Masters Advertising
  • Pearl Masilamani


    Mrs. M, as she is known, is the Founder Director of the company and continues to inspire and motivate.

  • Mike Masilamani

    Joint Managing Director

    Mike has been in the agency for 30 years looking in to both the management and creative function. He was trained in all aspects of the running of an agency at Chaitra Advertising, Bombay (now Leo Burnett). Mike, is now increasingly focused on the creative product which has long defined the agency.

  • Dharshi Thambiah

    Joint Managing Director

    Having quietly served Masters as Director of Finance for many years, Dharshi now takes on a more active role in the leadership of the company. Dharshi is overseeing a re-engineering of the company's focus as it approaches its 50th anniversary.

  • Gamini Uduporuwa

    Director/ Senior Art Director

    Gamini is a graduate of the Institute of Aesthetic Studies of the University of Kelaniya and is the longest serving staff member. He serves both as Director and Senior Art Director and has been responsible for many award winning campaigns including Help Age Sri Lanka, Hemas Marketing, Dialog, SLECIC, Ramada Renaissance and Janashakthi. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Visual and Performing Arts.

  • Chaminda Gamage

    Director/ Creative Director

    An artist in every sense of the word, Chaminda has been the mainstay of Masters’ creative department for over 10 years. During that time he launched, nurtured and has given life to innumerable brands including Dialog, NSB, NTB, NDB Housing, Ceylinco, Janashakthi and Link Natural. He is also earning a reputation as one of the leading artists in Sri Lanka.

  • Gordon White

    Account Manager

    Gordon landed into advertising feet first-he has his Private Pilot License. Yet now the art of communication gives Gordon the same thrills. In his words: “At first I was never cut to the chase but now deadlines, concepts, brainstorming, presentations, multi-tasking with 4 kids have become my passion and past-time.”

  • Ryan Holsinge

    Senior Copywriter

    Ryan is a strategy-led creative thinker who has over a decade of experience in advertising. Over the years he has worked on a gamut of brands that include Dialog, Citibank, Janashakthi, Chaaya and MoneyGram. He’s also a passionate Thespian, Documentary Producer and Lecturer at the University of Visual and Performing Arts - not withstanding the fact that he left school at the tender age of fifteen.

  • Subramaniyam Ramesh Kumar

    Audio Visual Manager

    Ramesh holds a Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology from the University of Colombo. He is skilled in Windows, Linux and Mac OS operating system and is a Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Editor. He has been responsible for some distinctive work done for clients such as Senok, Singer, Carlton Super 7s, Mobitel and Link.