HNB Assurance PLC’s annual report for the year 2022 secured the Silver Award in the Life Insurance Sector category at the prestigious South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Awards. The win further bolsters the company’s stellar record, building on previous recognitions, including the Silver Award at the TAGS Awards and the ‘Best of Sri Lanka’ Award at the ARC Awards, all featuring the celebrated 2022 Annual Report.
The SAFA Awards, organized by the South Asian Federation of Accountants is recognized as the most prestigious accolade for financial reporting in the South Asian region. For over two decades, these awards have played a crucial role in promoting excellence and effective communication in the presentation of high-quality, relevant, reliable and objective financial and non-financial information.
Speaking about this recognition Mr. Lasitha Wimalaratne, CEO of HNB Assurance, stated “This award serves as a true testament to our commitment to integrated reporting excellence. In the context of our 2022 Annual Report, this award marks another milestone in a series of recent recognitions we’ve achieved, both on the local and international fronts. My heartfelt thanks go out to the teams involved, similar to the theme of the annual report, I’m certain that we will continue to reach greater heights in the future.”
“The theme “Above All, We Rise” resonates with the spirit of resilience and continuous elevation that defines the HNB Assurance Group”, said Mr. Sithumina Jayasundara, CEO of HNB General Insurance Ltd. “For us, the 2022 Annual Report serves beyond a showcase of financial achievements, the report emphasizes the broader impact of HNB Assurance Group on our stakeholders. My congratulations to all the teams as they continue to elevate our reporting standards and produce award-winning annual reports.”
Ms. Punsirini Perera, CFO of HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance, sharing her thoughts on this achievement, opined, “Winning Silver at the SAFA Awards is a tremendous honour for HNB Assurance Group. This competition attracts entries from the best in class across the entire South Asian region and is evaluated by an expert panel of judges. I’m extremely proud of our team and all external partners who supported us. I am confident that we will persist in pushing boundaries, consistently excelling and upholding the highest standards in our reporting.”