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HNBA Salutes its Champs at the Annual Sales Convention

HNBA Assurance PLC (HNBA)     felicitated     themaestrosof theAdvisor Force    at    the    recently held Annual Sales Convention. The 13thSales Convention of HNBA   was   held   attheCitrusHotel, Waskaduwa. This nightof celebrationwas graced  by  the  presence  ofChairperson  of  HNBA  and  its  fully  owned  subsidiary,HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI), Mrs. Rose Cooray as Chief Guest,Members ofthe Board  of  Directors  of  HNBA  together  with  the  Management  of  HNBA  and  HNBGI.  The theme of the night highlighted the MayanCivilization, depictingbravery, strengthand innovativenessof the Advisor Channel and the Company. Sharing  her  thoughts,  Chairperson  of  HNBA  &  HNBGI  Mrs.  Cooray  stated “this star-studdednight celebratesthe  extraordinary  performance  of our  Advisor  Force.  The Advisor Force has proven to bethe backbone of the insuranceindustry and has played a pivotal role inbringing the Company where it is today. I‟m extremely pleased on the performance of our Advisor Forcedelivered during 2017andhonored to witness their great achievements”. Managing  Director/CEO  of  HNBA  and  HNBGI  Mr.  Deepthi  Lokuarachchi,  shared  his thoughts stating, “tonightwe laud and honor  the  go-getters  of  our  AdvisorForcefor their  commitment,  dedication  and  more  importantly  for  their  significant  contribution towards  business  growth.  The  Advisor  Force  generates  a  Gross  Written  Premium (GWP) accounting for 70% of the total GWP and over the years, the Advisor Forcehas
immensely contributedto   the   success   of   the   Companyby   capturing   growth opportunities as well as intrailblazing andseizing potentialmarket segments”. Speaking  at  the  event,  Chief  Operating  Officer  of  HNBA,  Mr.  Prasantha  Fernando stated “tonight  we  celebrate and  pay  tribute  to our Advisor  Forcewhichhas  shown relentless  passion  towards  the  business  by  striving  for  excellence  and  growing  the businessdespitestiff competition  in the  industry.And I‟m surethatwiththesegreatachievements our  Advisorswill  continue  to  growas  the  business  continues  to  reach new heightsin its journey”. Chief  Business  Officer  of  HNBA  Mr.  Ivan  Nicholas  thanked  the  Advisor  Force  stating, “We‟re extremely proud of what ourAdvisor  Force  has  achievedover  the  yearsand we‟re grateful  for  the  sheer  enthusiasm, commitmentand the winning  spiritof  our Advisor Forcein growing the business. Our Advisors with no doubt exemplifies to the true valuesof  anobleLife  InsuranceAdvisor and we‟re sure that  the  Advisor  Force will   continue   to   yield   extraordinary   results   by   setting   new   benchmarks   in   the industry”. The   13thSales   Convention   of   HNBA   felicitated   227top-notchAdvisors   under categories  of  Bronze,  Silver,  Gold  and  SuperGold  including awardsfor  the  Best Service  Center,  Best  Zonal  Manager,  Best  Cluster  Manager,  Best  Regional  Office Manager and Million Dollar Round Table  (MDRT)  qualifierswere also recognized  at the  event. The most esteemed awardof  the  night„the  Best Sales Person of  the  Year‟ was awarded to Mr. R. E. S. Liyanage.

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HNB Assurance Wins Gold at National Quality and Productivity Convention 2024

Setting a new benchmark for itself, HNB Assurance PLC bagged the prestigious Gold Award at the National Convention on Quality and Productivity 2024, hosted by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP). The company’s project to streamline its procurement operations while reducing and lead time was recognized for its impact and use of automation.Aligned to the company’s broader objective of efficiency improvement and value creation, this award-winning project is part of HNB Assurance's strategy to improve operational efficiency and achieve 100% paperless operations by 2026. HNB Assurance PLC’s CEO, Mr. Lasitha Wimalaratne, shared his thoughts "Winning this award is a great honor as it recognizes our commitment to enhancing our operations whereby helping us provide better value to our stakeholders. As a company, we continuously seek opportunities to embrace automation and digitization, so, credit to the Business Process Excellence Team along with IT, Finance, Procurement, and all other teams who collaborated and contributed to this remarkable achievement. I’m certain this recognition will motivate our teams to keep pushing the boundaries of excellence and reinforce our commitment to operational efficiency.”The Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology was used as the teams successfully improved the lead time of the procurement process. The DMAIC methodology can be used to identify bottlenecks, implement solutions, and achieve measurable improvements which in this case improved the overall efficiency of the company’s procurement operations."In this fast-paced digital world, staying ahead and meeting evolving customer demands requires us to improve and innovate continuously.” Stated Mrs. Geethani Saram, Head of Business Process Excellence and Strategy. “Internal processes are crucial, especially in the service industry, prompting us to reassess our methods and explore avenues for enhancement. This award resulted from a long-term strategic initiative by HNBA to empower employees for scientific recognition of operational gaps and their resolution through adaptation of Lean Six Sigma methodology. The framework facilitated identifying our procurement process as a critical area for improvement and implementing effective solutions to speed up and set a new standard. My sincere thanks to SLAAQP for this recognition as it validate our efforts and inspires us to continuously innovate and drive efficiency across all our processes.”

