Mr. Tanuj Edward took the reigns of the company in 2015 and made history back then when he was appointed CEO of Orient as the youngest CEO in the industry.
Throughout his illustrious career holding key positions in the insurance industry of Sri Lanka and overseas, Mr. Edward has been the recipient of multiple accolades and recognition awards for his services. His very latest sprint was bagging the special award of recognition at the recently held Al-Futtaim awards ceremony in the month of December 2020. Most employees aspire to win the “Al Futtaim Values Award” the most prestigious recognition awarded by the group.
His services to the group for transforming Orient Insurance Sri Lanka, making it one of the fastest growing general insurance companies in the country, was aptly recognized at the ceremony which was convened under the patronage of Mr. Omar Al-Futtaim, Vice Chairman of the Al Futtaim Group. This recognition was the fruit of his managing the company with Al-Futtaim Group’s inherent values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence. In short called RICE, this group of core values runs deeply ingrained in the organization around the world. In whatever business dealings it does, or transactions performed, or relationships built, these core values stand out as the shining beacon of Al-Futtaim. It was precisely for showcasing these values throughout his tenure that Tanuj received this special recognition from the parent.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, the Vice Chairman Mr. Omar Al Futtaim extended his appreciation to the winners, and to all leaders and employees at Al-Futtaim for their hard work and efforts during this extraordinary year. He highlighted the importance of demonstrating the values and working together as one team. The Vice Chairman emphasized on the role of leaders and employees in driving a performance culture that truly stands out.
Mr. Omer Elamin, the Group President of Orient Group of Insurance Companies observed, “amidst all the changes that have taken place at Orient, one thing that has never changed is the observation of the Al Futtaim Values. We have continued to observe these values and make them part of our day-to-day life.”
Whilst congratulating him, Orient Insurance Sri Lanka would like to profusely thank Tanuj Edward for making Orient Insurance a “rising star” in Sri Lanka’s general insurance sector, and not to mention within the Al-Futtaim universe. We wish him all the very best for an illustrious career ahead within the Al-Futtaim Group and lead Orient from success to success.