Outstanding performers of Ceylinco Life’s sales team once again won five awards including one Gold, two Silvers and two Bronzes at the National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards, the premier event in Sri Lanka that recognises sales excellence.
Mr T. Vijayanath, Deputy General Manager – Business Development at Ceylinco Life won the overall Gold award in the National Sales Manager category, highlighting the quality of Ceylinco Life’s sales personnel, transcending diverse industries and business sectors.
The Silver Awards were won by Mr D. M. G. S. Dissanayaka of Ceylinco Life’s Galgamuwa branch in the Territory Manager category and Mrs H. A. D. S. Jayarathna of the Wariyapola branch in the Sales Executive category, both under the Life Insurance sector.
Furthermore, Mr K. N. P. Silva of the Maharagama branch and Ms P. H. C. L. De Silva of the Pannala branch won Bronze Awards in the Sales Executive and Frontliner categories respectively, also in the Life Insurance sector. All awards were presented at a ceremony held at the Monarch Imperial Convention Centre on 8th February.
A prestigious affirmation of the life insurance leader’s commitment to professionalism in sales, these awards were presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) in recognition of the sales performances for the year assessed as well as on the basis of an evaluation of the winners’ capacity to become star sales personnel in the future.
Ceylinco Life has been participating in the NASCO Awards since 2011 and has produced winners from Colombo, Ambalantota, Bandarawela, Embilipitiya, Horana, Kalutara, Kurunegala, Matara, Moratuwa, Negombo, Nittambuwa, and Teldeniya across all categories. The company was also the winner of the award for the Most Outstanding Female Sales Person of the Year in 2015 and 2016.
NASCO winners are held in high regard at Ceylinco Life and receive special felicitation at the Company’s Annual Awards.
The only credible and respected award ceremony for sales professionals, the SLIM NASCO event rewards and motivates sales professionals to achieve greater heights. The awards programme presents Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the best Frontliners, Sales Executives and Territory Managers in sectors such as FMCG (Food, Beverage, Cosmetics and Household) Financial Products & Services, Insurance, Automotive, Corporate Selling, Telecommunication, Travel & Leisure, Fashion & Clothing, Consumer Durables, Alcohol & Tobacco, Industrial, Healthcare, IT, Media, and Modern Retail.
Ceylinco Life employs a sales team of over 4,300 people and operates the largest network of 275 plus branches in Sri Lanka’s life insurance industry, giving it a physical presence in 142 cities, towns and villages in every one of the island’s 25 districts.
Voted the ‘Most Popular Service Provider’ in Sri Lanka’s Life Insurance industry in 2021, Ceylinco Life has been the country’s leading life insurer for more than half of the 33 years it has been in existence. The company was ranked the ‘Most Valuable Life Insurance Brand’ in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance also in 2021, during which it was also named one of the 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka by the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), was voted the ‘Peoples Life Insurance Service Provider of the Year’ for a record 15th consecutive year, was certified as a ‘Great Workplace’ in Sri Lanka by Great Place to Work® and was named the ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ for the eighth consecutive year by World Finance.
Ceylinco Life has close to a million lives covered by active policies and is acknowledged as a benchmark in the local insurance sector for innovation, product research and development, customer service, professional development, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility.