SriLankan Airlines wins Silver award in the Open/private sector category at the HRM Awards 2014

Colombo, 2015-3-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SriLankan Airlines once again demonstrated its high level of professionalism in human resource management and development when it won a Silver award in the Open/private sector category at the HRM Awards 2014, held at the Cinnamon Grand, recently.

Organized by the Association of Human Resource Professionals (HRP) the HRM Awards, recognizes and rewards industry best practices in Human Resources, while aiming to provide a platform for public and private sector companies in Sri Lanka to evaluate the effectiveness of their HRM practices against internationally accepted guidelines.

Sharing his thoughts at the ceremony, Pradeepa Kekulawala, the Head of Human Resources of SriLankan Airlines stated, “We are constantly seeking ways to evolve and innovate to implement the best HR practices within the organization. Whilst taking pride from our achievement, we need to invest ourselves in formulating the best HRM Practices which we could adopt and practice and surpass industry benchmarks to become a trend setter in the field of HR management.”

SriLankan Airlines was amongst an elite set of companies from the corporate sector who shared the spotlight at the event as the ceremony recognised the best HR Management practitioners in the island. The leading companies of the island were audited and appraised by an independent panel of judges that comprised of prominent local and international HR professionals. The ceremony was graced by leading HR Professionals in the corporate sector with Arjuna Ranatunga, the Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation as the Chief Guest.

SriLankan Airlines’ Human Resources Department won a Silver award in the Government-Owned Business category in 2012 edition of the HRM awards. The Airline was also awarded the  prestigious ‘Best HR Strategy in line with Business Strategy’ award at the fifth edition of Aisa’s Best Employer Brand Awards, held at Pan Pacific Hotel, Marina Square in Singapore, last year.

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