The acquisition results in a significant addition to the life insurance leader’s real estate portfolio, and provides a convenient location for training facilities. The new training centre was ceremonially declared open on January 2, 2013 by Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO R. Renganathan as one of the activities connected with the celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary on January 14, 2013. “Staff training has always been a priority at Ceylinco Life,” Renganathan said. “Ceylinco Life was the first insurer in Sri Lanka to have its own residential training centre, and this facility in Colombo is a noteworthy expansion of our training infrastructure.”
The two-storey mansion built on 67.2 perches of land with Havelock Road frontage was completed in 1937. It provides 3,200 square feet of space and extensive secured parking.
Ceylinco Life’s head office which adjoins the property is located at No. 106, Havelock Road, Colombo 05 and comprises 62,000 square feet of planned office space on of 12 levels, including a basement car park.