After recently bringing on board RajDeepak Das as its new chief creative officer, Leo Burnett India has announced two new appointments - that of Prajato Guha Thakurta and Sachin Kamble joining as associate executive creative directors. Guha Thakurta and Kamble will be based in Mumbai and will work closely with Das.
Commenting on the appointments, Saurabh Varma, CEO, Leo Burnett Group says, "Leo Burnett continues to be a magnet for incredible creative talent. We want to build the momentum with the hire of Prajato and Sachin. They have an excellent track record and have proven their mettle by creating some outstanding integerated campaigns. We look forward to having them join a super charged Leo Burnett."
Added Das, "With a special affinity for digital, design and technology, I am really happy to have the duo on board. It will be fun working together with them on integrated campaigns across Leo Burnett India's diverse portfolio of brands."
In the past, Guha Thakurta has worked in various agencies such as JWT, McCann Erickson and DDB Mudra on brands like Pears, Parachute Advansed, Stayfree, Tata Indicom, among others.
He said, "Times are changing and getting even more demanding and dynamic by the day. Leo Burnett is recognized for the wonderful integrated campaigns they've created for their clients worldwide. I am very keen and excited to be a part of this great agency and working on some of the iconic brands in their portfoilo."
Kamble, on the other hand, has worked across brands like Colgate, Zee TV, Exide, Taj Group of Hotels, Vodafone and Nestle, among others. He has had stints in agencies such as Ambience, Rediffusion DY&R, Ogilvy & Mather, DDB Mudra and JWT.
He added, "It is an exciting and opportune time to be at Leo Burnett India. I am thoroughly excited to be a part of the trajectory path of Burnett 2.0 as drawn by Saurabh and visualised and articulated by RajDeepak in our interactions. It would be amazing to see what new we can do together!"
Updated Date: Jun 22, 2014 18:51:21 IST