National Development Bank (NDB) becomes the first Bank to be recognized as the “Company with Great Managers” with ten individuals of the senior management of the bank, winning awards under various categories at the Great Manager Awards 2018 hosted by the Colombo Leadership Academy for Leadership Excellence.
NDB’s managers were felicitated with ten awards under four categories – Driving Results and Execution, Aligning Organization Vision, Enhancing People Performance, and Building Team Effectiveness.
Sydney Downall, Darine Fernando, Ajith Senadheera, Ishani Palliyaguru, Chaminda Jayasinghearachchi and Zeyan Hameed were awarded the Great Manager award for Driving Results and Execution.
Nilanga Gajaba was among the managers felicitated with the Great Manager for Aligning Organization Vision, while Shera Hassen was awarded the Great Manager for Enhancing People Performance.
NDB was also the only institution felicitated with the Great Manager for Building Team Effectiveness awarded to Lilanthi Delgoda and Champa Wickramanayake.
Dimantha Seneviratne, Director/Group CEO, NDB accepting the “Company with Great Managers” award commented, that the Bank is proud to have committed leaders at many levels within the organization; thanks to very good HR practices adopted, which is recognized by the facilitators of the Great Manager Awards.
‘The Companies with Great Managers’ and ‘The Great Managers Awards’ is an initiative taken towards identifying, assessing and recognizing organizations with ‘Great Managers’, benchmarking with the best of best in the arena