The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) and the new Project Committee for 2015 is gearing all preparations for its hallmark award show the ‘SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards’. The project committee consists of 16 members who bring in expertise and experience from diverse areas such as marketing, sales, social media and communication. A new initiative to the Peoples Award committee is the creation of an opportunity for a SLIM student member to be a part of the Project Committee to encourage SLIM students to take up an active role in leadership and in events initiated by SLIM.

From left to right (seated):

Brand Manager at Ceylinco Life – Dhiranjan Canagasabey, Head of Sales and Marketing at Shangri-La – Neluka De Alwis (Immediate Peoples Award Project Chairperson), Manager Marketing – Brand & Communication at Etisalat Lanka – Thilanka Abeywardena (SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards 2015 Project Chairperson), Manager of Retail Measurement Service at Nielsen – Sathika Wickremasinghe, Manager – Sales & Marketing at TNL Radio, Jude Benedict.

From left to right (standing):

Senior Manager Marketing at Asian Alliance Insurance PLC – Nuwan Widyapathige, Manager PR at Ogilvy PR, Sri Lanka – Sheranga Rajasuriya, Banking Assistant (Marketing) at Hatton National Bank PLC – Dilanjan Seneviratne, Manager – Enterprise at XiTeb – Nirodha Goonawardena, Officer – Events at Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) – Sachintha Jayathilake, Senior Brand Executive (Marketing) at Etisalat Lanka – Abdul Qadir Anas, Marketing Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives at Dell Global BV- Tharanga Jayakody, Assistant Brand Manager at Sampath Bank PLC – Iranga Perera, Student Member Ranisha Weerakoon, Account Executive at Phoenix O & M – Positha Perera.