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 efforts.

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.

Bharti Airtel Lanka

Bharti Airtel Lanka (Airtel Lanka) commenced commercial operations of services in Sri Lanka on January 12, 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