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Union Bank wins award for “Best Bank for seamless back-end operations” at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018

Union Bank wins award for “Best Bank for seamless back-end operations” at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018

Photo caption: Standing L to R : Manisha Fernando- AVP Retail Liability Products and Alternate Channels Union Bank , Yohan Alahakoon- Manager Alternate Channels Union Bank, Wasantha Deshapriya – Chairman of the Panel of Judges and Former Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment , Dharmasiri Kumaratunge – Director Payments and Settlement Department Central Bank, Anil Amarasuriya Chairman LankaClear, Channa De Silva General Manager/Chief Executive Officer LankaClear.

Union Bank was recognised for its seamless back-end operations at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018 held recently at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo. The award is yet another testament to the bank’s ongoing commitment to technological enhancements for speedy and fast delivery of services to customers and end users. The award was bestowed based on the bank’s exceptional capabilities in, timely delivery, connectivity uptime, business focus, processes and mechanisms related to the product lines.

Commenting on this outstanding achievement, Vice President – Retail Banking of Union Bank, Mrs. Chaya Jayawardena said “We are delighted to be awarded this title. This pays off all the hard work put in by the employees in ensuring the back end operations takes place seamlessly in ensuring the end user is delighted. Digital banking means more than just going paperless. As one of the fastest growing commercial banks in the country, we always believe in offering improved customer experience and delivering faster and more efficient services.”

ATMs have been an important touch point between banks and their customers, providing convenience of 24/7 self-service transactions. As a part of its growth strategy, Union Bank has made significant investments to agile through developing technologies offering customer convenience and ease-of-transaction for its growing base of clients. Powered by a common ATM switch by LankaClear increasing the efficiency of payment management such as CEFTS and SLIPS, focused expansion of its remote ATM network, rolling out of an enhanced digital banking platform, educating the remote communities through collaborated road shows and customization of cash management services are some of such major steps taken by Union Bank to improve its product and service delivery across all customer segments

Union Bank staff wins 2 awards at the 18th SLIM NASCO Awards for the second consecutive year

Union Bank staff wins 2 awards at the 18th SLIM NASCO Awards for the second consecutive year

Mr. Ravi Jayasekera – Vice President Human Resources , Mrs. Chaya Jayawardana- Vice President – Retail Banking, Mr.Chamara Rozairo and Ms. M.A Sumedha Prasadika ,Mr. Indrajit Wickramasinghe – Director/Chief Executive Officer ,Mr. Damith Sumathirathne – Chief Manager Retail Asset Sales

Union Bank secured two main awards at the National Sales Congress Awards (NASCO) organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). NASCO 2018 is its premier event dedicated to recognise the efforts and performance of sales personnel. It is also the only national event to distinguish and reward Sri Lanka’s sales forces who are attached to various organisations. This year, over 750 entries have been registered for the categories from frontline staff, Executives and Territory Managers representing 116 companies across 22 industries 42 of them are first time participants. This shows the competitiveness of the awards.

Out of more than 50 entries from the Banking Category Mr. Chamara Rozairo and Ms. M.A Sumedha Prasadika of Union Bank won the Silver award in the Sales Executive category and the Bronze award in Front Liner Category respectively.

Commenting on the achievement, Mrs. Chaya Jayawardena – Vice President Retail Banking stated “We are proud of this achievement that demonstrates the outstanding performance of our young sales team who has won this recognition at the only national event for Sales Professionals. These achievements require commitment, dedication and hard work. We are proud to have a team of such achievers who made their mark at Union Bank”.

Union Bank salutes its long-serving employees

Union Bank salutes its long-serving employees

Once again the long serving employees of Union Bank were honoured at the Bank’s annual dinner dance held recently at Waters Edge, where they were felicitated with an award of recognition and rewards. Rajan Shanmugeswaran of the Wellawatte Branch, Oshadi Gunasekara of Internal Audit, Nirosha Kanangara of the Process Control unit were the recipients of the awards this year. This initiative is a part of the Bank’s continued efforts to recognise and appreciate the commitment and dedication of its long serving staff.

Commenting on the awards, Vice President Human Resources, Ravi Jayasekera said, “Embedded within the success of Union Bank are the tireless effortsand dedication of our staff who have remained an integral part of the Bank throughout its progress. We believe that loyal, long-serving employees are one of the biggest assets of the Bank. At a time when changing jobs frequently is becoming a trend, Union Bank is proud to be felicitating long serving employees every year”.

 

Established in 1995 as the 8th indigenous Bank, today Union Bank is amongst the highest capitalized private commercial Banks in Sri Lanka, offering a full range of products and services to personal and commercial financial sectors. Supported by the strength of a global giant, Union Bank has etched for its self a solid foundation of financial stability backed with international know-how and best practices and is rapidly progressing as one of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing Financial institutions.

 

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