Sri Lanka’s trailblazing insurer, Union Assurance, held the Distribution Mid-year Awards 2022 to celebrate and recognise the performance of its top achievers in the Agency and Corporate channels. Over 450 advisors and account managers representing both channels attended the ceremony at the Blue Water Hotel in Wadduwa.
“This year has been tough for all of us,” said Chief Executive Officer, Jude Gomes. “Despite the many hurdles in the market conditions, the Company steamed ahead in the first half, seeing advancements in multiple parameters, and our advisors were a significant force behind this accomplishment. I appreciate all of our advisors for going above and beyond to provide the finest value to our customers, while also assisting them in becoming financially secure.”
Chanaka Appuhamy from the Chilaw Region clinched the award for the National New Business Champion, the highest recognition awarded at the ceremony for the Agency channel.
Praneeth Wimalasiri was named as the Corporate Channel New Business Champion. The Ward Place Region, led by Gayan Bandara won the Best Region Award. The Eastern Zone led by Yoganathan Ladchumiharan was named the Best Zone Award in the Small to Medium Category, while the Northern Zone won the Best Zone Award in the Large Category.
Senath Jayatilake, Chief Distribution Officer, stated, “I’m proud of our team for their exceptional performance during the first half of 2022. Our advisers and account managers are driven by professionalism and service excellence, allowing them to provide stellar service to our customers. Furthermore, the Company has established a culture in which all our advisors benefit from cutting-edge training programmes to hone their talents and advance their careers. We believe our advisors are a vital pillar of success, and we have always focused on establishing an environment where they continue to grow and achieve great success, while providing our customers an unrivaled service in the industry.”
Union Assurance is among the most awarded Insurance companies in Sri Lanka, completing over three decades of success with a Market Capitalisation of Rs. 15.7 Bn, and a Life Fund of Rs. 51.5 Bn as of June 2022. Set to empower the Sri Lankan Dream, Union Assurance offers Life Insurance solutions that cover education, health, investment, protection, and retirement needs of Sri Lankans. With an islandwide branch network and an over 3,000-strong workforce, Union Assurance continues to invest in people, products, and processes with a customer-centric focus to be responsive to emerging changes in the Life Insurance industry.