco Life Family Savari programme, had the pleasure of visiting the 13,000-mile […]

30 years of evolutionary growth buttress Ceylinco Life’s “Relationship for Life”

For 14 of the 30 years it has been in operation, Ceylinco Life has been the marker leader in Sri Lanka’s life insurance industry. In this interview, the company’s Managing Director/CEO Mr R. Renganathan emphasises that a steadfast focus on fundamentals, an innovative approach to market development, a high degree of engagement with customers, empathy […]

Ceylinco Life opens its largest branch to date in Wellawatte

The largest branch office of Ceylinco Life was declared open recently in Wellawatte by Sri Lanka’s Life Insurance leader, to better serve policyholders in Colombo South and its suburbs. The new branch is located in a building acquired by Ceylinco Life at 43 – 45 Galle Road Colombo 06 and has 12,675 square feet of […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders take in the marvels of Rome on 4-day visit

It was more than a case of doing what the Romans do when a group of Ceylinco Life policyholders and their families spent four days in the Eternal City recently courtesy of the life insurance leader. The group, comprising of the grand prize winners in the 11th edition of Ceylinco Life’s Family Savari promotion, undertook a […]

Ceylinco Life hosts nearly 200 to memorable holiday in Singapore

Fun, adventure and new experiences were the highlights of the itinerary when nearly 50 policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their families were treated to an all-expenses-paid holiday in Singapore recently. The group consisting of nearly 200 people was taken on a tour around the city state and also visited popular attractions such as the Merlion, […]

Ceylinco Life’s 2017 net profit grows to Rs 9.4 billion

IRCSL-mandated change in basis of valuation of Life Fund generates one-off surplus of Rs 3.456 billion Ceylinco Life has announced that its net profit for the year ending 31st December 2017 is Rs 9.467 billion, including a one-off surplus of Rs 3.456 billion generated by a change in the basis of the valuation of Life Funds […]

Ceylinco Life launches retirement campaign ‘The 30 day plan for 30 years of serenity’

Promotes retirement planning schemes offering a chance to win overseas and local vacations What if planning for 30 years of retirement can be done in just 30 days? Ceylinco Life ventures to answer this question with the launch of its latest retirement planning campaign themed ‘The 30 day plan for 30 years of serenity’ highlighting […]

Ceylinco Life hosts thousands of policyholders at Leisure World

The precincts of Leisure World reverberated to the sounds of unbridled fun and frolic recently when thousands of Ceylinco Life policyholder families from every district of the country descended on the theme park to celebrate the first phase of the life insurance leader’s Family Savari mega promotion. Four thousand people won a day’s outing with […]

Ceylinco Life opens latest Green branch in Kadawatha

Ceylinco Life has declared open its newest eco-friendly branch in Kadawatha on Company owned land, forging ahead with the company’s Green agenda. Located at 15A Jaya Mawatha Kadawatha, the new branch building stands on two-floors offering 5,870 square feet of space, with provision to expand upwards to four storeys, the company said. The foundation stone […]

Ceylinco Life begins work on new 5-storey, eco-friendly building for Jaffna branch

Ceylinco Life has commenced the construction of an imposing new building for the company’s main branch in Jaffna. A five-storey edifice with 20,000 square feet of purpose-designed office space will be the second branch building at No 37, Kanathiddy Road, Jaffna after 14-months of construction, the company said. Built to the eco-friendly specifications adopted by […]

Ceylinco Life top insurance brand in Brand Finance rankings for 11th year running

Ceylinco Life has been ranked among the 50 most valuable brands in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance Lanka in 2018, the 11th consecutive year that the brand was the highest-ranked life insurance brand in the country. Brand Finance assigned Ceylinco Life a brand value of Rs 3,680 million for 2018, moving it up two places […]

Ceylinco Life adjudged Peoples Life Insurance Service Provider of the Year again

Wins prestigious accolade for 12th consecutive year – the only life insurer to win the award every year since its inception Ceylinco Life was declared the Peoples Life Insurance Service Provider of the Year at the 2018 SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards, making the life insurance market leader the only company in its sector to win this […]

Ceylinco Life pays record Rs 4.4 billion as annual bonuses

15,000 policyholders to also receive April windfall of Rs 71 million in cash bonuses Ceylinco Life will pay out a record Rs 4.4 billion in annual bonuses to 300,000 policyholders over the next two months, adding substantial value to their policies through the surplus generated in 2017 by the Life Fund of the life insurance […]

Ceylinco Life gives away 3 brand new cars at gala awards ceremony celebrating 30 years

Top performer receives a luxury Mercedes Benz The spearheads of Ceylinco Life’s remarkable growth in 2017 were recognised at a gala awards ceremony and 30th anniversary celebration at which the life insurance leader honoured 261 members of its sales and non-sales teams with 457 performance awards. Themed ‘30 years of caring’ this annual awards ceremony […]

Ceylinco Life presents 168 new ‘Pranama’ schols to country’s brightest students

The power of recognition to inspire and motivate further achievement was the central theme when Ceylinco Life presented scholarships to another 168 young Sri Lankans at the 17th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Pranama’ scholarships programme recently. High achieving school children from every district of Sri Lanka, their parents and teachers filled the main […]

Ceylinco Life donates High Dependency Unit to Kalubowila Hospital

The Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila, the second largest government hospital in the Colombo District, has received a fully-equipped High Dependency Unit (HDU) from life insurance leader Ceylinco Life. Located in Ward 24, the HDU has four ICU beds, six syringe pumps, two infusion pumps, a patient warmer, a blood or fluid warmer, two DVT […]

Ceylinco Life’s net profit surges 95% to Rs 6 billion

• Retains top spot in life insurance for 14th successive year with premium income of Rs 15.7 bn. • Assets cross Rs 100 billion to Rs 106 billion Ceylinco Life has posted net profit of Rs 6 billion for the year ending 31st December 2017 while reaffirming its market leadership in Sri Lanka’s life insurance […]

Ceylinco Life urges Sri Lankans to put ‘Children First, Education Next’

Life insurance leader launches new awareness campaign to promote family bonding; plans mega Family Fun event in Colombo Ceylinco Life’s continuing emphasis on the importance of families spending quality time together has found new expression in the latest communication campaign launched by Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader. Building up to another mega family fun […]

Ceylinco Life donates classrooms to schools in Chilaw and Mutur

Students of two rural schools whose classrooms were in temporary shelters have been provided purpose-built classrooms buildings under Ceylinco Life’s on-going community initiative that supports disadvantaged schools around Sri Lanka. The country’s life insurance leader recently donated a classroom each to the Narawila Muslim Kanishta Vidyalaya in Koswatta in the Chilaw Educational Zone, and to […]

Ceylinco Life marks 30th anniversary with donations to Sri Lanka Police

Ceylinco Life recently made several donations to the Sri Lanka Police as a part of the company’s 30th anniversary celebrations. The Sri Lanka Police was selected as a beneficiary as it celebrated 151 years of service to the country and for having the oldest and longest-serving band. The donations included free life insurance policies to […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders in winning start to 2018

Life insurance leader draws 765 winners at the Grand Draw of Family Savari 11 Selfies by the Trevi Fountain? Check. A tour of the ancient Colosseum? Check. Posing with some of Michelangelo’s best works? Check. These and many more of Rome’s attractions can soon be checked off the wish lists of the winners of the […]

Ceylinco Life opens latest Green branch in Chilaw

Ceylinco Life has commenced the new year on a Green note, declaring open a new purpose-built eco-friendly building for its branch in Chilaw. The two-storey, 6,000 square foot building at No 90 A, Kurunegala Road, Chilaw was declared open on 16th January to mark on the life insurance leader’s 30th anniversary which fell on 14th […]

Ceylinco Life’s 2017 Sports Festival brings 3,200 together in spirited competition

  Sporting prowess came to the fore recently when 3,200 employees and sales officers of Ceylinco Life took to the field at the 2017 edition of the company’s sports festival. The athletics segment of the festival was worked out at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Diyagama, after the life insurance leader’s cricket, volleyball and […]

Ceylinco Life’s star sales personnel win 5 awards at NASCO 2017

  Ceylinco Life has once again emerged with flying colours in salesmanship, with five of the company’s sales personnel winning awards at the 2017 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). The haul of awards won by Sri Lanka’s market-leading life insurer included two awards in the ‘Frontliner’ […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari’ doubles winners, declares Rome as grand prize destination

The biggest has just got even bigger, with Ceylinco Life announcing that the beneficiaries of its ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion will almost double with the 2017 edition, the 11th in the series. The dream destination for the grand prize in Family Savari 11 will be Rome, the company said, and 20 people from five policyholder […]

