Kelani Cables PLC honoured its outstanding sales persons with the CEO’s Awards for the sixth consecutive year at the Water’s Edge with the participation of Mr. Mahinda Saranapala, Director/CEO, Kelani Cables PLC.
Sripathi Samantha was conferred with the ‘Best Area Sales Manager of the Year’ (Projects) award.
Nalin Samanthilaka bagged the ‘Best Sales Executive of the Year’ award while Roshan Balasuriya and Chinthaka Rajapakshe secured the second and third places of that category.
CEO’s Awards winners Sripathi Samantha and Nalin Samanthilaka for becoming the best performers of the year were offered with cash awards and foreign trips in recognition for their achievements. They have exceeded sales targets of the company set for 2016/2017 to bring in record sales volumes.
Mr. Mahinda Saranapala, Director/CEO, Kelani Cables PLC said Kelani Cables does business with the theme; ‘484 Hearts, One Beat’ and the backbone of the company is its sales force.
“Employees are the backbone of our company. Hence our foremost responsibility is to recognize efforts of these employees annually who contribute towards the success of the company. A socially responsible organization’s duty is to recognize its employees who contribute towards the betterment and sustainability of the organization”, said the Director/CEO.
He added, “CEO’s awards is presented by Kelani Cables to two top performers annually who contribute towards sales excellence. This year’s award winners Sripathi Samantha and Nalin Samanthilaka have exceeded their sales targets to record massive individual sales volumes. I wish them very best on their achievements on behalf of the entire company”.
Kelani Cables PLC is a one hundred percent Sri Lankan company serving the nation for 48 years manufacturing electrical and communication cables. The company achieved “Super Brands” status in the electrical and telecommunication sector in 2008 for professional supremacy it demonstrated in the electrical and communication cables sphere.
In 2012, Kalanai Cables PLC clinched the bronze award for the excellent business brand category at the SLIM Brand Excellence. It clinched gold at the SLIM Brand Excellence once again in 2013 for the same category. The company secured gold at the SLITAD People Development – 2013 award ceremony for the contribution it has made towards training and development of the work-force plus up-keeping their welfare.
Kelani Cables PLC is the proud recipient of ISO 9000:2008 certification for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for better environment management, National Standards award and the gold winner of Taiki Akimoto 5S award.
In 2015 Kelani Cables PLC was conferred with the Asia’s Best Employer Brand award. Kelani Cables was recognized for sustainable development at the National Green Awards in 2015. The company bagged Silver award for best organizational CSR brand under the B2B brand category at the SLIM Brand Excellence awards in 2015.
National HR Excellence Silver award in 2016 and Green Reporting Gold award at the Presidential Environmental Awards in the same year are other achievements.
Kelani Cables PLC is one of the first companies in Sri Lanka that took oaths to adhere to National Green Reporting System. As a green oriented and socially responsible company, Kelani Cables PLC has been certified to use the ‘Responsible Care’ label which has added immense value to the company’s reputation in the export market sector.