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Rediffusion Y&R appoints Manish Ajgaonkar as Creative Head

He comes in here from Contract Advertising, Mumbai where he was Senior Creative Director.

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 29, 2011

Rediffusion Y&R has roped in Manish Ajgaonkar as Creative Head in Mumbai. Manish joins in from Contract Advertising. Manish will add to the rich and quickly expanding talent pool at Rediffusion Y&R.

Manish comes on board with over 14 years of experience, working across reputed brands like Pepsi, Close-up, Westside, GM Motors, Essar, Pantaloons, Canon, Samsonite, HSBC, Louis Philippe, to name a few. His previous experience also includes working with agencies such as JWT, Publicis Ambience, Saatchi & Saatchi and Percept H. Manish has a wide reaching familiarity with the advertising industry through the wealthy list of clients he has actively been working with.

On this occasion, Neville Medhora, Vice President, Rediffusion Y&R said, “Manish has done some fantastic work in his previous avatars and brings on board cutting edge ideas and a strong work ethic. I believe that will translate into great work for our clients here”

Welcoming Manish on board, N. Padmakumar, National Creative Director, Rediffusion – Y&R said, “Manish has been a talent I’ve been tracking for a while now, and he brings with him an amazing ability to ideate as well as craft ideas into works of art. His coming in adds tons of possibilities for Rediffusion in the days ahead. And someone to look up to and learn from, for the younger lot.”

On his joining, Manish Ajgaonkar, Creative Head, Mumbai said, “At Rediffusion Y&R, I will be handling an interesting array of brands and clients and am eagerly looking forward to it. I am confident of bringing my rich experience to the current portfolio that I will be handling here.”

Manish graduated from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art. To his creative merit, Manish has the following awards; Silver Abby for Ghetto Bar (’06-’07), Silver Abby for Peprico Hot Pepper Sauce’06-’07), Gold for Peprico Hot Pepper Sauce at Graphis (’07-‘08), Bronze Abby for Crystal Restaurant (’08-’09), Gold at Graphis for Ghetto (’08-’09), Gold at Graphis for Visageimages (’08-’09) and Gold at Graphis for Depot Bookstore (’08-’09).

Playing the guitar and watching movies is how Manish likes to pass his time while he’s not winning awards.

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