10th May 2021: A special event was organized by AIA Insurance to recognise the Area Development Managers of their Agency Distribution channel for their immense contribution to the company, while also celebrating promotions for some of them.
The event was a celebration of the long-standing success and unwavering commitment of the ‘Area Development Office’ (ADO) channel and a recognition of their significant contributions. AIA’s ADO channel became a part of the overall Agency channel in 2009 and has since played a key role in the company’s business success. The event and the new designations are aimed at promoting entrepreneurial spirit amongst Agency Development Managers while fostering a sense of healthy competition.
The ADO channel has grown gradually during the last decade and currently contributes to 18% of total new business of the overall agency distribution channel. Four ADO Managers were presented with elevated designations based on their performance while the highest new designation was received by Vinol Priyasenarath from the Moratuwa ADO, who was promoted to ‘Associate General Manager – Moratuwa ADO’. There were also two ‘Executive Area Development Manager’ designations and two ‘Senior Area Development Manager’ designations assigned to Dileepa Ameendra from Tissamaharama ADO, Y G G B Yatigammana from Mawanella ADO, Chaminda Gunathilake from Kurunegala ADO & Chaminda Dissanayake from Panadura ADO respectively.
AIA’s Deputy CEO and Chief Agency Officer commended these performers for their “immeasurable contribution to the company and thanked them for setting the path ahead for future success” He further encouraged them to grow their businesses by showcasing the long-term potential of the channel while reiterating their role in delivering AIA’s promise of helping Sri Lankans live healthier, longer, better lives.