DMS, the Gold sponsor
DMS Electronics (DMSE) was the Gold sponsor at the recently concluded
leadership training and workshop ‘Leading your team when the chips are
down,’ organised by 361° Edge.Cricketer Mahela Jayawardene delivered the
“On the outside, you don’t associate cricket with corporate success
but the fundamentals, whether it’s between the 11-members of the cricket
team or the masses within an organisation are pretty similar,” said
Chief Visionary Officer at 361° Edge, Rukmal de Silva.
Dialog conducts golf clinic
Dialog Enterprise, recently concluded a golf clinic conducted by Sri
Lankan and Indian golf professionals at the Royal Golf Club. The golf
clinic was open to children and adults.
The golf clinic gave Dialog Enterprise customers the opportunity to
learn the right techniques, movements, stance, and grips demonstrated by
professional golfers. Two of the coaches at the clinic were Mithun
Perera and K Prabakaran.
NASCO 2013, organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)
will have new sectors this year.
The new sectors are Modern Retail, Insurance, IT, Corporate Selling
and Best Female Award.SLIM President Gamika de Silva said that NASCO
recognises the best of the best in sales professionals in the country.
“It also facilitates cross industry sales learning, imparts greater
exposure to our country's sales professionals, builds confidence among
participants, develops leadership and presentation skills of
Advisor to the panel of judges, Nandana A Wickramagae said that the
exposure one receives would be valuable to any young sales professional.
Allianz Insurance in assignment with MTI HRM Solutions
MTI HRM Solutions has completed a HRM and talent acquisition
assignment with Allianz Insurance.
“In our quest to firmly establish our presence in the Sri Lankan
market, we have identified talent management as a key driver of our
business. MTI HRM has partnered us in this regard,” said CEO, Allianz
Insurance, Ms. Surekha Alles.
MTI HRM Solutions provides organisations with the full suite of
services to help: Design the organisational structure and jobs, Attract
the best-fit talent, To ensure the optimum ROI from the Human Resources
through effective motivational and competency development initiatives,
Undertake OD initiatives that will enhance the collective performance of
the organisation and manage and monitor the HR performance Allianz
Insurance Lanka Limited is a subsidiary of Allianz S.E. of Germany.
Nippolac Wasana Warama draw
The final draw of ‘Nippolac Wasana Warama’, consumer promotion
campaign, was held recently at its head office at Rajagiriya for the
fifth consecutive time.
The winners for February, March and April were selected. Managing
Director Raja Hewabowala, General Manager Thusitha Premaratne, Marketing
Manager Viraj Adikari, Brand Manager Yasas de Silva were present.
Union Bank conducts inter-department quiz
Union Bank of Colombo PLC hosted their first branch and
inter-department quiz recently with the participation of over 45 teams.
The quiz was organised to build knowledge and comradeship among staff.
The questions in the quiz were based on Union Bank’s focus on the SME
sector, the bank’s history and products, general knowledge, current
affairs, sports and entertainment.
The team representing the Strategic Planning, Development Banking and
Factoring departments was the winner of the competition while the
runner-up was the team representing the Legal, Compliance and Risk
There were also presentations for the ‘best team name’ and the ‘most
colourful and creatively dressed’ team.
Activities were also organised to encourage audience participation at
Little Lion receives commendation
Little Lion Associates (Pvt) Ltd received the excellence award (A+)
at the annual Manufacturing of Hygienic and Clean Food - 2013 awards
presentation conducted by the Public Health Department of the Colombo
Municipality, at the Taj Samudra recently. It was inaugurated by
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa. The Chief Executive
Officer, Little Lion Associates, S.M.D. Suriyakumara accepted the award
from Minister Rajapaksa.
ComBank, a punctual taxpayer
The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) felicitated Commercial Bank for
being the most punctual taxpayer in Colombo for the past five years
Commercial Bank, Assistant General Manager, Properties and Services,
Noel Wickremasinghe hoisted the national flag at the Council premises,
as part of the felicitation. The Bank was presented with a special card
by the CMC, entitling it to priority service from the Council.
Seminar on information security
McAfee and South Asian Technologies recently hosted an Intelligent
Security event in Colombo. Over 100 CIOs, CSOs and IT managers from Sri
Lanka were present.
The event was to educate audiences on using situational awareness
technologies to get real time actionable insight out of their security
systems, thereby enabling organisations to make proactive and
intelligent security decisions.
Managing Director, McAfee - India and SAARC Jagdish Mahapatra
stressed the need for a connected security strategy and a robust
situational analysis framework among organisations in Sri Lanka.
A South Asian Technologies spokesman said that Etisalat Lanka has
deployed McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM), one of McAfee’s key
situational awareness solution offerings in the SIEM segment.
SML launches ISUZU bus
Sathosa Motors PLC, launched the Isuzu bus in Colombo recently. Here
Executive Director, Sathosa Motors, Tilak Gunasekera presents the key to
the first customer, the Principal of Trinity College, Kandy, Brig. W G K