HNB Finance hosts AGM via hybrid meeting | Sunday Observer

HNB Finance hosts AGM via hybrid meeting

14 August, 2022

HNB Finance PLC, successfully hosted its 12th consecutive Annual General Meeting (AGM) via a hybrid setup on July 26, at the HNB FINANCE Auditorium, located in Nawala.

The event was live-streamed to all shareholders who were connected virtually, marking the third AGM to take place having converted to a Public Limited Company. This year, a limited number of shareholders including the Board of Directors, Key Management Personnel, Auditors, Legal Advisers, and Company Secretaries were physically present at the location, while others connected to the event virtually. Although healthcare authorities have relaxed most of the safety measures implemented over the past two years, the company took on the responsibility to ensure that all extensive safety measures were adhered to, to accommodate those who were physically present.

All attendees were able to view and participate in the proceedings, including voting on matters highlighted in the agenda. Resolutions for the meeting and voting were conducted via the online platform, and the votes were then collated and projected on screen.

At the Q&A session which followed the main proceedings, Shareholders who were physically present pitched their questions which were shared with Chairman Dilshan Rodrigo and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chaminda Prabhath.

HNB Finance PLC was set up in 2000 and is licensed as a registered Finance Company by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka