Airtel Lanka wins big at Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards 2020

Consolidating its reputation as an employer of choice, Airtel Lanka won resounding
recognition for its innovative approach to Human Resources Management at the
recently concluded Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards 2020.
Celebrating the telco’s achievements and further propelling its position as a leader in
diversity, equity, and inclusion, Airtel was presented with the ‘Best Employer Brand’
Award for the second consecutive year. Additionally Airtel’s Talent Acquisition and
Development Manager Shara Rajaguru was declared ‘Young HR Professional of the
Year’ further emphasizing Airtel’s continued commitment to enabling an empowering
and enriching work environment.
Commenting on the multiple wins, Airtel Lanka Managing Director & CEO Ashish
Chandra said, “2020 had proven to be a challenging year, but helped to clearly
showcase the true value of our employees; their ability, willingness and resilience in
embracing unprecedented change and our robust HR functionality which has
continued to supplement this.”
Hosted by the World HRD Congress, the Sri Lanka Best Employer Awards, aims to
showcase organizations across the country that have been effective in attracting,
retaining and developing talent through strategic HR and marketing communications
Airtel Lanka adopts a strategic, employee-friendly approach to HR practices with the
primary goal of establishing a conducive environment and all the tools, knowledge
and training necessary for employees to achieve their optimum potential.

About Bharti Airtel Lanka
Bharti Airtel Lanka (Airtel Lanka) commenced commercial operations of services in Sri
Lanka on January 12th, 2009, and was the fastest operator to reach 1 million customers in
the country. With its network footprint panned out across the nation and capturing
strategic ranking positions in various areas in less than three years of operations, Airtel has
emerged as Sri Lanka’s fastest expanding network, thus ensuring coverage across the whole
island. Registered under the Board of Investment in Sri Lanka, Airtel provides digital mobile
services which include voice and data services. To learn more, visit

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