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2024
8
JUL
Revitalizing our roots: HNB starts agripreneurship development in Nochchiyagama with “HNB Sarusara”

Driving forward its mission to support and modernize the nation’s agriculture sector, Sri Lanka’s largest private sector retail bank, HNB PLC, celebrated a step forward in the nation’s agricultural development ...
24
JUN
HNB concludes prestigious Asian Banker’s Association Conference in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC successfully concluded hosting an exclusive Asian Banker’s Association (ABA) Short-Term Visit and conference aimed at fostering global best practices for banks in ...
20
JUN
HNB reaffirms commitment to a greener Sri Lanka in celebration of World Environment Day

Distributes 2,000 saplings to 48 branches in 10 regions across the nation Renews Green Pledge, and reiterates commitment to supporting environmental sustainability In celebration of World Environment Day Sri ...
15
MAY
HNB supports economic revival and business recovery

Net stage III ratio at 4%; one of the best in the industry Over Rs 6.5 Bn in taxes Tier I and total capital ratios improve further to ...
8
MAY
Commitment to quality: HNB Operations Department achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification

Strengthening its commitment to service excellence, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC, announced the successful achievement of the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Inward Remittance, Outward Remittance, and ...
8
APR
HNB Ushers in New Era with Damith Pallewatte at the Helm as Acting CEO

Sri Lanka's largest private sector retail bank, HNB PLC announced the appointment of Damith Pallewatte as Acting CEO, effective from 6th April 2024, subject to approval of his fit & ...
7
APR
HNB gears up for growth with two strategic appointments to its Board of Directors

 Sri Lanka's leading private sector retail bank, HNB PLC, announced two strategic additions to its Board of Directors with the appointment of distinguished banking industry luminaries, S. Renganathan and Nanda ...
2
APR
HNB - Lanka Property Web partnership redefines real estate financing

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, proudly announces the renewal of its partnership with the premier property site, Lanka Property Web (LPW). This collaboration aims to offer customers exclusive ...
13
MAR
HNB and ICC collaborate to offer tailored home financing

Reiterating its efforts to bring the best possible deals to customers investing in their dream home, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ...
12
MAR
14 years at the top: HNB wins Asian Banker Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka Award 2024

HNB PLC reaffirmed its dominant leadership position, after being ranked Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for the 14th year at the Asian Banker Global Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards ...
4
MAR
Data Freedom: HNB’s drive to ensure seamless connectivity to digital banking

Data Freedom: HNB’s drive to ensure seamless connectivity to digital banking with industry first initiative   Paving the way for a more accessible and inclusive banking experience, Sri Lanka’s most ...
29
FEB
Honouring excellence: Euromoney recognizes HNB Trade Finance for the 5th year

Crowned as Best Market Leader in Trade Financial Services – Overall and Domestic Awards Clinches Best Service in Trade Financial Services – Overall and Domestic Awards Strengthening its presence ...
30
JAN
Havelock City's final units available with exclusive HNB Home Loans

HNB PLC, Sri Lanka’s leading private bank recently partnered with Havelock City, the premier mixed-use development project, to facilitate convenient home ownership for the limited selection of completed residential units ...
3
JUL
HNB announced as Official Banking Partner for DMASL Digital Marketing Summit 2024

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC recently announced their partnership as the Official Banking Partner for the Digital Marketing Summit 2024, a conference aimed at restructuring the country’s ...
20
JUN
HNB named Best in Automobile Financing for entire Asia-Pacific region at Asian Banker Awards 2024

Striking another milestone in excellence, Sri Lanka's premier private sector bank, HNB PLC, was recently honoured with the Best Automobile Financing in Asia-Pacific award at the prestigious Asian Banker Global ...
29
MAY
14 Years at the Top: HNB Wins Asian Banker Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka Award for 2024

HNB PLC celebrated a powerful milestone in its journey to the pinnacle of the Sri Lankan banking industry, after collecting the prized award for Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka ...
10
MAY
HNB Bolsters its Board of Directors with Appointment of corporate luminary Suresh Shah

Sri Lanka's largest private sector retail bank, HNB PLC, announced another strategic addition to its Board of Directors with the appointment of Suresh Shah as an Independent Non-Executive Director. This ...
2
MAY
HNB appoints Sanjay Wijemanne as its new Chief Operating Officer

Sri Lanka’s largest private sector retail bank, Hatton National Bank PLC appointed Sanjay Wijemanne as the bank’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 26th April 2024, subject to relevant regulatory clearances.  A banking industry veteran with more than 29 ...
8
APR
HNB continues long-standing partnership with Battle of the Saints as Official Banking Partner

Powering the 90th annual Battle of the Saints, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, reaffirmed its commitment as the official banking partner for the highly anticipated cricket encounter. ...
3
APR
Empowering homeowners: HNB partners Prime Group for exclusive promotions

Sri Lanka’s most customer friendly bank HNB PLC renewed its partnership with renowned real estate property giant Prime Group to offer potential homeowners with exclusive rates and benefits. The partnership ...
2
APR
HNB recognized for digital payment innovation with three awards @ LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2024

Sri Lanka's leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, recently won three awards at the LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2024, including the ‘Bank of the Year for Excellence in Customer Convenience title’. ...
12
MAR
SOLO by HNB enhances traveller experience with Unified Payments Interface

SOLO by HNB enhances traveller experience with Unified Payments Interface & UnionPay International QR-integration Sri Lanka's most customer-friendly bank, HNB PLC, recently rolled out Lanka QR payment acceptance for Indian ...
6
MAR
HNB celebrates 135 year legacy of partnerships and progress with commemorative stamp launch

Consolidating its legacy as a cornerstone of the nation’s banking system, Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank HNB PLC, celebrated its 135th year of supporting customers and businesses to achieve ...
29
FEB
HNB sets new standards in green banking with latest sustainability achievements

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, proudly announced its latest achievements in sustainability, underscoring its commitment to environmental stewardship and a greener future for Sri Lanka.  In ...
19
FEB
Sri Lanka’s Best Corporate Citizen continues to records sustainable performance

Group assets cross Rs 2 Trillion Deposits cross Rs 1.5 Trillion Advances of over Rs 1 Trillion Provides over Rs 40 Bn for impairment Rs 22.5 Bn ...
30
JAN
HNB partners Mulberry Holdings to offer exclusive deals for prospective homeowners

Sri Lanka’s premier private sector bank, HNB PLC, partnered with Mulberry Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. to redefine the real estate industry by offering exclusive deals to potential homeowners and investors at ...