Ceylinco Life launches Conduct Risk training to promote TCF principles

  Ceylinco Life has engaged two international consultancy firms to conduct special training programmes on Treating Customers Fairly (TCF), also termed ‘Conduct Risk’ in the financial services industry. The life insurance market leader recently concluded Phase 1 of the training programme conducted by Global Business Counselling (GBC) Singapore & Sri Lanka and TCF Consulting UK […]

Ceylinco Life crowned Best in Sri Lanka for 4th year in a row by World Finance

  Ceylinco Life has been crowned the ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ by World Finance for the fourth consecutive year in 2017, on the basis of the company’s performance in FY 2016. The authoritative UK-based global magazine scrutinises multiple aspects of operational and financial performance before awarding this coveted accolade. The assessment for this year’s […]

Ceylinco Life begins search for 160 new candidates for ‘Pranama’ scholarships

  The search for the next batch of 160 bright young Sri Lankans to be rewarded with scholarships by Ceylinco Life has commenced with the launch of the 17thround of the life insurance leader’s ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme. To be presented in early 2018, these scholarships to four recipient categories will amount to more than Rs […]

Ceylinco Life’s 6-month PBT up 64% to Rs 1.628 billion

  Life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life has posted profit before tax of Rs 1.628 billion for the six months ending 30th June 2017, recording noteworthy growth of 64 per cent over the corresponding period of last year. Building on a solid first quarter, the company generated Rs 7.418 billion in Gross Written Premium at the […]

Ceylinco Life’s top policyholders treated to close-up viewing of Kandy Perahera

  A chance to view the Kandy Esala Perahera from one of the best vantage points in the city was accorded to policyholders of Ceylinco Life who belong to the company’s Premium Club and members of their families. A group of 100 people comprising of 25 policyholders from different parts of Sri Lanka and their […]

Ceylinco Life donates classrooms to primary schools in Wellawaya & Talawa

  Primary grade students at two schools in Talawa and Wellawaya need no longer learn in temporary shelters or under trees, thanks to the generosity of Ceylinco Life.  The life insurance leader recently presented purpose built classrooms to the Kuda Oya Primary School in Wellawaya and the Werodogama Primary School in Kariyamadiththa, in Talawa. Both […]

Ceylinco Life takes doctors and medicines to 1,000 flood victims

  A thousand people affected by the recent floods in the Southern Province have been provided with free medical consultations and medicines at medical camps organised by Ceylinco Life. Using the expertise and facilities accumulated by the company for its ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ programme – a corporate social responsibility initiative that has been in operation for […]

Ceylinco Life sends 20 delegates to APLIC 2017 in Malaysia

  A 20-member delegation from Ceylinco Life represented Sri Lanka’s leading life insurance company at the 16th Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress (APLIC) held recently in Malaysia.  The team included a Manager – Business Development, Regional Sales Managers, Zonal Managers, Heads of Branches and Trainers. The sessions conducted as part of the event covered sales, marketing […]

Ceylinco Life fastest to take its Life Fund past Rs 80 billion

  The Life Fund of Ceylinco Life crossed Rs 80 billion in May 2017, making it the fastest-growing Life Fund in the local industry, the life insurance market leader has announced. The company said this milestone was achieved in a little more than 29 years of operation, a feat as yet unmatched in Sri Lanka. […]

Ceylinco Life Degree Saver

  A new life policy that helps parents save for the higher education of their children has been launched by Ceylinco Life, in recognition of the ever-escalating costs of overseas university education. Combining the features of a life insurance policy and a savings scheme, the life insurance leader’s ‘Degree Saver’ is structured to create an […]

Family Savari 10 Singapore Tour

  The ‘holiday season’ continues for policyholders of Ceylinco Life, with another batch of 50 policyholders and their families being accorded a three-day, all-expenses-paid visit to Singapore, under the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion. Just days after the conclusion of a visit to Dubai by a group of 40, nearly 200 more visited the […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders live it up in dazzling Dubai

  A spellbinding four-day visit to Dubai was the sensational reward won recently by a group of Ceylinco Life policyholder families in the second phase of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion.  The group of 40 comprising of 10 policyholders and their spouses and children was treated to an all-expenses-paid holiday centred on […]

Ceylinco Life’s 1Q net profit up 58% to Rs 673 million

  Ceylinco Life has accelerated into FY 2017 posting robust income growth and exceptional profit growth for the three months ending 31st March 2017.  Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader reports that profit before tax improved by a noteworthy 51 per cent over Q1 2016 to Rs 822.73 million. Profit after tax for the three months, at […]

Nearly 2,000 Ceylinco Life policyholders celebrate life at Leisure World

  Nearly 2,000 Sri Lankans from every district of the country were united in a day of fun and frolic when the 10th edition of the Ceylinco Life ‘Family Savari’ programme got underway at the Leisure World theme park last week.  Comprising of 500 policyholders and members of their families, the group was the first set […]

10th Ceylinco Life Retirement Planning Month begins on 2nd May

  The best time to start investing in retirement is at the commencement of employment, a new campaign to be launched by Ceylinco Life in May asserts.  The life insurance leader’s 10th annual Retirement Planning Month kicks off country-wide on Tuesday, 2nd May with the company’s entire sales force being tasked with generating wider awareness of the […]

Ceylinco Life honours 247 trailblazers of 2016 at scintillating awards gala

The highflyers behind Ceylinco Life’s sector-leading growth in 2016 were recognised with fitting pomp and pageantry when the life insurance leader honoured 247 members of its sales and non-sales teams with performance awards in 20 categories at the company’s annual awards recently. A total of 395 awards, which included certificates, medals, trophies and air tickets […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders to receive Rs 3.8 billion in bonuses this year

Rs 92 million in cash bonuses will brighten Avurudu for 15,000 loyal policyholders   A mammoth Rs 3.8 billion in annual bonuses will reach some 300,000 policyholders of Ceylinco Life in April and May this year, the life insurance leader has announced. The highest bonus pay-out in the history of the company, this year’s payment […]

Ceylinco Life begins work on Green building for its Chilaw branch

  Ceylinco Life has commenced construction of a new eco-friendly building to house its branch in Chilaw, continuing efforts to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. The formal laying of the foundation stone for the two-storey, 6,000 square-foot building took place recently at No 90 A, Kurunegala Road, Chilaw on land owned by the life insurance […]

Ceylinco Life wins Peoples Life Insurance Brand of the Year at 2017 awards

Ceylinco Life was adjudged the Peoples Life Insurance Brand of the Year at the 2017 SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards on Friday night, reaffirming Ceylinco Insurance’s status as the most popular insurer in the country for the 11th consecutive year.  The hallmark awards event of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the 2017 awards at Waters Edge […]

Ceylinco Life and Army join forces to construct library building for Kilinochchi school

A small government school in Kilinochchi has received a building to house a library for its students and teachers through the generosity of Ceylinco Life and the Sri Lanka Army. The life insurance leader and the Army’s 57 Division collaborated to construct the building for the KN/ Kanagambikaikulam G. T. M. School which accommodates 372 […]

Ceylinco Life’s income tops Rs 17 billion in nine months

Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life has reported total income of Rs 17.165 billion for the nine months ending 30th September 2016, reflecting growth of 15.3 per cent over the corresponding period of last year. Premium income for the nine months improved by 11 per cent to Rs 11 billion, while investment and […]

Ceylinco Life opens new Green branch in Horana

Ceylinco Life has formally declared open its new branch building in Horana, purpose-built to the new eco-friendly model developed by the company for branches constructed on company-owned land. The new two-storey building of 5,870 square feet occupies a prime location on the Horana – Panadura Road. It has provision to expand to four storeys, is […]

Ceylinco Life’s 2015 Annual Report secures double at ARC Awards in New York

Ceylinco Life’s 2015 Annual Report has won two important accolades at the prestigious ARC Awards presented by MerComm Inc. in New York, affirming the life insurance leader’s prowess in financial disclosure. The company won the Silver award for ‘Financial Data’ in the ‘Insurance – Life & Health’ segment of the awards, as well ‘Honors’ in […]

Ceylinco Life takes doctors to more than 2,000 people in 10 months

Nearly 2,200 people have received free medical checks this year courtesy of Ceylinco Life under the life insurance leader’s ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ (Meet the doctor) community programme, which has benefitted some 135,000 people in 13 years. Funded under the company’s extensive portfolio of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, the Waidya Hamuwa programme is carried out by a […]

