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HNB Finance recognized as Best Place to Work

HNB Finance Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Prabhath with staff receive the Best Place to Work accreditation.
HNB Finance Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Prabhath with staff receive the Best Place to Work accreditation.

HNB Finance was recently recognised among Sri Lanka’s Top 40 Best workplaces in 2020 for the fourth successive year, a position highly coveted by organisations across the country.

The company’s victory was further amplified when it went on to secure the Bronze Award in the Extra Large Enterprise Category. The prestigious annual awards ceremony was held on the 21st of January, 2021 at Hilton Colombo, with Dr Ravi Fernando and HNB PLC Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody welcomed as special guests.

“Being recognised as a top place to work in Sri Lanka for the fourth consecutive year is an incredible honour. We are proud to say that despite the massive challenges of the past year, our team has successfully navigated a tough business environment with aplomb. I attribute this victory entirely to the remarkable resilience and perseverance they have displayed in meeting any challenge that has come their way head-on, with a strong spirit of innovation. We operate with the firm belief that organizations that earn their employees’ trust create great workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business results.

This is wholly evident in our proven ability to deliver exceptional financial services.” HNB Finance Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Prabhath stated.

Over the years, HNB Finance has actively fostered inclusive and diverse work culture, enforced across a spectrum of areas that includes recruitment, while ensuring non-discrimination and solidifying a merit-based culture. Their employee engagement approach aims to create a motivated workforce in a safe and friendly environment, with ample opportunities for career development and skill-building. The company’s business operations are consistently strengthened through continuous employee input.

HNB Finance was initially recognized as a leading employer in 2017 when it clinched the Bronze Award for ‘A Great Workplace’ and went on to secure the Silver Award for ‘Extra Large Sized Enterprise’ in 2018.

The Company also received the prestigious ‘Special Award for Pride and Advocacy’ among its workforce in 2017. In 2019, HNB Finance became the only Sri Lankan financial institution to be featured in the coveted top 25 great places to work in Asia in the large category.

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, leading the industry with the most rigorous, data-based model for quantifying employee experience and the leadership behaviours proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.

HNB Finance was established in the year 2000 and is licensed as a registered Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.