Business News Update: Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC will kick off for the third consecutive year as the ‘preferred banker’ to the Colombo Rugby & Football Club (CR&FC). The new agreement will lock in all of the club’s transactions through the bank. HNB cardholders will have an advantage of a range of benefits, including discounts on bills.
For the membership, HNB’s many digital platforms will be available, such as the HNB FIT savings account which by the way is Asia’s first ever fitness linked savings product, rewarding health conscious individuals with daily bonus interest rates for the number of steps taken each day.
HNB has already introduced innovative financial tools such as HNB Payfast, which enables the club the abiity to tackle all of its salary payments within a single, simplified, and cost-effective platform. HNB SOLO, the Bank’s proprietary mobile wallet has also gained some traction amongst the members of the club.
This year, HNB was adjudged the Number One business entity among top Sri Lankan corporates by Business Today and has been receiving continuous praise for its pioneering initiatives across the entire spectrum of its operations. The Bank was judged ‘Best Managed Bank in Sri Lanka by the prestigious Asian Banker Magazine while the Bank’s Managing Director/CEO, Jonathan Alles was conferred with the Asian Banker’ CEO Leadership Achievement’ award.
Among its several accolades, HNB was declared ‘Sri Lanka’s Best Bank’ for 2019 by Euromoney Magazine for the third time, in addition to being ranked among the World Top 1000 Banks list compiled by the prestigious UK-based, Banker magazine, further strengthening its status as Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent private sector bank. Recently, HNB was recognised among the ‘Top 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka’ by the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). HNB’s remarkable track record of excellence secured it the first place ranking ahead of all Sri Lankan banks included in the LMD Top 100 Club – a position which was evaluated based on its performance over the past 25 years