Cargills Bank and Mastercard recently concluded the jointly organised ‘Excellence Awards – Cards 2019’ together with a knowledge sharing forum at Hilton Colombo.
The event was held under the patronage of Cargills Bank CEO/MD Rajendra Theagarajah and Mastercard Sri Lanka Country Manager Santosh Kumar to recognise and reward individuals and teams for outstanding performances in card sales for 2019.
The event saw 27 prestigious awards given out under branches and central sales. Top achievers of the central sales team and branches for each quarter were awarded with prizes, while sales team leaders and regional managers were also recognised for continuously motivating their teams.
Speaking at the event, Theagarajah said: “As an organisation that believes in a sales culture from top to bottom, we always create an environment that rewards staff for their excellence, so that they are motivated and committed to continuously raise the bar.”
Kumar said: “Cargills Bank was one of the fastest growing card issuers for Mastercard and their sales staff has performed admirably to achieve these results. Their energy and support have been exceptional and we are glad to support such a vibrant team.”
Card Services Asst. General Manager Mahesha Amarasuriya said: “The bank has maintained a valuable partnership with Mastercard and we thank Mastercard for the continuous support extended to the bank and the cards team.”
The event was attended by Mastercard officials Saliya Weerakoon, Sandun Hapugoda and Sheranga Perera. They presented Mastercard products and services and educated the audience with sales techniques.
Cargills is a brand that has been faithfully serving Sri Lankans for 175 years, built on a foundation of values and ethics. True to this heritage, Cargills Bank is taking banking to the masses by being inclusive and accessible. Cargills Bank is a fully-fledged licensed commercial bank with an A- (lka) Fitch Rating.
The unique Cargills Cash feature has enabled account holders to deposit and withdraw cash at over 400 Cargills Food City outlets island-wide allowing them to do grocery shopping and banking at the same place at their convenience.
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