Upul Nawaratne Bandara was conferred top honours at the South Asian Partnership Summit and Business Awards 2016 hosted by the World HRD Congress. The awards endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses and CMO Council picked eight winners from the region in the category of branding and marketing. Upul won the Award for Excellence in Branding and Marketing in South Asia.
Upul, a game-changer with proven acumen as a professional marketer is currently General Manager – Group Marketing and overseas world renowned household brands in the automotive industry. Earlier, he was head of Marketing for Dialog Axiata PLC.
AMW was also recognized as Sri Lanka’s Best Employer Brand at the Sri Lanka’s Best 50 Employer Brands at the same ceremony, turning it into a double celebration for Upul and his organization.
Upul counts pivotal roles in the banking industry where he was head of Deposits & Secured Lending/Wealth Management at Standard Chartered Bank before taking over as Senior Manager Marketing at Sampath Bank.