Associate Creative Director
Athula has always been passionate about art, so entering the world of advertising felt like the most natural
thing to do. Since his entry, Athula, with his quiet determination and dedication, has gone from strength to
strength and is today considered one of Sri Lanka’s top Art Directors.
Since joining Leo Burnett in 2006, Athula has worked on some of the agency’s most awarded campaigns and
has helped the fortunes of both local and multinational clients including, Sri Lanka Telecom and Nestle. He has
also executed high-profile campaigns for several NGOs including UNICEF and Poppy Day. Currently, Athula
spearheads the creative direction for Cargills, Commercial Bank and the Hilton.
History: Lowe LDB, Grant McCann Erickson (Sri Lanka).