Colombo, 22nd June 2014 – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, received the “People Development Special Category Award” at the recently held National HR Conference 2015 Sri Lanka.
Chandi Dharmaratne, director – Human Resources at Virtusa, who accepted the award on behalf of the company said, “It is gratifying to see our talent development practices being recognized by the Institute of Personnel Management. Our approach to engaging with and developing our talented pool of Virtusans is built around supporting our digital people strategy via the digitization of the Hire to Retire (H2R) process. To this effect, all our internal social business media platforms are geared to support each and every stage of the employee life cycle. With our focus on delivering excellence, these tools and systems have helped us create enhanced value for our employees.”
Madu Ratnayake, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Virtusa said, “We believe there is a strong correlation between engagement and innovation. We are very excited about the environment we have created where Virtusans globally can push the boundaries of what’s possible and reimagine the future for our clients’ businesses. We are proud of the recognition and would like to take the opportunity to congratulate all our team members. This recognition is directly attributable to our company’s culture, dedication and commitment of our team members, and V+, our digital engagement platform, which has truly positioned us as a workplace of the future and helped us transform the way we work, learn, share and connect.”
In the recent past, Virtusa has been recognized all over the world for its commitment to employee excellence with numerous awards and recognitions including Best Companies to work for in Sri Lanka 2015, Human Resource Management Awards Sri Lanka, Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America, International Business Award (Stevies) for Best People Practices, UK’s Top Employers list, the Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award and Asia’s Best Employer Brand.
Held under the theme, ‘HR for National Prosperity, Insights, Initiatives and Implications’, the National HR Conference 2015 organized by the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) Sri Lanka is billed as South Asia’s largest HR event. Featuring an eminent panel on international and local speakers from across public and private sectors, the conference serves as a platform for the country’s HR fraternity to deliberate on the insights, initiatives and implications of people management practices that can deliver prosperity to both the people and the nation. IPM holds the National HR Awards and the Sri Lanka People Leaders’ Awards on the sidelines of the conference to recognize individuals and companies for their exceptional people management practices.