Granton Group – a pioneer in innovative marketing, hosted its annual awards ceremony -The Granton – Innovage Achievers’ Night’ recently in recognition of the outstanding performance and service excellence of the employees who have played an integral part in the phenomenal growth of the company over the past year.
The gala Awards Night held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre saw approximately 100 employees whose exceptional contribution resulted in achieving company milestones in servicing a prestigious clientele; both local and global being recognized in several awards categories and at a number of levels including the Supervisor, Assistant Manager, Manager and Divisional Manager levels.
With evaluations conducted by an eminent panel of judges within the company, the award recipients were selected based on the points accumulated for achieving the predefined targets, at every level. The awards ceremony, held with much fanfare, was attended by various Company partners, employees and international industry leaders from Canada, Portugal, Spain and Singapore.
The highlight of the evening was the promotion of the company’s 9th Divisional Manager and presenting the Best Office Award for several offices under the clearance, advertising and applications divisions for their outstanding overall performance in the 2017/18 cycle.
The Chairman of Granton, Yoosuf Jiffry said that the employees have been a significant pillar of strength in overcoming the challenges faced by the company throughout and the Awards Night is a celebration of their strengths and the unwavering commitment.
Apart from rewarding the strongest performers with awards and overseas tours, the Granton Group continuously fosters an environment of learning and professional growth for its employees.
Being a market leader in the field of direct marketing, the Granton Group was founded in October 1995 as Direct Marketing International with just 5 staff members to cover island wide operations to offer household items and appliances to the general public. Today it has expanded to a global network with its operational offices in India, Bangladesh and the Gulf regions. As at now, the company encompasses an overall sales force of approximately 2500 individuals attached to its merchandising, flyers, advertising, applications and cosmetics solutions providing specialized and tailor-made solutions for their clientele; both local and global in the areas of telecommunications, electronics, automobiles, hospitals, hotels, cosmetics.
Other subsidiaries of the Group include; Pioneer House for Learning (also a distributor for Educational Technologies Hong Kong), which offers sophisticated educational and home learning solutions for children and Web Genius Lanka- an online relationship web solution provider in Sri Lanka and in the Middle East serving financial institutions, hotel industries, construction firms, chamber of exporters, manufacturers, associations and trading. Meanwhile Granton Marketing – the advertising arm of the group is specialized in branding and creating consumer awareness for some of the leading brands, both domestically and internationally.