Adfactors PR Lanka Pvt Ltd, the fully owned branch of India’s largest PR consultancy, offers a suite of communication services to Sri Lankan based companies – both local and international.
From advocacy and corporate reputation management to brand communications, healthcare and issues management, financial and IPO communications, the Consultancy offers the full range of services to some of Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerates, healthcare institutions, banks and financial institutions.
Since it’s commencement in 2014, the Sri Lanka office has built a team that is versed in dealing with the communications needs of local and multinational corporations and has established practices for brand marketing and corporate and financial communications. Specialties include strategic counsel, corporate positioning, brand building, media relations, media, issues and crisis management, public affairs, and event management, all supported by in-house capabilities in media monitoring, translations, and a strong in-house vernacular expertise.
Corporate reputation and image building
Issues and crisis management
Public affairs and advocacy
Brand and consumer related PR
Healthcare and wellness PR
Rezani Aziz Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Over 25 years experience in managing and delivering successful communications campaigns for a portfolio of leading local and global companies, brands, government and private sector bodies. Practice area experience spans consumer & brand PR, advocacy, corporate reputation management & image building, advocacy to issues & crisis management. Rezani has extensive experience in FMCG industry , which includes brands of Unilever Sri Lanka, GSK, Fonterra Brands, Lanka Milk Foods, Coca- Cola, Holcim Cement.
Previously was COO of Burson Marsteller’s exclusive affiliate in Sri Lanka & Head, Corporate Affairs at Standard Chartered Bank. . Passionate about and volunteer towards women entrepreneurship and leadership development.
Volunteers her time for women entrepreneurship and developmental activities.
Thilina Samarasinghe Account Director
Thilina Samarasinghe counts 15 years of experience in the media and PR industry, including 6 years at the prominent investigative newspaper – Ravaya – as a business editor. The recipient of the award for Sri Lanka's Best Business and Financial Journalist in the Sinhala medium in 2005, 2006 and 2012. He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication as well as a Diploma in Marketing (affiliated with a UK university). He has been a key member of the team which handled the PR activities of some of the country's largest and most well-known corporate brands.
Channa Fernandopulle PR Consultant
Holds an LLB from the University of London and 5 years of experience in the fields of Business and Travel and Lifestyle Journalism and Corporate Communications. Prior to joining Adfactors PR, Channa served as Assistant Corporate Communications Manager for a listed Sri Lankan company. Prior to joining the corporate sector, he worked as a business journalist at two of Sri Lanka's leading English language daily publications in addition to carrying out legal research and drafting for a leading private practice.
Hiyal Biyagamage Account Manager
Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems (Second Upper) from the University College Dublin. With 7 years of experience in Journalism, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Hiyal was the Communications Strategist at a Sri Lankan tech startup, prior to joining Adfactors PR. His previous roles include Assistant Manager at a reputed Sri Lankan PR agency and technology journalist for a leading English language publication.
Amila Goonetilleke Account Executive
Amila Goonetilleke is reading for the Diploma in Software Engineering at the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM). Holds 2 years experience in media relations, media tracking and analytics. He also handles the Digital PR operation in Sri Lanka.
Aakhir Rizvi PR Assistant
Currently following a Professional Diploma at Charted Institute of Marketing (CIM). Aakhir is an active Rotaractor and actively take part in youth volunteer activities across Sri Lanka.
Adfactors Public Relations Lanka (Private) Limited
2nd Floor, East Wing, No 48, Parkway Building, Park Street, Colombo 02. Sri Lanka