Trade Finance Quiz and Social
The much looked forward event in the Trade Finance Association of Bankers calendar is the Trade Quiz & Social. This year’s event was held on the 19th of November 2016 at the Kingsbury Hotel. This year’s quiz was conducted on a digital voting system thereby taking the quiz competition into new heights. 29 Teams representing commercial banks participated in the competition. This year the teams contested for the Seylan Bank challenge trophy. There was keen competition witnessed in all rounds and the score at the end of each of the four rounds saw a number of teams heading for a possible victory. After four rounds, there was a tie-breaker round and finally Hatton National Bank “A” team clinched the Seylan Bank challenge trophy for the first time while the first and second runner up trophies were taken away by Commercial Bank “A” and Seylan Bank “A” respectively. Deutsche Bank AG Colombo was the principle sponsor for the event. Mr. Asanka Ranhotty Vice President Head-Institutional Cash & Trade Finance Financial Institutions Deutsche Bank AG graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Mr. Gayan Algama Vice President and Chief Representative JP Morgan Chase Bank was the Guest of honour. Mr. Pavel Andrle, a Technical Advisor to the International Chamber of Commerce also participated as a special invitee.