CDB Amongst the Top 30 Corporates in Sri Lanka

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) was recognized as one of Sri Lanka’s best-performing companies, ranked among the ‘Business Today Top 30’ corporates in Sri Lanka, for the first time in its history. The award was presented to CDB Managing Director/CEO Mahesh Nanayakkara and CDB Director, Deputy CEO and CFO Damith Tennakoon, by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Honorable Mahinda Rajapaksa, during the gala awards ceremony held in the presence of dignitaries and esteemed corporate leaders from across Sri Lanka.

The ‘Business Today Top 30’ Awards Ceremony- currently in its 22nd year, rates companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange based on their business performance over the course of the financial year, also taking into account social and environmental contributions during the year 2018/2019.

Commenting on the achievement, Managing Director/CEO Mahesh Nanayakkara said “We are proud and humbled to have been recognized among the Top 30 corporates in Sri Lanka by Business Today. This achievement highlights the unrelenting commitment by our passionate CDB team, and the fundamental sustainability principles we have woven into our daily business processes. This has allowed us to further heighten our commitment towards making impactful sustainable development contributions both within our business operations and on a national wide scale. As we mark our journey into our 25th year, we are confident to say that we are at the top of our game as one of the highest-ranked corporates and moving forward, our commitment to sustainability will strengthen our transformational journey to provide innovative solutions to all our stakeholders, empowering their aspirations”.

CDB has differentiated itself over the years by its pioneering spirit, and continuous commitment to embrace innovations. Ranked among the top five Non-Banking Financial Institutions in the Island, CDB is intent on transforming itself to a “Techfin” providing lifestyle solutions to customers. Being the first ISO 14064-1 Carbon verified financial institution in South Asia by Sri Lanka Carbon Fund, CDB has pledged support to the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Mahesh Nanayakkara, Managing Director and CEO of CDB together with Damith Tennakoon, Director, Deputy CEO and CFO of CDB, receiving the prestigious accolade from the Honourable Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) is a public quoted leader, standing among the Top Five largest Non-Banking Financial Institutions in Sri Lanka with an island wide branch network of 71 driven by a state-of-the-art technological platform that has revolutionized the way financial transactions are performed in the country.