Ceylinco Life’s sales stars win 7 awards at NASCO 2016

Ceylinco Life has reaffirmed its supremacy in the sphere of sales, winning seven awards at the 2016 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). The life insurance leader’s rich haul of awards included all three awards in the ‘Frontliner’ category in the life insurance sector, and comprised of […]

Ceylinco Life goes Green in Panadura

Opens purpose-built new office with solar power, rainwater harvesting, sewage water recycling and energy efficient cooling and lighting Ceylinco Life has reiterated its commitment to greener operations with the opening of the company’s new, purpose-built environment-friendly office in the heart of Panadura. The three-storey, 7,713 square foot company-owned building at No 401, Galle Road, Panadura […]

Ceylinco Life’s senior executives show the way with 4 CSR projects in a month

A small group of senior executives of Ceylinco Life has demonstrated how disproportionately large undertakings can be accomplished by five leadership practices that engage and inspire others. From helping a remote community protect itself from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to setting up a library for a rural school, stimulating tree planting in communal institutions and […]

Ceylinco Life’s top policyholders hosted to VIP viewing of Kandy Perahera

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life who belong to the company’s Premium Club and members of their families were treated to a viewing of the spectacular Kandy Perahera from the vantage point of the Kandy branch office of the life insurance leader. A group of nearly 100 people from areas such as Negombo, Anuradhapura, Hambantota, Ambalantota, Kalutara […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari 10’ announces England as Grand Prize

An all-expenses-paid holiday in England will become a reality for five policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their families in 2017 under the milestone 10th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion. Announcing the new destination as the top prize of the promotion at a launch in Colombo for branch heads from every […]

Ceylinco Life’s 6-month income up 14% to Rs 11 billion

Life insurance leader reports strong growth in premium and investments Ceylinco Life has reported that total income grew 14 per cent to Rs 11.028 billion in the six months ending 30th June 2016, with robust growth in both gross written premium and income from investments enabling the life insurance leader to consolidate its position at […]

Ceylinco Life grooms its future leaders in succession planning initiative

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has embarked on a programme of leadership training and assessment of senior management as part of the company’s succession planning agenda. A group of 24 senior executives at Deputy General Manager (DGM), Assistant General Manager (AGM) and Senior Manager level joined the company’s directors recently in the first of these […]

Ceylinco Life to award another 160 ‘Pranama’ scholarships

Will present up to Rs 10 million more in early 2017 to high achieving students For the 16th successive year, Ceylinco Life has begun the search for bright young Sri Lankans eligible to win ‘Pranama’ scholarships under the life insurance leader’s flagship rewards programme. To be presented in arly 2017, these scholarships to four recipient […]

Ceylinco Life head office gets biggest solar power system in Colombo

Life insurance leader makes further investments in its efforts to reduce environmental footprint Ceylinco Life has broken new ground in the sphere of eco-friendly operations with the installation of the biggest solar electricity system in the city of Colombo to date. The life insurance leader has announced it is converting its head office building in […]

Ceylinco Life’s Toastmasters Club awarded Golden Gavel in its second year.

The Toastmasters Club of Ceylinco Life has been awarded the prestigious ‘Golden Gavel’ by Toastmasters International in recognition of the progress of the club and its members. Presented at an Ovation Ceremony in Chennai, the Golden Gavel is considered a significant achievement for a club in only its second year of existence. This honour was […]

Ceylinco Life adjudged country’s Best Life Insurer for 3rd year running by World Finance

Ceylinco Life has been declared the ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ for a third consecutive year, following an in-depth assessment of key performance indicators by World Finance, the authoritative UK-based international publication. The magazine’s eminent panel of international experts analysed multiple aspects of sector-specific performance in FY 2015 before naming its country winners for […]

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Pranama Weerayo’ campaign to motivate young students

Certificates of recognition to all pre-registered students that pass Year 5 scholarship exam, with additional rewards for policyholders’ children Heroes come in many shapes and sizes and Ceylinco Life has chosen one segment – students that pass the Year 5 scholarship examinations – for special recognition under a new campaign. The life insurance leader’s ‘Pranama […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders on dream holiday in Germany

A sensational four-day tour of Germany has just ended for the families of five policyholders of Ceylinco Life – the lucky winners of the grand prize in the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari 9’ mega promotion. The group comprising of 21 prize winners and Family Savari Brand Ambassador Sanjeewani Weerasinghe were treated to an all-expenses-paid […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders tour Dubai and Singapore

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their families were treated to holidays in Singapore and Dubai recently, as the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari 9’ mega promotion neared its conclusion. Fifty policyholder families spent three days in Singapore with all their expenses taken care of, taking in the Sentosa Island tour comprising of cable car rides […]

Ceylinco Life donates classroom for special-needs children in Mannar

Children with special needs at a school in Mannar now have a classroom for themselves, thanks to the generosity of Ceylinco Life. The life insurance leader recently presented a purpose built classroom to the Sithyvinayakar Hindu College in Mannar, a government school of 1,700 students and 80 teachers. This was the 65th such classroom building […]

Ceylinco Life’s Life Fund crosses Rs 70 billion in just 28 years

Ceylinco Life has announced that the company’s Life Fund crossed Rs 70 billion at end April 2016, making it the only local life insurer to achieve the feat in just 28 years. The country’s life insurance market leader said its Life Fund had grown by Rs 2.75 billion in just four months, enabling it to […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders treated to the thrills and spills of Leisure World

The precincts of Leisure World rang with the sounds of unbridled fun and frolic recently when Ceylinco Life hosted policyholder families from every district of Sri Lanka to a day at the theme park in Avissawella. Members of the families of 500 policyholders had been drawn for this outing under the life insurance leader’s ‘Family […]

Ceylinco Life hosts children from every district at ‘Ran Daru Charika 3’

More than 300 children from every district of Sri Lanka, each accompanied by a parent or guardian, embarked on an educational tour of places of interest in Colombo recently courtesy of Ceylinco Life. The third edition of the life Insurance leader’s ‘Ran Daru Charika’ comprised of guided tours of the ‘Diyatha Uyana’ Water Park at […]

Ceylinco Life’s 9th Retirement Planning Month kicks off on 1st May

Ceylinco Life has announced it will once again deploy its entire sales force on a month-long initiative this May to promote retirement planning on a mass scale. The ninth Ceylinco Life Retirement Planning Month programme commences on Sunday 1st May and will focus on a question that is most pertinent to the subject – ‘How […]

Ceylinco Insurance wins 10th Peoples Award as country’s favourite insurance brand

Ceylinco Insurance has reaffirmed the strength of its corporate brand by winning its 10th consecutive Peoples Award in the insurance category at the 2016 ‘SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards’ – billed the hallmark awards event of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). Ceylinco Insurance enjoys the rare distinction of being adjudged the ‘Peoples Insurance Brand of […]

Ceylinco Life declares Rs 2.9 billion as bonuses to policyholders

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life will celebrate more than the Sinhala and Tamil New Year this April, as they are due to receive a mammoth Rs 2.9 billion as bonuses from the life insurance leader. Benefitting more than 300,000 policyholders, this bonus pay-out comprises of annual bonuses and ‘Avurudu Cash’ bonuses, the company announced this week. […]

Ceylinco Life honours its ‘trailblazers’ of 2015 with record 492 awards

A record 492 awards for performance excellence were presented on a single evening recently when life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life recognised leading contributors to the company’s sector-leading results of FY 2015. Conducted as a tribute to the ‘Trailblazers of Life Insurance’ the entertainment-filled awards gala at the BMICH saw more than 250 members of […]

Ceylinco Life ends 2015 as country’s No 1 life insurer for 12th successive year

Total income Rs 19.89 billion; Life Fund reaches Rs 68.01 billion; Investment portfolio grows to Rs 67.1 billion Ceylinco Life has ended 2015 on a characteristically strong note with total income of Rs 19.89 billion, of which premium income accounted for Rs 13.4 billion, keeping the company at the helm of the life insurance industry […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Pranama’ scholarships pass 2,000 milestone

Life insurance leader presents 154 more scholarships, taking company’s commitment to Rs 110 million Ceylinco Life’s ‘Pranama’ scholarships programme reached a milestone this month when the 15thround of scholarships awarded by the life insurance leader took the number of high achieving young Sri Lankans benefitted to date, beyond the 2,000 mark. Another 154 scholarships worth […]

Ceylinco Life draws top prize winners of Family Savari 9 mega promotion

The local life insurance industry’s largest consumer promotion to date, the 2016 Ceylinco Life ‘Family Savari’ entered its final phase in January with the conduct of the Grand Draw to choose the winners for the top prizes – all expenses paid holidays in Germany, Dubai and Singapore. Five Ceylinco Life policyholder families from Mount Lavinia, […]

