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Driven by its vision to be the most admired insurance broker in the Industry, Guardian Insurance Brokers is set to offer some of the most comprehensive health care solutions for corporate and Individuals in Sri Lanka.
Guardian Insurance Brokers have been appointed exclusive agents in Sri Lanka for Aetna, a foremost medical Insurance company in the USA. AETNA, a Fortune 500 company,with a track record of 159 years in the Insurance business, presently serving over 36 million customers worldwide. It has over 1 million health care personnel and over 5,000 hospitals in its global network.
Fortune Magazine named Aetna, as the Most Admired Company in the US in the Health care: Insurance and Managed Care Category in three of the last four years. Aetna was also honoured in the International Benefits Provider category in the Forum of Expatriate Management in the last two years.
Guardian Insurance Brokers board is chaired by S. K. Wickremesinghe, one of Sri Lanka’s most well respected business personalities. Wickremesinghe has previously headed companies such as CIC, Commercial Bank, NDB, Sri Lankan Airlines, Ceylon Tobacco, CTC Eagle Insurance, Hayleys Jetwing and was also Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Others on the board include Swiss based top pharmaceutical executive Dr. Kandeepan Ganeshalingam, marketing specialist Anik Jayasekera and Rohan Goonewardene .
Shane Peters General Manager Operations for Guardian Insurance Brokers said that they have already helped facilitate for Aetna, the largest network of hospitals and nursing homes in Sri Lanka for Direct Settlement for in patient and out patient treatment. These include Asiri Group of Hospitals, Durdans, Hemas Hospital, Lanka Hospitals, Nawaloka , Oasis and the Joseph Frazer nursing home.
The Company pledges to leverage on its core values – innovation, Integrity and excellence and offer world class Insurance products and services to the Sri Lankan market. Managing Director Rohan Goonewardenes aid ”Our approach is toprovide a face to face relationship with our customers. Guardian Insurance Brokers don’t want to be just another transaction based insurance broker, but provide holistic insurance solutions to customers. Superior infrastructure and customer service we offer would be how we differentiate ourselves”. He added “our focus is to offer the best and most affordable health care solutions available anywhere in the world to the Sri Lankan market. When it comes to benefits and premium costs in international health care insurance solutions, west and favourably with the very best of them”
Avanthi Martenstyn, Assistant General Manager Sales for Guardian Insurance Brokers said “The Aetna International plans we offer here will be considerably less expensive than in most countries such as the UK, Singapore or Australia for a comparable product.In fact the premium which Sri Lankans and locally based expatriates will pay for an Aetna Insurance policy would be amongst the lowest anywhere in the world”