From left: Rinesh Jayarathne, Chamin Marasinghe, Nilusha Wanasinghe, Surani Perera, Varuni Jayasekera, Bharat Avalani – Chief Knowledge Officer, AFAA FastTrack Programme, Kumudini Gomes - Director People and Culture, LeoBurnett, AnfazAmanulla, Shahzaad Zahirsha,Rameez Fazal,Nadiya De Lanerolle
Bharat Avalani, Chief Knowledge Officer of the AFAA Fast Track programme recently visited the Leo Burnett Sri Lanka office to meet and receive feedback from Burnetters who have attended this insightful programme over the past three years.
On his visit, he met with 2016 attendees; Nadiya De Lanerolle, Varuni Jayasekera, Shahzaad Zahirsha and Samantha Wijesundara, 2015 attendees Anfaz Amanulla and Chamin Marasinghe and 2014 attendees Nilusha Wanasinghe, Surani Perera, Rameez Fazal and Rinesh Jayarathne. Fast Track is a professional excellence programme which is conducted by the AsianFederation of Advertising Associations. The programme is designed to groom Asia’s brightest young professionals in the marketing communications industry to be tomorrow’s leaders.
The intensive three-day programme is designed to give young talent a quantum leap in their careers, enabling them to hone their skills, rediscover their talents, strengths, purpose and passion, whilst developing important leadership skills and the resilience to take on the challenges of a fast-changing industry.