|Winning Gold on stage!|
Leo Burnett wins first gold metal in PR for Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia 2014
Burnett Solutions Inc., (LBSI) the local office of the global advertising
network Leo Burnett Worldwide, created history by winning the first-ever gold
metal for Sri Lanka at Spikes Asia 2014.
The agency won gold in the Public Relations (PR) category for the
‘Mosquito Repellent Newspaper’ which was launched to combat Dengue in Sri
Lanka. The agency was also awarded Silver awards in the Media, Branded Content,
Healthcare, Promotion and Activation categories. The campaign has been gaining
international recognition around the world and has won many accolades at
prestigious award shows.
September and is the region’s oldest award show for excellence in the creative
communications industry. This award is a testament to Leo Burnett’s creative
prowess and marks a significant milestone for the agency and the Sri Lankan
advertising industry at large.
4,984 entries from across
the region, indicating a positive growth in the region’s communications
industry. Spikes Asia is conducted by Lions Festivals and Haymarket in an
effort to bring together the finest creative thinkers from around the world.
Leo Burnett and Arc Worldwide ( www.leoburnett.com)
Leo Burnett Company, Inc.,
comprising the Leo Burnett brand agency and marketing partner Arc Worldwide, is
one of the world’s largest agency networks and a subsidiary of the Publicis Groupe
With this approach, Leo Burnett ensures that people who buy into client brands
believe in them all the more. With expertise in mass advertising and digital,
promotional and retail marketing, Leo Burnett partners with blue-chip clients
such as The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Kellogg, McDonald’s, Procter &
Gamble and Samsung. The company has won more advertising awards for
campaign effectiveness than any other agency in the last six years in the U.S.,
has been heralded as a “pioneer on the frontier of marketing” and continues to
be ranked as one of the world’s top five creatively awarded networks worldwide.
About Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (
Leo Burnett Solutions Inc., the local representative of Leo Burnett Worldwide,
was established in Sri Lanka in June 1999, and is headed by Ranil de Silva. The
agency which employees 81 of the country’s best professionals on its team has
made a considerable impact in the local communications industry.
fourth-largest communications company. Leo Burnett holds people at the centre
of its strategic thinking, technological innovation and creative ideas,
focusing first and foremost on human behaviour before attempting to tell a