Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) a Chinese company owned Port
situated on the southern tip of Sri Lanka overlooking the international
shipping lanes has earned recognition at the Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand
Awards held recently at the Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo last week according to
Sri Lankan media reports.
The awards organized by the Employer Branding
Institute in collaboration with the World HRD Congress and the World Federation
of HR professionals, is endorsed by CHRO ASIA — a Global Platform for heads of
The Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards feature
premier organizations in the country, with an excellent track record in their
human resources management coupled with the use of marketing communications
effectively for human resource development. The awarding criteria is based on
translating and combining vision and action with HR strategy; building lines to
mesh HR strategy with business; cultivating future competencies to enable
building the organization to be future-ready; diversified culture within the
organization; employee benefits & engagement and providing equal
opportunities to women leaders.
Hambantota International Port Group was
recognized in the best employer category which is an endorsement of the best
practices we have implemented in terms of our current HR policies and overall
HR strategy. There was no financial obligation in being part of these awards as
they are given purely on merit and the organizers do not expect any
port earned this award though just two years in industry
The fact that Hambantota International Port
earned this award despite being just two years in the industry, makes it all
the more special. I am also extremely pleased that the Sri Lanka Best Employer
Brand Awards are endorsed by a respected entity like CHRO Asia with
certification provided by another august body such as the World Federation of
HR Professionals," said Jeevan Premasara, General Manager, Human Resources
of the Port Group.
The Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards follows
a stringent research policy in selecting organizations, and is headed by Dr.
Indira Parikh, Ex-Dean of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management,