MullenLowe Lintas Group has announced the elevation of Naveen Gaur as COO of Lowe Lintas. He was President, Lowe Lintas, in charge of the New Delhi (NCR) operations.
Effective immediately, Gaur would oversee Lowe Lintas’ offices in New Delhi (NCR), Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. He will continue to be based in New Delhi and report to Raj Gupta whose elevation as CEO, Lowe Lintas, was announced a few days back.
Joseph George, Group Chairman and CEO, MullenLowe Lintas Group, said, “Gaur has played a significant role in strengthening Lowe Lintas’ operations in New Delhi and has had an incredibly successful run the past five years. His proven track record of driving growth and creative excellence makes him a very strong support for the Lowe Lintas leadership of Arun Iyer and Gupta as we put in place an ambitious and futuristic roadmap for the agency.”
Commenting on his elevation, Gaur said, “It’s a great opportunity and a privilege to further strengthen this great agency as we move into an ever changing dynamic business environment. I look forward to partnering with Iyer and Gupta to drive this agenda.”
Gaur joined Lowe Lintas in 2010 as Branch Head, Delhi. Over the years, he has built a strong team of professionals and encouraged an entrepreneurial culture of growth and creative excellence. Under his leadership, the Delhi office added clients like OLX, Sun Pharma, Pernod Ricard, Cargill Foods and Google among others over the past few years. He has led his team to win major accolades across effectiveness awards each year over the past seven years.
In a career spanning over two decades, Gaur has built a start-up health and wellness unit, been the Chief Growth Officer at McCann Worldgroup India, and Business Director at McCann for clients such as Coca-Cola, Mastercard, Microsoft, Reckitt & Colman, General Motors, Bacardi, Dabur amongst others.