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HNBA and HNBGI Celebrate Partnership with HNB at Golden Awards 2024

The “Golden Awards 2024” hosted by HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance, celebrated and recognized the outstanding achievements of top performers, including network management and branch managers from Hatton National Bank, for their significant contributions to the growth of HNBA and HNBGI. The year 2023 was an outstanding period for both HNBA and HNBGI, with impressive financial performances which proved their partnership with HNB to be one of the best in the industry. Mr. Damith Pallewatte, Acting Chief Executive Officer of HNB, who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, opined, “Having participated in this event for several years, it is incredibly heartening to witness the sustained growth and progress achieved by both HNBA and HNBGI. As we look to the future, I see immense potential and opportunity. I am confident that by continuing to innovate and prioritizing customer-centric solutions, we as a group, can not only maintain our strong position but also dominate the market. Let me also remind you that the bank is fully committed to supporting both HNBA and HNBGI, so let us get out there and redefine the landscape of banking and insurance.”The newly appointed Chairman of HNBA and HNBGI, Mr. Stuart Chapman, stated, “I’m delighted to address this wonderful gathering where we honor and recognize one of our most important stakeholders, HNB. The trust and collaboration between our institutions is what sets this partnership apart from others. As custodians of this relationship, I am confident that our combined efforts will ensure we deliver top-tier insurance solutions to our customers, meeting their needs with the highest standards of service and trust. I’d also like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the award winners and thank the members of the management of HNB for their continued support. Further, as our companies, HNB, HNBA and HNBGI, embrace leadership transformations, I’d like to thank Mr. Jonathan Alles former MD of HNB and our very own former Chairperson Mrs. Rose Cooray for their contributions as well.”The Global Banking and Finance Review, UK, for the fourth consecutive year, honored HNBA as the Best Life Bancassurance Provider, while HNBGI was awarded the Best General Bancassurance Provider for the second consecutive year reflecting the success both HNBA and HNGI has maintained with HNB over the years.

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Stuart Chapman Appointed Chairman of HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance

HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stuart Chapman as the new Chairman, succeeding Mrs. Rose Cooray. With an exemplary career spanning four decades in multinational and local companies across diverse industries and particularly Insurance, Mr. Chapman brings a wealth of expertise to the organization.Mr. Chapman holds an MBA from the University of Colombo, a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM-UK), a Diploma in Life Insurance Sales and Marketing from the Life Underwriters Training Council (USA) and a Diploma in Business Management from the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM). His professional affiliations include being a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and the Institute of Management (UK) as well as a Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia).In addition to 16 years in insurance, Mr. Chapman has also held leadership positions in industries such as Healthcare, FMCG, Consumer Durables, Banking and Telecommunications. He has previously served as the Managing Director of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals, Director Life at Ceylinco Insurance, Managing Director LOLC, Director/CEO of Janashakthi Insurance, Marketing Director Reckitt Benckiser, and Senior Brand Manager Unilever, among other significant roles.Expressing his thoughts of his new role, Mr. Chapman stated, "I am honored to assume the position of Chairman at HNBA and HNBGI. Our companies have established a great foundation and a remarkable growth trajectory over the past couple of years. My goal is to support and enhance this growth while gearing the company to take full advantage of upcoming regulations and technological advancements that will shape the companies’ momentum in the years to come. With the incredible talent we possess and the unstinted support from HNB, I am confident that we have what it takes to deliver exceptional business results. Understanding Customers better, providing innovative and differentiated Customer solutions and enhancing shareholder value will be at the core of everything we do’. Mr. Chapman currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hemas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Limited and United Motors Lanka PLC. He has also been a vital part of industry associations, having held roles such as the Honorary President and Founder Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka, President of the Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Co-Chairman of the Pharmaceutical & Cosmetics Steering Committee of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

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