Max Life Insurance
Max Life Insurance has appointed Rahul Talwar as senior vice president and head-marketing of the company. Talwar will be based at Max Life’s corporate office in Gurugram and will report to Manik Nangia, director-Marketing and chief digital officer. In this role, Talwar will lead Max Life Insurance’s brand and marketing activities and will be instrumental in further accelerating the brand’s journey across touchpoints in the country. He will work with the leadership team to strengthen the company’s position.
The Social Street
The Social Street has appointed Navin Fernandes as the managing partner to head their sports marketing offering. In his new role, Fernandes will be responsible for the agency’s sports-related aspects including strategy, new business, partnerships, events and activities. He will work in close cooperation with Mandeep Malhotra, founding partner and CEO, The Social Street. Fernandes brings with him over 15 years of experience working across functional roles for some of the world’s most dynamic brands in the athletes and sports, retail fashion, entertainment, FMCG and IT industries.
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the appointment of Leo Puri (57), as an independent director on its board, effective October 12, 2018. Puri, until recently, was the managing director of UTI Asset Management Company. He has also previously served as an independent director in companies including Max New York Life Insurance Company, Infosys, Bennett Coleman & Co.