Sumudu Thanthirigoda was recognized as ‘Young Achiever of the Year at the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Asia Global Brand Excellence Awards 2015 in Singapore in recognition of his contribution to the disciplines of brand building and marketing in Sri Lanka.

Sumudu is currently the General Manager – Marketing of ACL Cables PLC , the largest cable manufacturer in Sri Lanka with over 70 percent market share and Rs.14.5 billion turnover as a group, and the pioneer in Sri Lanka’s cable industry since 1962.

Counting over a decade of experience in Marketing and Sales Sumudu Thanthirigoda has contributed to the growth of local and international brands both locally and globally during his career at ACL Cables, Unilever and Ceylon Tobacco (Subsidiary of British American Tobacco) , He holds a BSc Engineering honors degree from University of Moratuwa specialized in Electrical engineering. He is also a Chartered Marketer and a qualified member of Chartered Institute of Marketing – UK, He also holds a MBA from University of Wales -UK, Sumudu is a honorary Board member at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) – Sri Lanka region since 2014.