MullenLowe recently announced the appointment of Thayalan Bartlett (Barty) as the CEO for its Sri Lanka operations.

Thayalan’s appointment comes on the back of Hari Krishnan’s appointment as President – South at MullenLowe India.

MullenLowe Sri Lanka (formerly Lowe LDB (Pvt.) Ltd.) has a portfolio of global and local clients in Sri Lanka and was also chosen the Effie Agency of the Year for 2015.

Thayalan hails from Colombo, Sri Lanka and has trained and worked across markets in Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Indonesia. He started off as a rookie at J. Walter Thompson (JWT) where he worked for over two decades eventually heading the Sri Lanka operation as CEO and its Indonesian office as Chief Operating Officer.