Colombo, 18th November 2015 – 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, was crowned the Export ‘Brand of the Year’ for the second consecutive year at the recent 14th SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2015. Virtusa took home the Gold award in the Export category in recognition of the growth in export revenues from its operations in Sri Lanka.
“We are delighted to receive the SLIM brand excellence award for the second consecutive year. This award is a tribute to the relentless dedication of our team members to deliver innovative solutions for our global clients that help them to reimagine their digital landscape,” said Madu Ratnayake, senior vice president and general manager, Virtusa.
Recently, Virtusa was also recognized by the National Chamber of Exporters Awards (NCE Awards) with three gold awards for its contribution towards the country’s export earnings.
“We are proud of the tireless efforts of Virtusans, which has helped us achieve this great feat. The recognition is an endorsement of their continuing ability to deliver world class solutions and drive our growth across the globe through their unique approach to problem solving,” said Sanjeev Palihawadana, vice president – Delivery at Virtusa.
The SLIM Brand Excellence Awards is a celebration of brand excellence at a national level and rewards the outstanding efforts of exceptional marketers. Through this event, SLIM endeavors to not only encourage best practices in branding, but also to raise local brands to global standards, to enhance the image of marketing in the country and that of SLIM in the region. The event translates as industry recognition of the motivation, dedication and hard work that great marketers have demonstrated in making brand champions. Each year SLIM’s panel of judges evaluates the contenders for each category of award, looking for those elusive qualities which elevate a brand above the sea of nondescript products.