NDB Bank has been honourably mentioned at the Sri Lanka’s Most Admired Companies 2022 awards for upholding sound governance alongside favourable financial performance. This marks the third consecutive year that NDB has been awarded this recognised on this awards programme.
The awards programme organised by The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL), and the Daily FT recognises entities that have demonstrated remarkable commitment to achieving excellence in various facets of business performance and discrete performance benchmarks. This distinguished ranking of the Most Admired Companies, serves as an inspiration to fellow enterprises and aspiring entrepreneurs alike. These acknowledged entities have consistently showcased their prowess by achieving noteworthy financial performance and enduring growth, thus yielding commendable business performance.
Commenting on the significant honour, NDB CEO Dimantha Seneviratne stated that "NDB firmly upholds the belief that while ensuring consistent and robust financial performance remains of utmost importance in delivering value to our stakeholders, a harmonious equilibrium between qualitative and quantitative operational facets is equally essential. In this vein, we place significant emphasis on the Bank’s environmental and social governance aspirations, ethical conduct, and superior customer service. This recognition, which is an affirmation of our efforts, is both humbling and motivating, driving us to persistently generate value for both our stakeholders and the broader community, further solidifying our role as a prominent banking institution".
This awards programme is based on a stringent evaluation process based on globally accepted criteria by a distinguished panel of judges. Both listed and unlisted companies that have been in operation for over 5 years with a minimum of 30% or more Sri Lankan ownership and generated a minimum revenue of LKR 500 million in the last annual reporting cycle are eligible to participate.
NDB’s overarching banking proposition incorporates a full spectrum of solutions, including a state-of-the-art digital banking platform, projects, and infrastructure financing, including financing of renewable energy initiatives, augmented by customer-curated banking facilities, enabling the Bank to remain resilient and position itself as a leader in the industry.
NDB Bank is the fourth-largest listed commercial bank in Sri Lanka. The Bank was recently named the Retail Bank of the Year at the Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2023 and the Best Corporate Bank 2023 by Asiamoney and also emerged as the Most Awarded Corporate in Sri Lanka in 2022 for the second consecutive year, as per the annual rankings of Sri Lankan publication LMD. The Bank was adjudged the Best Bank in Sri Lanka 2022 by Global Finance USA and Euromoney in their annual best bank awards programmes. Additionally, The Bank was named one of the "Top 50 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka 2022" by Great Place To Work, USA. NDB is the parent company of the NDB Group, comprising capital market subsidiary companies, together forming a unique banking and capital market services group. The Bank is committed to empowering the nation and its people through meaningful financial and advisory services powered by digital banking solutions.