The World: Colombo - Scholz creative boss to join Leo Burnett Sri Lanka

Trevor Kennedy, the former creative chief of Scholz & Friends in London, is joining Leo Burnett Sri Lanka as the executive creative director.

A one-time Cannes gold Lion winner for his work on Martini, Kennedy was one of the team that helped establish Scholz in London nine years ago.

He has worked on accounts that include Heineken, Lloyds Bank and Carling, during a career that has spanned McCann Erickson, Lowe Howard-Spink, WCRS and Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO.

Ranil De Silva, the managing director of Leo Burnett Sri Lanka, said: "Trevor brings great international experience to our agency, from which our clients can only benefit."