Ceylinco Life opens Green branch in Wennappuwa

Ceylinco Life’s latest eco-friendly branch building has been formally declared open in Wennapuwa, as part of the life insurance leader’s on-going ‘Greening’ of its branch network. The new office building on 37.4 perches land at No 15, Rex Dias PiyanamaMawatha, Wennappuwa accommodatesfivebranches serving the area and offers ample parking for customers. The three-floor building with […]

Ceylinco Life dedicates 2016 to ‘Going Green’

Launches country-wide sustainability initiative by planting 4,000 trees The management, staff and sales team of Ceylinco Life planted approximately 4,000 trees in one week in January 2016 to kick off a year dedicated by Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader to ‘Going Green.’ Launched with the planting of a mango tree by Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO […]

Ceylinco Life begins work onGreen branch in Horana

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has commenced construction of a new branch building in Horana, adopting the new eco-friendly model developed by the companyfor branches being constructed on company-owned land. The new two-storeybuilding of 5,870 square feet will be constructed at No 274, Panadura Road, Horana. It is designed for optimal use of natural light […]

Ceylinco Life assists hospital and school in Trincomalee

Ceylinco Life has come to the assistance of the people of Trincomalee with two community initiatives in the spheres of healthcare and education. Coinciding with the opening of a new custom-designed, four-storey eco-friendly office building in the town, Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader donated a sophisticated portable ventilator to the Trincomalee General Hospital, and built […]

Ceylinco Life deploys ‘mPOS’ for ‘anytime anywhere’ premium payments by credit or debit card

A new level of convenience has been offered to policyholders of Ceylinco Life to pay their insurance premiums, following the deployment by the life insurance leader of mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) devices via sales personnel in the field. As a result, Ceylinco Life policyholders can now pay their premiums by credit or debit card anywhere and […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders celebrate early wins at ‘Family Savari 9’

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari 9’ mega promotion is not over, but already, 265 policyholders and their families are celebrating the news that they have won places at next year’s tours to Singapore and Leisure World. A mid-promotion draw conducted by the life insurance leader has identified 15 of the 50 families that will tour Singapore […]

Ceylinco Life opensits own 4 – storey Green branch in Trincomalee

Ceylinco Life has opened its new branch building in Trincomalee, custom-built to a new eco-friendly model adopted by the life insurance leader for branches being constructed on company-owned land. The new four-storeybuilding of approximately 11,000 square feet stands on 62.65 perches land at No 20, Kandy Road, Trincomalee. It accommodates seven branches and one customer […]

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Ran Daru Charika 3’with 500,000 school timetables

Life Insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced the commencement of the distribution across Sri Lanka, of half a million school timetables for the new academic year. There is more to these timetables, however, than those given out free by stationery shops when the purchase of new school books begins: each of timetable has a coupon […]

Ceylinco Life shines again at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards

Wins Silver in two main awards categories The strength of the Ceylinco Life brand has been emphatically reaffirmed by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) which presented the country’s life insurance leader with Silver awards in two of the top three categories recognised at the 2015 Brand Excellence Awards. Ceylinco Life received the Silver […]

Ceylinco Life begins work on new eco-friendly branch office for Panadura

Ceylinco Life has commenced construction of another key branch building to a new eco-friendly model adopted by the life insurance leader as part of its commitment to Green its operations. The new branch at Panadura is to be a custom-designed edifice of three floors, providing 7,000 square feet of space for the use of staff […]

Ceylinco Life is World Finance’s ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ for second year

World Finance, the respected UK-based magazine, has reaffirmed Ceylinco Life as the ‘Best Life Insurance Company in Sri Lanka’ for a second consecutive year, following an in-depth assessment of key performance indicators. The prestigious accolade is based on scores accorded to the company on multiple parameters pertaining to long term insurance. These include underwriting process/process […]

Ceylinco Lifebuilds classroom for Haldummulla school

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has come to the aid of the Haldummulla Vidyalaya in the Haputale Division of the Badulla District bybuilding a classroom block for students of Grade 4. The 600 square-foot classroom building donated to the school recently is the 64thsuch classroom building donated by the company to a rural school in […]

Ceylinco Life hosts Premium Club members to exclusive viewing of Kandy Perahera

A select number of policyholders of Ceylinco Life received an unexpected treat recently when they were invited by the life insurance leader to an exclusive viewing of the Esala Perahera in Kandy with refreshments and dinner. The invitees, all members of the Ceylinco Life Premium Club, had a vantage view of the spectacular pageant froma […]

Germany adds zest to Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari 9’ promotion

Life insurance leader announces new destination as grand prize for 2016 edition of annual policyholder extravaganza Ceylinco Life has stimulated fresh interest in its ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion with the announcement that five policyholders and their families will win an all-expenses-paid holiday in Germany as the grand prize of the 2016 edition of this annual […]

Ceylinco Life opens 4-storey eco-friendly Bandarawelaoffice

Life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life has opened its new eco-friendly four–storey purpose-designed branch building on company owned landin Bandarawela,strengthening its presence in the Badulladistrict and demonstrating its commitment to the environment. The 8,880 square foot new office building at 327, Badulla Road, Bandarawelaaccommodates five sub branches of the company with over 80 sales and […]

Ceylinco Life begins search for 160 more young achievers

As the search begins for candidates for the next batch of ‘Pranama’ scholarships presented annually by Ceylinco Life, Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader has announced an increase in the value of some categories of scholarships, to be presented for the 15th year in early 2016. The collection of applications for the next edition of the […]

Ceylinco Life Sales Officers win 5 NASCO Awards

Four sales professionals of Ceylinco Life won five awards at the 2015 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), giving the country’s life insurance leader high visibility at this prestigious annual event. The top performer among them was Ms. NadeekaJayamaliwho received the Gold Award in the Sales Executive Category […]

Ceylinco Life ignites interest in life insurance with new ‘Supreme’ policy

Unique life policy cum investment pays lump sums every four years while retaining maturity value An attractive new policy that will pay up to 50 per cent of the basic sum assured in lump sums every four years without any diminution of the policyholder’s maturity entitlements has been launched by Ceylinco Life, sparking fresh interest […]

Ceylinco Life Toastmasters Club accorded ‘Distinguished’ status

One year after it received its charter from Toastmasters International, the Toastmasters Club of Ceylinco Life has been accorded ‘Distinguished’ status by Area E02, Division E, District 82, in recognition of the progress of the club’s members. Two members of the club emerged the winner and runner-up at the Area E02 speaking competition and qualified […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders tour Switzerland & Singapore

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion for 2015 reached its grand climax recently with two more overseas tours for the families of 55 policyholders – in Switzerland for the five families that won the grand prize, and in Singapore for 50 others. The four-day tour of Switzerland included a guided full-day Jungfrau […]

Ceylinco Life fields 21-strong delegation at APLIC 2015 in Bali

Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader Ceylinco Life was well represented at the 2015 Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress (APLIC) in Bali, Indonesia, with a delegation of 21 Business Development Managers from the company. Life insurance professionals from eight countries participated in this annual event, to share insights and experiences as part of their continuous professional […]

Ceylinco Life hosts 600 children and adults to ‘Ran Daru Charika’ of Colombo

For a second successive year, 300 children representing every district of Sri Lanka came together in Colombo recently at an educational tour of the city and some of its principal landmarks, courtesy of Ceylinco Life. All of them winners of the Ceylinco Life ‘Ran DaruCharika’ promotion launched island-wide by the life insurance leader at the […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders live it up in Dubai and Leisure World

The glamour and glitz of Dubai and the thrills and spills of the Leisure World theme park in Sri Lanka combined in separate but linked events to provide policyholders of Ceylinco Life with memorable experiences recently. While 40 people ten policyholders and the members of their families visited the emirate on an all-expenses-paid holiday, another […]

Ceylinco Life opens new branch office in Kilinochchi

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has strengthened its presence in Sri Lanka’s northern region with the opening of a new branch office in Kilinochchi. Formally declared open by the company’s Director/Deputy CEO Mr Thushara Ranasinghe, the 1900 square-foot office on the Kandy Road has ample parking for customers. The requirements of Ceylinco Life policyholders in […]

‘How much is enough?’ ceylinco life asks in retirement planning month campaign

The impact of inflation on long term savings, the principal bugbear in pensions computing, provides the theme for a month-long, country-wide campaign by Ceylinco Life this May to promote retirement planning. “How much is enough?” is the question the life insurance leader will pose in its communications as well as its engagement with thousands of […]

