DFCC Bank Unveils Exclusive Affinity Credit Card with Exclusive Benefits for St. Sebastian’s College OBA Members
September 7, 2023
In a significant stride towards enhancing financial convenience and exclusive benefits for members of the St. Sebastian’s College Old Boys’ Association (OBA), DFCC Bank has proudly partnered with the OBA to introduce the exclusive DFCC St. Sebastian’s College OBA Affinity Credit Card. This collaboration marks a significant milestone as DFCC Bank, the Bank for Everyone, extends its commitment to tailored financial solutions to another renowned institution.
The DFCC St. Sebastian’s College OBA Affinity Credit Card embodies the essence of exclusive privileges and seamless transactions. This meticulously crafted card offers members an array of benefits that go beyond traditional credit card offerings. Members will appreciate year-round discounts and offers at select partner merchant outlets, presenting a new dimension to their shopping experiences. Members will also enjoy a 1% CashBack on every Rs. 100/- spent to any DFCC Bank Account and stress-free 60-month Easy Payment Plans, which transform big-ticket purchases into affordable monthly instalments. The partnership further ensures that the OBA receives a percentage from its members’ card spending and annual fees, helping to support the initiatives of the Association.
Denver Lewis, Vice President- Head of Card Centre at DFCC Bank, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, saying, “At DFCC Bank, we are committed to creating financial solutions that enrich our customers’ lives. Our partnership with the St. Sebastian’s College OBA reaffirms this commitment, and we are delighted to present a credit card that facilitates seamless transactions and offers a gateway to a world of exclusive benefits for members.”
DFCC Bank, a pioneer in financial services innovation, offers a diverse range of Mastercard and Visa credit cards that cater to the unique needs of its diverse clientele. Each card is meticulously designed, providing tailored features and benefits that align with the requirements of various customer segments. With a vision to provide seamless financial experiences, all DFCC Cardholders enjoy generous cashback on every spend, ensuring that every purchase brings rewarding returns and several other benefits depending on the Card membership. DFCC Bank offers highly competitive balance transfer options, the lowest processing fees, and quick and easy loan-on-card facilities.
This collaboration offers exclusive benefits and strengthens the bond between DFCC Bank and St. Sebastian’s College OBA. As members embrace this card for their financial needs, they carry forward the legacy of both institutions, united in their pursuit of excellence and a shared vision for a prosperous future.
Left to right: Shan Perera – DFCC Bank, Nirmala Prasanna – Assistant Vice President- Branch Manager Piliyandala Branch, Nilmini Gunaratne – Vice President- Head of Marketing and Sustainability, Kelum Perera – Vice President- Regional Manager, Samathri Kariyawasam – Vice President General Legal, Aasiri Iddamalgoda – Senior Vice President- Head of Retail Banking and SME, Rev. Fr. Rector- Sanjeewa Mendis- St. Sebastian’s College, Roshan Opatha – President St. Sebastian’s College OBA, Navoda Arseculeratne – Vice President St. Sebastian’s College OBA, Premalal Aponsu – Senior member St. Sebastian’s College OBA, Prasanga De Silva – Vice Patron St. Sebastian’s College OBA, Dr. Saman Anthony – Director- ICU Unit, General Hospital, Colombo, Uresh Sandanayake – Chairman (Batch Coordination; Sub-Committee), Rukshan Cooray – Hon. General Secretary St. Sebastian’s College OBA and Nishantha Wemback – Hon. Treasurer St. Sebastian’s College OBA
About DFCC Bank
DFCC Bank is a full-service commercial bank with a rich history of 68 years and offers a diverse range of commercial and development banking services. As part of its Sustainability Strategy 2020-2030, the Bank aims to become a leading institution contributing to greater resilience by creating resilient businesses and supporting green financing and sustainable, socially responsible entrepreneurship. The Bank has received numerous accolades, including being named the ‘Most Trusted Retail Banking Brand’ and the ‘Best Customer Service Banking Brand’ in Sri Lanka in 2021 by Global Brands Magazine UK and ‘Market Leader in Cash Management 2021’ by Euromoney. Additionally, DFCC Bank is ranked among Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka, is rated A- (lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited and is regulated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Attesting to its commitment to sustainability, DFCC Bank is also the first, and presently only, entity in Sri Lanka to have received accreditation from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), granting it access to concessionary funding worth USD 250 million to support climate mitigation and adaptation projects across the Island.