In its continuous recognition of its drive towards excellence in business, the McLarens Group of Companies, won multiple awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2017 (NBEA) which was held at the Hilton Colombo on the 13th of December 2017. The McLarens Group together with GAC Group Sri Lanka showcased their combined excellence by collecting 4 awards at conclusion of the event.

The NBEA is the flagship event of the National Chamber of Commerce which evaluates a company’s overall performance and awards the crème de la crème of business in the country. The NBEA assesses companies through 7 perspectives, Excellence in Leadership, Corporate Governance, Capacity Building, Performance-Management, Local & Global Market Reach, Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Sustainability and Business & Financial Results, which gives a well-rounded evaluation of the participating companies.

McLarens Holdings Ltd was crowned the winner in the “Diversified Group of Companies Sector” category and topped off as winner in the Extra Large Category for “Excellence in Business & Financial Results” for the very first time. GAC Shipping Ltd was awarded Runners Up in the “Shipping & Shipping Related Services Sector” while becoming Second Runners Up in the Medium Category Sector.