HNB FINANCE hosts 12th AGM through hybrid meeting

Sri Lanka’s leading integrated financial services provider HNB FINANCE PLC, successfully hosted its 12th consecutive Annual General Meeting (AGM) through a hybrid setup on July 26, 2022, at the HNB FINANCE Auditorium, located in Nawala.
The event was live-streamed to all shareholders who were connected virtually, marking the third AGM to take place having converted to a Public Limited Company.

This year, a limited number of shareholders including the Board of Directors, Key Management Personnel, Auditors, Legal Advisers, and Company Secretaries were physically present at the location, while others connected to the event virtually.
Although healthcare authorities have relaxed most of the safety measures implemented over the last two years, the company took on the responsibility to ensure that all extensive safety measures were adhered to, to accommodate those who were physically present.
All attendees were able to view and participate in the proceedings, including voting on matters highlighted in the agenda. Resolutions for the meeting and voting were conducted via the online platform, and the votes were then collated and projected on screen.
At the Q&A session which followed the main proceedings, Shareholders who were physically present pitched their questions which were shared with Chairman Dilshan Rodrigo and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Prabhath.

HNB Finance PLC was established in the year 2000 and is licensed as a registered Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Maintaining an extensive island-wide presence across 77 branches, HNB Finance offers a range of exceptional financial services which include Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Loans as well as leasing, gold loans, housing loans, personal loans, real estate and property loans and savings and fixed deposits facilities. The company holds a National Long-term Rating at ‘A(lka)(RWN)’; as affirmed by Fitch Ratings, certified as a Great Place to Work and ranked 57th among Top 100 brands in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance