COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Monday January 13, 2014 – TBWA\TAL Sri Lanka has announced the appointment of Subhash Pinnapola as Chief Creative Officer.
With over 20 years experience in advertising, Pinnapola has previously worked at Ogilvy & Mather, JWT, Lowe and Leo Burnett.
Pinnapola's extensive understanding of Sri Lankan people and culture has been key to his success. Additionally, he has picked up many international achievements as a creative professional and is highly regarded in Sri Lanka's advertising industry. Pinnapola has won metal at Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia, ADFEST, the Appies, the Star Awards and GOAFEST.
"Being well-aware of his creative exploits and potential, I am thrilled to welcome Subhash on board," said Renuka Marshall, Managing Director of TBWA\TAL Sri Lanka. “I'm looking forward to TBWA\TAL becoming a strong contributor in the regional and global arena."
Commenting on his appointment, Pinnapola said, "I'm really looking forward to working with my colleagues in the network to hone the agency's creative product as well as strengthen the flow of international creative values to the Sri Lankan industry."
"I'm delighted that Subhash is joining the TBWA team, added John Hunt, TBWA's Worldwide Creative Director. "Given his past creative success, we believe TBWA is the right environment where he will go on to achieve even greater things."