Business News Update: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Sri Lanka (GSK) bagged three awards at the coveted SLIM Brand Excellence Awards held at the Shangri–La Hotel, Colombo recently. GSK’s Iodex brand clinched silver and bronze in the “International Brand of the Year” and “Turnaround Brand of the Year” categories while GSK’s Eno brand claimed bronze in the “International Brand of the Year” category.
Iodex is a topical Ayurvedic balm for pain relief, and Eno is an antacid for providing symptomatic relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach and upset stomach.
Both products were able to showcase excellent performance in the local market and among consumers through a clearly focused brand strategy, underpinned by consumer insights, executed flawlessly with the help of the sales and customer marketing team at GSK.
Organised annually by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, the apex body for marketing in Sri Lanka, the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards recognises brand excellence at national level and rewards the efforts of outstanding brands across different categories.
Commenting on the wins, Sunil Mehra – Managing Director GSK Sri Lanka said, “These awards are a true reflection of our success in serving and delighting our customers. Our products have made a significant impact in the market since their launch, despite stiff competition These wins are a testament to the tremendous hard work and relentless commitment of the Iodex and Eno teams headed by Shakila Edirisinghe and Rukshan Mendis respectively. These awards reflect the great commitment and effort that our team has put in to keep our brands performing at the highest of levels.”
Eno and Iodex are both manufactured at one of the largest state-of-the-art Ayurveda production facilities in Sri Lanka, Conforming to GSK’s strictest global quality standards; this is a testament to GSK’s promise to its community to help people do more, feel better and live longer.
GSK is a part of GlaxoSmithKline PLC, one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. The company has been present in Sri Lanka for over 65 years and is responsible for the manufacturing and marketing of trusted household brands such as, Panadol, Iodex, , Sensodyne, Eno, Viva and Horlicks.