Award ceremony was organised to reward the distributors and the sales staff who excelled during the financial year 2011/2012. The top performers received awards, certificates and cash prizes and foreign tours. The awards were given for three categories namely, Best Area Sales Manager, Best Sales Promotion Officer and Best Distributor (Large, Medium and Small Scale) including northern and eastern regions.
Addressing the convention Kelani Cables CEO Mahinda Saranapala said, “The objective of this event in not only to reward the distributors and our sales force, but to develop a bond between the company and its stakeholders. By organising an event of this magnitude the rest of the staff member get an opportunity to congratulate the winners and this will encourage the winners to work more effectively in future.”
Gihan Lakmal Fernando (Western Province – 2) received the award for the best Area Sales Manager and best Sales Promotion Officer and best Project Sales Officer awards were won by Prasanna Kumara Wijesena (Western Province – 2, Negombo) and Thushara Fernando respectively. Mawathagama Regional Distributor A.K.M. Gunathillaka won the best distributor awards for large scale and Kelaniya Regional Distributor Poorna Weerasinghe won the medium scale category while S.K.M. Constructions of Batticaloa Region won the award for small scale category.
At the third annual distributor convention Director Marketing of Kelani Cables said, “The undying efforts made by our sales force and the distributors has helped us to become the number one cable manufacturer in the country. In recognition of their efforts and to encourage them we organise this award ceremony along with a two day outing at a five star hotel. Without just giving them only trophies and certificates, we give them a tour to Bangkok which will help them to continue their best in the coming years as well.”
Brand Manager Channa Jayasinghe at an interview with us said, “Kelani Cables is a well recognised household name all around the country. The success behind this is the quality of our product and the tireless efforts made by the sales force and distributors. We are happy to have this event and this is a worthy time for the company as well as the distributors.”
Kelani Cables is a 100% Sri Lankan own company serving the nation for 43 years manufacturing electrical and communication cables. Kelani Cables is the proud recipient of ISO 9000:2008 for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for better environment management and gold winner of Taiki Akimoto 5S award. Kelani Cable received the “Super Brands” for electrical and telecommunication sector in year 2008.