HNB Assurance, HNB General Insurance celebrate International Women’s Day
Sitari Jayasundara Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Board Secretary of HNBA and HNBGI, Punsirini Perera Chief Financial Officer of HNBA and HNBGI, Geethani Saram Head of Procurement and Support Services of HNBA and HNBGI and Mrs. Shaazna Ossen Head of Customer Experience of HNBA.
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, by honoring and paying tribute to its female colleagues.
HNBA and HNBGI as leading Life and General Insurance service providers in the country, have taken a number of measures to create equality, diversity and inclusion within the two organizations and promoting a healthy, work-life balance for all its staff members.
Extending his wishes on International Women’s Day, Lasitha Wimalaratne, Chief Executive Officer of HNBA stated, “Every year on March 8 we celebrate the spirit of womanhood and laud their leadership traits, achievements, strength and courage, but in reality, the spirit of womanhood should be celebrated 24 x 7 x 365 as women are the guardians of our families, society and economy.”
“In an effort to create and promote a culture of equality and inclusion and to make a real difference, HNBA has launched several initiatives and programs, especially to empower and motivate women at all levels to reach their career aspirations and goals.”
Chief Executive Officer Sithumina Jayasundara, of HNBGI extended his wishes stating, “In today’s society, women play multiple roles amidst many challenges, barriers and hurdles with the ultimate objective of providing for their families and their loved ones. But most often, their contribution, hard work and dedication is undervalued and ignored by the society.”
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Board Secretary Sitari Jayasundara, HNBA and HNBGI stated, “I wish to extend my wishes on this International Women’s Day to all brave and strong women and I urge all women to keep going forth and stay focused on their goals, as we’re courageous and unstoppable”.
Chief Financial Officer Punsirini Perera of HNBA and HNBGI extended her wishes stating, “Women are strong, women are confident, and women are real go-getters. Over the years, as women we have achieved many milestones together and made history and let’s continue to do so and let nothing hold you back”.
Sharing her views on International Women’s Day, Geethani Saram, Head of Procurement and Support Services of HNBA and HNBGI commented, “Women across the country have made great strides in their respective industries and as women we should support one another to overcome day-to-day challenges, hurdles and barriers women face and help each other shine and grow”.
Head of Customer Experience of HNBA Shaaza Ossen stated, “On this day let’s celebrate and applaud all our efforts and hard work and what we have achieved as women in our lives. Let’s continue to raise our voices and build a truly happy and safe place for all women across the country”.