Publicis India has appointed Krishnendu Paul and Amitabh Sreedharan as vice president account management and Prateek Suri as creative director, Publicis India. Based out of Delhi, Paul and Sreedharan will report to Ravpreet Ganesh, executive director, Publicis India whereas Suri will be reporting to Nitin Pradhan, head of creative, Publicis India.
dentsu X, an integrated media agency from the stable of Dentsu Aegis Network, has appointed Roopam Garg as chief client officer. Garg will report to Divya Karani, chief executive officer, dentsu X India and will be based out of Delhi.
Creativeland Asia has appointed Kunal Chakravarty as Branch Head - Mumbai. In his new role, Chakravarty will lead the Mumbai operations and spearhead new business development while keeping the Creativeland Culture intact.
Publicis India has appointed Nisha Ganneri as associate vice president, strategy and Gursimran Singh as vice president, strategy for its Delhi office. Both the appointees will report to Sudeep Gohil, chief strategy officer and managing partner, Publicis India.
DDB Mudra Group
DDB Mudra Group has appointed Deepak Nair as chief growth officer. Along with this position, Nair will also manage the responsibilities of 22feet Tribal Worldwide as chief executive officer. In this role, Nair will be overseeing the group’s growth agenda with special focus on technology, data and analytics.
Happy mcgarrybowen, a creative agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has appointed Rajesh Mani as the agency’s first ever the executive creative director (ECD) and Kunal Madhavdas as sr. vice president.
With over 18 years of experience across agencies — such as BBH, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett and Commonwealth - Mani will head a few of Happy mcgarrybowen’s prime accounts, which includes Ola, Suzuki and Jabong.
Madhavdas joins Happy mcgarrybowen after having successful stints at Lowe Lintas, JWT and McCann Erickson. He will work closely with Iyer and Samarjit Choudhry, COO, Happy mcgarrybowen.
Vermillion Communication has hired Allan Saugat as senior vice president. He will be based out of the Delhi office. Saugat will handle the mandates for several key clients serviced out of Delhi NCR and other branches as well. He comes with 14 years of experience in agencies like Lowe Lintas, JWT, Rediffusion and a short stint in a Gurgaon based start-up too.
DDB MudraMax has appointed Yusuf Merchant as vice president and Adil Khan as associate vice president. Merchant will be based out of Mudra house, Mumbai and Khan will function from the agency’s Gurugram location. Merchant
will report to Sanjay Shukla, president, DDB MudraMax (OOH and Experiential) while Khan will be reporting to Merchant.
Abhinav Tripathi has joined McCann Mumbai as executive creative director. Tripathi’s work has been awarded at One Show, Cannes, D&AD and at many prestigious international forum. He is also respected for his immensely insightful brand building work on brands such as Uninor, HCL, Limca, KFC, Saffola, Quikr, Asian Paints, Piramal iCan, Reliance Life Insurance, Radio Mirchi, MTV Condoms, Mumbai Indian, Modern Foods and JSW Paints.
Ad Asia 2017
The Advertising Council of India (ACI) and The Advertising Club has appointed Sunil Kataria, business head, Godrej Consumer Products, as leader of the Indian delegation for the AdAsia Congress to be held in Bali. The 30th edition of the esteemed media and advertising awards organised bi-annually by the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) will see global marketing and creative industry practitioners be a part of the ideas exchange platform.