Tuesday, 7 January 2014 00:10
Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (LBSI), the local office of the global advertising network Leo Burnett Worldwide, gathered together to celebrate a both eventful and successful 2013, and to dawn the New Year. Team members representing every department in the company participated in the lighting of the oil lamp heralding an auspicious start to the New Year, which was followed by a traditional milk rice breakfast.
Addressing the gathering Managing Director Ranil de Silva stated: ‚ÄúLeo Burnett has grown from its humble beginnings to become one of the most awarded agencies in the country and as always we are only as good as the people that work here. We have gained numerous accolades over the years and last year was a phenomenal year for us as we were named by Campaign Asia as the Gold winner for the Rest of South Asia Creative Agency of the Year for the second consecutive year. Starcom Worldwide Sri Lanka won Gold for the Rest of South Asia Media Agency of the Year. I would like to recognise and thank my outstanding team for their unwavering commitment, passion and hard work which has led us to these successes. What we have achieved in 2013 augurs very well for a rewarding 2014.‚ÄĚ
To mark the New Year 10 outstanding Burnetters who contributed to the company‚Äôs growth and success in 2013 were also awarded promotions. Speaking of the promotions, Ranil stated that the key to the success of the company has always been the people at Leo Burnett. He further added that he took pride in developing young talent to leadership positions as this has always been the corner stone of our success.