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 two Golds, three Silvers and two Bronze awards.
Ceylinco Life’s star at the awards was Ms Kumari Danapalawho won the Gold award in the Frontliner Category in the Life Insurance sector, the joint Gold award for the Outstanding Female Salesperson of the Year across all categories, andthe joint Silver award for the Outstanding Frontliner of the Year across all industry sectors.
Other winners from Ceylinco Life at this year’s awards were Messrs C. A. R. Upasena who won the Silver award in the Frontliner category in the Life Insurance sector; Anjula Silva who won the Silver award in the Territory Manager category in the Life Insurance sector; and M. Priyaviraj and W. P. R. M. Silva who won Bronze awards in the Frontliner and Sales Executive categories respectively in the Life Insurance sector.
“Life insurance is a very personal product that requires the sales person to earn the trust and confidence of the customer to succeed,” Ceylinco Life’s Managing Director/CEO Mr R. Renganathan said. “That is why we constantly emphasise the need for professionalism and integrity in members of the sales team. These awards show in no uncertain terms why Ceylinco Life remains number one in life insurance sales in the local market. We are justifiably proud of the achievements of our award-winning sales professionals whose efforts keep us at the top.”
The premier event that recognises sales excellence and rewards and motivates sales professionals to achieve greater heights, NASCO presents Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the best Front Liners, 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 more than 4,000 people and operates the largest network of 250 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. The market leader in Sri Lanka’s life insurance sector since 2004, the company has close to a million lives covered by active policies and is acknowledged as the benchmark for innovation in the local insurance industry for its work in product research and development, customer service, professional development and corporate social responsibility.