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Global HR Excellence Awards recognizes Coca-Cola Sri Lanka ‘s efforts towards building capability and promoting people excellence

Global HR Excellence Awards recognizes Coca-Cola Sri Lanka ‘s efforts towards building capability and promoting people excellence
Global HR Excellence Awards recognizes Coca-Cola Sri Lanka ‘s
efforts towards building capability and
 promoting people excellence

Global HR Excellence Awards

Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Limited (CCBSL) won four Global HR Excellence Awards at the recently concluded World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India. Coca-Cola Sri Lanka competed against 82 countries to win accolades in 3 corporate categories- Talent Management, Best Employer Brand and Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Education, apart from one individual category for HR Leadership.

The 7th Employer Branding Awards given by the Employer Branding Institute, recognized Coca-Cola Sri Lanka’s efforts for Talent Management. The Company has undertaken a number of initiatives like Talent Development Committees, which helps the organization to retain and build capability at the plant.

The 8th Recruiting And Staffing Best in Class Award (RASBIC) for 2012-13 awarded the Company for being the Best Employer Brand. Coca-Cola in Sri Lanka is being viewed as a Best Employer for its stringent recruiting practices that allow for the right person to be recruited for the right job. The company believes in promoting loyalty and talent excellence through solid performance management systems including rewards and recognition programs.

The Company received an award for Outstanding Contribution to the cause of Education given by Global HR Excellence Awards, for its efforts towards education in Sri Lanka. The Company has committed to uplift the educational and infrastructural standards of the schools in the Biyagama education zone. The Company has also developed long term relationships with schools in Batticaloa, Ampara, Hikkaduwa, which the company has helped revitalize in the past few years.

The HR Services Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Limited, Priyantha Ranasinghe received the prestigious HR Leadership Award for his exceptional leadership and valuable contribution to the field of HR in the country. Under his leadership the Company has been able to attract high potential Management Trainees and developing the HR function to support the business adequately.

Kapila Welmillage, Country Manager, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Limited, said: “We are very happy and humbled by the recognition we have received from such prestigious HR organizations. It gives us great satisfaction that the initiatives we have taken for our employees have been recognized and awarded. We congratulate Priyantha on his award and all the work he has done to advance the field of HR in Sri Lanka. Coca-Cola is focused on its people and we will continue to invest in building our HR capabilities.”

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