Press Release

April 25, 2017

VirtusaPolaris wins Gold at Sri Lanka Human Capital Management Awards

Award reinforces VirtusaPolaris’ focus and commitment for HR Excellence

Colombo, 25th April 2017 – VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing, today announced that it has won the overall Gold Award for HR Excellence at the SHIFT 2020 - Sri Lanka Human Capital Management (HCM) Awards 2016 held in Colombo recently. The company also received the special award in the ‘Performance Management’ category at the event.

Accepting the award on behalf of the company, Chandi Dharmaratne, senior director – Human Resources, VirtusaPolaris said, “At VirtusaPolaris, we firmly believe that our team members are our greatest asset. Their ingenuity and tireless efforts drive us forward in our ongoing pursuit of reimagining the digital realms of some of the world’s largest enterprises. We are truly honored to see our commitment to them being recognized by some of the region’s finest minds in human resource management at this prestigious forum. Such awards motivate us to strive harder to provide an engaging work environment for our largely millennial teams that enables greater levels of learning, growth and collaboration.”

Aimed at recognizing public and private sector organizations that have demonstrated innovative and inspiring HR practices, the awards are presented by the Association of Human Resource Professionals Sri Lanka in association with the National Human Resource Development Council of Sri Lanka (NHRDC) of the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs. The Society for Human Resource Management India (SHRM India) lends its support to the event as the technical partner.

“We are delighted to be honored for our industry-leading people practices and approach. Our teams around the world continue to support clients in their innovation journey, as they push the boundaries to reimagine the digital landscape of the industries that they serve. As a company, we are committed to providing our teams a digitally enabled, future ready work environment that nurtures innovation and high performance. Our vision is to transform the way we work, learn, share and connect with our clients and across our teams.” said Madu Ratnayake, CIO and general manager, VirtusaPolaris.

VirtusaPolaris has been recognized all over the world for its commitment to modern people practices. Some of the awards the company has been honored with include Achiever’s Top 50 Most Engaged Work Places in North America, UK’s Top Employers Award, Stevie International Business Award for HR, the Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award, and Asia’s Best Employer Brand, among others.


About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.


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