Ceylinco Life moves into own buildings in Kandy and Matara

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has relocated its branch offices in Kandy and Matara to company-owned buildings to better serve customers in these two key cities and their suburbs. The company’s new Kandy office occupies a three-storey building at No 65, Kings Street, and comprises of 11,250 square feet of space. Besides dedicated areas for […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders to receive Rs 2.4 Billion as bonuses in April 2015

Ceylinco Life has announced a pay-out of more than Rs 2.4 billion in April 2015 in the form of annual bonuses and ‘Avurudu cash’ bonuses to over 300,000 policyholders. Annual bonus certificates to the value of Rs 2.4 billion will reach entitled policyholders in the post during the month, with an invitation to a selected […]

Ceylinco life market leader for 11th year with income of Rs 18.54 billion

Life Fund exceeds Rs60 billion; Assets grow to Rs 71.07 billion Ceylinco Life has reported total income of Rs 18.54 billion for the 12 months ending 31st December 2014 with premium income of Rs 12 billion, emphatically retaining its position as the country’s largest life insurer for the 11th consecutive year. Gross written premium income […]

Ceylinco Life honours its highflyers for stellar performances in 2014

Outstanding career success achieved through Olympian – like commitment and effort was honoured in gala style at the annual awards of Ceylinco Life recently, when the life insurance leader rewarded its top achievers of 2014 for their contribution to the company’s growth. A total of 173 awards in the form of certificates, medals, trophies and […]

Ceylinco Life produces record 41 MDRT qualifiers in 2015

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has set a new record in sales achievement, with 41 of the company’s sales team qualifying for membership of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) in 2015. This is the highest number of MDRT qualifiers produced by Ceylinco Life in a single year. Of the 41 qualifiers, Mrs. R. S. […]

Ceylinco Life begins construction of own building in Wennappuwa

Ceylinco Life has begun construction of a new two-storey building on company owned land in Wennappuwa, investing further in enhancing the services it provides customers in the area. The new office building on 37.4 perches land at No 15, Rex Dias Piyanama Mawatha, Wennappuwa will accommodate five branches and offer ample parking for customers. It […]

Ceylinco Life opens new branch in own building at Ratnapura

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has opened its new branch office in Ratnapura in a custom-built building on company-owned land, consolidating its presence in the Sabaragamuwa region of Sri Lanka. The three-storied building located at No 45, Dharmapala Mawatha, Ratnapura, provides 10,200 square feet of space that accommodates three branches of the company. The new […]

Ceylinco Life empowers 154 more children with’Pranama’ scholarships

Life insurance leader’s commitment to reward and motivate future leaders of Sri Lanka totals Rs 100 million A group of 154 bright young Sri Lankans identified as future leaders of Sri Lanka were felicitated recently with scholarships worth more than Rs 8 million at the 14th annual ‘Pranama’ scholarships presentation of Ceylinco Life. With this […]

Ceylinco Life opens new Batticaloa branch in own building

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has opened its new branch in Batticaloa in a custom-built building on company-owned land, further consolidating its presence in the east of Sri Lanka. The four-storied building located at No: 32, Lloyd’s Avenue, Batticaloa, provides 12,320 square feet of space that accommodates four branches of the company. The first floor […]

Ceylinco Life’s 8th Life Insurance Week to commence 11th February

‘Who do you live for?’ will be the emotive theme of this year’s Life Insurance Week (LIW) programme to be conducted on a national scale by life insurance leader Ceylinco life, for the 8th consecutive year. More than 4000 insurance sales professionals will be deployed in all districts of the country from 11th to 17th […]

Ceylinco Life gives policyholders a grand launch to 2015 with ‘Family Savari’ draw

The changes in the political firmament apart, 300 policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their family members were celebrating a winning start to 2015 when they learnt that they were the winners of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari 8’ promotional extravaganza. Among these winners were five families from Colombo, Kalutara and Nattandiya who had won […]

Ceylinco Life makes its 60th donation of a classroom building

Ceylinco Life’s community initiative to support education in under-served towns and villages across Sri Lanka reached another milestone recently with the donation of a classroom to Assennawatta Kanishta Vidyalaya Divulapitiya, taking the total number of schools assisted under the programme to 60. The school, which accommodates 105 students, was the fourth to receive a classroom […]

Ceylinco Life calls for applications for 2nd’RanDaru’Charika City Tour

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has once again provided an opportunity for children across the country to try their luck to qualify for the second edition of its ‘Ran DaruCharika’- a tour oficonic places around Colombo in a fun – filled journey around the city. Linked to the company’s annual distribution of school timetables country-wide, […]

Ceylinco Life donates Paediatric Dengue High Dependency Unit to Jaffna Hospital

Ceylinco Life has donated a fully-equipped and furnished Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that will serve as a dedicated Dengue High Dependency ward for children at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, the leading hospital in the Northern Province of the country. This is the third ward of its kind donated by the life insurance leader to a […]

Ceylinco Life the fastest to achieve a Life Fund of Rs 60 Billion

Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced that the company’s Life Fund exceeded Rs 60 billion at the end of November 2014, and is a strong indication of the financial strength of the company. Ceylinco Life is the fastest among local life insurers to achieve a Life Fund of Rs 60 billion, the […]

Mr R . Renganathan – MD/CEO, Ceylinco Life in an interview with World Finance

Ceylinco Life protects students of Ecole Internationale Kandy with unique policy

Ceylinco Life, the country’s leading life insurer, has partnered with Ecole Internationale to develop an insurance policy that will enable the school’s students to continue their education in the event of the premature death or disablement of their parents. The unique group life policy covers all students receiving their education at Ecole Internationale, and is […]

‘Go Green’ Campaign Winners Announced

Ceylinco Life rewarded its policyholders who joined hands in the Company’s efforts to ‘Go Green’ by signing up to receive ‘E-Documents’, relating to their policies. The first phase of the Green Care Campaign concluded in August with 48 policyholders receiving iPad, Samsung Galaxy phones and Dongles with free internet. Apple iPad Air winner MR.R.W.KUMARA – […]

Ceylinco Life draws early winners of ‘Family Savari 8’ promotion

Fifteen policyholders of Ceylinco Life and members of their families have already won an all-expenses-paid holiday in Singapore for the 8thedition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ programme, through amid-promotion draw conducted recently. Another 250 policyholder families were chosen for a full-day’s outing at the Leisure World theme park at the same draw. The […]

Ceylinco Life begins construction of new branch at Trincomalee

Ceylinco Life has begun construction of a new four-storey building on company owned land in Trincomalee, further strengthening its presence in the eastern part of the island. The new office building on 22.65 perches land at No 20, Kandy Road, Trincomalee, will accommodate seven branches and one customer service section and offer ample parking for […]

Ceylinco Life launches enhanced ‘Saubhagya’ plan to protect women

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has launched an enhanced version of its popular ‘Saubhagya’ policy for women, taking into account the evolving needs of and the increased pressures faced by this important customer segment. The unique Saubhagya (Prosperity) policy is an investment-oriented life insurance plan exclusively for females, offering comprehensive life cover, lump sum payments […]

Ceylinco Life adjudged Sri Lanka’s best at World Finance Global Insurance Awards

Ceylinco Life has been adjudged the Best Life Insurance Company in Sri Lanka for 2014 by World Finance, the prestigious UK-based bi-monthly magazine that provides in-depth coverage and analysis of the financial industry and global economy. Sri Lanka’s life insurance leaderscored high in the publication’s assessment, which covered efficiency in processing new business, focus on […]

Ceylinco Life receives Charter for its own Toastmasters Club

Ceylinco Life has joined corporate entities around the world that seek to harness the power of effective public speaking for the personal and professional advancement of their staff, with the formation of the company’s own Toastmasters Club. The new club, consisting of its first batch of 24 members, was recently ceremonially chartered as a member […]

Ceylinco Life extends Falck emergency medical care to policyholders

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life living in Colombo and the suburbs have been offered a free membership to 24-hour, on-call emergency medical services from Falck, the largest ambulance provider in the world. The one-year membership is valid for policyholders but can be extended to cover family members on payment of an additional fee, the company said. […]

Ceylinco Life adds Switzerland as grand prize of ‘Family Savari 8’ promotion

Newlyweds Roshan and Kushlani Ranawana join Sriyantha Mendis and Sanjeevani Weerasinghe as Brand Ambassadors Colombo, Monday, 1st September 2014: An aspirational new destination and the participation of two glamorous new brand ambassadors has added further oomph to Ceylinco Life’s annual ‘Family Savari’ promotion, which launched its eighth edition today. The life insurance leader has announced […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Pranama’ scholarships to reach Rs 100 million in Feb. 2015

