(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Allianz Lanka made an exceptional impact at the recently held Great Managers Awards 2022, organized by the esteemed Colombo Leadership Academy (CLA). The awards were to celebrate and acknowledge leaders who have showcased outstanding skills in achieving business results, aligning organizational vision, fostering team effectiveness, and promoting collaboration. Allianz Lanka’s team had nine members recognized as award winners across various categories such as “Driving Results and Execution Excellence”, “Aligning Organizational Vision”, and “Team Effectiveness and Collaboration” at the recent event held at the BMICH.
Moreover, Allianz Lanka itself received recognition as a Company with Great Managers for 2022, marking the company’s fifth consecutive reception of this prestigious accolade. This achievement is a testament to Allianz Lanka’s unwavering commitment to nurturing and developing exceptional leaders who drive success and excellence. Over the past five years, Allianz Lanka has had a total of 28 team members recognized with the Great Managers Award, of which 25% are female leaders.
Expressing delight and commending managers who have been personally recognized, Alan Smee – CEO, Country Manager at Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited, and Jayalal Hewawasam – CEO at Allianz Life Insurance Lanka Limited together commented, “We take this opportunity to congratulate our exceptional team members for their outstanding achievements, and thank them for their dedication, hard work, and commitment towards driving excellence within the organization. We are also pleased to have been recognized as an Employer with Great Mangers, every year since 2018! Thus, we’re incredibly proud to continue this tradition of excellence, and look forward to nurturing and developing many more outstanding leaders in the years to come.”
The individuals recognized from Allianz Lanka at the Great Managers Awards 2022 include, Sanath Weerasinghe – for Driving Results and Execution Excellence, Niroshana Ranaweera, Mihiri Liyanage, Manoja Abeygunawardena, Praboda Chulasiri, Gihan Abeywardana, Suran De Silva and Thahara Senanayake – for Aligning Organizational Vision, and Gayani Tharangika – for Team Effectiveness & Collaboration.
Ishani Senaweera, Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz Lanka, also added, “At Allianz, we believe in investing in people. We believe that, with the right support, our people can shine and achieve their full potential. This is why we have made it a priority to invest in training, upskilling and educating our people in line with the latest industry trends and perspectives. We have also invested heavily in providing the best possible working environment and conditions, such as through our new modern Head Office, and our flexible work arrangements. Thus, we are very pleased to see that our initiatives are helping our people to perform at their best and gain industry-wide recognition!”
Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. and Allianz Life Insurance Lanka Ltd., known together as Allianz Lanka, are fully-owned subsidiaries of Allianz SE, a global financial services provider with services predominantly in the insurance and asset management businesses, headquartered in Munich, Germany. The global strength and solid capitalization of the Allianz Group, coupled with local expertise and business know-how, have been Allianz Lanka’s powerful formula for success.