Leo Burnett India elevates Rakesh Hinduja to Executive Director and Head of Mumbai Branch

Feb 2017

Leo Burnett India elevates Rakesh Hinduja to Executive Director and Head of Mumbai Branch

Rakesh Hinduja, who has been with Leo Burnett India since 2014 as the EVP, has been given a new role. Speaking about heading the Mumbai operations, he said, “The Mumbai office has to play a key role in our ambition to be amongst the top 5 agencies in the world. My mandate is to build on our momentum as an agency and partner our clients to help them achieve a larger share of the future. With Leo Burnett Mumbai’s solid Humankind approach and Burnetters’ innovative thinking, we are on our way to reach for the stars!

Read about it here.
McDonald's campaigns for Maharaja Mac Junior, McDelivery find a way to Storyboard

Feb 2017

McDonald's campaigns for Maharaja Mac Junior, McDelivery find a way to Storyboard

Leo Burnett's unconventional work for McDonald's - a digital campaign for the McDelivery app, and another integrated campaign for the Maharaja Mac Junior - made it to CNBC-TV's Storyboard. Watch Kedar Teny, Director - Marketing and Digital at McDonald's, and Leo Burnett India's ECD Prajato Guha Thakurta, in conversation with Storyboard's editor Anant Rangaswami.

Watch the show here.
The Leo Group announces a two-agency structure in India

Jan 2017

The Leo Group announces a two-agency structure in India

The Leo Group has announced a two-agency structure in India, in the form of Leo Burnett India and Leo Burnett Orchard. Both agencies will serve as drivers for The Leo Group’s growth. The Group has also picked a dream team for Leo Burnett Orchard, with Mahuya Chaturvedi as the Chief Operating Officer.

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Leo Burnett India finds its Chief Integration Officer in Prashanth Challapalli

Jan 2017

Leo Burnett India finds its Chief Integration Officer in Prashanth Challapalli

Prashanth Challapalli has joined Leo Burnett India as the Chief Integration Officer, South Asia. His mandate focuses on working with leaders across Publicis Communications to drive integration. His role includes operationalizing and scaling up Leo Burnett's unique methodology, PLAY, which puts context at the heart of creating content. Additionally, he will also be a key bridge between Publicis Communications and Publicis.Sapient, responsible for bringing the best of Publicis.Sapient to all Publicis Communications clients.

Read about his appointment here.
Saurabh Varma named Publicis Communications India's new CEO

Dec 2017

Saurabh Varma named Publicis Communications India's new CEO

Publicis Communications has announced the appointment of Saurabh Varma as CEO of Publicis Communications India. Varma’s appointment comes on top of his existing responsibilities as CEO of Leo Burnett’s South Asia operations, and he will be based in Mumbai. In the Indian sub-continent, Publicis Communications comprises Leo Burnett, Publicis India, Law & Kenneth | Saatchi & Saatchi, Orchard India, MSLGROUP, Publicis Ambience, Publicis Capital, Indigo iStrat and Publicis Beehive.

Read about the elevation here.
Leo Burnett India wins big at the Epica Awards 2016

Nov 2016

Leo Burnett India wins big at the Epica Awards 2016

Leo Burnett India brought in two more prestigious wins to India. We bagged India’s sole Gold at the 2016 edition of the Epica Awards, for our ‘Reuniting Memories from 1947’ (Dastaan) campaign for OLX. Additionally, the work for Bajaj V, ‘Sons of Vikrant’, too bagged a Bronze. The Epica Awards celebrate work from advertising, design, media, PR and digital that has been chosen by renowned journalists from the marketing and communications fraternity, across the world.

Read about the wins here.
Arjuna Gaur joins the Leo Burnett family as Executive Creative Director

Nov 2016

Arjuna Gaur joins the Leo Burnett family as Executive Creative Director

Leo Burnett India has brought on board Arjuna Gaur as the ECD. In his new mandate, Arjuna will be based out of the New Delhi and will report to RajDeepak Das, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, South Asia. Arjuna joins the agency from M&C Saatchi Kuala Lumpur. He has a robust 10 years of experience, including stints at Grey and BBDO India.

Read about his appointment, here.
Fortis Healthcare and war veterans have #MoreToGive for organ donation

Nov 2016

Fortis Healthcare and war veterans have #MoreToGive for organ donation

Fortis Healthcare saw an opportunity to make a positive difference to the wellbeing of the nation and spread much-needed awareness, unveiling a new campaign ‘#MoreToGive’. The initiative pricks the viewer’s conscience, and aims to jolt him into registering for organ donation. War veterans, who have already given so much to the country, have pledged their organs, so how can we, the common man, shy away from donation?

Watch the film here.