Life insurance leader announces another 160 scholarships worth Rs 8.3 million Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has begun the search for another 160 bright young Sri Lankans who will receive Rs.8.3 million in scholarships at the 14th edition of the ‘Pranama’ scholarships presentation in February next year. The presentation of these scholarships will see Ceylinco […]

Ceylinco Life’s A. I. P. Manjulacarries Sri Lanka flag at MDRT in Canada

Ceylinco Life’s A. I. P. Manjula was accorded the honour of being the official Sri Lankaflag bearer during the opening Flag Ceremony of the 2014 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. More than 8,500 life insurance and financial services professionals from 50 countries attended the event. Manjula, a Senior Business Promotion […]

Ceylinco Life’s Gayan de Silva adjudged Best Front Liner at NASCO Awards

Gayan de Silva, a Financial Advisor attached to the Borella branch of Ceylinco Life has been adjudged the Best Front Liner overall at the 2014 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) and received the Gold Award for the Best Front Liner in the Insurance Sector. The rare double […]

Ceylinco Life invites policyholders to ‘Go Green’ and win an iPad

Ceylinco Life is inviting its policyholders to join in the company’s efforts to ‘Go Green’ by signing on to receive ‘E Documents’ relating to their policies. To increase awareness and enthusiasm, the life insurance market leader has put up prizes of an iPad, Samsung smartphones anddongles which can be won by policyholders who register for […]

Ceylinco Life equips sales staff with Tabs

Ceylinco Life has begun equipping its Sales officers with tabs in an effort to further enhance service to customers. The first batch of tabs was presented to 173 sales officers recently, and the company said it intends to equip its 4,000 – strong sales team with these devices within the next few years. Sales officers […]

Ceylinco Life has opened its latest branch at awell-known landmark in Mount Lavinia

Ceylinco Life has opened its latest branch at awell-known landmark in Mount Lavinia, to better serve customers in this busy suburb and the adjacent towns. Located in a graceful traditional Sri Lankan residence purchased by the company, this branch at 615, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia will accommodate a team of 40 staff that will serve […]

Ceylinco Life begins construction of 4-storey Bandarawela office

Ceylinco Life has begun construction of a new four-storey building on company owned land in Bandarawela, further consolidating its presence in the Badulla district. The new office building will stand on 17 perches land at 327, Badulla Road, Bandarawela. It will accommodate five sub branches of the company with over 100 sales and non sales […]

Ceylinco Life re-launches medical plans with enhanced benefits

Says escalating healthcare costs necessitates review of cover Ceylinco Life has announced major enhancements of the benefits offered by three of the company’s medical plans, enabling policyholders to increase their cover to keep pace with rising healthcare costs. The ‘Family Digasiri Plus’ critical illness policy which previously covered 25 critical illnesses now covers 36; payments […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari 7’ winners tour Singapore & Japan

Two groups of policyholders of Ceylinco Life brought back vivid memories from Singapore and Japan,when they returned home recently after extravagant overseas holidays in May. The seventh edition of the Ceylinco Life ‘Family Savari’ programme concluded with 160 people from 45 policyholder families touring Singapore for three days, while another 20 people from five policyholder […]

20 Ceylinco Life sales officers qualify for 2014 Million Dollar Round Table

Twenty of Ceylinco Life’s top sales officers have qualified to attend the 2014 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the USA headquarted forum for the world’s elite life insurance sales people. Announcing this achievement, the company said two of these, Mrs. R. S. Panagoda and Mr. B. Sridharan had qualified for MDRT’s Court of The Table […]

Ceylinco Life opens Colombo North office at Kotahena

Life Insurance leader Ceylinco Life has invested in a new property at Kotahena to accommodate its branches in the Colombo North region and enhance services to customers in the area. The property of 46.5 perches at 92, Jampettah Street, Colombo 13 has two buildings of two and three stories, providing 17,000 square feet of space. […]

Ceylinco Life treats policyholder families to fun in China and at Leisure World

Unbridled fun and unrestrained amity were the hallmarks of two excursions, one overseas and one local, conducted recently by Ceylinco Life for its policyholders under the company’s Family Savari 7 promotion. While 40 people from 10 policyholder families toured China as a reward for their loyalty to Ceylinco Life, nearly 2,000 others from 500 policyholder […]

Ceylinco Life relocates Kadawatha and Akuressa branches

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has relocated its branches at Akuressa and Kadawatha to improve access for and provide more space to customers in these areas. Now located on the 1st floor of one of the best buildings in town and occupying a space of 4,100 square feet, the new Akuressa branch is located at […]

Ceylinco Life treats policyholder families to fun in China and at Leisure World

Ceylinco Life to promote new Flexi Plans at 7th Retirement Planning Month

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life will step up efforts to promote retirement planning on a country-wide scale in May, with the help of three new flexible retirement plans launched in April 2014. May has been the company’s designated Retirement Planning Month since 2008, and every year, nearly 5,000 sales personnel from Ceylinco Life are tasked […]

Ceylinco Life helps save lives with gift of portable ventilator to NHSL

Ceylinco Life has donated a portable ventilator to Wards 49 and 47B of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL) in response to a request from the Consultant Physician in charge. The portable ventilator is to be used to provide artificial breathing to critically ill patients at these wards and while they are in transit […]

Ceylinco Life retains No 1 spot in 2013 with income of Rs 17.5 billion

Ceylinco Life, the Life Division of Ceylinco Insurance PLC, has posted income of Rs 17.573 billion for the year ending 31st December 2013, with healthy growth in Premium as well as Investment and Other Income enabling the company to maintain its position as the largest life insurer in Sri Lanka for the 10th successive year. […]

Rs 1,945 million April bonanza for Ceylinco Life policyholders

More than 342,000 policyholders of Ceylinco Life will have an extra reason to celebrate this April, with the life insurance leader’s announcement of a bonus pay-out of Rs 1,945 million. Of these, 328,000 policyholders will receive Rs 1,900 million in the form of bonus certificates which will enhance the value of their policies. Additionally, 13,405 […]

Ceylinco Life celebrates a decade at the top with dazzling awards gala

A decade of unbroken market leadership was celebrated in fitting style when Life Insurance giant Ceylinco Life honoured top achievers at the company’s annual awards show at the BMICH last week. The spectacular awards gala was attended by some 1,500 of the company’s top sales and operational staff, of whom more than 200 were recognised […]

Ceylinco Life offers up to 50% discount on cancer treatment for policyholders

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life can now undergo radiation treatment for cancer for up to half the cost, as the life insurance leader passes on the benefit of its substantial investments in healthcare to its customers. The owner of two state-of-the-art radiation treatment centres in Colombo, Ceylinco Life has announced that any policyholder who has maintained […]

Ceylinco Life donates High Dependency Unit to the National Hospital

A surgical High Dependency Unit constructed, furnished and equipped by Ceylinco Life was formally donated to Ward 6A of the Professorial Surgical Unit of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka(NHSL) last week, as part of the life insurance leader’s continuing commitment to the healthcare sector. This unit which was donated inresponse to a request made […]

Ceylinco Life presents 156 new ‘Pranama’ Scholarships worth over Rs. 8 million

Life Insurance Leader Ceylinco Life recently presented another 156 ‘Pranama’ scholarships worth over Rs 8 million to young achievers in Sri Lanka at a ceremony held at the BMICH. With these scholarships, awarded at the 13th annual ‘Pranama’ scholarships awards ceremony, Ceylinco Life has presented 1770 scholarshipsworth more than Rs. 91 million since the inception […]

Ceylinco Life’s 7th ‘Life Insurance Week’ starts on 11th Feb

Accident prevention will be the focus when the entire sales force of life insurance leader Ceylinco Life takes to the streets country-wide this month for an intensive public awareness campaign to mark the company’s seventh annual ‘Life Insurance Week.’ As in previous years, nearly 5,000 insurance sales professionals will be deployed in all districts of […]

Winning start to 2014 for 300 Ceylinco Life policyholders

11Life insurance leader conducts Super Draw of ‘Family Savari 7’ promotion, rewarding another 1,200 people Three hundred policyholders of Ceylinco Life and their family members began 2014 on a winning note when the life insurance leader conducted the ‘super draw’ of its ‘Family Savari 7’ promotion last week. Among them were five policyholder families from […]

Ceylinco Life offers retirement planning on-line

Launches hassle-free, self-structured retirement schemes starting at Rs 1,000 a month Saving for retirement with the click of a few buttons has become a possibility with the launch of an on-line retirement plan by Ceylinco Life, Sri Lanka’s leading life insurer. Virtually anybody under retirement age can now set aside upwards of Rs 1,000 a […]

Ceylinco Life’s Randaru Charika winners in exciting excursion in Colombo

Colombo provided an educational and fun-filled experience to 250 children from all districts of Sri Lanka when the inaugural Ceylinco Life ‘Ran Daru Charika’ took place last week. The children, each accompanied by a parent were greeted by Ceylinco Life officials at ‘Diyatha Uyana’ in Battaramulla and began their excursion after a coulourful ceremony. They […]

Ceylinco Life expands & relocates Customer Relations Dept.

