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 world’s premier association of top financial professionals – to do the honours for his country, Sujith was among the 74 insurance sales professionals from Ceylinco Life who met the requirements of the MDRT criteria to attend the five-day conference.
A Life Member of MDRT having met or exceeded qualifying criterion for ten years consecutively, Sujith was also named the MDRT Country Chair for Sri Lanka for 2020, in recognition of his performance and contribution to the profession.
He also qualified as a Top of the Table (TOT) member in 2019, attaining the highest level of membership within the MDRT organisation.
As the top achiever at the 2019 Annual Awards of Ceylinco Life, Sujith was presented with a luxury car for his performance, and his MDRT achievements saw him being elected MDRT Company Chair for 2019.
His past achievements include the ‘Best Territory Manager Bronze Award’ at the 2015 National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).
Hailing from Negombo, this go-getter joined Ceylinco Life in 1992 as a Sales Consultant and achieved the highest level of success in the life insurance industry.
The Million Dollar Round Table is a global, independent association of more than 66,000 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 72 nations and territories. MDRT membership is recognised internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial service business.
Sri Lanka’s first MDRT qualifier was produced by Ceylinco Life in 1993. The company was also the first to produce a MDRT ‘Life Member’ by achieving the stipulated sales targets for ten straight years and the first local insurer to produce an MDRT Top-of-Table Member.
Adjudged Sri Lanka’s most valuable life insurance brand by Brand Finance in 2019 and named the Best Life Insurer in 2018 for the fifth consecutive year by World Finance, Ceylinco Life has been declared the most popular life insurance company in the country for 13 consecutive years by SLIM-Nielsen. The market leader in Sri Lanka’s life insurance industry for 15 of the 31 years it has been in operation, the Company has close to a million lives covered by active policies and is acknowledged as a benchmark in the local insurance industry for innovation, product research and development, customer service, professional development and corporate social responsibility.