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People’s Bank Celebrates 20 Years of Knowledge Enhancement with Annual Inter Branch/Department Quiz

People’s Bank hosted its 20th Annual Inter Branch/Department Quiz at the Monarch Imperial, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, underscoring its commitment to staff development and knowledge sharing. This year's event saw enthusiastic participation from 148 teams across the bank’s network, reflecting the institution's dedication to fostering a culture of continuous learning among its employees.

The quiz was graced by the presence of Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman of People’s Bank, and Mr. Clive Fonseka, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, along with members of the Corporate & Executive management.

The keenly contested competition concluded with the Treasury Front Office – Team C clinching the coveted CEO/GM Trophy. The team, composed of Upeksha Vidanapathirana, Sihanthi Mapatuna, Nadini Rasara Weerasinghe, Amanda Pakianathan, and Dulaj Nanayakkara, demonstrated exceptional knowledge and teamwork to secure the top position. Following closely were the teams from the Strategic Planning, Performance Management & Research Department as the 1st Runners-up, and the Commercial Credit Department, which took the 2nd Runners-up spot. The International Banking Division – Team A and the Ratnapura Regional Head Office were honored as the 3rd and 4th Runners-up, respectively.

Mr. Rajapakse commented on the event’s success, stating, “This annual quiz is a testament to our commitment to building a knowledgeable and well-informed team, capable of leading People’s Bank towards future challenges and opportunities.” Mr. Fonseka added, “The enthusiastic participation and competitive spirit displayed by all teams are indicative of our employees' dedication to personal and professional growth.” People’s Bank continues to invest in such enriching programs to ensure that its workforce is equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in an increasingly competitive banking environment.