Ceylinco Life has expanded and relocated the company’s Customer Relations Department to better serve the needs of policyholders country-wide. Now comprising of 48 staff and four units including a company-operated Call Centre that processes about 9,000 calls a month, the Customer Relations Department’s new location is No 70, Park Street, Colombo 2, above the recently […]

Ceylinco Life draws first batch of ‘Family Savari 7’ winners

Fifteen lucky policyholders of Ceylinco Life learnt last week that they can take their families on an all-expenses paid holiday to Singapore after the company conducted the first draw of ‘Family Savari 7,’ the latest in its series of mega promotions. Also chosen at the same draw were 250 policyholder families for a full day’s […]

Ceylinco Life’s Asoka Sirisena awarded FCII status

Chartered Insurer Asoka Sirisena, Senior Assistant General Manager – Technical at Ceylinco Life, has been awarded Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Insurance of UK (FCII), universally regarded as the premier qualification for those working in the insurance industry. The FCII status signifies that its holder has taken the commitment to professional development implied by […]

Ceylinco Life to donate High Dependency Unit to Ward 6A of National Hospital

Ceylinco Life has undertaken to build and equip a surgical High Dependency Unit for Ward 6A of the Professorial Surgical Unit of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL) as a CSR initiative. The unit will provide intensive post-operative care to patients who undergo complex gastrointestinal, hepato-pancreatico-biliary and other general surgical procedures. The need for […]

Ceylinco Life to unite country’s children in excursion around Colombo

Its residents may take it for granted, but Colombo is home to many iconic locations and attractions, and Ceylinco Life plans to make the city and its suburbs the focus of an exciting new experience for children. ‘Ran Daru Charika’ is the title of this latest initiative in community engagement announced by the life insurance […]

Japan the top prize in Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari 7’ mega promotion

Another 2,260 people to be rewarded in 2014 by life insurance leader The land of the rising sun will add luminance to the ‘Family Savari’ promotion of Ceylinco Life, following the life insurance leader’s decision to offer five policyholder families an all-expenses-paid holiday in Japan next year, as part of the 2014 edition of this […]

Ceylinco Life’s Life Fund crosses Rs 50 billion

Ceylinco Life has announced that its Life Fund exceeded Rs 50 billion in August this year, taking Sri Lanka’s life insurance market leader past yet another milestone. The company transferred Rs 5.439 billion to its Life Fund in respect of the first eight months of the year, swelling the Fund to Rs 50.549 billion at […]

Ceylinco Life calls for applications for 160 more ‘Pranama’ scholarships

The search has begun for the next 160 bright young Sri Lankans who will receive Rs 8.3 million in scholarships at the 13th Ceylinco Life ‘Pranama’ scholarships to be presented by the life insurance market leader in February next year. The Company announced this week that its 247 branches island-wide have begun accepting applications from […]

Ceylinco Life’s team of Chartered Insurers grows to a dozen

Seven more members of the staff of Ceylinco Life have achieved Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Insurance of UK (ACII), Sri Lanka’s largest life insurer has announced. The ACII qualification is awarded to members holding the Advanced Diploma in Insurance offered by the Institute, and is one step below the FCII awarded to […]

Two Golds for Ceylinco Life at 2013 NASCO Awards

Two representatives of Ceylinco Life won Gold awards in their categories at the 2013 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the premier event that recognizes sales excellence and rewards and motivates sales professionals to achieve greater heights. Ms C.N.S. Fernando of the Moratuwa 01 branch of Ceylinco Life […]

Ceylinco Life fetes 457 employees for long service

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has honoured 457 employees for loyalty at the company’s Long Service Awards, which are presented every five years. Plaques of appreciation and cash rewards were presented to employees in seven categories, for service periods ranging from 10 years to 23 years or more, at this gala event at the BMICH. […]

Ceylinco Life policyholder wins Bangkok holiday by paying premiums via eZ Cash

A policyholder of Ceylinco Life has won an all-expenses-paid holiday in Bangkok by opting to pay his insurance premium via eZ Cash, the convenient and secure ‘virtual wallet’ money transfer facility offered by Dialog to all its mobile phone users. Mr. E. K. Chaminda of Nittambuwa was the lucky winner of this promotion launched by […]

Ceylinco Life opens its 246th branch at Aralaganwila

Ceylinco Life recently opened a branch at Aralaganwila in the Polonnaruwa District, increasing its branch network in Sri Lanka to 246. Located at 26/14, New Town, Aralaganwila, the new office will have a staff of 12 to serve the life insurance-related needs of the community, whose principal livelihood is paddy cultivation. Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO […]

Ceylinco Life builds classrooms for 10 more rural schools in 2013

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has constructed and donated new classroom buildings to six rural schools in the first five months of 2013 under the company’s community initiative to support education in under-served towns and villages across Sri Lanka. Another four buildings are under construction and would be handed over to the beneficiary schools before […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders tour China and Singapore

Two groups of policyholders of Ceylinco Life took China and Singapore in their stride recently, as the life insurance leader pulled out all the stops to provide them with a characteristically memorable overseas holiday. As part of the sixth edition of the Ceylinco Life Family Savari programme, 40 people from 10 policyholder families toured China […]

Ceylinco Life begins work on its own building in Batticaloa

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has commenced construction of a showpiece office building in Batticaloa, to significantly enhance its presence in this east coast town. The three-storied building at 32, Lloyd’s Avenue, Batticaloa, will provide the company with 11,136 square feet of office space, out of which a third, the entire ground floor, will be […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders have the time of their lives at Leisure World

Ceylinco Life policyholders have the time of their lives at Leisure World Thrills in the water, on land and in the air were the highlight when nearly 2,000 people spent a day at the Leisure World theme park courtesy of Ceylinco Life’s sixth ‘Family Savari’ promotion for policyholders. Comprising of 500 policyholders and their families, […]

Ceylinco Life declares Rs 2.4 billion in annual bonuses

25% more for policyholders this year in celebration of company’s 25th Anniversary Policyholders who qualify for annual bonuses from Ceylinco Life will receive 25 per cent above their entitlement this year, as the life insurance leader celebrates 25 years in business. More than 340,000 policyholders will benefit from this special 25 th anniversary windfall, receiving […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders celebrate ‘Avurudu’ with cash bonuses

Ceylinco Life policyholders celebrate ‘Avurudu’ with cash bonuses Life insurance leader to home deliver Rs 31.7 million between 6-10 April Nearly 10,000 policyholders will shortly receive some extra cash with which to celebrate the national New Year courtesy of Ceylinco Life. Continuing a unique tradition that dates back to 2004, the life insurance leader has […]

Ceylinco Life crowns 25 years of excellence at glitzy awards gala

Ceylinco Life crowns 25 years of excellence at glitzy awards gala A veritable pantheon of international and regional insurance heavyweights was in attendance at the 25th anniversary edition of life insurance leader Ceylinco Life’s annual awards in Colombo last week. The company presented 150 awards to top achievers in several key areas of sales and […]

Ceylinco Life Selects Bloomberg for Fixed Income Trading

Ceylinco Life Selects Bloomberg for Fixed Income Trading Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced that it is Sri Lanka’s first insurance company to trade government securities electronically over Bloomberg’s fixed income trading platform via FIQ. FIQ is an electronic trading portal that enables qualified subscribers of the Bloomberg Professional service to execute trades in […]

Ceylinco Life’s Joe Karunaratne completes 50 years in life insurance

Ceylinco Life’s Joe Karunaratne completes 50 years in life insurance Life Insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced that insurance veteran J. S. (Joe) Karunaratne, currently a Life Consultant with the company, has achieved the rare feat of completing 50 years of active, uninterrupted service in the local life insurance industry. Mr. Karunaratne (67) entered the […]

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Pranama’ scholarship awards top Rs 83 million

Ceylinco Life’s ‘Pranama’ scholarship awards top Rs 83 million Life insurance leader presents another 150 scholarships to Sri Lanka’s future leaders Ceylinco Life’s investment in rewarding the academic and extracurricular achievements of young Sri Lankans topped Rs 83 million this month, when the life insurance leader awarded another 150 ‘Pranama’ scholarships. The 12th edition of […]

