Janashakthi shines at SLIM NASCO Awards 2016

imageJanashakthi Insurance PLC was recognised yet again for its excellence in salesmanship at the recently concluded Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards 2016. Taking home 2 Golds, 3 Silvers and 3 Bronze awards with a total of 8 awards,the Janashakthi sales team walked away with the highest number of awards to be won in the Insurance industry for the second year in a row. The Insurer achieved this feat in a year when SLIM NASCO received a record 500 entries, the highest ever in the event’s 16 year history.

Commending the award winners, Mr. Jude Fernando, Chief Executive Officer of Janashakthi Insurance PLCsaid, “We are delighted to see 8 members of our sales team being recognised at this prestigious forum. They have done us proud by bagging the highest number of awards in the Insurance category for the second year in a row, especially in a year when the event has received the highest number of entries to date. These awards are aclear reflection of the level of professionalism displayed by Janashakthi sales personnel and the dedicated efforts of both the winners and the teams that support them. Their passion and commitment to Janashakthi’s vision of lighting the lamp of Insurance in every home and work place continues to drive us closer to achieving our goal of market leadership. As we celebrate their outstanding salesmanship, we will continue to lay emphasis on nurturing their talent and invest in their training and developmentfor the long term.

Janashakthi marked a significant milestone at this year’s NASCO awards, reaffirming the level of professionalism and aptitudeseen within the Janashakthi Sales force. The Insurer was successful in clinching all 3 awards in the General Insurance Front-Liner category with Saman Indrasiri, K.D.S. Udesh and B. G. Dasanga Dayananda clinching the Gold, Silver and Bronze awards respectively. M.C.M. Noushad was awarded the Bronze in the Territory Manager category for General Insurance, whilst Susantha Dissanayake and S. Sivanarenthiran were awarded the Silver and Bronze respectively in the Sales Supervisor/ Executive category for General Insurance. The Territory Manager category Gold award for Life Insurance was presented to Sakuna Jayasuriya, whilst Mahinda Kariyawasam was presented the Silver award in the Executive/Supervisor category for Life Insurance.

Organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the national body of marketing,the National Sales Congress (NASCO)is the only national event that recognizes and rewards sales personnel covering a spectrum of business sectors.The awards aim to recognise, motivate and nurture the sales fraternity of the country by enhancing their learning curve in salesmanship.

Janashakthi Insurance PLC, founded in 1994, made its mark in the industry as an innovator and household name over a span of two decades. As an organisation that thrives to deliver excellence in Customer Service by addressing the Insurance needs of its customer base, Janashakthi has an island wide branch network of 109 branches, a 24-hour call centre and around the clock assessor service. Today, the Company stands strong as a leader in Motor, Non-Motor and Life Insurance services, and with its recent acquisition of AIA General Insurance Lanka Limited, continues resolutely on its vision of lighting the lamp of Insurance in every home and work place.