Sampath Bank won a Sliver award at the National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) - 2016, for “Sampath Missed call Banking Application” in the In-house Application category.
NBQSA is an annual event organized by the BCS Chartered Institute for IT in Sri Lanka with the objective of showcasing and benchmarking Sri Lankan ICT products.
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Sampath Bank was awarded the following prestigious awards at the at the CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards Competition held on 06 December 2016 at Waters Edge.
- Bronze award for Banking Sector Category
- Silver award for Integrated Reporting: Best Disclosure on Business Model
- Bronze award for Corporate Governance Disclosure
Sampath Bank was awarded the following prestigious awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2016 held on 30 November 2016 at Hilton, Colombo.
Winner - Banking Sector
Runner up - Excellence in Corporate Governance
Merit Award - Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
Merit Award - Excellence in Performance Management
The National Business Excellence Awards is an annual award competition conducted by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) with a view to recognizing business enterprises, which have demonstrated excellence in business, whilst contributing to the economic progress of the country.
Sampath Bank was awarded the Ten Best Corporate Citizens Award at the Best Corporate Citizens Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2016, organized by Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
The award ceremony was held at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo on 24th November 2016.
Best Corporate Citizens Award is the top most awards that a corporate entity can earn for its "Higher State of Corporate Excellence".
Sampath Bank won a Bronze Award at the 15th SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Ceremony held on 08th November 2016 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Hall.
Sampath Bank was presented with this prestigious award under the category, Service Brand of the Year.
SLIM Brand Excellence is one of the highly acclaimed award ceremonies in the country that rewards brands for excellence based on a qualitative and scientific evaluation platform.
Sampath Bank was recognized as a CSR World Leader at the CSR World Leaders Awards 2016 organized by The Green Organization based in England.
The award was received by Sampath Bank’s Managing Director, Mr. Nanda Fernando at an event held at the House of Commons, Westminster Palace, London on 11th of November 2016.
The Green Organization based in England is an international, independent and a non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to recognize, reward and promote institutions that carry out the best practices around the globe.
Sampath Bank was awarded the Best Innovation in Retail Banking Sri Lanka 2016 and Best Commercial Bank of the Year Sri Lanka 2016 by International Banker Magazine.
International Banker offers a global view of banking and finance. Each year through the Banking Awards, it recognises the leading banking institutions and individuals that have set the bar for industry excellence.
Sampath Bank, ranked among the top-tier private banks in the country, announced the appointment of Nanda Fernando as its new Managing Director.
Having played a pivotal role at Sampath Bank since the year of its inception, Fernando served in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer, prior to this appointment.
With a banking career that spans 35 years, he also function as a Director of SC Securities Ltd., which is a subsidiary of the Sampath Group of Companies.
Having dynamically contributed to the strengthening of Sampath Bank for almost 29 years, his appointment as the new Managing Director will see the application of multidisciplinary competencies to further establish the Bank as a benchmark financial institution in Sri Lanka.
Fernando aims to strengthen Sampath Bank’s values, stakeholder presence and business objectives as the financial conglomerate looks towards further expansion and growth in the country.
During his illustrious career, Fernando has been responsible for driving multiple aspects of the Bank and has supported Transactional Banking covering Retail and Corporate Banking, among many other key growth areas.
An Associate member of the Institute of Bankers in Sri Lanka, he possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. He is also a qualified Four Bead Leader Trainer and a past District Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Scouts’ Association. He is a product of S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia and currently functions as the Group Advisor to the Group Committee of his alma mater.
Incorporated in 1986, Sampath Bank PLC has successfully combined traditional Sri Lankan values with state-of-the-art innovations to offer a local, yet progressive banking propositions to its stakeholders. The new appointment of Fernando will see the continuation and the strengthening of the Bank’s ambitions and its contribution to Sri Lanka.
Sampath Bank was awarded the National Winner of the Marketing 3.0 Award 2016 by the Asia Marketing Federation (AMF).The Asia Marketing Federation (AMF) is one of the foremost governing bodies of marketing in the Asian Region.
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Bank marked yet another milestone with the achievement of a winner of prestigious International CSR Excellence Awards 2016 presented by 'The Green Organization' based in England.
'The Green Organization' has been established since 1994 as an international, independent, non-profit, non-political environment group, dedicated to recognizing, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.
The awarding body recognized Sampath Bank on its commitment to create a positive impact for the country, its citizens, the environment as well as the bank’s employees and other stakeholders.