Apr 04, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing said Thushara Perera, head of marketing at TV Derana, a television channel, had become the president of the body. He was vice president of SLIM last year.
Perera began his career in the advertising industry at Thompson Associates Pvt Ltd, an agency and joined Swarnawahini, a Sri Lanka television station, SLIM said in a statement.
He then moved to TV Derana, where he was part of its launch team. He has a diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and an MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura.