People’s Leasing “Chairman’s Award” recognizes and rewards employee innovativeness in new product development

People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (People’s Leasing), the trusted financial solutions provider in the non-bank financial institutions landscape in Sri Lanka recognized and rewarded employee innovativeness in the development of new product concepts at the prestigious “Chairman’s Award” held recently.

The new product concept presented by V. Sarujan of People’s Leasing Kilinochchi Branch was recognised as the “Most Innovative” new product concept at the “Chairman’s Award”.  Chaminda Yapa of Fixed Deposits & Savings Department and G. Piratheepan of Chunnakkam Branch were the Joint Second Place Winners recognized at the awards presentation held at the Head Office of People’s Leasing.

Pradeep Amirthanayagam – the Chairman of People’s Leasing, Shamindra Marcelline – the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of People’s Leasing and the representatives of the Board of Directors and the Senior Management were present at this occasion.

All People’s Leasing employees were eligible to apply for the “Award programme” and fifty eight new product concepts were received in response from employees at the Head Office and Branch footprint of People’s Leasing. An exclusive committee evaluated the innovativeness of the new product concepts received based on set criteria. Accordingly, eight submissions were short listed out of which the best three concepts were duly recognized and rewarded at the award presentation.

People’s Leasing & Finance PLC is a leading Non-Bank Financial Institution in Sri Lanka and a subsidiary of People’s Bank, one of the largest State-owned banks in the country. Commencing operations in 1996. People’s Leasing was listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in 2011. People’s Leasing has grown to become a diversified non-banking financial powerhouse with six subsidiaries in allied areas of specialization, including a venture overseas in Bangladesh.

The Winner of the prestigious “Chairman’s Award” for the “Most Innovative” new product concept, V. Sarujan of People’s Leasing Kilinochchi Branch receives the “Chairman’s Award” from Pradeep Amirthanayagam, Chairman People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC) while (from left) Shamindra Marcelline – Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, Udesh Gunawardena – Chief Operating Officer and Asoka Bandara – Director of People’s Leasing look on.