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Publicis makes two senior level appointments

Paritosh Srivastava to head Publicis Ambiance Mumbai; Runjhun Jain joins Publicis Capital as Sr. Creative Director.

Publicis makes two senior level appointments

Paritosh Srivastava to head Publicis Ambience Mumbai; Runjhun Jain joins Publicis Capital as Sr. Creative Director.

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 20, 2011

Publicis Ambience will soon have a new head of Mumbai office in Paritosh Srivastava, who moves from Rediffusion Y&R, Bangalore to take up this assignment.

After a stint with Ogilvy & Mather, Paritosh has had a long and successful innings at Rediffusion-Y&R going on to head their operations in the South across Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. He has worked with a range of clients such as ITC,  Titan Xylys, Arrow, Antiquity,, Star India, Amaron Batteries and Bajaj Auto among others .

Paritosh is expected to come on board in early May.

Nakul Chopra, CEO South Asia, Publicis says, “Paritosh brings a unique combination of youth and experience. I believe both his passion and entrepreneurial skills will bring the very qualities we need in PA Mumbai right now. I look forward to a very successful partnership with him.”

Speaking about his move, Paritosh said, “Publicis is a strong group with aggressive future plans for India. Nakul’s view of the agency business and the kind of place he’d like to create resonates with my thoughts. We have a shared sense of the future and I look forward to the experience of a network agency.”

Publicis Capital Mumbai recently brought on board Runjhun Jain as Senior Creative Director. She will partner Vivek Nayyar, Executive Creative Director in leading the Creative team for Publicis Capital Mumbai.

Given her strong background in Art and Design, Runjhun has created some wonderful work not just for her brands but also out of advertising. She comes to Publicis after gaining rich experience on a diverse set of brands from Allen Solly to Clinic Plus, from Fiat Linea to Gelusil, and from Tanishq to Orange / Hutch. She has also freelanced as an independent illustrator, stylist and art director.

Before Publicis Capital, Runjhun has also worked at Lowe and Ogilvy & Mather with her most recent assignment being with Bates 141.

Emmanuel Upputuru, National Creative Director, Publicis Capital says “Our team in Mumbai has been doing a great job on Garnier and other brands for the last many years. Now I look forward to Runjhun to take the baton and run with it. She certainly has the hunger and the talent for it.”

Speaking about her decision to join Publicis Capital Mumbai, Runjhun says, "When I met the team at Publicis I instantly connected with their thinking and straight-forwardness. My role here is an extension of their commitment towards big brands such as Garnier, Maruti, Maggi, etc. Emmanuel encourages fresh solutions on every brief and I look forward to doing some great work while having fun."

Madan Mohan, Executive Vice President adds to that “Runjhun has a rare combination of attitude and focus. She has terrific energy and is supremely talented, I am sure her partnership with Vivek will generate more contagious ideas for our brands."

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