July, 12, 2019
Sri Lanka's leading financial institution HNB Finance cemented its position as a leading employer when it was selected as one of the top 25 Great Places to Work in Sri Lanka and Asia in the large category recently through an independent study conducted by Great Place to Work Institute.
The only Sri Lankan financial institution to be featured in the coveted top 25 great places to work in Asia in the large category, HNB Finance has actively worked towards enforcing its work culture, covering a spectrum of areas such as recruitment, ensuring non-discrimination and solidifying a merit-based culture.
"It is indeed an honor to be recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Asia. To be the only financial institution amongst the 25 diverse and successful leading institutions in the region is a clear indication that we are on the path to providing exceptional financial services while creating a progressive and approachable place of work for our employees to provide a flawless service. "HNB Finance Managing Director /CEO Chaminda Prabath Said.
HNB Finance was initially recognized as a leading employer in 2017 when it clinched the Bronze Award for 'A Great Place to Work' and went on to secure the Silver Award for 'Extra Large Sized Enterprise' in 2018. The Company also received the prestigious 'Special Award for Pride and Advocacy' among its workforce in 2017. Hence this was the 3RD consecutive year in which HNB Finance ranked in the top 25 Great Place to work list in the extra-large category.
Great Place to Work Certification involves a process of gathering insights from individual employees done independently by the team at Great Place to Work, including a Trust Index® Employee Survey and Culture Audit®, among others. Companies receive awards based exclusively on unabated employee feedback.
The unified focus and vision of HNB Finance, throughout this journey of 19 years in the industry, has been to lead the nation as a stable and leading finance company pioneering in Microfinance, focused on uplifting the populous and developing the economy of Sri Lanka.
HNB Finance Limited was established in the year 2000 and is licensed as a registered Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Maintaining an extensive island-wide presence across 48 branches and 21service Centers with the power of Hatton National Bank's 715 ATMs, HNB Finance has over the recent past expanded into new fields of business and now offers Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Loans in addition to savings, gold loans, housing loans, personal loans, fixed deposits facilities and leasing products.
Photo caption: (From left) Ruwan Fernando Deputy General Manager – Human resources and Administration, Priyal Arangala Chief Operating Officer of HNB Finance receives the Great Place to Work accolade from Dinesh Weerakkody (Chairman – HNB)