Ceylinco Life’s sales force takes to the streets at 6th Life Insurance Week

Nearly 5,000 sales professionals from Ceylinco Life will literally ‘Walk the Talk’ this month, when the life insurance leader conducts its 6th annual Life Insurance Week (LIW) programme. They will be deployed to visit homes across Sri Lanka from 11th to 17th February, in a concerted effort to create awareness of the value of life […]

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Five Benefits’ policy to celebrate 25 years

A simple, easy to understand life insurance product has been introduced by life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life to mark the company’s 25th anniversary, which was celebrated on 14th January 2013. Designed to address a segment that can be protected with an uncomplicated packaged policy with pre-set benefits, ‘Ceylinco Life Five Benefits’ is also intended […]

Ceylinco Life offers Singapore holiday in guessing game for Sri Lankans

Intuitive guessing can win one Sri Lankan family an all-expenses paid holiday in Singapore courtesy of Ceylinco Life. The life insurance leader is engaging with the public at large through a simple yet stimulating promotion as part of its celebration of 25 years in business, a milestone the company reached on 14th January 2013. Commencing […]

Grand start to 2013 for Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari’ winners

Grand start to 2013 for Ceylinco Life’s ‘Family Savari’ winners Thousands celebrate as life insurance leader announces recipients of holidays to Paris, Beijing & Singapore and a mass excursion to Leisure World Two families from Ambalantota in Sri Lanka’s Deep South were among five families that won an all-expenses paid holiday in Paris when Ceylinco […]

Employees celebrate Ceylinco Life’s 25th birthday Multi-denominational

Employees celebrate Ceylinco Life’s 25th birthday Multi-denominational religious observances took centre stage when the Employees Union of Ceylinco Life organised a celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary at the Ceylinco Life head office in Colombo. The event took place on 15th January, a day after Ceylinco Life completed 25 years of operation. The company has […]

Ceylinco Life acquires Gower Street property for training centre

A stately colonial era mansion has been acquired by Ceylinco Life for a training centre for the company’s staff and sales force. Located at No 2, Gower Street, Colombo 5, the building is adjacent to the Ceylinco Life Tower, the company’s purpose-built head office since 27th February 2010. The acquisition results in a significant addition […]

Ceylinco Life 1st to cross Rs 10 billion in annual premium income

Ceylinco Life has become the first life insurer in Sri Lanka to achieve Rs 10 billion in premium income in less than a year, a milestone the life insurance leader reached in December 2012. “Being the first to cross the Rs 10 billion threshold is a fitting tribute to our dominance of the sector,” Ceylinco […]

Ceylinco Life donates specialised Dengue treatment facility to LRH

Re-insurers and well-wishers contribute to landmark initiative as life insurance leader celebrates 25 years A sophisticated High Dependency & Research Unit exclusively for the treatment of children afflicted by Dengue; constructed, furnished and equipped at a cost of Rs 10.5 million has been donated to the Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital (LRH) by Ceylinco Life and […]

3,300 participate at Ceylinco Life Sports Festival

More than 3,300 participants from many parts of Sri Lanka came together in the spirit of friendly competition recently at the annual sports festival of Ceylinco Life. Serious efforts at track and field events were interspersed with fun activities as staff and sales professionals of the country’s leading life insurer competed against one another to […]

Ceylinco Life helps improve comforts at Lady Ridgeway Hospital

Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has extended its community initiatives to the Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital, addressing several needs of this premier medical facility in Colombo. The company recently donated 25 foldable beds, renovated the lighting and electrical system, installed fans and repaired defective sections of the concrete soffit of Ward 1 of the hospital. […]

Ceylinco Life conducts grand draw of 2012 ‘Family Savari’

The final draw concluded, it’s ‘all systems go’ for the 2012 Ceylinco Life ‘Family Savari’ — the most ambitious policyholder promotion to date in Sri Lanka’s insurance sector. As the country’s life insurance leader begins preparations for the mega undertaking involving overseas tours to China and Singapore and an outing to Leisure World for a […]

Ceylinco Life maintains market leadership in 2011 with Premium Income of Rs 9.8 bn

Ceylinco Life has recorded total income of Rs 13.698 billion and Gross Written Premium Income of Rs 9.816 billion for the year ending 31st December 2011, emphatically reinforcing its position as the country’s leading life insurer for the eighth consecutive year. The record premium income reported, which reflects a growth of 11.72 per cent over […]

Ceylinco Life builds its own distinctive branch in Jaffna

Ten years after it opened its first branch in Jaffna, Ceylinco Life has reiterated its commitment to the residents of the city by building a custom-designed new office on company-owned land at 37-41 Kannathiddy Road, Jaffna. The 30th Ceylinco Life branch to be located in a company-owned building, the new branch will be home to […]

Ceylinco Life educates Jaffna schoolchildren on road safety

Ceylinco Life educates Jaffna schoolchildren on road safety Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has educated 250 schoolchildren of 27 schools in Jaffna on road safety, by conducting a major awareness programme on the subject in collaboration with the Colombo Traffic Police and the Jaffna Police. The company also presented 250 Traffic Jackets to the children, […]

Ceylinco Life’s senior sales managers at 2012 MDRT Experience Conference

Thirteen senior sales managers of life insurance market leader Ceylinco Life were among 4,500 top notch international insurance professionals from 46 countries at the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Experience Conference 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand recently. Their attendance at this prestigious international forum was intended to enhance professionalism and enable them to benefit from the […]

Ceylinco Life declares Rs 1,866 million in Annual & Cash bonuses

More than 348,000 policyholders of Ceylinco Life will receive bonuses totalling a record Rs 1.866 billion in April 2012, as the life insurance leader despatches its annual bonus certificates and rewards long-standing customers with cash bonuses. Of these recipients, 339,368 policyholders will receive Rs 1.834 billion in the form of bonus certificates which will be […]

Ceylinco Life fetes high flyers for reinforcing leadership in 2011

The important role life insurance can play in a modern economy was emphasised by a top international economist when life insurance leader Ceylinco Life recently honoured 250 top achievers who contributed to the company’s stellar growth in 2011. Addressing the 23rd Ceylinco Life Achiever’s Night, Dr. Koshy Mathai, the IMF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka […]

Ceylinco Life ends 2016 as country’s No 1 life insurer for 13th year in a row

Total income Rs 23.4 billion; Life Fund tops Rs 78 billion; Investment portfolio swells to Rs 80.7 billion   Strong growth in new business and noteworthy returns on investments generated Rs 23.43 billion in total income for Ceylinco Life in FY 2016, during which the company retained its position as the market leader in Sri […]

Ceylinco Life appoints Upamalika Ratnayake as Chief Digital Officer

  Life insurance leader Ceylinco Life has announced the appointment of Mrs Upamalika Ratnayake as the company’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO) with immediate effect, to lead digital innovation in processes and product delivery. Mrs Ratnayake, who has served Ceylinco Life for 17 years, was the company’s first Chief Information Officer (CIO). A Member of the […]

Ceylinco Life’s latest Pranama scholarships take total pay-out to Rs 120 million

Ceylinco Life’s investment in the future leaders of Sri Lanka surpassed Rs 120 million when the life insurance leader disbursed another 160 scholarships to high-achieving students and young people at the company’s 16th ‘Pranama’ scholarships presentation. Hundreds of school children from every district of Sri Lanka, their parents, teachers and senior academics filled the main […]

Ceylinco Life draws Grand Prize winners at 10th ‘Family Savari’ mega promo

  ‘Oh to be in England’ could be the refrain that some lucky policyholders of Ceylinco Life will soon be singing when they learn that they are the winners of the grand prize in the 10th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion. Five policyholder families from Moratuwa, Nattandiya, Nugegoda, Matara and […]

Ceylinco Life to fire on all cylinders at 10th Life Insurance Week

  Life insurance leader will deploy 4,500 sales officers in concerted campaign launching on 11th February An annual, country-wide campaign to widen the life insurance net through interaction with the masses gets underway on Saturday, 11th February when Ceylinco Life launches its Life Insurance Week (LIW). The life insurance leader said it plans to deploy […]

Ceylinco Life marks 29 years with foundation stone for Green branch in Kadawatha

  Located at 15A Jaya Mawatha Kadawatha, the new branch building will on completion have two-floors offering 5,870 square feet of space, with provision to expand upwards to four storeys, the company said. The new building is designed for optimal use of natural light and will be entirely solar powered. It will also be equipped […]