Upeka Bolonghe – Territory Manager, Shanmugam Kamalharan – Sales Manager and Hasith Kiriella – Assistant Sales Manager of Fairfirst Insurance, each clinched a Bronze award under their respective titles in the General Insurance Category at the 2021/2022 National Sales Awards (NASCO) organized by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).
Taking home 3 bronze wins in the General Insurance category, Fairfirst showcased three of their brightest performers, who are both imminent leaders and key drivers of business for Fairfirst.
Enthusiastic Upeka spoke about her win, “It was a great privilege and honour to have represented Fairfirst at the SLIM NASCO Awards 2021. This award isn’t just a personal milestone for me but a win for all of us at Fairfirst. Many thanks to my superiors who saw the potential in me and always guided and mentored me in addition to everyone else who supported me along the way.”
Shanmugam with much excitement stated, ‘Thank you Fairfirst in pushing me to be the best at what I am and thank you SLIM for honouring me with this recognition. This recognition has motivated me to keep pushing myself to strive for future possibilties that lie ahead.”
Hasitha commented on his exciting recognition, “Thank you Fairfirst for being instrumental in creating an environment that fosters growth and empowers employees to strive for excellence and SLIM for giving me this opportunity of recognition. Achieving this award has given me the confidence to keep trying towards even more remarkable successes.”
Expressing his satisfaction at the outcome, Chief of Sales at Fairfirst, Sanjay Siriwardena commented, “Hearty congratulations to the winners. At Fairfirst, our scope lies in grooming, promoting, and celebrating leadership goals and the success of each individual has proved that they can achieve extraordinary things both at a corporate and personal level. Upeka, Shanmugam and Hasitha are testament to all things believed in making Fairfirst the company it is today. We are thrilled to have them as active members of our team.”
Organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the SLIM National Sales Awards 2022 (formerly known as the SLIM NASCO) is the most anticipated event for sales representatives. This prestigious event has been held for 20 consecutive years and was created to reward high performing sales individuals in companies for their great effort and achievements in the sales fraternity and recognize them at a national level. With the theme of “You make the difference,” the award honours sales professionals who have faced many a daunting challenge and triumphed amidst challenging conditions.
Fairfirst Insurance Limited is part of the global Fairfax Group. The Group is a leading property and casualty insurer, reinsurer and investment manager, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Fairfirst serves individuals, businesses and institutions across this beautiful island through a versatile workforce spread across the comprehensive branch network, affinity partners and brokers in Sri Lanka.