Leo Burnett staff promotion

Jan 2017

Leo Burnett staff promotion

Leo Burnett Sri Lanka honours 7 employees whose efforts have earned them a promotion as the agency moves into the year 2017.

Bharat Avalani of AFF Fast Track programme visits Leo Burnett Sri Lanka

Nov 2016

Bharat Avalani of AFF Fast Track programme visits Leo Burnett Sri Lanka

Avalani, Chief Knowledge Officer of the AFAA Fast Track Programme recently visited the Leo Burnett Sri Lanka office to meet and receive feedback from Burnetters who have attended this insightful programme over the past three years.

Fast Track is a professional excellence programme which is conducted by the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations. The programme is designed to groom Asia’s brightest young professionals in the marketing communications industry to be tomorrow’s leaders.

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Selonica Nalawansa returns to Leo Burnett to lead Publicis Sri Lanka

Oct 2016

Selonica Nalawansa returns to Leo Burnett to lead Publicis Sri Lanka

Renowned marketing communications professional Selonica Nalawansa recently returned to the Leo Burnett Group to take up the leadership role as the Director of the Publicis team. She will be responsible for leading the global clients of the Publicis network as well as the strong portfolio of Sri Lankan clients which come under the purview of the Publicis team.

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Murtaza A. Tajbhoy is the only Sri Lankan to serve on the jury at the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity

Aug 2016

Murtaza A. Tajbhoy is the only Sri Lankan to serve on the jury at the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity

Leo Burnett’s Head of Brand Planning, Murtaza A. Tajbhoy has been selected to serve on the Creative Effectiveness jury at the prestigious Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity to be held in Singapore in September.

Murtaza is the only Sri Lankan to be selected by the festival to serve on a jury at Spikes Asia this year. His career in the advertising industry extends over 17 years, all of which was spent at Leo Burnett.

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Caryll Van Dort named one of ‘Top 40 Women to Watch’ in the Asia Pacific region

Sep 2016

Caryll Van Dort named one of ‘Top 40 Women to Watch’ in the Asia Pacific region

Caryll Van Dort – Director, MSLGROUP was recently named in Campaign Asia’s ‘Top 40 Women to Watch’ list which celebrates women in the Asia-Pacific region who are disrupting the marketing communications industry and achieving success against all odds.

The 40 women selected to be a part of the list, have been recognized for changing industry norms and practices and are setting a new precedent for excellence in their respective fields.

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Burnetters Fly to Thailand for PlayShop 2016

Jun 2016

Burnetters Fly to Thailand for PlayShop 2016

A team of 91 Burnetters embarked on an epic adventure in Phuket and Bangkok, where they were able to celebrate the year’s successes together and to recharge themselves.

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Trevor Kennedy on the ADFEST 2016 jury

Apr 2016

Trevor Kennedy on the ADFEST 2016 jury

Trevor Kennedy, the Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Sri Lanka, was recently appointed to the ADFEST 2016 jury and joined an eminent gathering of creative professionals at the festival, which took place in Pattaya, Thailand this March.

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Leo Burnett’s team wins the inaugural Bright Sparks Competition at the SLIM Effie Awards

May 2016

Leo Burnett’s team wins the inaugural Bright Sparks Competition at the SLIM Effie Awards

The team from Leo Burnett, emerged as the first ever winners of the Bright Sparks Competition conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing at the Effie Awards 2016.

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