Sri Lanka’s most inclusive bank, Cargills Bank, recently launched its 22nd branch in the City of Negombo. Located at No. 293A, Main Street, Negombo, Cargills Bank’s new branch is housed in a modern facility with all conveniences, including parking. Designed to reflect the modern, yet inclusive ethos of Cargills Bank, the branch places an emphasis on customer experience and journey, staying true to the aesthetic philosophy of Cargills Bank’s service delivery channels. The new branch is also equipped with a 24/7 digital service area to facilitate cash withdrawals conveniently at any time.
The new branch was declared officially open on the 5th of September 2022. Those present included noteworthy customers, staff and Senior Officials from Cargills Bank and its Corporate Management Teams including Chairman, Mr. Ranjit Page, MD, and CEO, Mr. Senarath Bandara. The Chief Guest at the opening ceremony was, Ms. A.U. Pathirana, Asst. Govt Agent Negombo.
Commenting on the Bank’s network expansion strategy, MD/CEO of Cargills Bank, Mr. Bandara said, “The growth that we have demonstrated and achieved during our relatively short history has been remarkable. Today, as a team, we are filled with pride as we bring the concept of inclusive banking to Negombo. A commercial centre of significant economic importance, and surrounded by areas that are home to rural and sub-urban industries, along with a network of wealthy businesses and individuals, Negombo is an important location geographically for banking and financial services in Sri Lanka, and we are pleased to finally be present in the region. I take this opportunity to invite all residents of Negombo and the surrounding areas to visit our new Negombo Branch and enjoy our full portfolio of banking and financial services including fixed deposits, investment plans, loans, digital banking and all other services expected of any modern bank.”
With a vision to be Sri Lanka’s most inclusive bank driven by digital enablement, Cargills Bank is rated A+(lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka and is the financial services arm of the Cargills Group, providing a full range of banking and financial services. The Bank has also embraced the CBSL’s vision of a cashless society and was the first to issue and acquire LankaQR transactions in Sri Lanka, driving island-wide technology-based payment solutions.
In addition to branches, ATMs and digital channels, Cargills Bank accounts are also accessible through Cargills FoodCity outlets island-wide and enjoy free cash deposits and withdrawals at any Cargills FoodCity counter, courtesy of the Cargills Cash Service. Cargills Bank’s services include a full range of savings accounts, investment planner accounts, credit & debit cards, consumer loans, agriculture and micro financing, SME & business banking loans and trade facilities. The Bank also provides a range of flexible and convenient digital banking services, ensuring 24/7 access and absolute convenience.
Cargills Bank is headquartered in Colpetty in Colombo and maintains branches at Maitland Crescent, Maharagama, Old Moor Street, Wattala, Kandy, Peradeniya, Nuwara Eliya, Chilaw, Fort, Rajagiriya, Ratnapura, Thanamalwila, Matara, Galle, Kurunegala, Kaduruwela, Vavuniya, Chunnakam, Jaffna and Nawalapitiya.